Plastic surgery has come a long way since the days of extreme celebrity facelifts. It is defined as a branch specializing in the repair and reconstruction of missing or damaged tissue and skin, usually because of surgery, illness, injury or an abnormality present from birth.
Once considered a luxury among older, upper-class women, cosmetic surgery is now common among average, middle-class–men and women, keenly looking for subtle improvements in appearance. A demographic shift in the arena of plastic surgery can be seen, with men often looking out for surgery or fillers to have a healthier youthful appearance.
STAR Hospitals provides services and facilities, which are at par with international standards and are well-equipped to perform all kinds of aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries.
All efforts are made to ensure the availability of the latest technology, expertise in patient care and good infrastructure.
Plastic surgeons at STAR Hospitals use innovative surgical procedures and techniques including:
This surgery mainly comprises of the following components:
Apart from these mainstream techniques, plastic surgeons use a wide range of other methods, such as fat transfer or grafting (where fat is removed from one area and inserted in another area, usually to correct unevenness), vacuum closure (where suction is applied to a wound through a sterile piece of foam to draw out fluid and encourage healing), camouflage make-up or cream and prosthetic devices, such as artificial limbs.
Plastic surgery can be used to repair:
Plastic surgery can also help a person recover their self-esteem and confidence after the surgical procedure.
At STAR Hospitals, we have a dedicated unit which deals with a diversified spectrum of aesthetic procedures to enhance the way a person looks & feels.
A few components included in cosmetic surgery include: