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Aug 17, 2007
Plastic surgery is a surgical reconstruction that rectifies and remolding or reshaping of the appearance in the face and body tissues due to any defects or disease. To reduce scarring, disfigurement and improve appearance this method is in use; Plastic surgery is a therapeutic and a cosmetic reformation of tissues.

It has derived its origin from the Greek word plastikos, which means to shape or to mould.
The main goal of Plastic surgeons is to improve patients' appearance, self-image, personality, and confidence through both the type of plastic surgery namely. Reconstructive and Cosmetic procedures.
In Reconstructive procedure involves correction of the defects on the face or on the body. These includes all kind of birth defects like cleft palates, lips, any other deformities, traumatic injuries or the marks which get retained after a disease treatments.

Aesthetic or Cosmetic procedures involve alteration of a part of the body that the person wishes to change. The Common procedures include breast enlargement, reduction, or reshaping. Correcting the shape of the nose, removing excess fat from specific areas in the body is also part of aesthetic surgery. Few cosmetic surgeries do not involve a surgical procedure. It is only an outpatient treatment, which involves cutting and stitching. Removal of unwanted hair and sanding skin to remove scars are classic example for this outpatient cosmetic surgery.

Where was the beginning?

It all started in ancient India by the great surgeon susrutha in 8th century BC. Skin grafting was the first cosmetic surgery to happen. In his work Sushruta Samhita description about rhinoplasty and otoplasty were done. Then the romans were able to perform similar technique of repairing damaged ears. In mid-15th century Europian surgeon Heinrich von Pfolspeundt made a new nose by removing the skin from the back for one who entirely had no nose. In 1827, Dr. John Peter Mettauer was the first American surgeon who performed the first cleft palate operation. Then comes the New Zealander Sir Harold Gillies and then Archibald McIndoe, who were pioneers in the treatment of those suffering from severe fire burns.

The different type of plastic surgery include: abdominoplasty or tummy tucks, abdominal etching, augmentation mammaplasty or breast enlargement, labiaplasty, buttock augmentation or butt implantation, otoplasty or ear surgery, removal of scars, acne, blepharoplasty, mastopexy or breast lift, rhinoplasty or nose reshaping, rhytidectomy or face lift, chin augmentation and mesotherapy or liposuction
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