Plastic surgery is a surgical or a non-surgical intervention to make the body more attractive according to the body size.
Areas of interest in Plastic Surgery:
- Aesthetic and functional nose correction (Rhinoplasty, septorhinoplasty)
- Face rejuvenation
- Endoscopic face-forehead lift, eyebrow lifting
- Eyelid aesthetics (Blepharoplasty)
- Scoop ear and other aesthetic problems in the auricle
- Jaw enlargement and reduction (Mentoplasty)
- Elimination of scars and irregularities on the skin
- Laser applications (Facial peeling, removing spots and vascular defects)
- Aesthetic breast operations (enlargement, reduction, stitching)
- Operations to reduce excess skin-subcutaneous adipose tissue (Liposuction - Lipectomy)
- Abdominal Stretching (Abdominoplasty)
- Leg contour correction (with fat intake, injections and leg implants)
- Contour corrections with implants
- Skin care
- Botox-filling applications
Rhinoplasty is the nose shaping operation. What is important in nose aesthetics is to plan the individual nose shape. In this planning, it is aimed to be natural and beautiful, conforming to the face dimensions of the nose, conforming to universally accepted standards.
The operation time is about 1-3 hours. It is performed under general anesthesia. Post-operative swelling, bruises and transient leaks may occur. Heavy exercises should be avoided for 2-3 weeks after the operation. You should not wear glasses for about 8 weeks and be careful of impacts and bumps. It may take up to 2 months for the swelling to disappear completely. It takes one year for the nose to get its final shape.
Liposuction and Laser Lipolysis
Regional excess fat that disrupts the shape and contour structure of the body is a common problem. Fat removal shapes the body by absorbing fats that cannot be destroyed by exercise or diet. It is generally applied to the basins, around the abdomen, legs and arms. It can also be applied to the lower jaw, waist, back, upper arms, lower leg, knee. Liposuction or laser lipolysis (laser assisted liposuction) can be applied by two techniques.
Liposuction: Excess fats are extracted to give an appropriate shape of the region.
Laser lipolysis: It is the breakdown of fat cell membrane directly by laser light. The excess fats which are melted and liquefied are absorbed and the region is shaped.
The operation take 1-2 hours on average. It is performed under general anesthesia, local anesthesia or sedation according to the size of the area to be applied. Corsets are used in varying shapes depending on the situation of the application region. Heavy exercises should be avoided for 3-4 weeks after liposuction. The swelling and bruising disappear for 1-6 months.Diet and exercise programs are applied after the procedure.
Facelift – Browlift
Facelift and brow lift surgeries are the processes of stretching the face, neck and forehead, sagging, deformed, wrinkled skin and surplus fat tissues
Duration of operation: 2-4 hours. The operation is done under general anaesthesia.
It is recommended to stay in the hospital for one day in facelift operations and 0-1 day for eyebrow lifting operations. There might be temporary swelling and bruises after the operation.
Heavy exercises should be avoided for 2 weeks. It might take up to 2-3 weeks for the bruises to disappear completely. It is recommended to protect from the sun for 4-6 months after the operation.
Generally, abdominal tightening after pregnancy is needed in women due to genetic factors. Abdominal skin sagging in men may result in excessive weight gain. Abdominal tightening is needed to transform the sagged and fat abdomen to a flat and aesthetic appearance. The expanding anterior wall of the abdomen is narrowed, the muscles of the abdominal muscles are tightened and the excess of the dangling abdominal skin is taken with the fat. Abdominal stretching does not constitute an obstacle to pregnancy. However, it should not be ignored that there may be new deformations in the abdomen after pregnancy. In addition, abdominal tightening can be performed one year after giving birth.
The operation takes 2-4 hours. It is performed under general anesthesia. Hospital stay can be 1-3 days after the operation. Post-operative pain may be transient leak, swelling, tenderness and numbness. Post-operative corset should be used for 2-4 weeks and heavy lifting should be avoided.
It may take 2 months to 3 years for the traces to become vague.
Breast augmentation surgeries are performed for breast enlargement and shaping. It is done by placing prosthesis called silicone. Prostheses are placed from different places such as underarm, underarm and nipple. It is determined preoperatively which one is appropriate.
Duration of operation: 1-2 hours. The operation is done under general anaesthesia. Hospital stay is generally not required. Temporary sensitivity, swelling, and temporary numbness at the nipple may occur after surgery. It is recommended not to have physical contact with the chest area for 2-3 weeks after the operation.
Breast lift (Mastopexy)
Breast is one of the important elements that complete the physical image for women and complete the feeling of self-esteem. Pregnancy, breastfeeding, excessive weight loss or genetic reasons may cause sagging of the breasts. In the breast lift operation, the surplus skin structure is taken and the nipple is taken to the required size and the operation is completed.
Duration of operation: 1-3 hours. The operation is done under general anaesthesia.
It is recommended to stay in the hospital for one day. Temporary bruises, swelling, skin sensitivity may occur after surgery. Heavy exercise should be avoided for 1 month.
Breast reduction operations are preferred not only for aesthetic appearance but also for reducing or completely improving physical discomfort. Extremely large breasts cause neck and back pain in individuals and cause posture disorder. It can cause burns and wounds between the breast skin and the breast skin. Since the bra strap is exerting excessive pressure on the shoulder nerves, numbness occurs over time. In addition to all these physical ailments, it also undermines the psychological self-confidence of people in social life, in the choice of clothing.
Duration of operation: 2-4 hours. The operation is done under general anaesthesia. It is recommended to stay in the hospital for 1 or 2 days. Temporary bruises, swelling, skin insensitivity may occur after surgery. Heavy exercise should be avoided for 1 month.
