Strategies to prevent extinction of plastic surgery


  • Neeraj K. Agrawal Department of Plastic Surgery, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India



Surgery, Plastic surgery, Stratergy


“What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.”  William Wordsworth

Plastic surgery is a rare combination of carpentry and aesthetics. These skills are so judgmental that the perception of the ideal form varies radically between the surgeons. Plastic surgery being surface surgery is unique as the results are obvious and almost instantaneous. Younger surgeons usually face difficulties in satisfying the patients because of the visibility of surgical results. Litigation and compensation issues may also dissuade medical students to join the revered specialty. Many other issues related to the specialty merit due attention.


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