The Notion of Medical Intervention for Aesthetics

Apr 10, 2021Health Law & Malpractice

Omur Boyu Ehliyet Donemi Sona Erdi

Medical Intervention for Aesthetics is defined as interventions that are done to eliminate the deformations that are congenital or occurred by a stimulus, an accident, an injury or a disease or by itself that cause distortion on one’s physical appearance or without a deformation, in order one to have a more beautiful look, be happier and more contented spiritually.

Some of the aesthetic interventions does not require the usage of scalpel like injection of silicone to the lips or interventions to eliminate the wrinkles in the forehead, therefore are not classified as surgical interventions. On the other hand, most of the medical intervention for aesthetics are done under the surgical branch of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and its sub-group cosmetic surgery. 

Medical interventions for aesthetics are classified according to their aims as physical recovery, spiritual healing and just interventions for cosmetics. 

Interventions like recovery of the congenital abnormalities or recovery of loss of tissue or organs due to an accident or a stimulus or by itself that occurred afterwards are classified as aesthetic medical interventions for physical recovery. 

Treatment of spiritual discomfort caused by the abnormalities that occurred by various factor or congenitally is aimed by the medical interventions for spiritual healing. 

Medical interventions that just aim for beautification are the medical intervention demands of people that don’t have a mental illness or have a treatment purpose but have the desire to look more beautiful or gain a reputation.