Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
The face is defined by the nose which is a central feature of the face. It affects your look if there is some deformity and can give you low self-esteem.
If you want to change the shape of the nose to correct a birth defect or post-traumatic deformity, or simply want to enhance its looks, Rhinoplasty helps to achieve all this. It’s the most common cosmetic surgery procedure done worldwide. The operation may involve reducing or increasing the size of the nose, correction of broad tip and dorsum of the nose, straightening of the crooked nose, or narrowing of the width of nostrils.
There are two types of Rhinoplasty procedures depending upon deformity which is to be corrected:
- Open Rhinoplasty
- Closed Rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty results are not visible just after surgery as there is swelling of the nose due to the procedure which takes 2-3 weeks to resolve. Results become better day by day.
Procedure Time: 2-5 Hours
Hospital Stay: 2-3 Days
Recovery Time: 2-4 Weeks
As we age, our skin looses elasticity and with gravitational pull, it begins to sag on face and neck and we look more and more tired with loss of youthful look. Facelift, also known as Rhytidectomy, is a rejuvenation procedure which an breathe new life into your appearance and gives you a youthful look.
In this surgery, the skin of the face and neck is pulled upwards and back. At the same time, fatty deposits under the chin and along the jaw line can be removed and the muscles tightened. The cheeks can also be filled out to give a more youthful look.
Procedure Time: 3-4 Hours
Hospital Stay: 2-3 Days
Recovery Time: 3-4 Weeks
As we get older, bags under the eyes begin to form and drooping of upper eyelids occurs which gives tired and unhappy look to the face.
Eyelid surgery removes excess fatty deposits that appear as puffiness in the eyelids and excess skin and fine wrinkles of the upper eyelid. It gives you fresher and younger looking eyes.
It can be performed under local anaesthesia as day care procedure
Procedure Time: 1.5-3 Hours
Hospital Stay: 0 Days
Recovery Time: 2-3 Weeks
Drooping of the forehead or eyebrows with deep lines on the forehead can cause concern for many patients as they look aged. Brow Lift Surgery will correct drooping of eyebrows, loose skin with some improvement in facial lines. It can be combined with botulinum toxin 15 days prior to surgery for best results.
Brow lift surgery is also known as endoscopic brow lift, brow reshaping is a cosmetic surgery procedure to correct drooping of eyebrows and improvement of forehead creases and lines to achieve a youthful appearance.
Procedure Time: 1 Hours
Hospital Stay: Day care or 1 day stay
Recovery Time: 1 week
Lip Reduction / Augmentation
Lip reduction is performed for large lips which are out of proportion to the face. It helps in reshaping the lips by removal of inner fat and tissue.
This procedure can be done under local anesthesia as a daycare procedure.
For small lips, augmentation can be performed either by fat grafting or by fillers.
Procedure Time: 1-2 Hours
Hospital Stay: 0 Days
Recovery Time: 1 Week
Wounds heal by Scars as they are normal part of healing process. But sometimes scarring is excessive leading to ugly appearance.
Scars can be due to trauma, post-burn, post-infection, or surgical scars. It can be a hypertrophic scar, keloid, or just a wide depressed scar.
Scars can be treated in a variety of ways depending upon which stage the patient is presenting.
- Medical treatment in form of scar-reducing creams, silicone gel sheets, and pressure garments.
- Injection Kenacort for Hypertrophic scars and Keloids.
- Fat grafting for depressed scars
- Surgical treatment
Scar revision is a surgical procedure in which a scar is revised to decrease its width, orient it to an anatomical position to reduce scarring and to improve the overall appearance. There are various ways for doing it:
- Simple excision and closure
- Serial excision for wide scars
- Tissue expander surgery for large scars
TISSUE EXPANDER SURGERY
Tissue expansion is a surgical procedure in which normal skin adjacent to the scar is utilized for coverage after a large scar is excised. In this procedure tissue expander is inserted below normal skin and is expanded in a period of 2-3 months. Once the desired expansion is achieved, the tissue expander is removed and expanded skin is utilized for coverage.
It is widely used for burn scars, post-traumatic or post-burn alopecia. It replaces scar with normal skin and gives good cosmetic results in form of color and texture match.