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  Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is a special type of surgery that can involve both a person's appearance and ability to function.
Plastic surgeons strive to improve patients' appearance and self-image through both reconstructive and cosmetic procedures.
Most board-certified plastic surgeons spend a lot of time interviewing teens who want plastic surgery to decide if they are good candidates for the surgery.
kidshealth.org /teen/your_mind/body_image/plastic_surgery.html   (1333 words)

 Plastic Surgery Procedures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve the patient's appearance and self-esteem.
Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body, caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease.
They are certified in the specialty of plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and are dedicated to the highest standards of patient welfare and surgical excellence.
www.plasticsurgery.org /public_education/procedures/index.cfm   (228 words)

 Plastic surgery
AHA or alpha hydroxyl acids peel is often called light peel and is one of the mildest peels in plastic surgery.
Phenol peel is well known in plastic surgery as the deepest chemical peel and is used for already more than 20 years.
Everyone knows that plastic surgeries and other cosmetic procedures are expensive and health insurance does not cover most of them.
www.cosmeticmiracles.com   (695 words)

 Plastic surgery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plastic surgery is a specialty that uses surgical techniques to improve the appearance and function of patients' bodies.
Major plastic surgery sometimes uses grafts or flaps to move tissue from one part of the body to another, and can involve the need to cut bone and to provide blood transfusions, as well as risk of injury to the parts of the body where grafts and flaps are taken.
Common reconstructive surgeries are: breast reconstruction for women who have had a mastectomy, cleft lip and palate surgery, contracture surgery for burn survivors, and closing skin and mucosa defects after removal of tumors in the head and neck region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plastic_surgery   (1976 words)

 Breast Augmentation Silicone Breast Implants Plastic Surgeons and Plastic Surgery (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Plastic surgery information on breast augmentation, saline implants and silicone breast implants, breast lifts, facelift surgery, rhinoplasty, liposuction and other plastic surgery procedures offered by LookingYourBest.com.
Choosing to have plastic surgery is an important decision especially breast augmentation.
Liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure that can help sculpt the body by removing unwanted fat from specific areas.
www.lookingyourbest.com.cob-web.org:8888   (804 words)

 Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Institute for Plastic Surgery is an academic surgical practice offering specialized medical and surgical care to adults and children in central and southern Illinois and surrounding areas.
Reconstructive plastic surgery strives to restore appearance and function for patients with defects resulting from trauma, infection, tumors, burns, birth defects or disease.
A urology and plastic surgery - team at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield is performing a new procedure, which can help men deal with a possible side effect of their prostate cancer treatment.
www.siumed.edu /surgery/plastics   (660 words)

 American Society of Plastic Surgeons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Four extraordinary reconstructive plastic surgery patients were honored by the ASPS at its annual meeting.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery are pleased to announce the launch of the most authoritative Internet resource about breast implants – www.breastimplantsafety.org, objective and medically-grounded.
Plastic surgeons routinely volunteer to give reconstructive aid around the world, and are also heavily involved in clinical research to find new and better methods of surgery.
www.plasticsurgery.org   (310 words)

 Plastic surgery definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Plastic surgery: The field of surgery concerned with reducing scarring or disfigurement that may occur as a result of accidents, birth defects, or treatment for diseases, such as melanoma.
Many plastic surgeons also perform cosmetic surgery that is unrelated to medical conditions, such as rhinoplasty to change the shape of the nose.
Plastic surgery was developed as a field of medicine by Harold Delf Gillies (1882-1960).
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=13666   (222 words)

 Penn State Plastic Surgery Residency Program
The Residency Training Program in Plastic Surgery is a two-year independent program that has two residents in the first year and two in the second year.
Plastic Surgery provides an integral part of the core curriculum during the third-year surgical clerkship.
Elective experience in clinical plastic surgery is offered during the fourth year, and medical students in all years are encouraged to participate in the many research projects ongoing in the Section.
www.hmc.psu.edu /plasticsurgery/residency/index.htm   (489 words)

 Plastic Surgery-Canadian Society of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Plastic surgery has its roots in the creation of new tissue, improvement of form and function and reconstruction following accident or injury.
This expertise is the fundamental asset of a plastic surgeon.
A Canadian plastic surgeon is a well-trained, qualified specialist who has passed the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons examinations and is certified to practice.
www.plasticsurgery.ca   (524 words)

