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Though most often, plastic surgery as a concept resonates with cosmetic notes for many of us, this field of medicine has a vast array of other applications that go well beyond care for beauty.
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Plastic surgery is a significant decision. We are committed to offering you the highest level of support and care possible
Useful and often life-saving types of plastic surgery include reconstructive surgery procedures, such as craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, or burns and scalds treatment.
To reach their goal of serving patients with the latest medical technology, our plastic surgeons make use of the best available methods to perform high-end reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery.
Plastic surgery is a medical field that specializes in the correction and restoration of the shape or the function of the human body. Causes of damages and impairments of the body that need the expertise and the ability of plastic surgeons for the restoration of the best possible quality of life are of many types and as such, call for specialized, knowledgeable, and often unique and creative medical solutions.
Based on their initial goal and the reason that created a necessity for them, plastic surgery procedures can be differentiated into two big categories:
Reconstructive plastic surgery procedures aim to correct functional impairments that originate from various causes, such as burns, facial bone fractures and breaks, congenital abnormalities, developmental abnormalities, infections, and disease, or even cancer and tumors. In addition to function restoration, reconstructive surgery may often offer a chance to regain a normal, or close to normal appearance.
Cosmetic surgery focuses on normally developed parts of the human body, and its main goal is to improve the physical appearance of the patient, with a focus on symmetry and harmony, and to eliminate or diminish visible signs of aging.
Plastic surgery procedures can help patients:
The experienced surgeons of Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital mainly perform:
While nowadays plastic surgery procedures are largely known and widely performed, patients need to realize that just like any other surgical solutions, plastic surgeries pose associated risks. These risks are dependent on the type of surgery performed. Generally, the following may occur:
Evaluation and diagnostic tools used by the experienced team at Cedars Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital include:
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