Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty that focuses on correction or restoration of form and function. Though cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is the best-known type of plastic surgery, most plastic surgery is not cosmetic. Plastic surgery includes many types of reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery and treatment of burns.

Plastic surgery is used as treatment for the following conditions:

  • Reconstructive
    • Tumor removal
    • Laceration repair
    • Scar repair
    • Hand surgery
    • Breast reduction
  • Cosmetic
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Mammoplasty:
      • Breast augmentations
      • Reduction mammoplasty
      • Mastopexy
    • Rhinoplasty
    • Rhytidectomy
    • Suction-assisted lipectomy ("liposuction")