Q. What is Plastic Surgery?
A. Plastic Surgery is to shape or to mold the structure. It is a problem solving specialty. The problem arises due to the congenital abnormality like cleft lip and cleft palate, acquired deformities like burn, defective wounds, or due to the aging process.
Q. Why is it called Plastic Surgery?
A. The Plastic word in Plastic Surgery comes from the Greek Word "PLASTIKOS" means molding.
Q. From where the Plastic Surgery had started?
A. Plastic Surgery started from India. It is mentioned in the book called SUSHRUTA SAMHITA written in 600 BC. The book described the techniques of nose and earlobe reconstruction with the tissue transfer techniques.
Q. What are the types of Services which can provide in Plastic Surgery?
A. Plastic Surgery is basically divided in two parts a. Plastic & Reconstructive b. Aesthetic or Cosmetic
A. Plastic & Reconstructive
Post Burn Contractures
Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
Defective and Chronic Wounds
Congenital Deformities of Hand and Foot
Skin and Soft Tissue Tumor
Breast Enlargement(Silicon Breast)
Breast Reduction(Reduct. Mammoplasty)
Q. What is Cosmetic or Aesthetic Surgery?
A. Cosmetic Surgery is a branch of Plastic Surgery. It enhances the beauty of the people by strenghtening their self image.
Q. Are you providing all the services in your hospital?
A. Yes we are providing almost all the services in the hospital.
Q. Can you explain about eyelid surgery?
A. Eyelid Surgery which is also called BLEPHAROPLASTY is a procedure to remove fat - usually along with the excess skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids.
Eyelid surgery can correct drooping upper lids and puffy bags below your eyes.
It also produces upper eyelid crease to Asian eyes.
Blepharoplasty brings youthful look which last for years.
Upper and lower eyelid surgery can both be carried out under local anesthesia with each operation taking two hours. Patient needs to come for the dressing 2 or 3 times and stitches will remove on 5th day. Some swelling will occur though this will fade in 7-10 days. During this time wearing of sunglass is recommended.