Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease. It is generally performed to improve functions and the normal appearance. This specialty is one of the few branch of surgery that cover every area of the body. It means that reconstructive surgery cover different procedures: head and neck surgery, breast, hand and arm surgery, post bariatric surgeries.
Plastic surgery is the surgical specialty dedicated to correct facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, disease, aging effect and lifestyle. Plastic surgery is intended to improve those defective areas of the body and is reconstructive in nature. The procedures, techniques, and principles of cosmetic surgery are focused on enhancing a patient’s appearance, aesthetic appeal, symmetry, and proportion to improve quality of life and self esteemed. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of body.
Aesthetic medicine comprises all medical procedures that are aimed at improving the physical appearance and satisfaction of the patient, using non-invasive to minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. This specialty is primarily focused on the pathophysiology of aging skin, and adheres to scientific based procedures. Patients not only want to be in good health, they also want to enjoy life to the fullest, be fit and minimize the effects of normal aging.