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Plastic surgery is the surgical specialty that reshapes or remolds facial and body tissue. It can be done to reconstruct tissue that has been damaged by disease, a defect, or disorder. Or it can be done to repair or reshape structures to make them look better.

Reconstructive plastic surgery is often done to restore or improve function – to a hand, for instance. This surgery is also done to give a patient a more normal appearance.

Cosmetic plastic surgery is done to repair or reshape otherwise normal structures of the body. This type of surgery is done to improve a patient's appearance and self-esteem. 

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Online Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Weisbart, Ed, MD
Last Modified Date: 2014-04-02T00:00:00
Published Date: 2014-09-08T00:00:00
Last Review Date: 2007-06-30T00:00:00
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