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As discussed in last GBM and continuing unrest in J&k the 12th annual conference of NORTH ZONE APSI will be hosted in Ludhiana and will be organized by Dr. Ravindra Tah. The conference will be held  on 5th and 6th November, 2016 in Ludhiana at Hotel Nagpal Regency.You are all coordially invited to participate. The detailed broucher and the programme will be uploaded very shortly. Kindly contact: Dr. Ravindra Tah. Ph: 9814030556

 

List of Surgical Procedures

Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures across the globe. Known by several other terms like 'fat modeling', 'lipoplasty', 'liposculpture', 'lipectomy', this procedure removes the fat from your body using suction. The procedure is aimed at improving body shape from different parts of the body including but not limited to abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs.
If you have too much fat deposition in the parts of your body that doesn't respond to dieting and exercise, you may be a candidate for liposuction.

Tummytuck | Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that can erase inches from your tummy. The procedure flattens the abdomen by removal of extra skin and fat as well tightening of muscles of the abdominal wall. The procedure can also improve some, if not all, of the stretch marks in the area of lower abdomen. The procedure is a popular option following pregnancy. Most of the patients report improvement in self esteem as an outcome of the procedure.

Rhinoplasty | Nose Job | Nose Reshaping

Popularly known as 'Nose Job' or 'Nose Reshaping', Rhinoplasty is a procedure that aims to reconstruct and correct the shape of the nose, restoring its function, and beautifying the appearance of nose in proportion to the face. It is an outpatient procedure usually done under local anesthesia. The results of the procedure are permanent. If you have a crooked, misshaped, mal-aligned, or a nose that is too big for your face, you may be a candidate for rhinoplasty.

Gynaecomastia | Male Breast Reduction

Gynecomastia, commonly known as, 'male breasts' is swelling of breast tissues in men caused hormonal changes, obesity, heredity, or use of certain drugs. Male breast over development affects 40% to 60% of male population. The condition can impair your self confidence and can be the cause of your emotional discomfort. Male Breast Reduction is the procedure meant to treat Gynecomastia. The procedure is targeted to decrease the size of male breast, flattening, as well enhancing of contour of the chest.

Breast Surgery
Augmentation | Implants | Reduction | Lift

Different types of breast surgeries are as follows:

BREAST AUGMENTATION: The procedure is aimed to augment the size of breasts for women with small breasts. Your cosmetic surgeon will determine a breast augmentation plan that aligns with your body type and personal choices to achieve the desired results. Breast implants are used to enhance the breast size for a fuller look.

BREAST LIFT: For women who have lost breast volume due to aging, pregnancy, weight changes, etc can benefit from breast lift. Insertion of breast implants can be a part of breast lift to achieve the desired shape of breasts.

BREAST REDUCTION: The procedure aims to remove fat, grandular tissue, and skin from the breasts to help achieve a smaller, firmer, and lighter look. This cosmetic procedure of breast reduction can also reduce the size of the areola, which refers to darker skin around the area of nipple.
 

Facial Implants
Chin | Nose | Cheeks

Facial implants are meant to augment, rejuvenate and reconstruct the facial contours. Made up of especially formed solid materials compatible with human tissue, these implants are designed to enhance the physical structure of your face. Whether you are bothered by small chin, sunken cheeks, week jaw, you can always benefit from a customized cosmetic surgery with facial implants. Facial implants also offer an effective solution for deformities resulting from injury or congenital conditions.

Fat Grafting

Fat grafting is also known as 'Fat Transfer' and 'Fat injection'. Fat grafting transfers fat from areas that have extra fat to the areas that lack fat volume. The procedure is safe given the fact that patient's own body fat gets transferred. This long lasting and well tolerated procedure offers natural results and freedom from chances of allergy.

Cosmetic Gynaecology
Hymenoplasty | Revirginization | Virginal Tightening

REVIRGINIZATION: The procedure is known as hymenorrhaphy, hymenoplasty, or hymen reconstruction. The surgery aims to restore the hymen. Using this surgical procedure, the torn edges of hymen are put back together. Once hymenoplasty is performed on the torn hymen, it appears intact to the visible eye and subsequent intercourse generally lead to pain and bleeding due to tearing of membrane.

VAGINAL TIGHTENING: Vaginal tightening is also known as 'Vaginoplasty'. The procedure aims to tighten up the vagina that becomes loose or slack due to aging or vaginal childbirths. The procedure generally involves removal of stretched vaginal tissue and tightening of vaginal opening.