Genital Area Small Lip Aesthetics (Labioplasty)
Small lips, which are part of the genitals, can be genetic, as well as postpartum degeneration in size and sagging. Small lips, which are noticed by clothes such as tight trousers and swimsuits, also affect a person's social life negatively. Small lip surgery is an average of 30-45 minutes under general or local anesthesia. The inner lips are balanced in such a way that they do not sag between the outer lips and aesthetic appearance is provided. The patient may be discharged on the same day and return to work and social life the next day. After 3-4 weeks on average, he can return to his sexual life. Attention is to be paid to postoperative hygiene.
Aesthetics of the Big Lips
Large lips may be wrinkled and flaccid in appearance depending on age or genetics. In such cases, the first choice for maturing the big lips to cover the small lips is to inject the fat by taking one's own fat. If this method is not suitable for the patient, fillers containing hyaluronic acid with thick particles may be used. The patient may be discharged after resting for several hours. No dressing and stitching is required.
Vagina Tightening Surgery (Vaginoplasty)
In addition to reasons such as giving birth to many, giving birth to large babies, birth tears, the operation performed in people with structurally large vagina is vaginal contraction. Surgery can be performed with general anesthesia or epidural anesthesia. The rear wall of the vagina is narrowed. After the operation lasting 30-45 minutes, the person may be discharged from the hospital on the same day.
Breast Surgery in Men (Gynecomastia)
Gynecomastia means abnormal breast growth in men. Being overweight, hormonal imbalance, depending on aging, as well as many other reasons can cause breast growth in men. After the examination, it is decided which methods will be liposuction, excision (removal of excess breast tissue and skin) or liposuction + excision. The operation is completed under local or general anesthesiaand it takes between 1-2 hours. Usually the patient is discharged on the same day.
Scoop Ear Operations (Otoplasty)
It is called the condition of the ear bucket being farther forward and sideways than normal due to the weakness of the ear folds due to the weakness of the ear cartilages called ‘scoop ears’ among people. The cause may be genetically linked and, although not due to a particular cause, is not a harbinger of any discomfort or disturbance. Correction of the ear shape is a comfortable operation that takes 1-1.5 hours on average. It can be performed under general or local anesthesia. Does not require hospitalization. It is recommended to wear earbuds for up to 2 weeks postoperatively. The incisions will remain behind the back of the ear, so there is no visible scar. Operation does not affect hearing. Psychologically it is an operation that makes one happy in social life.
Eyelid Aesthetics (Blepharoplasty)
Upper Eyelid Aesthetics
Abundance and sagging of the skin in the upper eyelid is observed by thinning the muscles depending on aging or genetics. This condition creates tired, sleepless and unhappy expression due to low eyebrows. In addition, it may cause visual field stenosis on the right and left sides. The operation is completed in 45 minutes under local anesthesia. The excess eyelid skin and excess oil are removed and combined from the eyelid fold. Does not require hospitalization. Cold treatment is applied to keep the edema after the procedure to a minimum. Postoperative recovery period is 3-7 days. Mild bruises and edema may occur. According to the structure of the skin returns to normal within 5-15 days.
Lower Eyelid Aesthetics
It is an operation that is needed because of the abundance of the skin in the lower eyelid and the fat cushions become prominent. Excess skin and adipose tissue are removed by incision made just under the lashes. The operation takes approximately 1-1.5 hours under general anesthesia. Does not require hospitalization. Cold treatment (ice) is applied to minimize edema and bruises after the operation. However, the swelling and bruises formed will pass between 5-15 days depending on the structure of the skin and the skin will return to normal. In the first weeks, the scar is seen pink at the base of the eyelash. Then it decreases and becomes unnoticeable.
Non-surgical Facial Aesthetics
Botolinium is the process of injecting the drug in muscle structure with protein structure called toxin. Its purpose is to temporarily stop the nerve conduction that allows muscle movements. It is applied to the eye area and neck area between the forehead and the brow area in the face area. The movement function of the muscles in the treated area is temporarily reduced so that the appearance of lines and wrinkles is maximized. It is a demanding process because it is comfortable in terms of application and time, showing its effect in the shortest time. Slight redness may occur after the procedure. The skin returns to normal after 1 hour. Botox effect varies from person to person, but lasts for an average of 4-6 months. When the effect of the botox is over, the person becomes old. As a result of regular botox application, the existing wrinkles are prevented from deepening and can be aged better.
Depending on the age or genetic structure, deep lines, sagging and wrinkles appear on the skin. Filling applications are used to repair them. In addition to repairing, facial contouring is also applied. Application is comfortable and easy by injecting temporary hyaluronic-based or collagen-containing substances into the face. The procedure takes 15-30 minutes. The fillings are divided into temporary and permanent. The area of application, the request of the person and the examination of the physician are decided.
PRP is an abbreviated name for the treatment called Platelet Rich Plasma (platelet-enriched plasma). The person's own blood is collected and centrifuged in special kits to obtain enriched platelets and injected into this facial area. This process revitalizes, structures the skin, supports the formation of collagen, wrinkles, not temporary, rejuvenates in the long term.
Reconstructive surgery (reconstruction and repair); Repairs and regenerates damaged and lost body parts that cannot heal by themselves.
Congenital or acquired anomalies, shape and function disorders and correction of body shape is a surgical branch that works to correct. Reconstructive Surgery repairs all kinds of defects affecting the skin, subcutaneous and bones throughout the body. The basic rule of doing this is to make repairs with tissues similar to those which disappeared.