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Plastic Reconstruction , Aesthetic and Hand Surgery

Plastic Reconstruction , Aesthetic And Hand Surgery

Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (PRAS) , also commonly known as Plastic Surgery is unique and poorly understood surgical subspeciality. Word “PLASTIC” is taken wrongly by general public, it derived from Greek word “PLASTIKOS” which means ‘To form “ or “To Mold”.It means art of remodelling of tissue. Unlike other speciality Plastic surgery is not defined by an anatomic area, organ system or patient age group.Plastic surgery is based on principles and deals with everything from head to toe. Plastic Surgery is broadly divided into Reconstructive surgery and Cosmetic ( Aesthetic ) Surgery.

Aim

To improve patients appearance, self image and confidence by restoring form, function and aesthesis.

Services

Reconstructive surgeries

Trauma surgery

  • Management of all types of soft tissue trauma
  • Reconstruction of Lower limb & Upper limb traumatic wound defect

Post cancer surgery reconstruction

  • Post surgical Head and neck / oral cancer defect reconstruction- Tongue, Oral cavity, Upper jaw, Lower jaw, Cheek, Nose, Scalp reconstruction.
  • Post Breast cancer surgery -Breast reconstruction

Management of Facial Palsy

Ear Reconstruction- Traumatic defect and Congenital abnormality ( Ear abnormality since birth like small ear, large ear, absent ear)

Ear lobe repair - Repair of split ear lobe

Cleft lip and Palate repair - Defect in lip, split lip , defect in palatal region since birth.

Microvacsular surgery

  • Free flap reconstruction
  • Artery repair
  • Nerve repair, Nerve transfer, Nerve grafting
  • Lymph node transfer and Lymphatic surgeries in lymphedema patients
  • Arteriovenous fistula creation for Hemodialysis access

Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • Finger tip Injuries, Management of small bone fractures, Tendon repair, Artery repair, Nerve repair
  • Tendon transfer
  • Management of Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpel tunnel release/ other compressive neuropathy management
  • Surgery for congenital abnormality like Sydactyly, Polydactyly etc.

Management of Lymphedema - Manual lymphatic drainage, Multilayer bandaging , Microvascular surgeries for lymphedema management.

Diabetic foot management -Wound debridement, Foot care, Reconstruction of diabetic foot wound.

Burn management - Acute burn care, Burn wound surgery- Skin grafting for burn wound. Surgeries for Burn contracture

Cosmetic Surgeries

  • Surgery for Male breast (Gynaecomastia )
  • Liposuction- Chest , Abdomen, Face, Neck, Thigh, Arms
  • Tummy tuck Surgery- Abdominoplasty
  • Post bariatric body contouring
  • Fat Injection/ Fat grafting
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Augmentation with Implant/ Fat
  • Scar rejuvenation
  • Treatment of Keloid, Hypertrophic scar
  • Otoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • PRP injection
  • Hair Transplant
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Face lift/ Neck lift

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