Plastic Surgery has a wide application. The word 'Plastic' originated from Greek terminology “Plastikos” which means moulding. We at Santosh Hospital, Bangalore provide the state of art technology and expertise for all Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic surgery proceduries.
Plastic surgery has two main components:Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Aesthetic (often called 'cosmetic') plastic surgery which is done to change the appearance according to choice, to make someone more beautiful and attractive.
The procedures employed with high degree of patient satisfaction are as follows:
Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) - The aesthetic improvements that a rhinoplasty operation can make include decreasing and increasing the size of the nose, altering the tip or bridge of nose and narrowing or changing the shape of nostrils. Rhinoplasty helps in attaining a perfect balance of the face.
Botox - Botox is a simple, non surgical treatment that can temporarily smooth out moderate to severe lines that typically form on your face as a natural consequence of ageing.
Face lift - A cosmetic surgery used to give a more youthful appearance to face.
Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) - This is done to improve puffy lower eyelids, "bags", and reduce wrinkling of skin.
Liposuction - The procedure involves the removal of unwanted fat from deposits beneath the skin. The removal of the excess fat deposits improves the body contour.
Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty): This involves liposuction and surgical excision to remove fat and the excess skin from the tummy (abdomen) Similar operation can be done to improve the shape of thethigh or arm.
Breast Augmentation surgery: Involves the use of breast implants to enhance the size and shape of the breast.
Breast lift surgery:This involves lifting the loose skin of the breast, in order to improve its shape.
Breast reduction surgery: This involves the removal of skin and breast tissue to reduce the size of overly large breasts.
Hair transplantation: This is done under local anesthesia. It involves transferring the hair follicles from the hair bearing regions of the head (back and sides) to the bald areas. This new hairs are normal hair and provides a permanent cure for the baldness. This hair can be washed and combed to any style of choice Cosmetic/Aesthetic surgery helps in improving the shape and enhancing the beauty of different parts of the body. It increases the self esteem and helps to face the challenges of modern day life in a much more confident way.
Reconstructive plastic surgery - restoring appearance and function to the human body after illness or accident.
Reconstructive plastic surgery includes the corrective
surgeries forBirth Defects:
Cleft of lip and palate - Babies born with gap in the lip or extending to the mouth.
[We are a partner hospital of the renowned The SmileTrain of USA and provide entirely free operations for the patients with cleft of lip and palate.]
Drooping of eyelid or ptosis Defect of the Ears - Ears may be absent , rudimentary, bat shaped or of big size.
Genital defect - Correction for the abnormal position of the external urinary opening.
Hand and finger abnormalities - There may be absence of finger, extra fingers,or fused fingers
Hand and finger injury -Injury to limbs - Injury to the nerve, tendons and blood vessels. Latest microsurgical techniques are used for reconstruction.
Faciomaxillary injury - Reconstruction of the fracture of the jaw bones and also the facial soft tissue injuries.
Burns - A separate burn ward with all modern facilities and a dedicated operation theatre is available.
Reconstructive surgery for the defects caused by cancer - like breast and head neck reconstruction.