26 Feb

Plastic Surgery versus Cosmetic Surgery

rhinoplastyIt is an established fact that no human or scientific technology can reduce the effects of aging. The only thing we humans can do is cover those effects through plastic or cosmetic surgery. None of you can reduce the aging process by any means. What we can do is to have our body crafted through plastic surgery. Apart of looks, plastic surgery has many important uses. Read this blog to learn how the science of plastic surgery serves humanity.

Plastic Surgery vs. Cosmetic Surgery

As it is aimed at reducing the effects of aging, cosmetic surgery may not go down too well with some people. Plastic surgery, however, is a different case altogether. Through plastic surgery, it is now possible to cure patients suffering from severe conditions that cannot be treated through normal surgical process.

Although the two are quite similar, cosmetic surgery can be categorized as a sub group of plastic surgery. The difference between the two is that cosmetic surgery is solely aimed at reducing the effects of age on a client. Whereas, plastic surgery encompasses is a vast field that encompasses areas such as severe burns, accidental handicaps and blindness, and organ mutilations.

Before you decide to take a plastic surgery process, you must discuss all possible outcomes as a result of the surgery. The surgical process is painstakingly long and frustrating so have patience and follow your surgeon’s instructions.

It is important to note that a slight jitter or movement during the surgery may result in permanent damage to your body. To avoid this, surgeons administer anesthetics to their patients and then proceed with the nip and tuck.

A Service to Humanity

Another difference is that plastic surgery is a must have process for patients who suffered from extreme circumstances, whereas cosmetic surgery is an optional surgical process. Cosmetic surgery generally encompasses facial tweaks, skin treatment, permanent scars and breast augmentation etc.



Dr. William W. Adams MD

Plastic Surgeon at Dr. William W. Adams MD
Dr. William Adams is a serious surgeon. After stints in San Francisco, Portland, Oregon and Little Rock, Arkansas, he established his practice in St. Petersburg in 1995. For his internship and residency, he chose the prestigious Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, in large part because the program allowed him to immediately concentrate on plastic surgery. Find out more about Dr. Adams on Google + and Facebook

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