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  • 1. Zuleika Morales
    Wilfredo Reyes
    Stephany Valerio
    Kiara Vazquez
  • 2. What is cosmetic surgery?
    The cosmetic surgery is used for esthetic thing, to have more confidence, to feel better and lift one's self esteem. And the reconstructive is used for serious damaged or malformation on the body. It is intended either to correct disfigurement or to enhance a person's features. 
  • 3. Types of cosmetics surgery.
    • Bariatric Surgery
    This surgery is used for the people that have morbid obesity and can't lose weight doing exercises or diets. The bariatric surgery can help them control many of  the health problems. People with this disease often have chronic pain, high blood pressure , high cholesterol and diabetes.
    • Breast Surgeries
     The breast augmentation is the second commonly performed. This surgery use implants of silicone gel or saline to enhanced the breast. Different situations can make the breast  lose their shape so many women have a breast lift and this procedure reshape and make look better the breast.Another  surgery is the  breast reduction and is for women with large breast. The reduction help relief the back and neck pain and another problems relationated with large breast.
  • 4. Types of cosmetics surgery.
    • Liposuction
    This procedure uses a hollow needle that suction away the body fat that you don't want  and is needless. The liposuction is the most common plastic surgery performed, another name for this surgery is  body contouring. Sometimes the techniques may  vary  on what the patients want.
    • Other  surgeries
    A  used surgery is the  whole body lifts and is performed when there is abundance of excess skin (after a weight loss). Also there are surgeries that help refresh and improve the face like brow-lift, eyelid and face-lift.
  • 5. Types of cosmetics surgery.
    • Botulinum Toxin (Botox)
    This is not a surgery is only  a injection that  can temporarily reduce or eliminate appearance of lines and wrinkles from your face or necks. The injections takes seconds and are injected into targeted muscle that block nerve signal to these muscle and that make relaxes the muscle. You can see the results 3 to 7 days after the injections.
  • 6. Deciding when to have a cosmetic surgery.
    Dra.Yepez tells us that the right age for plastic surgery is performed depending on the patient's surgery to be performed. She gives us the example of children with large or deformed ears since age 6 can perform these surgeries, breast implants and liposuction is done after 18 years because at that age the body is well developed and the patient is at a mature age can decide and choose what you want in your body. Rejuvenation surgeries are done at the age that the patient wishes. 
  • 7. Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    Some processes of cosmetic surgery in Puerto Rico are:
    • Bariatric Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Breast reduction, lift and augmentation.
    Breast augmentation Breast reduction Breast lift
  • 8. Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Cosmetic facial surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Liposuction
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Abdominal Plastic
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Gluteal augmentation
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Rhynoplasty
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Botox
  • Cosmetic Surgery in puerto rico.
    • Injectables Fillers
  • Resources:
    Dra. Ana T. Santos Quiñones. (2007). About Bariatric Surgery. Retrieved from
    Calero Fernando M. Plastic Surgery. Retrieved from
    Dr. Claudio Corral. Cirugía Plástica estética de avanzada en Puerto Rico. Retrieved from
    Zapolnik, C.(n. d.). Different types of plastic surgery. Retrieved from
    Dra. Marcela Yépez Intriago. (2010). Edad adecuada para una cirugía plástica. Retrieved from
    Kaminer, Michael S., Jeffrey S. Dover, and Kenneth A. Arndt. Atlas of CosmeticSurgery. Philadelphia: Saunders, (2002). Retrievedfrom