Plastic surgery is the medical treatment that concerned with modifying or improving or remodeling the form and function of any body part like skin, craniomaxillofacial structures, musculoskeletal system, hand, extremities, breast, trunk and external genitalia or cosmetic enhancement of these areas of the body. It is mostly concerned with changing the personâs appearance to achieve their desirable look. The treatment process may involve surgery of grafts, free tissue transfer, flaps and replantation. Plastic surgery includes reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and microsurgery.
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.
Last date updated on May, 2014