Patients who are looking to enhance their appearance or who require reconstructive surgery will find a private and comfortable atmosphere provided by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Arturo Aguillon. He has been with Harrington Hospital since 2010. Dr. Aguillon combines clinical excellence with a personalized approach that is important for patients who are facing procedures that can be life-altering.
While both cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery deal with improving a patient’s body, the overarching philosophies guiding the training, research, and goals for patient outcomes are different.
Cosmetic surgery is largely focused on improving a patient’s appearance, while reconstructive surgery is generally the improvement of facial and body abnormalities due to birth disorders, trauma, burns and disease.*
Reconstructive procedures include:
Diagnosis for reconstructive surgery is usually a function of clinical exams
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