Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive plastic surgery is usually performed to improve function, but it may be done to approximate a normal appearance. Reconstructive Plastic Surgery is performed to correct functional impairments caused by:

 

 

Burns.

Traumatic injuries, such as facial bone fractures.

Congenital abnormalities, such as cleft lip, or cleft palate.

Developmental abnormalities.

Infection or disease.

Common reconstructive surgical procedures are: breast reconstruction for women who have had a mastectomy, cleft lip and palate surgery, contracture surgery for burn survivors; one of the complication of severe burns.) , creating a new outer ear when one is congenitally absent, and closing skin and mucosa defects after removal of tumors in the head and neck region.