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Plastic surgery is a medical specialty that uses a number of surgical and

nonsurgical techniques to change the appearance and function of a person's body.

Plastic surgery procedures include both cosmetic enhancements as well as functionally reconstructive operations. In the former case, where aesthetics are considered more important than functionality, plastic surgery is sometimes referred to as cosmetic surgery. Most procedures involve both aesthetic and functional elements.

The word "plastic" derives from the Greek plastikos meaning to mold or to shape; its use here is not connected with the synthetic polymer material known as plastic. Plastic surgeons typically mold and reshape the following tissues of the body: bone, cartilage, muscle, fat, and skin.

Cosmetic surgery is a very popular form of plastic surgery. As an example, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported that in 2006 nearly 11 million cosmetic plastic surgeries were performed in the United States alone.

Within the U.S,. critics of plastic surgery note that it is legal for any doctor, regardless of speciality, to perform cosmetic surgery. It is thus important to distinguish the terms "plastic surgery" and "cosmetic surgery": Plastic Surgery is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties as the subspecialty dedicated to the surgical repair of defects of form or function -- this includes cosmetic (or aesthetic) surgery, as well as reconstructive surgery.

 

 

 

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Miguel Delgado, MD-Cosmetic Surgeon 
Dr.Delgado has been practicing Cosmetic Surgery in Marin and San Francisco for over 22+ years. He specializes in Facial and Breast surgery including body contouring. Private federal and state accredited surgical facility on site.

165 Rowland Way Suite 300, Novato, CA 94945 Map/Dir
415-898-4161 Fax: 415 897-4664 email
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Aesthetic Laser & Vein Center of Napa
1635 First St, Napa Ca 94559  707 224-5347

Davis, Robert A MD Inc
1100 Trancas St  Napa, CA 707 252-2931

Herber, Steven C MD
1030 Main St # 206, St Helena, CA 707 968-0800

Mc Clure, William J MD
1100 Trancas St # 212, Napa, CA 707 258-6053

Napa Valley Plastic Surgery
Botox, Facial aestetic surgery, constructive and reconstructive breast surgery, Endoscopic breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, Laser treatments, skin resurfacing, Micro laser peal. 
1100 Trancas St Suite 212, Napa, CA 707 258-6053

Pappas, John R DDS
3250 Beard Rd, Napa, CA 707 255-5033

Zimmerman John P. MD Inc
3443 Villa Ln, Napa, CA 707 258-6077

 
 
 
 
 
The term "cosmetic surgery" however, refers to surgery that is designed to improve cosmetics, or appearance. In several countries including Australia, many doctors who are not qualified as surgeons also perform cosmetic procedures.

The most prevalent aesthetic/cosmetic procedures are listed below. Most of these types of surgery are more commonly known by their "common names." These are also listed when pertinent.

Abdominoplasty (or "tummy tuck"): reshaping and firming of the abdomen

Blepharoplasty (or "eyelid surgery"): Reshaping of the eyelids or the application of permanent eyeliner, including Asian blepharoplasty

Mammoplasty
Breast augmentation (or "breast enlargement" or "boob job"): Augmentation of the breasts. This can involve either saline or silicone gel prosthetics.
Breast reduction: Removal of skin and glandular tissue. Indicated to reduce back and shoulder pain or for psychological benefit in women with macromastia.

Buttock Augmentation (or "butt augmentation" or "butt implants"): Enhancement of the buttocks. This procedure can be performed by using silicone implants or fat grafting and transfer from other areas of the body.
Chemical peel: Minimizing the appearance of acne, pock, and other scars as well as wrinkles (depending on concentration and type of agent used, except for deep furrows), solar lentigines (age spots, freckles), and photodamage in general. Chemical peels commonly involve carbolic acid (Phenol), trichloroacetic acid (TCA), glycolic acid (AHA), or salicylic acid (BHA) as the active agent.

Mastopexy (or "breast lift"): Raising or reshaping of breasts. Involves removal of breast skin as opposed to glandular tissue.

Labiaplasty: Surgical reduction and reshaping of the labia

Rhinoplasty (or "nose job"): Reshaping of the nose

Otoplasty (or ear surgery): Reshaping of the ear

Rhytidectomy (or "face lift"): Removal of wrinkles and signs of aging from the face

Suction-Assisted Lipectomy (or liposuction): Removal of fat from the body
Chin augmentation: Augmentation of the chin with an implant (e.g. silicone) or by sliding genioplasty of the jawbone.

Cheek augmentation
Collagen, fat, and other tissue filler injections (eg hyaluronic acid)

Laser skin resurfacing
Injection of dermal fillers (collagen, hyaluronic acid, fat, and others)

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