Introduction: Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic surgery is a speciality of surgery that restricts itself to the enhancement of appearance through surgical and medical techniques. Cosmetic surgery is specifically concerned with maintaining normal appearance, restoring it, or enhancing it beyond the average level.
Special skill and knowledge are essential and specialists in cosmetic surgery are competent in the anatomy, physiology, pathology and basics sciences. The educational profile of cosmetic surgeons is unique in that it begins with a fully trained and certified surgeon. Through continued post-residency education training, and experience, cosmetic surgery is taught and learned across traditional disciplinary boundaries. The subspecialty fully incorporates the participation and knowledge from all contributing disciplines to attain a high level of skill and understanding. Contributing disciplines include dermatologic surgery, facial plastic surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, oculoplastic surgery, oral-maxillofacial surgery and others.
The cosmetic surgeon offers specialized expertise in cosmetic surgery patient education and counseling, procedural skills, and the early recognition and treatment of complications. Cosmetic surgeons have enhanced the knowledge and training of fellow physicians and directly benefited society through educational publications, scientific journals and in the development of safe and innovative cosmetic surgery techniques.
Competency in cosmetic surgery implies a combination of knowledge, surgical judgment, technical expertise and ethics in order to achieve the goal of providing aesthetic improvement. If you're considering having a nose job, brow lift, liposuction, or some other cosmetic surgery we offer tips and advice to help you choose a surgeon and cosmetic surgery procedure.
In addition to the benefits of cosmetic surgery, make sure you understand its limitations. • Don't expect perfection. • Have realistic expectations. A cosmetic surgery can reshape your body, but not your life. • Know the cosmetic surgery risks. • Don't do it on the cheap. Pay what it takes for safe cosmetic surgery. • Make sure your cosmetic surgeon is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. • Do your homework. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. • Cosmetic Surgery • Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty
People consider abdominoplasty after having lost weight, after having had children or been pregnant and even due to abdominal laxity due to aging. Nowadays, women and men also prefer to have a tummy tuck for regaining a slim figure and such similar cosmetic reasons. It is a very common, albeit major, surgery and one should be aware of all that is involved in this surgery before undergoing such a procedure. Perhaps abdominal liposuction is all you really need. There are several surgical techniques as it is not a one size fits all type of operation.
We are dedicated to helping you obtain a more taut and slimmer abdomen and will support you through the entire process. By providing you with the information you need to make an informed decision and the surgeons with whom to carry them out - we make it easier for you to regain a flatter tummy.
Elective surgery doesn't have to be a frightening and mysterious experience. We make it possible for you to fully understand what it is that you need to know, do and expect from your abdominoplasty procedure - without confusing you in the process.
Here is a before and after abdominoplasty picture of a patient.