Rhinoplasty is a procedure for correcting and reconstructing the form, restoring the functions, and aesthetically enhancing the nose, by resolving nasal trauma (blunt, penetrating, blast), congenital defect, respiratory impediment, and a failed primary rhinoplasty.The aesthetic goal is to enhance the harmony and the proportions of your face.This is achieved through incisions made inside the nose, where they are invisible. In some cases, an incision is made in the area of skin separating the nostrils.
Next, the underlying bone and cartilage is reduced, augmented or rearranged to create a newly shaped structure.Upon completion of the surgery, you will be monitored in the post anesthesia recovery area until you feel well enough for discharge home. The majority of patients do not experience any significant pain, however, analgesic medications can be given as needed for post operative discomfort.
Some patients develop swelling and/or bruising around the eyes. This generally subsides in the first 2-5 days after surgery. Cold compresses will help minimize and reduce the bruising and any discomfort. Absorbable sutures are generally used inside the nose and do not need removal. Any external sutures, if required, are removed in 5-8 days. Nasal dressings and splints are also removed at 5-10 days after surgery.
The real result, according the criticism of the surgery, can be visible also after few months till one year.
Also known as eyelid surgery improves the appearance of the surrounding area of your eyes making you look more rested and alert.
The operative goals of a blepharoplastic procedure are the restoration of the correct functioning to the affected eyelids and the rejuvenation of the aesthetics of the eye-region of the face.
The result is achieved by eliminating excess skin, smoothing the underlying eye muscles, tightening the supporting structures, and resecting and re-draping the excess fat of the retroseptal area of the eye, in order to produce a smooth anatomic transition from the lower eyelid to the cheek.
A blepharoplasty operation usually requires 1–2 hours to complete. The surgery follows the natural lines and shapes of the eye, the incisions are carefully hidden and not visible after the surgey.
Post-operatively, the initial swelling and bruising consequent to the surgery will subside and resolve with 1–2 weeks. Sutures will be removed in 4 – 5 days after which will be possible to use make up products. Contact lens can be used after a couple of weeks.
Also known as reduction mammoplasty is the procedure for reducing the size of large breasts. In a breast reduction surgery for re-establishing a functional bust that is proportionate to the woman’s body, The indications for breast reduction surgery are, physical for the restoration of the bust, aesthetic and psychological. Breast reduction surgery removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts, the emotional discomfort and self-consciousness. The technique used to reduce the size of your breasts will be determined by your individual condition, breast composition and amount of reduction desired. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia and lasts 2-3 hours. After the incision is made, the nipple (which remains tethered to its original blood and nerve supply) is then repositioned. The areola is reduced by excising skin at the perimeter, if necessary. Underlying breast tissue is reduced, lifted and shaped. Occasionally, for extremely large pendulous breasts, the nipple and areola may need to be removed and transplanted to a higher position on the breast. Sport activities should be avoid just after the surgey, and the patient should wears a sporting-bra.
Breast augmentation and augmentation mammoplasty are plastic surgery terms for the breast-implant and the fat-graft mammoplasty approaches used to increase the size, change the shape, and alter the texture of the breasts of a woman. Incisions are made in inconspicuous areas to minimize visible scarring. Incisions vary based on the type of breast implant, degree of enlargement desired, your particular anatomy and patient-surgeon preference. After the incision is made, a breast implant is inserted into a pocket either Under the pectoral muscle (a submuscular placement), or directly behind the breast tissue, over the pectoral muscle (a submammary/ subglandular placement). The method for inserting and positioning breast implants depends on the type of implant, degree of enlargement desired, your body type and your surgeon’s recommendations. The surgery lasts around 1-2 hours. Breast augmentation results are immediately visible. After 10-14 sutures are removed. Over time, post-surgical swelling will subside and incision lines will fade. Drainings could be used in some cases and are removed after a couple of days. Patient can return to their normal activities after one week, while it tooks 3-4 weeks for sport activities.
Also known as fat modeling, liposculpture, suction lipectomy or simply lipo, is a cosmetic surgery operation that removes fat from many different sites on the human body. Areas affected can range from the abdomen, thighs and buttocks, to the neck, backs of the arms and elsewhere. Several factors limit the amount of fat that can be safely removed in one session. Liposuction is not a treatment for obesity or a substitute for proper diet and exercise. It is also not an effective treatment for cellulite the dimpled skin that typically appears on the thighs, hips, and buttocks or loose saggy skin. Liposuction can be performed alone or along with other plastic surgery procedures, such as a facelift, breast reduction or a tummy tuck.
The results of liposuction will be long lasting, provided you maintain a stable weight and general fitness. Liposuction is performed through small, inconspicuous incisions and can be made under local anesthesia, intravenous sedation, and general anesthesia. Thin hollow tube, or cannula, is inserted through the incisions to loosen excess fat using a controlled back and forth motion. The dislodged fat is then suctioned out of the body using a surgical vacuum or syringe attached to the cannula. Your improved body contour will be apparent once the swelling and fluid retention commonly experienced following liposuction subside: these depends from the area threatened, fat quantity and skin properties. After the procedure is important to wear elastic sheath or hose for at least 3-4 weeks to reduce risks and foster recovery.
