Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology

Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology
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Plastic Surgery

It is defined as “surgery done to restore, repair, injured, improve lost, defective, or misshapen body parts”. The father of modern plastic surgery is considered as Sir “Harold Gillies”. It is the surgical specialty that is dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, burns, trauma, and disease. Plastic surgery is also involved with the enhancement of the appearance of a person through cosmetic surgery. It is a medical procedure with the purpose of alteration or restoring the form of the body. Though aesthetic or cosmetic surgery is the most well known kind of plastic surgery. This surgery itself is not necessarily considered cosmetic; and includes many types of craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, micro surgery, reconstructive surgery, treatment of burns.

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