India is well known as the medical tourism hub in the world. Indian medical facilities have especially broken new grounds when it comes to advanced surgeries and treatments. For plastic surgery, India is ranked fourth in the world, thus increasing the inflow of people for plastic and cosmetic surgery in India is increasing day by day.
What is Plastic Surgery?
People misunderstand the word plastic in plastic surgery, and term it as artificial. But the word Plastic has originated from the Greek word ‘Plastikos’ which means to mold or to give new form. Thus, plastic surgery is a surgical specialty which does not only improve a person’s appearance but also reconstruct it. The facial and body tissue defects, which occur due to illness, trauma, or birth disorders, can be restored or improvised through this type of surgery. It involves all kinds of surgery on any part of the body except the central nervous system.
What is Cosmetic Surgery ?
A flawless face and a well-contoured body have become the need of today’s modern society. Therefore, giving rise to the field of cosmetic surgery. The cosmetic surgery usually focuses on repairing the scars from accidents or enhancing the overall appearance of the body or particular body part.
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery: A Comparison
Earlier cosmetic and Plastic surgery was considered a taboo, and people who opted for it keep it as a secret. Today, it is being accepted in Indian society, as many are trying to get their features enhanced. Not just celebrities, but with the increasing trend, we see many people have started having cosmetic surgeries, to beautify and enhance their features. Cosmetic surgery is also known as “Aesthetic Surgery,” and it is a sub-part of plastic surgery. Plastic surgery is performed on every occasion when the body part is to be restored, enhanced, repaired, and improvised. While cosmetic surgery is performed purely for the enhancement of outer beauty and looks.
Cosmetic surgery is focused on enhancing the beauty and appearance of humans through surgical and medical techniques. It is a part of plastic surgery but purely concentrates on enhancing the beauty of a person. It is available for most parts of the body.
On the other hand, plastic surgery refers to surgical correction or restoration of a form or function. It covers both the person’s appearance and the body part ability to function. Plastic surgery is divided into cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in India
Different types of Plastic surgery in India include Breast Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic surgery, and many more. On the other hand, cosmetic surgery in India has attained its hype in the medical sector as people are accepting it as per there needs and desires. Today, more and more people are going for cosmetic surgery due to their affordability in comparison with other countries. There is a significant increase in the number of cosmetic surgeries in India. Apart from treatments such as skin-grafting of severe burns, repairing a broken nose, or any other marks or scars on the face. Nowadays, cosmetic surgery is also intended to correct the dysfunctional areas of the body.
Cosmetic surgery in India has the following attributes and benefits:
India has world-class renowned hospitals
High quality and affordability
Among the most recognized plastic surgeons, with an excellent track record
Even today, more clinics and facilities are coming up in all the metropolitan cities of India. It is solely because of the high demand for cosmetic medical treatment. Cosmetic Surgeons in India ensure privacy in their clinic and thus have changed people’s outlook and opinions towards cosmetic surgery. Medical tourists also look for the best cosmetic and plastic surgeons in India. Our country has affordable prices, so it is convenient for international patients to look for the best. Currently, the trend of beautifying oneself, getting rid of birthmarks, or enhancing appearances is in high demand and popularity.
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Dr. Kopal Maheshwari (Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatologist) is a MD (Dermatology) from S.N. Medical College, Agra. Has done Senior Residency in SNMC (Agra) and has worked as a consultant dermatologist in Kaya skin clinic (Chandigarh), which is a renowned Pa
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