Is Otoplasty different from Ear Reconstruction Surgery?

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Cosmetic ear surgery (Otoplasty) can treat Protruding ears and Ear reconstruction treat Macrotia – a congenital deformity where external ear (pinna) is underdeveloped (microtia). Otoplasty Protruding ears can be reshaped by a straightforward procedure called otoplasty. During the operation the skin and cartilage are removed from behind the ears, following which they are then sculpted to bend it back toward […]

Is it Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery?

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Not To Be Confused Many people equate plastic surgery with cosmetic surgery. Plastic surgery has two branches, cosmetic surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is concerned with improving the aesthetic appearance of a person. Plastic surgery may involve cosmetic surgery, or just the reconstruction (reconstructive surgery). Reconstructive plastic surgery is concerned with improving function; however, it may also involve […]