Plastic surgery is a medical procedure with the purpose of alteration or restoring the form of the body.
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What is plastic surgery ? • Plastic surgery is a medical procedure with the purpose of alteration or restoring the form of the body. • Plastic surgery is dedicated to the reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive in nature
History of Plastic Surgery • The history of plastic surgery goes as far back as 2000 B.C. In India and Egypt, ancient physicians practiced some of the most rudimentary forms of plastic surgery. • Carpue was able to perform the first major surgery in the Western world by 1815. Instruments described in the Sushruta Samhita were further modified in the Western world.
Techniques and procedures • In plastic surgery, the transfer of skin tissue (skin grafting) is a very common procedure. • There are many different techniques used to plastic surgery procedures, including the following: • Breast Enhancement • Body Contouring • Facial Surgery • Endoscopic Surgery
Breast Augmentation • Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the U.S. During breast augmentation surgery, implants are inserted to alter the size, shape, and/or symmetry of the breasts. • Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the U.S. During breast augmentation surgery, implants are inserted to alter the size, shape, and/or symmetry of the breasts.
BodyContouring • Body contouring is any procedure that alters the shape of different areas of the body. • The different body contouring procedures help people reshape, reduce, or enhance body features that sometimes cannot be improved by other measures.
Facial Surgery • Historically, facial surgery has been used to correct physical malformations resulting from aging, disease, injury, and birth defects. • Recently, facial surgery has taken a more cosmetic turn and is often used to improve appearance and reduce the signs of aging.
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