Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today

Cosmetic or esthetic surgery is used to alter a person's appearance for a 'more desirable look' or for functional reasons such as breast reduction to reduce neck and back pain. Reconstructive plastic surgery is used to repair damaged tissue after illness or injury. Some of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures are breast augmentation, breast reduction, eyelid surgery, liposuction and ear reshaping. The most common non-surgical procedures include botulinum toxin injections, dermal fillers, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and laser and intense light treatments.
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    While many scars do not hamper everyday life, some cause life-long problems. Find out how scars form and why it is so difficult to prevent them.
  2. Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect
    In this article, we look at the process of breast reconstruction surgery, the reasons for choosing this surgery, alternative options, and recovery outlook.
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