Surgical procedures

It is very difficult to give a complete list of all procedures in plastic surgery because of the enormous amount of different possibilities on each segment of the body and because of the dichotomy into reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery.

For more informations about procedures please contact the national society of your country.


  • Lips : reconstruction; correction (reduction or augmentation), lip tumors, burns
  • Cranial congenital dysmorphies : dysplasia, hypertelorism, craniostenosis…
  • Pharynx and hypopharynx reconstruction
  • Surgery of the orbit
  • Nose reconstruction : after severe burns , cancer , noma
  • Cleft lips and palate
  • Burns of the face with contractures
  • Cosmetic surgery of the face : rhinoplasties, face lifts, eyelids, protrubing ears, lipostructure, hair transplantation…


  • Reconstruction of the breast after amputation for cancer or congenital amasty
  • Breast reduction
  • Mastopexy ( ptotic breast )
  • Cosmetic breast augmentation
  • Correction of breast asymmetry
  • Correction of inverted nipples
  • Burns of the breast with mammary hypoplasia and contractures
  • Ectopic mammary gland
  • Tuberous breast
  • Poland syndrome


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Ombilicoplasty
  • Burns of the trunk
  • Skin tumors


  • Liposuction
  • Micro surgery of the nerves and vessels
  • Brachial plexus
  • Arm reshaping
  • Burns and contractures
  • Skin defect after trauma and cancers


  • Liposuction
  • lipostructure
  • Burns contractures
  • Reconstruction after severe trauma (skin and muscle defects)
  • Skin coverage after skin tumours and burns
  • Crippled legs
  • Micro surgery of the nerves


  • Congenital defects
  • Hypospadias and epispadias
  • Transsexsualism
  • Burns


  • Reconstruction after trauma
  • Acute burns
  • Burn contractures
  • Rheumatoid hand
  • Dupuytren’s decease
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Infections of the hands (tendons, soft tissues …)
  • Fractures of the hand and of the carpal bones
  • Congenital malformations
  • Replantations and microsurgery
  • Tumors of the hands
  • Nail pathology