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Cosmetic Surgery; Surgery, Plastic 

Breast Reduction 

Plastic surgery encompasses both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve the patient's appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is usually not covered by health insurance because it is elective. Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body, caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease. It is generally performed to improve fu...

Surgery to rebuild the shape of the breast after a mastectomy.


Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery as related to Breast Reconstruction