 Plastic Surgeons in Dallas Area at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
At it's essence, plastic surgery is a specialty designed to improve quality of life.
Dallas Day Surgery Center was the focus of an article published in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for its record of safety and efficacy in an outpatient cosmetic surgery center.
The Journal Of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the scientific journal of the American Society Of Plastic Surgeons (www.plasticsurgery.org).
www.drhobar.com   (738 words)

 Plastic, Cosmetic, General Surgery Information - OnlineSurgery.com
Plastic surgery consist of categories pertaining to personal enhancements and the reconstruction of body parts for an improved appearance and/or funtion.
Reconstructive Surgery is performed on abnormal parts of the body and typically caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalties, trauma, infection, tumors or disease.
Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery is the technical term for operations that are designed to help people lose weight where diet and exercise alone have failed.
www.onlinesurgery.com   (164 words)

 Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery to increase breast size can affect how you feel about yourself, and may impact how you are perceived by others.
Plastic surgery for the wrong reasons may be obsessive.
Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery is a trademark of Ceatus Media Group.
www.yourplasticsurgeryguide.com   (460 words)

 Plastic Surgery
Residents in the combined general surgery/plastic surgery program rotate one to two months on the plastic surgery service throughout the first two years of their training.
Residents are also expected to see patients in the plastic surgery clinics, attend grand rounds, conferences, and journal club.
The section of Plastic Surgery is actively involved in a number of specialized areas, including breast surgery and reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, limb salvage after trauma and aesthetic surgery.
w3.ouhsc.edu /surgery/Plastic_Surgery.asp   (364 words)

 Welcome-Miami Plastic Surgery,Dr Michael Kelly,Dr Brad Herman,Dr Carlos Wolf,breast augmentation,cosmetic surgeon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Miami Plastic Surgery offers a full range of procedures from non-surgical enhancements to comprehensive cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for men and women.
Personalized care at Miami Plastic Surgery begins with an unhurried, interactive consultation between physician and patient to discuss anticipated results, available options, and recommended procedures.
The team of skilled physicians at Miami Plastic Surgery possesses a tremendous depth of knowledge, experience and expertise, backed by a commitment to patient satisfaction and well-being.
www.miamiplasticsurgery.com   (627 words)

 Plastic Surgery Residency: Education - Yale Surgery
Balanced experience is provided in the biology of disease and the clinical management of problems in congenital craniofacial deformity, cranial base surgery, vascular anomalies, hand surgery, burns, cancer surgery, maxillofacial and extremity trauma, head and neck tumors, microvascular surgery and aesthetic surgery.
Additional interactive conferences are held with Plastic Surgery faculty to address specific topics in plastic surgery.
During years PGY4-6, in addition to a broad clinical experience focusing on plastic surgery, multiple conferences are offered to enhance an understanding of plastic surgery.
yalesurgery.med.yale.edu /surgery_educ/plastic.html   (571 words)

 Plastic Surgery [UCLA]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
During the surgery, the surgeon separates the skin from the face, tightens the deeper tissues and redrapes the skin in a pleasing manner.
Rhinoplasty is often used to decrease or increase the size of the nose, to reshape or reposition the tip of the nose, or to alter the shape/size of the nostrils.
During the surgery, the surgeon typically sculpts the bone and cartilage framework of the nose to achieve the desired result.
www.surgery.medsch.ucla.edu /plastic/cos_face.shtml   (806 words)

 Connecticut Plastic Surgery - The Plastic Surgery Center with Dr. Bruce Burnham
Plastic Surgery Center mission is to passionately pursue the health and well-being of our patients by providing quality care in a safe, effective and efficient manner through our culture of exceptional service.
Plastic Surgery vision is to provide medical and surgical services for quality, safe, effective and economical services in a setting that is warm and firendly to the patient.
Providing premier patient care to patients in Glastonbury, Connecticut, The Plastic Surgery Center, featuring Dr. Bruce E. Burnham is dedicated to helping patients achieve look of their dreams.
www.plasticsurgerycenterinc.com   (402 words)

