Reconstructive plastic surgery targets in improving functionality, and also involves in tailoring normal appearance, Reconstructive plastic surgery is often known as reconstructive surgery. Plastic surgery has grown its importance in society due to consciousness in appearance increased and seeks for surgical options to look their best. plastic surgery aims on restoring or reconstructing abnormal structures of the body caused by developmental abnormalities, birth defects, trauma, infection, tumors or disease. Cosmetic surgery is practiced by facial plastic surgeons, ophthalmologists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, general surgeons, gynecologists and plastic surgeons. On the other side patients are more likely to experience side effects from plastic surgery; the reasons might be genetic factors as well as lifestyle factors.
Impact factor quantifies the journal average number of citations for articles published in particular year. It specifies the importance of the journal within the scope of the field. Authors prefer to publish their work in highest impact factor journal. Generally impact factor is calculated annually, that instantly rate the performance of the journal. The average number of citations per article in journal for 2 proceeding years.
Last date updated on July, 2014