Otoplasty

Also known as otoplasty, ear surgery is employed to improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. It is often used to correct congenital defect in ear structure that grow prominent with age as well as to treat ears misshapen in an accident. Otoplasty creates a natural shape as it brings balances to the ears and face. People with overly large ears as a result of macrotia, a rare condition or with protruding ears in varying degrees find it very useful.

Perioral Rejuvenation

Perioral Rejuvenation is employed to improve the appearance of the lips by restoring volume and reducing wrinkles around the mouth. For this, injectable fillers or fat transfer (lipofilling) is employed. It may also include techniques like laser facial resurfacing and chemical peels. An ablative procedure where a thin layer of skin is removed may make use of CO2 laser, Erbium-YAG laser and chemical or mechanical peels. Non-ablative procedures employ intense pulsed light (IPL) and radio frequency and often require several sessions before desired results can be achieved.

Barbed Suture Lift

Barbed suture is a non-surgical method for temporary facelift. Barbed sutures are inserted into the face to lift, tighten and make firm the soft facial tissues. This non-surgical procedure works best with flabby faces, jowls, brow and neck due to aging and takes 30-40 minutes. Different threads cause different effects such as lifting and firming. Since threads are available in various configurations: short, bi-directional threads (APTOS, Feather lift); or long bi-directional slings (barbed suture lift), or long uni-directional threads (contour threads), selective regional lifting is also possible.

Penile Lengthening

This surgery is performed under intravenous sedation and local anesthesia. Surgeon makes incisions at the root of the penis where it is connected with pubic area to release it from its attachments (suspensory ligaments) to the pubic symphysis. The space is then closed using local tissue though no implant is used. Skin of the penis and/or the pubic area is used to cover the new extended penis. Post-op traction reduces the chance of retraction and provides more natural shaft skin. The angle of the erection often changes slightly from vertical to more horizontal.

Sex Reassignment

Commonly known as surgery to reshape the genitals, genital reassignment surgery or genital reconstruction surgery but "sex reassignment surgery" may include any of a several surgical procedures. Necessary sex reassignment surgeries comprises of "complete hysterectomy, bilateral mastectomy, chest reconstruction or augmentation including breast prostheses if required, genital reconstruction and certain facial plastic reconstruction.” Non-surgical procedures such as facial electrolysis or laser hair removal are also considered necessary part of sex reassignment.

Labia Minora Reduction

Also known as labiaplasty or Labioplasty, It is a minor surgery procedure performed on women who are dissatisfied with large size of their labia minora, or feel embarrassed or discomfort in tight pants, or during sexual intercourse. It takes less than 2 hours and is performed under general anesthesia with magnification and does not cause much discomfort. Complications are rare and patient can resume sexual relations in about 6weeks or so. Patient can return to work in a week to ten days.

Buttocks Implants

Buttock implants enhance and improve buttock contour by making it fuller. Men and women who prefer curvaceous and a well-balanced physique opt for this cosmetic procedure. Made of soft, solid silicone, butt implants are placed above the sitting area best result so that you never sit on them, in reality. But implants are inserted beneath the gluteal muscles by making an incision in the crease between the butt cheeks. Incision is closed with stitches and a compression garment is applied to reduce pain and swelling. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia.

Calf Implants

Normally performed as an outpatient procedure, calf augmentation requires an hour or so to complete. For the calf implant, surgeon makes an incision in the natural crease behind the knee. A pocket is then created to place the calf implants which can be placed on both the upper inside or outside of the leg. Scar tissue will be formed in this area which mainly consists of muscle and fat, and help to keep the implant in place. Closing with sutures, a bandage is applied to ease swelling and soreness. Calf implant is often combined with liposuction of the ankle and leg for a more defined look.

Body Lift

Body lift cosmetic surgery is a most comprehensive way to rejuvenate your figure after massive weight loss. Based on the location of the excess skin, patients can choose from an upper, mid, or lower body lift. For patients with excess skin through the midsection, lower body, and extremities, all these techniques are combined for what is referred as called full or total body lift surgery. It recontoures every part of the body that accumulates fat and surplus skin such as arms, breasts, abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks for a smooth, trim, and lifted appearance.

Arm Lift

Also known as Brachioplasty, arm lift is a plastic surgery procedure for removing excess skin to tighten and tone the arms. Arm lift is a surgical procedure that makes use of two techniques depending upon the area. For the full upper arm, an incision is made in the armpit and along the underside of the arm to the elbow whereas for the mini arm lift, the incision is made in the arm pit. Performed under general anesthesia, it requires the patient to stay away from work for at least 6 weeks.

 
 

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