Aesthetic surgery is the most well-known part of the department of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. However, plastic surgery also includes reconstructive surgery, microsurgery and hand surgery.
The surgical department that affects the skin and subcutaneous tissue in the body and follows the bone or congenital tissue and organ loss processes is called “Reconstructive Surgery”. Reconstructive surgery covers severe burns, limb amputations and chronic wounds.
The area that beautifies the body appearance and gives people the desired appearance is known as "Aesthetic Surgery". In this process, all treatments and surgeries that will beautify the appearance and eliminate aesthetic concerns are included in the scope of aesthetic surgery.
In addition, Plastic surgery, which has a broader scope, appears with both an aesthetic and a medical treatment method. Plastic surgery, which aims to solve health problems as well as aesthetic concerns, is also used in the treatment of various diseases.
What Diseases Does Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Cover?
Reconstructive surgery and plastic surgery, which have a wide scope, are frequently encountered in wounds caused by diseases, skin cancers and their treatments, and disorders that may occur in the hands after trauma. It is necessary to apply to the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery for the treatment of scars, treatment of non-healing wounds, and disorders in organs and tissues.
In addition to these, the diagnosis and treatment process of skin cancers and breast cancer diseases covers the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Hospitals Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
As Maltepe University Faculty of Medicine Hospitals, we offer the best solutions to our patients' problems in both aesthetic and health issues with our specialist doctors in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.