Aesthetic Medicine is a broad term that applies to any speciality that focuses on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of conditions including scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, liver spots, excess fat, cellulite, unwanted hair, skin discolouration, and spider veins. It involves the process of modifying a patient's physical appearance. Either to enhance a person's face and body or decrease the risk of certain types of diseases including obesity. It is a medical scope that includes dermatology and surgical practices, starting from non-invasive treatments such as laser treatments to invasive procedures such as reconstructive surgeries.
Aesthetic specialists also need to have a deep understanding and knowledge on fitness, nutrition, use of lasers and other similar technologies, medications, and analgesia, to name a few and also develops on the assessment and diagnosis of certain conditions that may have changed a person's physical appearance such as acne, eczema, allergies, as well as symptoms of hormonal imbalances like excessive hair and weight gain. Patients are expected to counsel, especially since many procedures can lead to a significant change in appearance, and provide the much-needed medical care all throughout the process, including pre- and post-operative care.
Aesthetic medicine includes both surgical procedures and non-surgical procedures:
1. Surgical Procedures:
· Breast Implants
· Radio Frequency Ablation
2. Non-Surgical Procedures:
· Radio Frequency Skin Tightening
· Non-Surgical Liposuction
· Chemical Peel
· High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic Field
· Radio Frequency Fat Removal
Aesthetic Medicine is a developing clinical subspecialty and field in scientific research aimed at the use of minimally invasive cosmetic treatments to enhance patients' satisfaction with their physical appearance. This is the subspecialty is no longer limited to the fields of plastic surgery and dermatology, as many specialities are offering aesthetic medical procedures in order to better accommodate their patient's aesthetic needs. A growing trend among baby boomers is that aesthetic treatments are part of a normal health routine with the goal of maintaining a natural and healthy appearance.
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