Plastic surgery is used to repair and reconstruct missing or damaged tissue and skin. The main aim of plastic surgery is to restore the function and appearance of tissue and skin so it's as close to normal as possible. Plastic surgery is different from cosmetic surgery, which is surgery carried out solely to change a person's appearance to achieve what they feel is a more desirable look.

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Having Plastic Surgery in Turkiye Izmir?

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty that involves the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. Plastic surgery aims to improve a person's appearance and function through surgical techniques. Turkiye has become a popular destination for affordable and high-quality plastic surgery.

There are two main categories of plastic surgery:

Reconstructive Surgery

This type of surgery is performed to correct functional impairments or abnormalities caused by congenital conditions, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors, or disease. Reconstructive surgery is often necessary to restore normal appearance and function. Examples include breast reconstruction after mastectomy, cleft lip and palate repair, and skin grafts for burn victims.

Cosmetic or Aesthetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is elective and is performed to enhance or change a person's appearance. It focuses on improving aesthetics and self-esteem rather than addressing medical issues. Common cosmetic procedures include breast augmentation, rhinoplasty (nose job), facelift, liposuction, and tummy tuck.

Why Have Plastic Surgery in Turkiye?

People choose to undergo plastic surgery for various reasons, and motivations can be both medical and cosmetic. We provide well-equipped medical facilities and skilled plastic surgeons who offer a wide range of procedures at competitive prices. Some of the reasons why people consider plastic surgery in Turkey include lower costs compared to many Western countries.
Reconstructive Purposes
Some individuals undergo plastic surgery to address congenital conditions, developmental abnormalities, or injuries that affect their appearance and function. Reconstructive surgery aims to restore a normal appearance and improve bodily functions. Examples include breast reconstruction after mastectomy, correction of congenital deformities, and scar revision.

Enhancement of Physical Appearance

Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is often chosen to enhance one's physical appearance. People may seek procedures to improve specific features, achieve a more youthful look, or address aspects of their appearance that cause dissatisfaction. Common cosmetic procedures include facelifts, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, and liposuction.
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Boosting Self-Confidence

Many individuals believe that improving their physical appearance through plastic surgery can boost their self-esteem and confidence. Feeling more satisfied with one's appearance can positively impact various aspects of life, including personal relationships and professional opportunities.


What is the difference between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery?
Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is usually not covered by health insurance because it is elective.

Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease. In general, reconstructive surgery is performed to improve function, but may also be completed to approximate a normal appearance.

Reconstructive surgery is typically covered by most health insurance policies, although coverage for specific procedures and levels of coverage may vary greatly.
What is the recovery from cosmetic surgery like?
Each patient tolerates pain after surgery in different ways. Your surgeon will prescribe the appropriate pain medications to help minimize any discomfort. In general, most facial cosmetic operations have minimal discomfort post-operatively. Liposuction is slightly more uncomfortable, and operations that require elevation or tightening of the muscles-such as an abdominoplasty or breast augmentation can cause discomfort equal to a C-section.
Where will my procedure be performed?
Most elective surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis, but if emergency hospitalization becomes necessary, you want to be sure that you can be admitted quickly for appropriate care.

One way to gauge the overall quality of the center is to determine whether it is certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation in Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), which accredits nearly 16,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States – everything from hospitals to outpatient surgery facilities. Other accrediting organizations include the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
How do I know what size breast implant is right for me?
The decision is based on a number of factors, including the patient's desires, reasons for the surgery and overall health.

For example, are you doing it because you feel your breasts are too small relative to your body contour or are you unhappy with the size and firmness of your breasts following pregnancy, breastfeeding or major weight loss? Unevenness between the breasts can also be a motivating factor. Your surgeon can help you make the right decision during your pre-surgical appointment(s).
Does a person's voice change after rhinoplasty (nose surgery)?
A few patients notice small change in their voice after rhinoplasty but this is uncommon. Professionals who rely on their voice, such as singers, should share any concerns with their surgeon, however, because the nose does play a role in how we sound.
What type of mini face lift can be done to raise cheekbones? What is the recovery time?
The available options can only be discussed after having an evaluation with a plastic surgeon. In general, recovery time from a mini face lift is approximately two weeks.
How is a patient's physical condition evaluated prior to plastic surgery?
A complete pretesting series of appointments is done prior to any surgery.
What are the possible risks?
There are risks associated with any surgical procedures. Find out what they are, how often they occur and how they will be handled if they do occur. If the doctor does not openly discuss the risks or admit that there are always risks, seek another opinion.

Assoc. Prof. Hüsnü Hacı

Aesthetic & Plastic Surgeon

+44 7480 8035 35

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