Cosmetic Surgery, Introduction

COSMETIC SURGERY

Cosmetic Surgery, Introduction

Mar
2002
Vol. 21. No. 1
Jeffrey S Dover, MD | Kenneth A Arndt, MD | Michael S Kaminer, MD

WHAT IS COSMETIC SURGERY? At first glance, the simple answer appears to be: procedures that make people look better. But then come the harder questions, such as who performs cosmetic surgery, what is a cosmetic surgeon, what is the minimum amount of invasive~2ess required to make a procedure “surgery,” and finally who are the cosmetic surgery patients?

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