 Residency: Plastic Surgery: DeBakey Department of Surgery: Baylor College of Medicine
The Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine is one of the earliest established programs in the United States.
The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is equipped with a residents' Learning Resource Center that contains a library of journals and books on general, thoracic, vascular, pediatric, and plastic surgery; audiovisual materials on surgical procedures, and on-line access to medical databases.
The Division of Plastic Surgery also maintains a library of curriculum topic presentations and a residents' library of journals and books related to all aspects of plastic surgery.
www.debakeydepartmentofsurgery.org /home/content.cfm?menu_id=3   (701 words)

 Thinking About Plastic Surgery? - CBS News
Hospital privileges: Cosmetic plastic surgery is often performed outside the hospital in an office-based surgical facility.
Wherever the surgery is to be performed, selected surgeons should have hospital privileges to perform the specific procedure in an acute care hospital.
Postoperative care should be thoroughly discussed with the surgeon, as surgery is not truly over until the patient is ambulatory and has returned to a relatively normal routine.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2002/05/03/48hours/main507985.shtml   (696 words)

 Plastic Surgery San Diego Plastic Surgeon - Breast Augmentation Liposuction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Our practice is devoted exclusively to plastic surgery serving San Diego County and East County.
We were the first cosmetic outpatient surgery center in San Diego to obtain a coveted Medicare certification, (the highest of three certifications available and comparable to any hospital).
Plastic Surgeon in San Diego, Dr. R.J. "Chip" Splinter offers the following plastic surgery procedures: brow lift, eyelid lift, face and neck lift, breast augmentation, breast lift, chemical peel, laser peel, rhinoplasty, tummy tuck, liposuction, chin augmentation, laser hair removal, collagen and BOTOX injections and more all within San Diego County and East County.
www.plasticsurgeryinsandiego.com   (409 words)

 Plastic Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In addition to their primary appointments in General Surgery, all Plastic Surgery members have appointments in the Department of Orthopaedics and the Department of Otolaryngology.
The specialty of Plastic Surgery covers the whole spectrum of anatomy from the scalp to the soles of the feet and ranges from congenital deformities in newborns to reconstructive procedures in the very elderly.
Plastic Surgery patients are seen in the Surgery Outpatient Clinic which is located on the 1st floor of the Colloton Pavilion.
aboutplastic.surgery.uiowa.edu /htmpages/plasticsurgery.htm   (274 words)

 Plastic surgery aesthetic reconstructive surgery- liposuction breast procedures
Plastic surgery aesthetic reconstructive surgery- liposuction breast procedures
Thank you for creating a site that is more educational and informative, the interactive presentations help make decision on plastic surgery.
on surgeries, conditions and procedures in Plastic surgery.
www.plastsurgery.com   (141 words)

 Plastic Surgery Center - Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Rejuvenation and Advanced Skincare - New Hampshire, Massachusetts, ...
Since 1972, Peter Pacik, MD, FACS has operated the Plastic Surgery Center in Manchester, New Hampshire and has been performing cosmetic surgery procedures for patients in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Maine.
As a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Dr. Peter T. Pacik is among a select group of American board-certified plastic surgeons who have attained the highest level of achievement in surgical training, continuing education and clinical experience.
Daniel A. Sterling, MD, American board certified in Plastic Surgery, has extensive training in a wide range of plastic and reconstructive procedures including abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), bariatric (weight loss) reconstruction, body lifts and contouring, breast enlargements, lifts, reductions and reconstructions, liposculpture and lipografting, male breast reduction (gynecomastia), nasal surgery (rhinoplasty), and facial and eyelid rejuvenation.
www.plasticsurgerypa.com   (740 words)

Today, there are exciting options in plastic surgery to help you regain your pre-pregnancy form - or even improve on it.
Plastic surgery offers safe, natural-looking implants that return your breasts to their youthful contour.
Your plastic surgeon can use local or general anesthetic to tighten skin on the lower half of the breasts, which lifts and firms them.
www.phudson.com /postpartum.html   (1061 words)

 Plastic Surgery - Penn Surgery
He restricted his practice to Plastic Surgery, and perhaps was first in the country to do so.
When he returned to Philadelphia, he was appointed Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Today, the Plastic Surgery residency program accepts two residents each year for three years of training, and the Craniofacial Fellowship is one year in length after plastic surgery training.
www.uphs.upenn.edu /surgery/clin/plastic.html   (602 words)

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