Also known as abdominoplasty removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose or sagging tissues after pregnancy or major weight loss. To a tummy tuck is possible to associate a liposculpture procedure. Surgery lasts 2-3 hours under general anesthesia and can be complete, partial or extensive. Incisions can be easily hidden and will improve aesthetically over time. Draining tubes can be used to reduce some risks for a couple of days. Is suggested a complete rest for at least 1-2 weeks and at least 1 month without practicing sports activities.
Surgical body contouring following major weight loss removes excess sagging fat and skin while improving the shape of the underlying support tissue. The result is a more normal appearance with smoother contours. Body contouring procedures may include, facelift, breast lift, tummy tuck, lower body lifts,medial thigh lift, brachioplasty (arm lift). Body contouring goals may be achieved in one surgical session or may be more safely performed in stages depending on your overall health, the type and extent of procedures being considered along with the outcome from discussions. The results of body contouring are generally long lasting, provided that you maintain a stable weight and general fitness. After the treatments elastic hose and sheath are prescribed for 2 – 3 weeks.
Also known as ear surgery it denots procedures for correcting the deformities and defects of the pinna (external ear) and for reconstructing a defective, or deformed, or absent external ear, consequent to congenital conditions and trauma. The otoplastic surgeon corrects the defect or deformity by creating an external ear that is of natural proportions, contour, and appearance, usually achieved by the reshaping, the moving, and the augmenting of the cartilaginous support framework of the pinna.
Also know as breast lift is the procedure for raising sagging breasts upon the chest of the woman by correcting and modifying the size, contour, and elevation of the breasts. Causes of breasts changes can be pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight fluctuations, aging, gravity, heredity. A Mastopexy can be associated with a breast augmentation procedure to remove the breast relaxation which looks emptied. Surgey is performed under general anesthesia and last 2-3 hours. Incisions are made around the areola, and in cases vertically down from the breast crease and horizontally along the breast creasearound. After the incisions yhe underlying breast tissue is lifted and reshaped to improve breast contour and firmness, the nipple and areola are repositioned to a natural, more youthful height. If necessary, enlarged areolas are reduced by excising skin at the perimeter. Excess breast skin is removed to compensate for a loss of elasticity. After the surgery sports activities should be avoid for some weeks and is important to wear a sporting bra.
Chin surgery, or mentoplasty, is a surgical procedure to reshape the chin either by enhancement with an implant on the bone. Many times a plastic surgeon may recommend chin surgery to a patient having rhinoplasty in order to achieve facial proportion, as the size of the chin may magnify or minimize the perceived size of the nose. Chin surgery helps provide a harmonious balance to your facial features so that you feel better about the way you look. The surgery lasts about 30 minutes and can be performed under local anesthesia or sedation.
Also known as cheek augmentation Increases the projection of the cheekbones. They add volume to areas which may be recessed or ﬂat. Cheek implants develop your current bone shape by positioning an implant over the top of your cheekbones.The implant is generally introduced using an incision created inside of your mouth where your cheek connects to your upper gums. This method means there won’t be any noticeable skin damage.The materials utilized for your implants is normally silicone. Most cheek implants are constructed with solid silicone that’s slightly harder than usual bone. Procedure can be made under local anesthesia, doesn’ t required bandages but just patches to remove after 3-4 days.
Technically known as rhytidectomy, a facelift is a surgical procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck, such as sagging in the midface, deep creases below the lower eyelids, deep creases along the nose extending to the corner of the mouth, fat that has fallen or is displaced, loss of muscle tone in the lower face may create jowls, loose skin and excess fatty deposits under the chin and jaw can make even a person of normal weight appear to have a double chin.
Rejuvenation procedures typically performed in conjunction with a facelift are brow lift, to correct a sagging or deeply furrowed brow, and eyelid surgery to rejuvenate aging eyes. As a restorative surgery, a facelift does not change your fundamental appearance and cannot stop the aging process. Rhytidectomy surgery choices include a traditional facelift, limited incision facelift or a neck lift.
Incisions often begins in the hairline at the temples, continues around the ear and ends in the lower scalp. Fat may be sculpted or redistributed from the face, jowls and neck. Underlying tissue is repositioned, commonly the deeper layers of the face and the muscles are also lifted. Skin is redraped over the uplifted contours and excess skin is trimmed away. A second incision under the chin may be necessary to further improve an aging neck.
The surgery lasts around 2 – 3 hours and is performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia plus sedative. Drainages are used soon after the surgery and maintained for the whole night; face and neck are bandaged. Sutures are removed between the 7th and the 12th day after surgery. Swelling disappear after couple of weeks and patient is social active after 2 – 3 weeks.