Discover Germany, Issue 35, February 2016

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Less is more New year, new trends: a great deal is happening within the ever-evolving beauty industry. A Berlin-based plastic surgeon explains all current developments and why his background in reconstructive surgery and microsurgery creates a significant advantage for patients undergoing aesthetic surgery in 2016. TEXT: SONJA IRANI | PHOTOS: SINIS

“It’s all about reducing the complications and side effects of aesthetic surgery to a bare minimum,” explains Prof. Dr. med.

Nektarios Sinis in our interview about the current developments in his industry.“The best way to ensure this is to apply the knowledge and expertise gained from reconstructive surgery, in particular from microsurgery.” When it comes to plastic surgery, Dr. Sinis is undoubtedly an expert. Before he decided to focus on aesthetic surgery at his private practice in Berlin, he built up an outstanding reputation as a professional for reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, breast surgery and

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microsurgery.“I wanted to help people,”Dr. Sinis says about his motivation to become a plastic surgeon.“For example, by reconstructing a face that’s been badly burnt in a way that would enable my patients to lead a normal life again. Over time, I realised that there was a huge demand for aesthetic surgeries to conceal any signs of aging such as facelifts, breast augmentation or liposuction.” Reconstructing the younger you Because of this demand, Dr. Sinis decided to focus on aesthetic surgery and opened his own private practice in Berlin. His patients here particularly benefit from the physician’s award-winning expertise in reconstructive surgery and microsurgery. “Aesthetic surgery and reconstructive surgery have a lot in common,” he explains. “What the surgeon does is basically re-