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Types of Plastic Surgery

What is a Plastic Surgeon?

A plastic surgeon is a licensed medical doctor trained in basic and specialized surgery techniques and body contouring. They are responsible for the restoration of the normal form and function of body parts. As well as alternations to parts of the body. These procedures can be performed on adults and children.

There are two main types of surgeries that plastic surgeons perform called cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Some types of cosmetic surgeries are tattoo removals, liposuction, brow lifts and chemical peels. Reconstructive surgery includes hand surgery, cleft lip and pallet repairs, microvascular surgery and more.

Reconstructive surgery is different from cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive surgery is a specialized surgical practice that restores the form and function of the body. Some types of reconstructive surgery are used to help bring back the look and functionality after a person has been in an accident. Cosmetic surgery is another type of specialized service that plastic surgery Austin clinics perform. The procedure enhances the aesthetics of a patient by altering certain parts of the body. Cosmetic surgery is becoming more and more popular in the U.S.

Here are some types of Plastic Surgeries:

  • Breast Reconstruction

This procedure is likely used after a mastectomy (entire removal of the breast), or a lumpectomy (partial removal of the breast). Mostly preformed in women, breast reconstruction surgery uses prosthetics or autologous tissues to restore a breast to its normal shape and size.

  • Hand Surgery

Hand surgery is used to improve the condition of the hand and treat diseases that affect the strength, function and flexibility of the fingers, hand, and wrist. Some common treatments of hand surgery are Carpal tunnel syndrome and Rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Microvascular surgery

This type of surgery focuses on repairing small blood vessels in the body, some a few millimeters in diameters. Also, surgeon’s transfers tissue such as muscle, bone and tendons.

  • Buttock Augmentation or Buttock Lift

A buttock augmentation makes the buttocks larger, increasing its appearance. A common method used is called the “Brazilian Butt Lift”. The procedure grafts fat from another part of the body of the patient and moves it to the buttocks. Silicone can also be used as an alternative.

Buttock lifts includes removing excess skin from the hips, thighs and buttock to tighten and lift it. This type of procedure is useful for patients that have lose skin because of dramatic weight loss.

  • Rhinoplasty

Also known as a “Nose Job”, rhinoplasty reshapes a patient nose to improve breathing or appearance. Procedures are commonly performed with small incisions on the inside of the nostrils on people at least 15 years of age.

  • Brow Lift

The brow lift or forehead lift reduces horizontal wrinkles in the forehead. It can also correct wrinkles in the nose, between the eyes and the bridge of the nose.

Plastic surgeons are specialists that offer services for reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries. Help to restore a patient’s normal function and flexibility to parts of the body such as hand and microvascular surgery. They also enhance the aesthetics of a patient through procedures like buttock augmentations, butt lifts, nose jobs and plenty others.

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Best of Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos is a quiet and peaceful small town/village in the Quintana Roo state of Mexico. It is the largest and oldest seaport of the Quintana Roo state. With beautiful sandy beach to brightly contrasting stripes of dark blue and bright green separating the barrier reef from the shore, Puerto Morelos is an eye-catching beauty and is called the “Jewel of the Mexican Caribbean”.

The town has to offer a lot of tourist attractions including many resorts along the Riviera Maya and other attractions like Botanical Garden, Crococun Crocodile Zoo, and cenotes. Open skies, gorgeous beaches and peacefulness of the town make Puerto Morelos a destination for any tourist who wants to just escape the hustle and bustle of the world and spend a relaxing time. People come to Puerto Morelos to enjoy their time watching dawn and dusk on the beach, relaxing in the sun and working up the tan, and exploring the nature.

The locals and foreigners work together to keep Puerto Morelos’ status as a National Marine Park and try to keep development to a minimum. There are no big neighborhoods and a slow pace of life, which makes it a perfect relaxation spot, and one can experience the simple Caribbean lifestyle with being centrally located to Riviera Maya attractions.

 

The town has kept its reputation for a charming and relaxing Mexican fishing village. Colorful fishing boats can be seen lined up on the beach in the center of the town. The famous leaning lighthouse and main fishing pier are two of main tourist attractions, which are picture-perfect and offer the tourists a chance to interact with the locals. Tourists can find guides, which can lead them out to the National Marine Park and barrier reef. There are local dive shops, which take tourists on diving tours throughout the day. You can go diving and snorkeling and explore the beautiful reef.

The town has a few dive shops, stores selling souvenirs and supplies, a bookstore and some great restaurants. There is a town square called Zocalo. For the foodies that come to Puerto Morelos, there are “The Little Mexican Cooking School”, “Pelicanos’”, and “John Gray’s Kitchen” offering the food lovers with fresh and delicious seafood.

There are yoga classes available at many private centers including open-to-public Naturalmente Yoga Center that gives yoga classes on the beach to help you have a relaxing and peaceful time. There are several small inns like Layla Guesthouse, which offer evening programs including talks on marine biology, local history, meditation, yoga and healthy living.