Plastic surgery is a surgical procedure that is mainly performed to reshape the structures of body to improve self esteem and appearance of the individual. This surgery is done on the patients request and it is an elective surgery so it cannot be claimed under any medical insurance scheme.
The first ever plastic surgery was practiced by an Indian around 600 BC. The army surgeons have practiced the modern plastic surgery for many years and after getting relieved from the army service, they have beautified the faces of high people in society.
Today , plastic surgery has several sub branches like reconstructive surgery, burn surgery, hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, pediatric cosmetic surgery and reconstructive micro surgery. In year 2011, more than 11,701,031 surgeries were performed throughout the world.
The top cosmetic surgeries performed at aesthetic include breast augmentation, male breast reduction, nose job, scar removal and tummy tuck etc.