Plastic surgery

What is Plastic surgery?

The surgical specialty or procedure concerned with the restoration, construction, reconstruction, or improvement in the form, function, and appearance of body structures that are missing, defective, damaged, or misshapen. Encompasses both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.

Questions and answers on "Plastic surgery"

My grand daughter had plastic surgery on her forehead and I don't want her to stay with a scar my daughter is applying maderma for kids but her friend said that her daughter had plastic surgery on the forehead and tha doctor applied scar fx silicone strips which one do you recommend?

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Thanks for the query,

Scars can be cured with the use of creams as well as LASERS.

The modality to be used depends on the type of scar and the thickness of scar.

Creams like noscar, silicon gel etc are helpful.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any...

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Hi im 23yrs old female ..suffering with heamangioma on my tongue from birth..i have under gone plastic surgery twice @ 8yrs & 15yrs ..later 17yrs it spend on corner of my lips bluish colour swelling is found n slightly lower gums of teeth front jaw..kindly give me a solution for it..thank you













doctor1 MD

Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query.
The hemangioma can be treated by sclerosing agents and by surgery. Since you are telling it is recurring, you might have to get it treated again by surgery. Consult a good plastic surgeon and get it treated. Before that you need to get a CT...

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I used to had vitiligo problem about 10 yrs ago. now it is stable and cured. few spots are lft on my legs and for that my doctor has suggested me to go for plastic surgery. is it safe enough? i am 23 yrs old female, not undergoing through any treatment now. just want to hide my remaining spots, is any other treatment available for that.

doctor1 MD

If you are concerned about remaining spots, You can go for plastic surgery. Plastic surgery can be performed if the spots are stable since last 1 year.

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thanks, actually now my father is under the treatment in hospital after the plastic surgery in foot, already they severe one fingure in leg now they are telling need to cut 4 fingers, actually we are very confused about he is getting the better treatment, could you suggest me a solution.

doctor1 MD

Hi, thanks for using HCM.

Surgery to remove ties depends on cause for it. In any surgery we should consider advantages and disadvantages of surgery.If its very essential then only we decide for toe removal. If you provide more details about your father condition, we can help you in a better way....

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hello doctor, i am 23 years of age and loosing hairs from the top centre of my head.my hairs were thin and curly from childhoood and it started falling from a very early age.Now i just want to request you to kindly guide me in the right direction whether what should i do.medication will be helpfull or i should go for hair transplant?

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Hi Doc, I recently had a hair transplant operation. Some of the grafts were transplanted in the area where hair density was less. Now after one month, as was told the transplanted hair have started to fall. But the problem I want to ask is that, the already existing hair in those regions are having very slow growth. I want to ask that does the transplant effect the already existing hair growth also?

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I am interested in having a breast lift and implants...I am 59 years old...in good health! I am a bit scared, never had any surgery before, lol, not looking to be Dolly Parton, but want to fill a bra properly! May you recommend to me an excellent...

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Hello, this question is for a dermatologist or a general surgeon . I suffer from multiple lipomas in my arms, thighs and back. My questions: 1) Is there a treatment available for lipomas to stop them from growing or increasing in size? 2) If...

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My whole scalp is now a (Gel). I went to Specialists Dermatologist Dr's etc. They did many biopsies took pictures and only told me it's in GRANULAR ???? I just want some medicine to heal it, or to have it removed or Plastic Surgery to fix it. I...

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