Chemical Peel

ProcedureRestore wrin­kled, blemished, unevenly pigmented, or sun-damaged facial skin, soften acne or treat scars caused by acne , using a chemical solution to improve the skin’s appearance.
AreasCan be performed on the face, neck, chest, hands, arms, and legs
Length10 to 15 min for full face.
AnesthesiaNone
In/OutpatientOutpatient
SequelaeMild tingling or stinging sensation when the solution is applied.Dryness of skin, redness (Temporary if any).
PrecautionProtection from sunlight
RecoveryNo downtime- can immediately resume normal activities (“lunch hour” peels ) .
Duration of ResultsVariable.
Chemical peeling may be combined with laser resurfacing , micro dermabrasion or soft tissue fillers, botox to achieve cost-effective skin rejuvenation customized to the needs of the individual patient.

Fillers / Fat Injection

ProcedureSubstantiates or plumps up creased, furrowed or sunken facial skin. It also has an important role in the treatment of acne and trauma scars, filling up the aesthetically important facial regions, redefining the aesthetically important facial regions, redefining the chin contours and to add fullness to lips and the backs of the hands so has to generate a youthful appearance. As the transplanted fat is prone to absorption over time, a slight overfill is done at surgery, but this evens out in the due course.
Duration15 minutes to an hour per session.
AnesthesiaUsually none is required for fillers, though a local is essential for fat injections.
HospitalizationAs an outpatient.
SequelaeTemporary pain.
RecoveryNo downtime
Duration of ResultsVariable

Micro-dermabrasion

ProcedureAn abrasive crystal is made use of to improve the appearance of skin color, small acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles. It is also used for the treatment of enlarged pores, dull and thickened skin and certain stretch marks. During the procedure, a fine jet of inert and natural mineral crystal is spray projected on to the facial skin at a high velocity and vacuumed back again. The process removes the dry and dead overlying tissue, allowing the skin to rejuvenate with a fresh glow. The procedure is especially effective in improving skin color and texture. It stimulates the production of new skin cells and tightens the tissue collagen. Micro-dermabrasion can also be combined with a light chemical peel to enhance the effect.
Duration15 to 30 min. More than a single session may be required.
AnesthesiaNone is essential.
HospitalizationThis is a simple, non-surgical, safe and effective short procedure
SequelaeVirtually none. A temporary redness may be seen occasionally.
RecoveryYour normal activities can be resumed almost immediately.
Duration of ResultsVariable. Maintenance of results requires periodic repeat treatments after the initial therapy regimen is completed.

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

eyelid surgery
ProcedureIncisions taken in hidden areas / natural creases help in the correction of drooping upper eyelids by removing excess fat, skin and muscle. Puffy bags below the eyes are rectified by either a removal or repositioning of the bulging / herniated fat in a lower lid blepharoplasty.
Length1 to 3 hours.
AnesthesiaUsually under a local with sedation, or at times under general.
HospitalizationAs a day case.
SequelaeTemporary dis­comfort, swelling, bruising around the eyes.
RecoveryReading: 2 or 3 days.
Back to work: 4 to 7 days.
Contact lenses: two weeks or more.
Stren­uous activities, alcohol: about 3 weeks.
Duration of ResultsSeveral years. Maybe permanent as well in many instances.

Facelift (Rhytidectomy)

Procedure A facelift corrects sag of the facial or neck skin or addresses the jowls by removing excess fat, tightening muscles and re-draping skin through aesthetically concealed incisions. The eventual result is very pleasing as it gives a youthful appearance to the face or the neck. It is usually done on men and women in their fourth decade.
Length3 to 5 hours.
AnesthesiaLocal with sedation, or general.
HospitalizationUsually as a day case. At times patients may also require a short inpatient stay.
SequelaeTemporary bruising, swelling, numb­ness and tenderness of skin
RecoveryBack to work: 10 to 14 days.
More stren­uous activity: 2 weeks or more.
Bruising: 2 to 3 weeks.
The Patients must limit exposure to sun for several months for optimal results.
Duration of ResultsUsually a decade or more.

Facial Implants

ProcedureChanges the basic shape and balance of the face using carefully shaped implants to build up a receding chin, add promi­nence to cheekbones, or re-shape the jaw line.
Duration Of Surgery45 mins to 2 hours.
AnesthesiaLocal with sedation, or general.
HospitalizationUsually as an out­patient. Rarely, an overnight hospital stay may be needed.
SequelaeTemporary dis­comfort, swelling, bruising, numbness and/or stiffness.
RecoveryBack to work: about 3 to 5 days.
Normal appearance: 2 to 4 weeks.
Patient should avoid any activity that could jar or bump the face for a couple of months.
Duration of ResultsPermanent