Cosmetic surgery, which is also known as plastic surgery, has become a very common medical procedure. Although plastic surgery is used for a wide array of cosmetic purposes, it is also performed on patients who have suffered severe scarring or injuries from accidents, dog bites, or other physical deformities to improve functionality or appearance. Many breast cancer patients who have had a mastectomy also opt for such reconstructive surgery But when an incompetent, negligent or unqualified doctor performs such a precise surgical procedure, the results can be devastating.
Some common complications associated with plastic surgery include:
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