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Opinion - (2023) Volume 9, Issue 2

Plastic Surgery Wound Closure Taking After Resection of Spinal Metastases
Daniel M Sciubba*
Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
*Correspondence: Daniel M Sciubba, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA, Email:

Received: 31-May-2023, Manuscript No. IPCPDR-23-17109; Editor assigned: 02-Jun-2023, Pre QC No. IPCPDR-23-17109 (PQ); Reviewed: 16-Jun-2023, QC No. IPCPDR-23-17109; Revised: 21-Jun-2023, Manuscript No. IPCPDR-23-17109 (R); Published: 28-Jun-2023, DOI: 10.36648/2472-0143.9.2.20


Plastic surgery has become a widely accepted and sought-after field in the medical world, offering individuals the opportunity to enhance their appearance and correct physical imperfections. We will explore popular treatments, the process involved, recovery expectations, and important considerations for individuals considering plastic surgery. Reconstructive plastic surgery focuses on restoring form and function to the body after injury, illness, or congenital deformities. These procedures aim to improve the patient’s quality of life and enhance their physical well-being. Breast reconstruction is performed after mastectomy due to breast cancer or other medical conditions. Various techniques, such as implants or tissue flap procedures, are used to recreate a breast mound. Cleft lip and palate repair is performed to correct congenital defects in the lip and/or roof of the mouth. Surgery aims to improve speech, eating, and appearance. Breast implants, as well as other types of implants used in plastic surgery, can experience issues like rupture, leakage, or migration over time. Some individuals may be prone to developing keloids, which are raised, thickened scars that can occur after surgery. Skin irregularities, such as contour irregularities or depressions, may occur as a result of liposuction or other body contouring procedures.


Some individuals seeking plastic surgery may suffer from body dysmorphic disorder, a psychological condition characterized by an obsessive focus on perceived flaws in appearance. For such patients, plastic surgery may not provide the expected relief and may worsen their psychological distress. Unrealistic expectations about the outcomes of plastic surgery can lead to dissatisfaction and disappointment, even when the procedure is successful. Plastic surgery can trigger a range of emotions, including anxiety, depression, and stress, particularly during the recovery period. In some cases, individuals may develop an addiction to cosmetic procedures, seeking continuous treatments to address perceived flaws, which can be detrimental to their physical and mental health. Complications associated with breast augmentation may include implant rupture, capsular contracture, changes in nipple sensation, and the need for revision surgery. Rhinoplasty can lead to breathing difficulties, infection, asymmetry, and the risk of cartilage or bone graft complications. Liposuction may result in contour irregularities, skin dimpling, and the need for secondary procedures to address excess skin. Facelift surgery carries the risk of nerve damage, hematoma, hairline changes, and scarring. Tummy tucks can lead to wound healing issues, abdominal contour irregularities, and the risk of blood clots.


Plastic surgery offers a diverse array of treatments, catering to both reconstructive and cosmetic needs. Whether seeking to restore form and function after an injury or enhance appearance and boost self-confidence, plastic surgery can be a life-changing and rewarding experience. However, it is essential to approach plastic surgery with realistic expectations and a thorough understanding of the risks involved. By consulting with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon, discussing your goals openly, and following post-operative care guidelines diligently, you can optimize your results and ensure a safe and successful plastic surgery journey. Remember that each individual’s body and healing process are unique, and patience and adherence to your surgeon’s guidance are key to achieving the best possible outcome.



Conflict Of Interest

The author’s declared that they have no conflict of interest.

Citation: Sciubba DM (2023) Plastic Surgery Wound Closure Taking After Resection of Spinal Metastases. Clin Pediatr Dermatol. 9:20.

Copyright: © 2023 Sciubba DM. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.