Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery

Aesthetic Cosmetic Surgery in Delhi

Overview

Cosmetic surgery aims to improve a person’s appearance through the utilization of medical and surgical procedures. Cosmetic surgery is a wide discipline that is used to enhance the overall appeal, symmetry, or proportion of the body. It can be done on any part of the body. Usually, it’s a voluntary decision by a person to undergo cosmetic surgery.

Types

Cosmetic surgery can be classified depending upon the area in focus and the desired outcome. Various types of cosmetic surgeries can be summarized in following two groups:

  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Body contouring surgery

Reasons for seeking cosmetic Surgery

  • Cosmetic surgery is typically preferred by people who want to change their appearance and looks.
  • Most middle-aged people (in their 40s) undergo cosmetic surgery to enhance their appearance and ageing looks
  • Women with small breasts also tend to undergo breast enhancement procedures.
  • Obese or overweight people choose to undergo cosmetic surgeries such as tummy tuck or liposuction.
  • In a few cases, people who have scars from an injury or accident, especially on the face, also undergo cosmetic surgery.
  • People who have lost weight naturally or as a result of Bariatric surgery also undergo cosmetic surgery for shaping up the body
  • Cosmetic facial surgery is preferred by people who have aggravated signs of facial ageing
  • Rhinoplasty is preferred by persons of any age who want to change size and shape of their nose for cosmetic reasons or having breathing difficulty through one or both nostrils.

Risk Factors

Risk factors for cosmetic surgery include:

  • Smoking
  • Chewing tobacco or nicotine following cosmetic surgery
  • Weight loss in last 6-12 months
  • Anesthesia-related complications
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Heart disorders
  • Mental health illnesses such as depression or manic disorder
  • Bleeding disorder or anemia
  • Any other chronic medical condition or illness

Diagnosis and Tests

The doctor will examine the site that is to undergo cosmetic surgery. The doctor will ask a few questions to understand the expectation of the patient and to explain the possible risks and outcomes. Further, the doctor will ask about allergies to any specific food, drug, or substance. Then the doctor will recommend a few tests for pre-anesthesia check-ups such as chest X-ray, electrocardiogram, blood tests, kidney tests, liver function tests, electrolyte profile, etc. In addition, an anesthesia prick test might be recommended to check reactivity with the anesthesia.

Doctors/specialists who do cosmetic surgery are called cosmetic surgeons. They are board certified Plastic surgeons who have undergone special training and have hands-on experience to perform simple to complex cosmetic surgeries on various body parts.

Treatment

Cosmetic surgery involves various procedures depending upon the body part that requires enhancement or appearance change. For the face, the following surgical procedures can be used:

  • Cheek lift
  • Chin surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial wrinkle removal
  • Facial fillers
  • Botox: Injections to reduce the appearance of wrinkles
  • Facial hair removal via Laser
  • Eyebrow lift
  • Laser resurfacing
  • Eyelid surgery;For baggy eye lids
  • Rhinoplasty: Change in appearance of the nose
  • Otoplasty: Change in appearance of ears
  • Tattoo or scar removal surgery
  • Facial rejuvenation for pigmentation and age spots

For the body, the following procedures can be used:

  • Tummy tuck: Removal of abdominal fat
  • Breast lifting
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Buttock lifting
  • Buttock Enhancement
  • Hair removal via laser
  • Arm lift
  • Inner thigh lift
  • Liposuction for inch loss
  • Body contouring after massive weight loss
  • Gynaecomastia; Male chest contouring
  • Post pregnancy rejuvenation

Health management during the treatment

  • Avoid smoking
  • Follow-up regularly with the doctor
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Understand the risks

Exercise Plan

  • Exercise regularly
  • Don’t overexert

Diets

  • Eat a balanced diet with a good mixture of fruits, veggies, and protein
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Cut on the junk or processed food

Down time

Time to recover after surgery depends on type of surgery performed. You doctor will brief you about possible recovery time at the time of consultation.

The Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery Unit at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital provides a wide range of cosmetic surgeries and medical procedures to its patients. The Unit handles all kinds of skin problems related to sun damage and pigmentary disorders. It has the finest lasers to treat acne and acne scars, melasma, age-related laxity and wrinkles, stretch marks and scars, to mention a few. The hair removal laser treatment here is one of the most advanced and enables to conduct permanent hair removal procedures in the shortest span of time. The Unit also provides skin rejuvenation through chemical peels, botox, fillers and platelet rich plasma treatment.

Which Conditions Are Treated Under Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery?

One Might Opt For Cosmetic Surgery Due To Various Reasons. Some Of The Major Ones Include

  • Nose reshaping
  • Augmentation Mammoplasty for small/saggy breasts
  • Large breasts (that leads to back or neck pain)
  • Puffy eyes/drooping eyelids
  • Sagging brows 
  • Furrowed brow lines
  • Removal of unwanted fat
  • Excess skin and fat (in the thigh or on stomach)
  • Removal of excess skin (post major weight-loss surgery)
  • Loose arm skin or flabby arms
  • Projecting ears
  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles

Aesthetic Surgery Unit Offers

  • Rhinoplasty (nose Job)
  • Suction-Assisted Lipectomy (Liposuction and body contouring)
  • Blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery)
  • Rhytidectomy (facelift surgery)
  • Chemical peel
  • Hair replacement surgery
  • Endoscopic aesthetic surgery
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Mastopexy (breast lift)
  • Facial injectables (Radiesse, Restalyne)
  • Botox
  • Chin implants
  • Earlobe repair
  • Otoplasty (protruding ears, also known as ear pinning)
  • Brachioplasty (removal of excess skin on arms)
  • Vaser Liposelection

Aesthetic Medical treatment

  • Laser hair reduction
  • Lasers for facial rejuvenation (age-related/pigmentation problems)
  • Laser treatments for acne, melasma, solar keratosis, etc.

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (PRP)

It is one of the latest treatments focusing on aesthetic enhancement. The treatment involves the use of platelet rich Plasma which is derived from the patient's own blood and is useful for a number of degenerative conditions in the body including plastic surgery. PRP treatment therapy is used for reversing general facial rejuvenation and age-related changes in the skin. It is also very crucial in treating hair fall and hair thinning. The therapy comes with no harmful effects as it is prepared from the patient’s own blood.

Breast Augmentation and Reduction

It is a type of breast aesthetic surgery that is used to increase or decrease the size of breasts and is often desired by patients to improve their appearance. It involves:

  • Augmentation Mammaplasty (breast enlargement surgery)
  • Reduction Mammaplasty (breast reduction surgery)
  • Gynecomastia (male breast reduction)

Body Contouring Surgery

It is a body-shaping surgery that removes underlying fat or excess skin, tighten skin and help re-contour the body. The result of the surgery is better-proportioned appearance with smoother contours. Some of the major procedures that come under this category are:

  • Blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery)
  • Rhytidectomy (facelift surgery)
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Mastopexy (breast lift)
  • Otoplasty (protruding ears, also known as ear pinning)
  • Brachioplasty (removal of excess skin on arms)
  • Vaser Liposelection
  • Suction-Assisted Lipectomy (liposuction)
    • Water Jet Assisted Liposuction
    • Laser Liposuction
    • Quanta Laser System

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