New technologies in medicine and cosmetic surgery

Written by: Dr. Salvatore Pagano
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Today we live in a change in the world of cosmetic surgery. We have gone from the traditional plastic surgery, which basically cut and suture the regenerative plastic surgery, which stimulates vital tissues to achieve a revitalization leading to more lasting results and natural. The much desired naturalness is achieved when the body proportions and harmony are respected, and stimulated and tissues regenerate themselves.


Minimally invasive techniques in plastic surgery

There are treatments that allow natural results, scarred heavily disguised. Moreover, as it is minimally invasive techniques, patients can resume their daily activities in a short time.


What innovative technologies exist for cosmetic surgery?

  • Laser Liposuction: using a laser cannula penetrates 2 or 3 mm in the skin, can melt the fat concentrated in the abdomen, buttocks, love handles, legs, arms and chin. In addition, the laser stimulates the skin for improved body shape. Thus, it is possible to treat cases for which conventional liposuction is not indicated, such as sagging skin and cellulite. Patients can return to their routine with a quick recovery.
  • Lipofilling stem cells: is the removal, usually the abdomen, fat tissue rich in stem cells and injecting them back into receiving areas like the face, breast or buttocks. Thus one is able to shape, volume and projection to areas that need it, such as a breast or buttock, and can soften and regenerate furrows and wrinkles of the face. All this with the same patient tissue without using prosthesis. At six months, the results are usually stable and natural, as long as the body weight is maintained.


Virtual reality applied to plastic surgery

A virtual simulator allows patients to experience surgery before surgery. Thanks to a sensor area is captured on which will intervene. The 3D image is passed to a computer, where it appears as improved medical indications and the needs of patients. Thus, patients can see and assess directly how would your breasts after surgery, or for example see the benefits of a facelift or a tummy tuck. It is a valuable breakthrough that has dramatically improved communication between doctor and patient. Not only helps the patient understand the results that can be achieved; also for the surgeon turns out to be valuable, to give the possibility to obtain information on asymmetries, anatomical dimensions, type and shape of the prosthesis indicated various options and surgical techniques.


Aesthetic medicine in the future

More and more sensitivity to consider the quality of life also passes through the care of the physical aspect. So medical treatments and cosmetic surgery are becoming the way to prevent and treat the signs of aging. In a few years they will be considered equally routine nowadays aesthetic dental treatments. It is essential not to abuse these treatments and placed in the hands of professionals for the results to be natural and desired. First of all, doctors must act ethically and professionally, helping to improve physical and emotional health of patients.


What treatments are most in demand now?

Each day there is a greater public attention to aesthetics. Surgeries demands for more women are breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tucks, while among men eyelid surgery, tummy tuck and rhinoplasty are the most requested. In aesthetic medicine, the most popular treatments are botulinum toxin, fillers and tensioning wires.

On the other hand, the aesthetic medicine treatments are over ten times more common than cosmetic surgery. This is the lower invasiveness is due and faster recovery involving. Still, it is noteworthy that have less durability and less effective in reaching the results.

However, it is always important that patients choose a qualified professional and to choose the treatment that best meets their expectations as both medicine and cosmetic surgery offer very valid options if done the right way.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Salvatore Pagano
Plastic surgery

Dr. Salvatore Pagano is a renowned specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic that has more than 10 years of experience. Licensed by the Universita degli Studi di Bari (Italy), he has completed numerous training centers in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Brazil. During his long career he has participated in numerous courses and congresses of national and international specialty and has also served as a volunteer surgeon in Kenya. Currently, he is medical director of the Clinic Golden medical and cosmetic surgery in Sevilla and international trainer liposculpture techniques and treatment of cellulite laser (Cynosure), apart from being a member of several national associations.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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