Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery / Hand
YOUR FAMILY IS OUR FAMILY
DR. IRA TROCKI
IN PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Also Specializing in
Hand Surgery Practicing Since 1982
A plastic surgeon is a licensed medical doctor trained in patient interactions, trauma care and basic surgery techniques, as well as specialized areas, such as tissue transfer, body contouring and laser surgery. Plastic and reconstructive surgery deals with the restoration of normal form and function. It is a varied specialty involving adults and children and encompassing a wide range of conditions in different parts of the body.
Plastic surgery is so much more than “cosmetic or aesthetic” surgery. While cosmetic surgery is probably the most visible and perhaps the most glamorous aspect of plastic surgery, it’s a relatively small part of the specialty. Plastic surgery may be used not only to enhance a person’s looks, but also to restore a patient’s appearance following an accident or a bout with cancer or another disease. A plastic surgeon may work on nearly any area of the body, and many specialize in a particular body location, such as the head and neck or hands.