Glossary

 

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery aims to restore harmony in a person, removing whatever hinders it. Plastic Surgery techniques meet this expectation.

 

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - FACE

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery procedure to improve the appearance of the face.

 

Rhynoplasty (Nose correction surgery)
Rhynoplasty is a surgical procedure to reshape the nose. In particular, this procedure is both modifying the nose structure for cosmetic purposes, and correcting functional breathing problems. Rhynoplasty is performed under general anesthesia and it reshapes the bone and cartilaginous nasal framework.


Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
Blepharoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure aiming to rejuvenate the eyelids, by moving to a different position or removing excess eyelid skin and/or excess fatty deposits that appear as puffiness in the eyelids. It can be performed under local anesthesia and it is day hospital surgery.


Otoplasty (protruding ears correction)
Otoplasty is a surgical procedure not only to reshape protruding ears, but also to reduce the ear lobe or to correct malformations of the external ear. The otoplasty procedure is fairly simple and can be performed under local anesthesia, with or without sedation, according to the patient's wishes.


Facelift
Facelift is a surgical procedure to rejuvenate the face by removing excess skin and redraping the face soft tissues. Depending on the patient's indications and expectations, this procedure can go from a soft face-lift, under local anesthesia, to a complete face and neck-lift able to improve the appearance of both face and neck.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - BREAST

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery procedure to improve the appearance of the breast.


Breast Augmentation
Breast Augmentation is the most used technique to enhance breast volume and reshape the breast.
This procedure consists of placing a silicone gel implant, textured (with a rough texture) or polyurethane-coated, subglandular or submuscular.

 

Breast Reduction
Breast Reductionis a plastic surgery procedure suitable for patients who have a very large breast (breast hypertrophy or hypoplasia).

 

Mastopexy (Breast Lift Surgery)
Some factors like loss of skin elasticity, force of gravity, as well as weight loss, pregnancy and breastfeeding can modify the breast shape and firmness. Mastopexy, can be performed with or without implants; it is recommended to patients who wish to reshape the breast, either enhancing its volume or not. In both cases, the result is a young looking and firm breast, raised to a a higher position.

 

Gynecomastia (Male Mammary Gland Reduction)
Gynecomastia is a very common surgical procedure for male patients. Gynecomastia consists of is the unaesthetic and abnormal development of the male breast. This condition affects both young and adult male patients and it can appear as either mammary gland or adipose tissue hypertrophy.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - BODY

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to reshape the body.

 

Abdominoplasty ("Tummy Tuck") 
Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure suitable for either male or female patients with relaxed skin, as well as excess adipose tissue and loss of muscle firmness in the abdominal region.

 

Arm and Thigh Lift
Arm and Thigh lift are surgical procedures suitable for either male or female patients who went through significant weight loss or with aesthetic problems related to aging. They are procedures to remove excess skin between the underarm and the elbow (arm Lift) or in the inner thighs (Thigh Lift). These procedures leave scars which are not so visible because in the most hidden ares of the arms and the thighs; the result is more tonic and firm contours.

 

Body Liposuction or Liposculpture
Liposuction (suction-assisted fat removal) or Liposculpture is a surgical technique consisting of suctioning excess fat out of the body using a cannula. It is one of the most requested plastic surgery procedures. It is a procedure to remove excess fat deposits in specific areas of the body.