Cosmetic surgery, a unique discipline of medicine is focused on enhancing appearance or rectifying the abnormality through medical and surgical techniques. Being an extremely broad field it can eventually be performed on all areas like body, neck and head. Reconstructive surgery being the part of Cosmetic surgery is used for rectifying physical trauma, reshape a nose, smoothes wrinkles, an enlarge breast or a damaging burn. The cosmetic surgery in India has undergone a radical change in the past few years. More and more patients are drawn towards it and affordability confirms its need and value. In the present time the number of aesthetic surgery procedures has increased to a great level. In the olden days the cosmetic surgery was only suggested for the health and well being of the patient like skin-grafting for serious burns, treating a birthmark across the face, reconstructing a dislodged eye or for repairing a broken nose. But now it caters to correct all dysfunctional areas of the body and is widely used for enhancing the overall appearance.
Plastic surgery refers to the restoration of a form or a function or surgical correction. It involves both the ability to function and a personís appearance. Plastic surgery is widely used as a synonym for cosmetic surgery. Plastic surgery is divided into two branches, the reconstructive surgery and the cosmetic surgery. It focuses on improving a patientís self Ėimage and appearance by making use of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. The various types of surgeries available are facial plastic surgery, breast plastic surgery and many more.
The reconstructive surgery is performed to rectify the abnormal structures of the body which may be caused due to trauma, infection, defects, tumors or disease, developmental abnormalities. The major purpose of this journey is to improve the function but it can also be used to approximate a normal appearance. Some of the surgeries are:Hand Reduction
Cleft lip and palate
Elective Cosmetic Surgery:
Some of the common reasons for choosing to have a cosmetic surgery is being unhappy about your appearance like wrinkles, large nose and fat around your hips or belly.
Non Surgical Cosmetic Procedures
Botox injection to smooth wrinkles
Laser resurfacing to improve acne scars
Sclerotherapy injections for small varicose veins and spider veins
Types of plastic surgery
Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
Rhytidectomy (face lift )
Rhinoplasty ( nose reshaping)
Octoplasty (ear surgery)
Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
Mastopexy ( breast lift)
Augmentation Mammaplasty (breast augmentation)
Cosmetic Surgery versus Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of normal and healthy body parts. People go in for these surgeries to alter the way they look, based on their own presumptions of beauty. On the other hand reconstructive or plastic surgery involves rectifying an abnormality that has resulted from accident, a birth defect or a health condition. Reconstructive surgery not only addresses deformed appearance but also is performed to improve and correct any kind of abnormality or deficiency present in the function of the body part.
Technology and Techniques for Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeries
In plastic surgery, the term minimally invasive means the use of latest technology, laser being one of them to perform extensive surgeries which previously required a lot of recovery time. These daysí plastic surgeons have a variety of techniques and tools for their access which makes the eye and face lift procedures much more accessible and affordable.
Many doctors in the present time offer comprehensive laser treatments for pleasing their clients with wholesome satisfaction. The laser treatments in India are the most preferred ones assuring exceptional results at affordable prices.
Apollo Hospital's Cosmetic Surgery Department is at par to international standards. It treats deformities, injury related conditions and personal grooming requirements. All kinds of Cosmetic Surgeries are quite familiar a business in Apollo Hospitals.
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