One of the most commonly practiced and executed surgical specialties, is what we called as plastic surgery, and this specific specialty involves alteration, reconstruction and restoration of the patient’s body parts. Plastic surgery is sub-divided into six different specialties, namely the burn surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, microsurgery, aesthetic or cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, and hand surgery. Cosmetic surgery is defined as a voluntary and optional sub-specialty of plastic surgery and it is focusing more on the goal of enhancing or improving the physical appearance of the patient through medical and surgical procedures and techniques.. Cosmetic surgery is focusing more on the aesthetic of beauty and such can be performed or done on the various parts or areas of the body, such as the nose, neck, face, abdomen, buttocks, breast, labia, superficial and subcutaneous tissue structures, thighs, arm, and facial bones.
In this day and age, the two most popular and commonly performed cosmetic procedures are suction lipectomy or liposuction, and abdomiplasty. Abdominoplasty, which is also called as tummy tuck, is defined as a procedure of cosmetic surgery that is being used to make the abdominal part of the patient to look more firm and thinner. The surgical procedure for abdominoplasty involves the act of removing any excess fat and skin from the middle and lower abdomen, and doing such may result to the tightening of the fascia and muscle found on the abdominal wall. This specific type of surgical procedure is needed by the people or the patients who have loose or sagging tissues after they lose a number of weight or after their pregnancy, The cosmetic surgeons are practicing various procedures of abdominoplasty, such as the FAB technique or floating abdominoplasty, are circumferential abdominoplasty, combination procedures, complete abdominoplasty, extended abdominoplasty, partial abdominoplasty, and high lateral tension tummy tuck. On the other hand, liposuction is also called as suction liptectomy or lipo, and this certain type of cosmetic surgery involves the act of removing the fats from the body of the patient. Liposuction is being performed by removing the fat through a hollow tube or cannula, and a suction device or aspirator, and the most common parts of the body where liposuction procedure are being performed include the buttocks, thighs, abdomen, and the back of the arms. Liposuction has a lot of different techniques, namely the water-assisted liposuction, tumescent technique, liposuction and tightening or lifting skin, sutures, suction-assisted liposuction, ultrasound-assisted liposuction, external ultrasound-assisted liposuction, twin-cannula liposuction, and the power-assisted liposuction. One of the boroughs of NYC or New York City, which is the Manhattan, is the place where most of the best and top notch cosmetic surgeons are located, and the individuals who wants to hire their services can find them through the word of mouth of friends and colleagues, or through the use of the internet.