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DONALD J. CAPUANO, M.D.
Plastic Surgeon


THE SCOPE OF PLASTIC SURGERY
PERHAPS IS BEST DESCRIBED BY
LOUIS O. VASCONEZ M.D

MY TEACHER
AND
WORLD RENOWNED PLASTIC SURGEON



THE SCOPE OF PLASTIC SURGERY
IS THE SKIN
AND ITS CONTENTS


By this is meant that

Plastic Surgeons have helped repair and make whole that which by accident or by nature have become a burden to the individual

Along with physicians and surgeons of other specialties
all parts and organ systems of the body have been operated on
by Plastic Surgeons


Web Disclaimer - Copyright Donald J. Capuano MD 6/96




A Plastic Surgeon is a surgeon who has been trained in a
Plastic Surgical Residency / Fellowship Training Program,
and by his / her training is eligible to take the examination of the
AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY
which is the examination sanctioned by
The AMERICAN BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALISTS

There are many surgeons who are
"Board Certified"
check for
"Board Certified in Plastic Surgery"
or
"Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery"
or
check for Board Certified Plastic Surgeons at ASPRS

The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons




ARBITRARY CATEGORIZATION OF PLASTIC SURGERY


PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE
&
COSMETIC AND RESTORATIVE





PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY




CONGENITAL PROBLEMS

Problems present from birth which may or may not be familial i.e. "runs in the family"


Craniofacial (face and skull)
Neck
Breast surgery
to even the size of breasts
to reduce the size of breasts programmed to be very large

Trunk
hernias
skin defects as in spina bifida


Extremities
Arm
forearm
hand
Lower extremity
foot
Genitalia
development problems of the
male and female genital track

ACQUIRED PROBLEMS

Disease processes
Skin tumors
Breast tumors
Head and neck tumors
Injuries
Trauma
Burns

COSMETIC SURGERY


FACE and NECK COSMETIC SURGERY

Brow lift
Face Lift
Neck lift
Contouring by Suction Lipectomy
Eyelid Surgery
Nasal Surgery
Internal (breathing) and External ('looks')
Lips
Mouth
Cheeks - implants - contouring
Shaping of the skull
Hair Transplant




SKIN RESURFACING



Skin Care Products Glycolic Acid Products Renova & Retin-A Clarifying agents Pigment and 'spot' removers


CHEMICAL PEELS
LASER RESURFACING
DERMABRASION




- LIPOSUCTION -



Areas treatable include (listed in order of approximate frequency of requests for treatment) in our office) - hips - thighs - waist (abdomen) - neck - face - arms - - calves - ankles -
Fat transfer from areas of liposuction (listed in order of approximate frequency of requests for treatment) in our office)
breasts (not done) - - lips - lower legs - calves - hands -
male genitalia (not done)




BREAST SURGERY

Reduction of Large Breasts
Enlargement of small breasts - even and uneven sizes
Elevation of sagging breasts
Removal of excess tissue from male breasts
Prophylactic cancer surgery on the breast
removal of the pre-malignant breast
or malignant tissue
preserving the nipple or reconstructing same
and reconstructing the breast mound
little known and potentially life saving surgery
Reconstruction of breast after cancer surgery
use of FDA approved implants
use of tissue from the abdomen
use of other tissues


VERY SPECIALIZED AREAS OF EXPERTISE
by Plastic Surgeons



Certain Plastic surgeons have extensive experience in very specialized areas
SOME areas are referenced here



Cranio-Facial Surgery
Congenital Hand Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate
Chest Wall Problems - complications after open heart surgery
Microvascular transfer of tissue (sewing of small blood vessels to allow tissue to be transferred to other areas as used in breast reconstruction from the abdomen
as used to reconstruct tissue defects after accidents
etc
Cosmetic Surgery Suction Lipectomy Facial Cosmetic Surgery Laser Surgery Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Chemical Peel Computerized Facial Imaging Endoscopic (Small Incision) Cosmetic Surgery Other Plastic Surgical Operations Group Lecture / Information Availability/Affiliation with Unity Hospital Accredited Ambulatory Surgery Unit 585-225-0680

THE SCOPE OF PLASTIC SURGERY


Cosmetic Surgery / Suction Lipectomy / Facial Cosmetic Surgery / Laser Surgery / Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery / Chemical Peel / (Small Incision) Endoscopic Cosmetic Surgery / Other Plastic Surgical Operations / Group Lecture / Information Availability / Affiliation with Unity Hospital / Accredited Ambulatory Surgery Unit / Learn more about Dr. Capuano / Meet the office staff / How to find us / Operative Procedures / Benefits of Plastic Surgery / Send email to Dr.Capuano / Other Plastic Surgery links on the Internet / FDA Breast Implant Information / mailing list

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