What does plastic surgery mean?

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Noun
  1. Surgery to repair body parts, especially involving the transfer of tissue.
  2. Cosmetic surgery for appearance.
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Suction lipectomy is a form of plastic surgery in which an attempt is made to improve the contours of the body by removing fat through suction.
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Early Hindu surgeons performed advanced eye operations and practised lithotomy and plastic surgery.
And the latter had recently announced that plastic surgery, except for specifically therapeutic reasons, was a sin.
The public must realise all surgical procedures carry risks and having plastic surgery lays them open to all of these.
But, they are being used now in microsurgery and plastic surgery, potentially in treatment of inflammation.

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