Reconstructive operations are done to restore the normal functions of the damaged tissues. Plastic surgeons repair the damaged tissues by transferring the tissue from the normal part of the body to the affected site. Congenital conditions such as cleft lip and palate require reconstructive operations. Cancer, trauma, and burns are some acquired conditions that require reconstructive surgeries.
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Query: Hello doctor,I have a few questions about reconstructive surgery done on my right index fingertip. When I was two years old, my right index fingertip was chopped off by a bicycle chain. The doctor was able to reattach it without loss of feelings. But it has left me with major insecurity. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for putting up with the query. I have seen the attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From what it looks like, you have got a successful result of replanting the digit. However, there is a deformity of the nail. Could you please ela... Read Full »