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Plastic surgery has become a part of our society. Many people, not just the rich and famous, undergo some type of cosmetic plastic surgery procedure. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 6.6 million people had cosmetic plastic surgery in 2002.

Plastic Surgery is the surgery that repairs or reconstructs a body part. It is used to correct physical defects and to rebuild parts of the body that have been damaged by trauma or disease. Surgeries to remodel, repair, or restore body parts, especially by the transfer of tissue.

The principal areas of plastic surgery include two broad fields. Reconstructive surgery, including microsurgery, focuses on undoing or masking the destructive effects of trauma, surgery or disease.

Reconstructive surgery may include closing defects by transplantation of tissue from other parts of the body.

Contact Us!Cosmetic (or aesthetic) surgery is most often performed in order to change features the patient finds unflattering. In a few cases, however, there may be medical reasons (for example, breast reduction when orthopedic problems are present). Most of these types of surgery are more commonly known by their "common names", some of these described below:

Abdominoplasty (or "tummy tuck"): reshaping and firming of the abdomen

Blepharoplasty (or "eyelid surgery"): Reshaping of the eyelids or the application of permanent eyeliner, including Asian blepharoplasty

Augmentation Mammaplasty (or "breast enlargement" or "boob job"): Augmentation of the breasts

Chemical peel: Removal of acne scars and sagging skin-not technically surgery and can be performed by a cosmetologist

Mastopexy (or "breast lift"): Raising of sagging breasts Rhinoplasty (or "nose job"): Reshaping of the nose Otoplasty (or ear surgery): Reshaping of the ear

Rhytidectomy (or "face lift"): Removal of wrinkles and signs of aging from the face

Suction-Assisted Lipectomy (or liposuction): Removal of fat from the body Circumcision: Removal of the foreskin of the penis, esp. without any diagnosis


Circumcision: Removal of the foreskin of the penis, esp. without any diagnosis

Chin augmentation: Augmentation of the chin with an implant (e.g. silicone) or by sliding genioplasty of the jawbone. Cheek augmentation Collagen injections

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