The term “reconstructive” surgery is broadly used to define surgical procedures which are done on any physical abnormality in a patient’s body. The abnormalities can be due to trauma, congenital defects, abnormal development, or infections. Reconstructive surgical procedures are carried out to not only improvise the appearance of a patient but also to restore normal functioning of body parts.
The primary objective of the reconstructive surgery is to repair the damage or abnormality which is done by transferring the tissues from one healthy part of the body to the site which needs treatment. Efforts are made by the surgeons to minimize the visibility of the wound or the abnormality and also to keep the visibility of residual scars due to the surgery to a minimum.
Reconstructive surgery may be done to treat the following conditions:-
- Craniofacial deformities
- Cleft lip
- Cleft palate
- Post traumatic or post-operative deformities
- Reconstruction of neck and area around head after cancer
- Prominent ears or constricted ears
Face cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery are reconstructive procedures in which the focus is to enhance one’s appearance. In the recent years the no. of cosmetic dermatology clinics has increased exponentially. The changing face of aesthetic surgery in India has led to increase in the medical tourism as well.
Reconstructive surgeries are generally major surgical procedures which should be carried by qualified and well-trained surgeons only. Many cosmetic dermatology clinics offer procedures at much lower prices. Patients should check the credentials of the clinic as well as their medical practitioners.
The Esthetic Clinics are the pioneer in the field of aesthetic surgery in India. The panel of doctors is well qualified and has years of experience with the technical knowledge of the latest developments in the field of reconstructive surgical procedures.