Plastic and reconstructive surgery covers a broad range of applications and procedures. Apart from aesthetic surgery, a plastic surgeon reconstructs patients’ functional deficits.
Reconstructive surgery replaces body parts or body functions and restores integrity to the body surface. Such techniques have existed for more than 1500 years and are improving on a daily basis.
Besides the more common procedures such as breast reconstruction, there many more applications:
- Facial defects, such as skin cancer, malformation (clefts) or trauma.
- Defects of various body parts due to tumours or trauma; there is normally no healing without plastic reconstruction or amputation of extremities.
- Bedsores and pressure ulcers, for instance on the back or in the sacral or sciatic region.
- Visible or retracted scars that can be improved or under-filled by fat grafting.
The best therapy for you will be individually chosen in a personal consultation in Cologne/ Bergisch Gladbach or Malaga with your plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Alexander T. Hamers.