Reconstructive surgery is a procedure that helps in restoring the functionality and normal appearance of body structures, as well as to correct birth defects, traumatic deformities as well as deformities due to cancer.
Reconstructive surgery is a procedure that helps in restoring the functionality and normal appearance of body structures, as well as to correct birth defects, traumatic deformities as well as deformities due to cancer. Examples include cleft lip and palate repair, breast reconstruction following surgeries for breast cancer, and burn surgeries. Typically, reconstructive surgery is covered by most health insurance plans.
Reconstructive surgery is a major procedure and should be only be performed by trained and experienced plastic surgeons. At Skinzest, we have the expertise and equipment to give you the most comfortable environment and the best results for all your procedures.
Reconstructive surgeries can be performed at any age. Many deformities occur at birth and delaying such a surgery could be harmful to a child’s life and in more complicated cases, can even lead to death. Skinzest provides many reconstructive surgeries like cleft lip and palate surgery, eye reconstruction, facial trauma surgery, abnormal tearing correction and more.
No, reconstructive surgeries are not always cosmetic in nature. Patients may undergo such procedures to rectify certain functional impairments. At Skinzest, we ensure that all the patients get the best and most natural looking results from all their surgery.
1. Breast Reconstruction
Breast reconstruction is a procedure done after mastectomy to restore breasts to near their normal shape, appearance, symmetry and size. There are two ways of performing Breast reconstruction
a) Implant-based reconstruction (using breast implants)
b) flap reconstruction (using the patient’s own tissue from another part of the body).
2. Cleft lip and palate repair
This surgery is done to correct one of the most common birth defects- Cleft lip and Cleft palate. The procedure helps to correct abnormal development and restore a more normal appearance.
3. Hand or Foot Surgery
Various deformities of the hand such as birth deformities, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and Dupuytren’s contracture can be improved with hand surgeries so as to relieve the patients of pain and improve the strength and functionality of the wrist and fingers.
Foot surgeries are performed for people whose feet are affected by tumors, or by webbed or extra toes.
4. Scar Revision
Scar revision surgeries are performed to minimize or improve the appearance of a scar and make it blend in more naturally with the surrounding skin. The procedure can range from topical treatments and minimally invasive procedures to surgical scar revision.
5. Skin Cancer Removal
In certain cases of skin cancer, surgery to remove a cancerous growth is required. At Skinzest, Dr. Ankit helps remove cancerous or other skin lesions using specialized techniques designed to preserve health and appearance.