Plastic Surgery Vs. Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic surgery vs cosmetic surgeryDo you know that Plastic surgery is different from cosmetic surgery?

Cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery have different goals. Cosmetic surgery focuses on enhancing a patient’s apearance and most of all cosmetic surgery is elective.

The scope of cosmetic surgery procedures includes:

  • Breast Enhancement
  • Facial Contouring
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Body Contouring
  • Skin Rejuvenation

Plastic surgery focus on repairing and reconstruction of patient’s appearance due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease.

Examples of plastic surgery procedures:

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Burn Repair Surgery
  • Congenital Defect Repair: Cleft Palate, Extremity Defect Repair
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery

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