Reconstructive surgery is generally performed to improve function, as opposed to cosmetic surgery which improves aesthetics. However, part of the goal of a reconstructive procedure may also be to approximate a normal appearance. There are a variety of reconstructive techniques which may be used depending on the individual case. In general, reconstructive surgery treats or improves abnormal structures of the body which may be congenital or developmental in nature or the result of trauma, infection, tumor or disease.
Dr. Miller and Dr. Steinbrech of Gotham Plastic Surgery of New York have extensive experience in various reconstructive techniques. They are well versed in repairing facial fractures, closing defects produced by tumor surgery, and improving scars or other blemishes. They will do their best to answer all of your questions and to provide sound guidance utilizing the latest knowledge in their field.