MYTH: Plastic surgeons only perform reconstructive surgery

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Plastic Surgery encompasses both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. ASPS members are
Specialist Plastic Surgeons trained, experienced, and qualified to perform both cosmetic and
reconstructive procedures. Many cosmetic procedures are embedded in the training undertaken
for reconstructive plastic surgery. Specialist Plastic Surgeons are uniquely qualified to handle the
demands and risks attached to various cosmetic surgery procedures.