Plastikos in Greek means create a form, in Latin plasticus – sculpting, forming.
These words demonstrate what the plastic and reconstructive surgery are doing. Throughout the history of medicine there was no period when operations to reconstruct the appearance of a person would not be practiced. To this day, papyri (1600 BC) have reached, in which it is said how Egyptian surgeons performed plastic surgeries.
Plastic surgeries can be divided into two main types: reconstructive and aesthetic.
Reconstructive plastic and reconstructive surgery helps to eliminate defects in organs and restore their functions. Such operations are carried out for people who have suffered from illness, car accident or having natural defects.
Aesthetic plastic and reconstructive surgery is the type of plastic and reconstructive surgery methods to improve the human being. For example, people can prolong youth and feel their beauty longer, get rid of emotional stress from realizing their real or imagined imperfections. Most often, such kind of operations are made by movie and showbiz stars, or by their fans, who tend to become like their idols.
The most popular are the following plastic operations:
- correction of the nose, chin and ears,
- lifting of face and neck skin,
- eyebrow plastic,
- lip correction,
- injections with Botox,
- change in the shape of the small and large labia.
See how people change due to plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The last trend in plastic and reconstructive surgery is non-surgical procedures using radio waves and a laser. In these cases, clients do not have scarring, seams and scars after operations.
However, not all plastic procedures work wonders and end successfully. Sometimes clients go too far in the desire to be perfect, or the surgeon can not cope with the task, and we see unsuccessful results of plastics.
You can find a list of unsuccessful operations on the site.