About Plastic-cosmetic Surgeon Speciality
Plastic surgery involves not involves enhancing a person's looks, but also restoring a patient’s appearance post an accident or fight with cancer or another disease. A medical professional who works to reconstruct, restore, or modify the human body is known as a plastic-cosmetic surgeon. Plastic-cosmetic surgeons may also operate on those with birth problems such as cleft lips. Any aspirant wishing to become a plastic-cosmetic surgeon should complete more than 10 years of education and training in order to enter this field, which includes earning a medical degree, obtaining license and enrolling in residency and fellowship programs.
Plastic-cosmetic surgeons have expertise in reshaping regions of the body like the ears, face, trunk, hands and other extremities. They also provide treatment for congenital problems, such as malformed bone structure in hands or feet. Plastic-plastic-cosmetic surgeons reshape normal body parts for improved looks and surgically repair body parts damaged by accidents, illness or malformation.
Procedures done by plastic-cosmetic surgeons
Breast augmentation: Breast augmentation is a plastic-cosmetic surgery which involves using breast implants to increase the size of the breasts or restore breast volume that has been lost after weight reduction or pregnancy. A breast augmentation surgery done by an experienced plastic-cosmetic surgeon can improve the balance of your figure and boost self-confidence. Cost of breast augmentation procedure in India may range from INR 40,000 to 2,00,000.
Breast reduction: Plastic-cosmetic surgeons perform this surgery to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to assuage the discomfort associated with large breasts. Cost of breast reduction procedure in India may range from INR 90,000 to 2,00,000.
Breast lift: Breast lift is surgery performed by qualified plastic-cosmetic surgeons to raise the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Cost of breast lift procedure in India may range from INR 1,50,000 to 3,00,000.
Liposuction: Liposuction procedure slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits and improving your body contours and proportion. Plastic-cosmetic surgeons use liposuction techniques may be used for thighs, hips, buttocks, abdomen, upper arms, back, chest area, chin etc. Cost of liposuction procedure in India may range from INR 80,000 to 10,00,00.
Arm Lift (brachioplasty): An arm lift is a plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure which reduces excess sagging skin that droops downward tightens and smoothes the underlying supportive tissue that defines the shape of the upper arm. Cost of an arm lift procedure in India may range from INR 1,50,000 to 2,00,000.
Body Lift: A body lift surgery enhances the shape and tone of the underlying tissue that supports skin and fat. This plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure can improve a dimpled, irregular skin surface. Cost of a body lift procedure in India may range from INR 1,50,000 to 4,00,000.
Thigh lift: A thigh lift surgery done by qualified plastic-cosmetic surgeons reshapes the thighs by reducing excess skin and fat, resulting in smoother skin and better-proportioned contours of the thighs and lower body. Cost of a thigh lift procedure in India may range from INR 25,000 to 1,00,000.
Body contouring: Body contouring is a plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure which removes excess sagging skin and fat while improving overall shape of the underlying support tissue. It may include face lift, breast lift, tummy tuck, arm lift and so on. Cost of a body contouring procedure in India may range from INR 50,000 to 2,00,000.
Buttock augmentation: A buttock augmentation surgery is done to increase the size of your buttocks by using implants, fat grafting or sometimes a combination of both. The procedure, done correctly by reputed plastic-cosmetic surgeons can increase fullness, roundness and projection of your buttock and improve the balance of your figure. Cost of a buttock augmentation procedure in India may range from INR 1,50,000 to 2,50,000.
Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): A tummy tuck surgery removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores separated muscles creating an abdomen that is smoother and firmer. When performed by qualified plastic-cosmetic surgeons, the procedure delivers positive results. Cost of a buttock augmentation procedure in India may range from INR 1,00,000 to 2,50,000.
Brow Lift: A brow lift is a plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure which reduces the wrinkle lines that develop horizontally across the forehead, as well as those that occur on the bridge of the nose, between the eyes. Cost of a buttock augmentation procedure in India may range from INR 75,000 to 2,00,000.
Ear surgery (Otoplasty): Ear surgery can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. It can correct a congenital defect in the ear structure that becomes prominent with development. It is now increasingly performed by renowned plastic-cosmetic surgeons. Cost of an otoplasty procedure in India may range from INR 50,000 to 1,00,000.
Face Lift (Rhytidectomy): A face lift is a plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure which involves improving visible signs of aging in the face and neck such as sagging face skin, fallen fat, deepening of the fold lines between the nose and corner of the mouth etc. Cost of an otoplasty procedure in India may range from INR 60,000 to 1,50,000.
Rhinoplasty: Rhinoplasty is a plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure which enhances facial harmony and the proportions of your nose. It can also correct impaired breathing caused by structural defects in the nose. Cost of a rhinoplasty procedure in India may range from INR 70,000 to 1,50,000.
Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty): Eyelid surgery is a plastic-cosmetic procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. This surgery can be performed by plastic-cosmetic surgeons on the upper lids, lower lids or both. Cost of an eyelid surgery procedure in India may range from INR 50,000 to 1,50,000.
Chin Surgery (Mentoplasty): Chin surgery is a plastic-cosmetic surgery procedure to reshape the chin either by enhancement with an implant or reduction surgery on the bone. Cost of a chin surgery procedure in India may range from INR 75,000 to 1,00,000.
Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Surgery: Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects in which there is incomplete formation of the upper lip or roof of the mouth. A plastic-cosmetic surgeon performs a surgery to correct this abnormal development to restore function and appearance. Cost of a cleft lip and cleft palate surgery in India may range from INR 25,000 to 50,000.
Skin Grafting: Skin grafting is a plastic-cosmetic surgical procedure which involves removing the skin from one area of the body and transplanting it to a different part. A plastic-cosmetic surgeon performs this surgery on people who have lost the covering of their skin due to burns, injury or some ailments. Cost of a chin surgery procedure in India may range from INR 1,50,000 to 2,50,000.
Scar Removal Surgery: A scar removal surgery is performed by a plastic-cosmetic surgeon to improve patient appearance and functioning when scar formation disrupts the natural movement of muscles. Presently, there are several procedures available that plastic-cosmetic surgeon can use to remove scars. Cost of a scar removal surgery in India may range from Rs 20000 to 50000.
Hand Surgery: A plastic-cosmetic surgeon performs a hand surgery to restore normal functioning of fingers and hands injured by trauma or to correct congenital abnormalities. Cost of a hand surgery in India may range from Rs 100000 to 200000.
Facial trauma reconstruction: A facial trauma reconstruction surgery is performed by a plastic-cosmetic surgeon to correct facial fractures suffered during motor vehicle accidents, fights, domestic violence, athletic events, animal bites and so on. The operated areas commonly involved are the jawbone, cheekbone and the eye socket.
Vaginal Rejuvenation (Vaginoplasty): A plastic-cosmetic surgeon performs a vaginal rejuvenation procedure (vaginaoplasty) in order to fix a slack or loose vagina. Cost of a vaginal rejuvenation procedure in India may range from Rs 50000 to 100000.
Plastic-cosmetic surgeons also provide follow-up care for the patient after surgery to ensure that infections are avoided or treated if necessary and that the surgery achieved its objectives. In some cases, they may refer patients to physiotherapists to complete their recovery.