Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is done to repair the damaged tissues. It improves the appearance and functions of the skin. It is classified into two categories - reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive surgery is used for treating burns, and it includes craniofacial surgery and microsurgery. Cosmetic surgery helps to improve the appearance.

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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 »

What could be the possible long-term effects of laser liposuction on me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male and have trouble losing belly fat despite exercise and diet. I am taking the tablet Micardis 80 mg. My body mass index (BMI) is 31.1, and I have a stout body. I am considering laser liposuction to reduce the fat around my belly as the last option. I need advice ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Laser liposuction is a noninvasive procedure in which laser energy causes lysis of the fat cells. Contents of these cells are either utilized by the body for energy or are expelled through the lymphatic system. It is generally done if someone wants to lose weight in ...  Read Full »

Can I remove my scar permanently?

Query: Hello doctor, I met with an accident one and a half years ago. I was severely injured but got cured. The problem now is the scars are raised and there is no hair growth in that area. The scar is just below my nose. What are the treatments available to remove scars completely? I have attached a pi...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and seen your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Hair will never grow back in the scarred area. So, the easiest thing would be to shave the mustache completely. If you do not want to shave, you will need to undergo a scar ...  Read Full »

I faced a minor trauma after my rhinoplasty. Will this affect the final results?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently got bumped by my shoulder three times on accident, and the nose kept stretching big as you can see in the picture, it was a more significant stretch than the picture. I am apprehensive that all that pressure will change my nose shape and affect the final results. It has been...  Read Full »

Dr. Jain Vicky Ghewarchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There seems to be swelling on your nose. Since it has already been three months post-surgery, I don’t think there will be any deformity, but it depends upon how hard the injury was. The picture looks normal (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity).  Read Full »

A small red, tender spot at my surgical site is bothering me but there is no discharge or laceration. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had a fat graft added to the chin, and I am very satisfied with the result.However, yesterday after four days of my surgery, I hit my lower chin by accident, and now there is a small red, tender spot there.Can it be that I have ruined some of the surgery, or will it be fine?  Read Full »

Dr. Kuljyot Bajaj

Answer: Hello,Welcome to you for your query.Did you notice any laceration or wound in the area?Is it just a spot or is there any discharge from the area as well?While it is unlikely that a mild trauma with a bruise will affect the final results of the fat grafting procedure to your chin. H...  Read Full »

I have low self-confidence due to my lazy eye. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old female and my concern is that I think I have a lazy eye or I might be cross-eyed. I have attached a few pictures. I have consulted many eye care specialists in the past, and they always say my eyes are fine and that because of the epicanthic fold in my eyes, they app...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyanka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does not look like you have either cross eyes or squint. Regarding lazy eye, we have to check your eye power. Do not be disappointed. Telecanthus is present, which means that the distance be...  Read Full »

How does the process of breast reduction surgery work?

Query: Hi doctor, What indications do you need to get a breast reduction surgery? I am constantly in pain in my back and neck, and I cannot really sleep on my stomach or on my sides at certain angles because it will hurt, and I have bruises on my shoulders from my bra straps. I have seen a lot of people s...  Read Full »

Dr. Naveed Ahmed Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure, and you can get it done after a proper assessment by a plastic surgeon or a breast oncoplastic surgeon who are involved in cosmetic surgery of the breast, such as an augmentation or reduction or even reconstruction. De...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some cosmetic procedures to make my face symmetrical.

Query: Hello doctor, I am seeking to make my face more symmetrical. I am already considering a nose job. What other procedures could help? I have attached two photos of mine. One is the real photo of the left side, and the other one is the mirror image of the right side of my face.  Read Full »

Dr. Vikram Kumar Raja

Answer: Hi,Welcome to far as I could see the face looks great. However, if you are looking for the nose job or other surgical procedures, then my suggestion is to go for a non-surgical procedure first.You can get a non-surgical procedure such as a dermal filler for both face and nose to tweak...  Read Full »

Why are my breasts so prominent?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 43 years old. I am suffering from many things related to my body. I have been most of my lifetime having man boobs. My boobs are not proportional to the ratio of the fat in my body. I used to go to gym to battle that. This helped in getting my chest in a more firm shape, but never sm...  Read Full »

Dr. Kusumakar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is mainly due to increased estrogen hormone and also can occur because of hormonal imbalance. This can be treated with medicines and if not treated, then very conservative operative procedures are there. But, I need a snapshot picture of the affected area before that...  Read Full »

Is there any permanent nonsurgical solution for my big nose?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old female. I have been experiencing depression because of my nose being big. I would get laugh at school due to my physical appearance and I am in need of help if there are anything that can possibly make my nose taller without any surgery. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is absolutely nothing that you need to be worried about. There are non surgical options to augment the nose or to reduce the nose but primarily depends on how you want it to be. It has to be discussed in detail with a facial plastic surgeon and they will decide ...  Read Full »

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