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The Difference Between Pediatric Surgery & Adult Plastic Surgery

The Difference Between Pediatric Surgery & Adult Plastic Surgery

by Natalie (SU)
The word “plastic” comes from the Greek plastikos – meaning "to build up" or "to take form." Surgery is the treatment of injuries or medical conditions with operative instruments. Hence, plastic surgery remakes or reforms parts of the body through reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures. Did you know that plastic surgery can apply to children as well as adults? Just as pediatricians differ from internal medicine doctors, pediatric plastic surgeons are distinct from general plastic surgeons.

Unveiling Your Inner Beauty: A Mommy Makeover Approach

Unveiling Your Inner Beauty: A Mommy Makeover Approach

by Natalie (SU)
Carrying a baby and giving birth are among the most intense and rewarding of life’s experiences. Nothing can quite prepare you for the moment you become responsible for a tiny human being who loves you and needs you like no one else. It’s understandable if your appearance is not a priority for a while, but when you do get a good look at your body, you may have a hard time seeing how beautiful you really are. While diet and exercise can get your comeback started, a little help from a board-certified plastic surgeon can get you over the finish line looking good.

Female Plastic Surgeons: A Brief History

Female Plastic Surgeons: A Brief History

by Natalie (SU)
The science of plastic surgery traces its roots all the way back to ancient Egypt, and hundreds of years B.C. in India. Plastic surgery includes elective, reconstructive, and cosmetic procedures for a variety of reasons. The overwhelming majority of plastic surgery patients are women, yet did you there are very few female plastic surgeons?

Reasons You Need to See a Craniofacial Surgeon

Reasons You Need to See a Craniofacial Surgeon

by Natalie (SU)
Not everyone needs a craniofacial surgeon, but when you do, it is very important that you seek appropriate treatment from one of these highly skilled and qualified specialists. Craniofacial surgeons are dentists and medical doctors, that, after finishing residencies in either oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, or ear nose and throat surgery, then complete a fellowship that trains them in treating complex deformities of the head, skull, face, jaw, and neck. While some children are born with congenital abnormalities, others may develop deformities as they grow, and still other people develop problems as a result of other medical issues or trauma.