09 Jun What is Plastic Surgery?
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty which deals with the correction process all congenital, acquired, or simply tumor involution, requiring repair or replacement, or which affects the shape and / or function. His techniques are based on transplantation and mobilization of tissue grafts and flaps with implants or even inert material.
The Reconstructive Plastic Surgery:
It seeks to restore or improve the function and appearance in injuries and burns caused by accidents, diseases and tumors of the skin and supporting tissues and congenital anomalies, mainly of face, hands and genitals.
The Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, however, patients are generally healthy and are designed to correct abnormalities of the aesthetic norm in order to get more facial and body the consequences caused by aging harmony. This affects the emotional stability by improving the quality of life through professional, emotional, or other relations.
Although the motivation to undergo cosmetic surgery is very personal there are external factors that undoubtedly influence.
Such, for example, the current direction of our society towards youth and in which a young, dynamic appearance is paramount in order to compete on equal professional conditions. Equally important is a good physical appearance and social relationships. Also influences fashion today facing increased exposure of the body and a certain standard of beauty. These considerations have a negative influence on the body image that, ultimately, is the reason that drives a person to undergo a cosmetic surgery operation.
Finally, note that the patient should have a clear and realistic idea of the goals that can be achieved through cosmetic surgery, its limitations and risks, in order to make a free choice. Plastic Surgery operations are conditioned not only by the experience and skill of the surgeon, but also the actual quality of healing and curing the patient.
Also, there may be complications like any other surgery (bleeding, infection, scarring) or type of anesthetic, either local, regional or general (allergies, cardiovascular, respiratory, etc..). However, the percentage of overall statistically complications is extremely reduced, among other reasons, be a surgery in most cases is not intracavitary (cranial, thoracic and abdominal), requiring a shallow anesthesia and made generally in healthy patients. Any specific risks associated with each type of intervention are listed on the relevant pages.
Before the plastic surgery will be performed: a history, a preoperative study (. Analysis, X-ray, electrocardiogram, photographs, etc.) and information will be given financial budget.