Reconstructive, plastic and cosmetic surgical procedures are performed at St. Francis Hospital by board-certified surgeons who specialize in these surgeries. Reconstructive procedures can help restore parts of the body that have been affected by trauma, disease or congenital abnormalities. Plastic surgery is defined as a surgical specialty dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Cosmetic surgery, generally considered an elective procedure, can help to enhance the physical appearance and self-esteem of patients by addressing body concerns or insecurities.
A few of the most common procedures performed at St. Francis include:
- Breast reconstructive following cancer
- Breast reduction or augmentation
- Cosmetic eye, ear or nose surgery
- Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)