Reconstructive Surgery San Diego
Plastic surgeons perform more than one million reconstructive procedures every year. Reconstructive surgery helps patients of all ages and types – whether it’s a child with a birth defect, a young adult injured in an accident, or an older adult with a problem caused by aging.
Who is a Candidate for Reconstructive Surgery?
Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body that are caused by:
- Congenital defects
- Developmental abnormalities
- Trauma, infection
The general goal is to improve function, but may also be done to approximate a normal appearance. Reconstructive surgery is generally covered by most health insurance policies, although coverage for specific procedures and levels of coverage may vary greatly.
Improvement in the appearance of a scar may be acheived with plastic surgery. Dr. Gregory Park offers his experience in making your scars less obvious through the injection or application of certain steroid medications or through surgical procedures known as scar revisions.
Breast reconstruction after cancer surgery is one of the most rewarding surgical procedures for both patient and surgeon today. Dr. Gregory Park, provides his patients with compassion and experience, as well as, new medical techniques and devices that make it possible for the creation of a new breast that can provide the appearance and form close to that of a natural breast.