Plastic Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery
Why Choose University of Colorado Hospital for Plastic (Cosmetic) Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery?
Our cosmetic and reconstructive physicians at University of Colorado Hospital take the time to listen to you, discuss all surgical and non-surgical options for your specific procedure, and answer all of your questions honestly and openly. We want you to make an informed decision that is in your best interest.
What is Plastic Surgery? What is Reconstructive Surgery?
Plastic surgery is performed to change a person’s appearance. Reconstructive surgery reshapes or rebuilds abnormal body structures caused by:
- Birth defects
- Developmental abnormalities
More than 16 million cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2006, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures include:
- Breast reconstruction surgery
- Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
- Post-bariatric (weight loss surgery) cosmetic surgery (arm lift, tummy tuck, breast lift)
- Earlobe surgery (droopy ears, restoration of earlobe piercings)
- Brow lift
- Removal of skin lesions
- Botox and Restalyn injections
It is important to make informed decisions regarding your plastic and reconstructive surgery care. Seek a doctor who will work to determine the best procedures and results for you.