There are various reasons why people undergo cosmetic, or aesthetic, surgery. In certain situations, cosmetic surgery may be needed for functional reasons – for example, breast reduction is sometimes used to relieve back or neck pain. Cosmetic surgery is different from reconstructive plastic surgery, which is a type of surgery used to repair damaged tissue caused by surgery, illness, injury, or an abnormality present from birth. There are separate pages on plastic surgery. Our expert will discuss the procedure of cosmetic surgery and much more on the show.