Cosmetic Procedure

Treatments and surgeries that aim to improve a person's appearance are called cosmetic procedures. There are various cosmetic procedures available, which are breast augmentation or reduction, liposuction, vulvovaginal surgery, rhinoplasty (nose job), and chemical peels.

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How can I lower my hairline to hide my big forehead?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male and I am trying to find out if there is any way to lower my hairline. I had a big forehead since birth and I am wondering if there is any way to change that.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are two ways we can use to achieve a lower hairline or a smaller forehead. The first is a surgical approach to remove a portion of the forehead skin and effectively lower the hairline. The second is to make the forehead appear smaller by grafting hair to the fron...  Read Full »

I had chest pain. Can I get anesthesia for facelift surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, Eight months back I had chest pain. My dad expired at the age of 54 years because of MI. Hence the doctor insisted that I should take some tests and everything were normal. I have attached are some of the test results. I have not got any chest pain later. I am taking medicines for de...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to On review of the echocardiogram (echo) and the stress test (attachment removed to protect patient identity) it appears that you should be fine going through the surgery. However, I do not have your blood work. Usually the surgeons would like to have it within 30 days p...  Read Full »

I had a double jaw surgery to correct my facial profile. But I still feel it is not corrected. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had double jaw surgery a month ago to correct facial asymmetry. My left side of the jaw was too long, pushing the chin off-center. They did a Le Fort 1 to rotate the maxilla 5 mm and pushed forward 8 mm. The jaw was also moved and turned 5 mm to the left, and the chin was supposed to...  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concerns. I recommend that you wait a week more and see whether any significant changes have occurred after the swelling subsides, as should be the final result. Judging by your description, you are still in that phase of uneven swelling. As for correcti...  Read Full »

I need some advise on how to make myself more pretty. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I do not really know what I need done, but I notice there is something slightly off with my face. I noticed that one side of my nose is more straight than the other. That is more curved and I am thinking that might be the problem, but you are the professional. So, I pretty much just ne...  Read Full »

Dr. Pavan N Murdeshwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the pictures shared by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a beautiful face there. A little makeover will make it more gorgeous. As you already mentioned, your nose has a bit bulbous tip deformity which is correctable. Apart fr...  Read Full »

Can liposuction be done for weight loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I am planning to go for liposuction to lose weight. My weight is 78 kg and height is 5'3". Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Vennapusa Amar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your calculated body mass index (BMI) is 30.4 kg/m2. Generally we perform bariatric surgery to achieve permanent weight loss for any patient whose BMI is 30 kg/m2 or above. Liposuction is not a treatment option for weight loss. It is a cosmetic procedure for body shapin...  Read Full »

Can pulsed dye laser treatment affect a previous thread lift procedure?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an Aptos thread lift early this year. Recently, I had a VBeam laser treatment. Have I damaged my threads? I appreciate your help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Kuljyot Bajaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How do you know if the threads have been damaged? When was the procedure done? Do you have any underlying medical conditions? Please elaborate on your concerns to guide you better. Thank you.   Read Full »

How can the cut on my little daughter's face be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4-year-old daughter had a cut near her eye as she fell down. It is about 3 cm. The doctor asked me for stitches but stitches may leave mark on her face. The doctor suggested plastic surgery. Please advise. I have attached a photograph.  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and I must tell you the cut is deep. It requires stitches as soon as possible. Otherwise, there is a chance of infection and bleeding. You can ask for cosmetic sutures if the scar i...  Read Full »

Do I need a clearance certificate for cosmetic surgery when my platelet count is high?

Query: Hello doctor, My platelet count is high. I need clearance for cosmetic surgery? I had blood work done three times and it is dropping. I need help  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Following is my opinion on your question. There are two possible causes of high platelet (thrombocytosis). One is essential thrombocytosis due to myeloproliferative neoplasm (blood cancer), and the second is high reactive platelet due to some inflammation or infection....  Read Full »

When will I get over the side effects of Dysport injected for eyebrow lift procedure?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old, and I had an eyebrow lift procedure done about one and a half months back. I had 62.5 units injected into my glabella area and the sides of the eyebrows. Unfortunately, I am experiencing some side effects. My brows dropped, and as a result, my eyes looked more hooded th...  Read Full »

Dr. Jain Vicky Ghewarchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The normal action of Botox (Botulinum toxin) wears off in five to six months. But, 14 to 15 months is the highest duration of the action. Botox or Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) ideally do not have long-lasting effects; ...  Read Full »

How to reshape my two upper front teeth that are big?

Query: Hello doctor, Two of my front teeth are big. I want them to be reshaped and made smaller. Is it possible? If yes, how much will it cost and is there any side effect?  Read Full »

Dr. Honey Nandwani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it can be done by a process called as smile designing, in which an impression of the teeth will be taken and models prepared. Then, the clinical evaluation and model examination will be done and an appropriate reduction in teeth size will be done followed by place...  Read Full »

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