Reconstructive and plastic surgery aims to return to the patient psychological comfort,  the sense of beauty and fullness of his/her body, the restoration of quality of life. Reconstructive operations are aimed at partial or complete return to the human body of lost functions, and plastic surgery restores the aesthetic harmony of the body and often serves as the final stage of multi-stage reconstructive operations.

The main directions of reconstructive surgery today are - the correction of posttraumatic and congenital functional and aesthetic disorders of any parts of the body. Reconstructive and plastic surgery is often combined to help patients "recover" from illness, injury, or correct a congenital disorder.