A very common misconception about plastic surgery is that it is the same as cosmetic surgery, experts of facial plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery at the Stein Plastic Surgery will be able to explain the actual differences between the two very capably. The reason why the two are mistaken to be one is because quite many plastic surgeons specialize in cosmetic surgery, but the truth is that the two things have completely different goals.
Thought he tow entities have the same end result, that of improving the physical appearance of an individual yet their approaches are rather varied. The primary focus of cosmetic surgery is to increase the beauty of one’s appearance, and therefore all its procedures, techniques and principles are focused on it. It can be easily performed on area part of the body, neck, or head by since these areas are all responsible for the outward appearance of a person, it is always wise to get it done by experienced doctors.
Dr. Adam Stein the owner of Stein plastic Surgery believes himself to be a master in the art of facial plastic surgery and has more than 25 years of experience in the field. He has a huge clientele and makes sure to satisfy each of his clients optimally; it is because he considers every single patient of his as an unique individual and treats them as he would treat himself that he is able to make such close to natural results for them.
Within the realm of cosmetic surgery can be counted: Breast augmentation, Facial Contouring, Facial Rejuvenation, Body Contouring, and Skin Rejuvenation. Contrarily plastic surgery is focused on rectifying or reconstructing parts of the body so that they may function properly. People may endure injuries in an accident or they could have a faulty part that hinders the normal functioning of the body by birth, reconstructive surgery comes as a savior in such cases.
In simple words, reconstructive surgery intends to correct the dysfunctional part of an individual, but most of the plastic surgeons in the present day prefer to extend their training and studies and opt for specialization in the cosmetic surgery, as it is one of the booming industries. Nonetheless, reconstructive plastic surgery still remains the basis of their surgical training.
The kinds of surgery that are considered within the genre of reconstructive surgery include, Breast Reconstruction, Burn Repair Surgery, Scar Revision Surgery, Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Congenial Defect Repair (Cleft palate, Extremity Defect Repair) and Hand Surgery.
With respect to the line of studies for Reconstructive Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery, the former has all the previously mentioned areas to be trained in along with trauma and cosmetic surgery is a part of it while when studying for cosmetic surgery, all the areas related to beautification are included in it. In order to graduate for reconstructive surgery one has to be retained in 150 cosmetic surgery cases, while for specialization in cosmetic surgery one has to be trained in 300 cosmetic cases.