Surgeons have the professional skills attained by going through medical schools and specialize in branch of carrying out surgery. This area medicine requires high level skills as it involves treatment through cutting or the patient’s body and remove or repair or even replace the affected part.
Surgeons will mostly narrow down the broad range of surgeries conducted and therefore major in a narrower area like neurosurgeons who deals with the area of central nervous system, pediatric surgeons deal with surgical problems in children ranging from newborns to teenagers. The area of plastic surgery can be considered broad as compared to other types of surgeries since the plastic surgeons carry out the operation in patients from all ages, gender and body parts. The trending category of plastic surgery is cosmetic or aesthetic surgery which entails body enhancing procedures. Reasons for undergoing a plastic surgery can include but not limited to the following, beauty enhancement for personal reasons, need for change of one’s appearance, medical reasons like breast reduction, rectifying an abnormality such as a cleft lip etc. One of the categories of the plastic surgery field is craniofacial surgery that involves surgeons who operate the facial skeleton. Craniofacial surgeons usually have their skills from the knowledge of analyzing facial attractiveness and even contouring whereas the maxilla facial surgeons usually are concerned with bones of the face that are connected to the teeth. As an area of specialization for the plastic surgeons, pediatric surgeons who treat children conditions especially abnormalities at birth such as a cleft lip or extra fingers. Another type of surgeon in the plastic surgery field is burn surgeon who usually operates a patient as a result of a burn which could be immediately or reconstructive surgery which is done after the healing of the wound. It is necessary for a plastic surgeon to have a clear and precise plan of the surgery before performing it since surgery is a sensitive topic. It’s in prior planning that a surgeon can assess the probable difficulties to encounter and come up with ways to make the surgery a success. For a patient to approach a plastic surgeon, the patient has goals they want to achieve and therefore a good surgeon should consider to include the goals in the surgery prior plan. One of the procedures popular in the field of plastic surgery is skin grafting which refers to transfer of the skin tissue. Cosmetic surgeons deal with various problems like operations to prevent aging and recently people have embraced this cosmetic procedure as they don’t want aged skin. Some of the common cosmetic procedures today are those involving breasts reduction or implants, liposuction and skin grafting.