It deals with plastic surgery, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery (repair surgery). Cosmetic surgery improves a person’s appearance and self-perception by reshaping normal body structures. Reconstructive surgery is applied to correct congenital anomalies or abnormal body structures resulting from causes in later stages of life, and its primary purpose is to restore the functions of the affected body structures as much as possible.
In Ege Şehir Hospital Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery unit, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery (repair surgery) operations are successfully performed by our team of specialists using our state-of-the-art equipment.
Some of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery Applications
Cosmetic breast surgery
3 different types of cosmetic breast surgery are applied.
Breast Lift (Mastopexy) is the procedure that involves uplifting and restoring to correct position of breasts that have sagged because of gravity or various factors over time. In breast lift operation, nipples are brought back to correct position the tissue is reshaped and excess skin is removed.
Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammaplasty) is a procedure to remove skin, fat and tissue to reduce the size of breasts in women with breasts larger and saggier than they desire. The operation aims to make the breasts lighter and tighter.
Breast Augmentation is a procedure that involves using silicon breast implants, inflatable implants or one’s own fat tissue to increase the size of her breasts. Breast augmentation can be applied to women who complain about their breast structure and size, who have lost breast tissue due to cancer and who have asymmetric breast development.
Rhinoplasty can be applied for a number of reasons, including not liking one’s own nose, deformities caused by trauma, beak nose, long nose, nostrils that are large or asymmetric. In addition, abnormal growth of tissues (polyps) inside the nose, deviation in nose and problem with entering of air into the structure of nasal wings may lead to many health problems such as respiratory distress, cheonic headaches, sinusitis and sleep apnea, and rhinoplasty also provides solution to these problems.
Tummy tuck is an operation that creates a smoother, firmer abdominal profile by removing excess fat and skin and tightening muscles. This can be applied when the skin and abdominal muscle loose their elasticity and sagging problem is observed.
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Cosmetic eyelid surgery is the general name of operations in which the surgeon partially removes and repairs sagging skin and excess muscle tissue, which sag and form bags in upper and lower eyelids, in order to deliver a healthier and esthetic look to the tissues around the eyes. The most common aesthetic problem in and around the eyes is the excess tissue in and around the eyelids. You can have revitalized looks and a younger complexion after having an eyelid surgery.
Liposuction (Regional Fat Removal)
Liposuction is a procedure that involves suction with vacuum of fats to reshape the body. It’s applied to reshape the body contours. It’s a suitable operation for people with normal body weight but stubborn accumulated fat.
Prominent Ear Surgery
Prominent ear is a condition where the ear sticks out from the head in an angular fashion to the side or forward more than normal due to the ear being separated from the head. The recommended time for prominent ear operation is between the age of 6-8 years. Operations planned between the ages of 6-8 give better results, both because of the avoidance of possible traumas in childhood and the better results of the operations performed when the structure of the ear cartilage is not yet hardened.
Hair transplantation has been one of the most preferred cosmetic procedures in Turkey in recent years. Hair transplantation is the process of transplanting hair follicles taken from genetically healthy areas to people with hair loss. Thanks to the new methods used in recent years, it is possible to provide a natural-looking and permanent solution to the problem of hair thinning and baldness.
Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Surgery
Lip and palate form in the initial weeks of pregnancy. The incomplete formation of the upper lip is called “cleft lip” and the incomplete formation of the roof of the mouth is called “cleft palate”. Cleft Lip and Palate Repair surgeries are applied in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery units.
Burn and Chronic Wound Surgery
Surgical treatment of physical, chemical or surgical wounds or congenital wounds, which are defined as disruption of tissue integrity, is performed in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery units.
Hollywood Cheek (Bichectomy)
The operation to remove fat from certain areas of the cheek in order to create an inverted triangle image in the facial area is called Hollywood Cheek. In the operation, it is aimed to deliver a proportional appearance to the face and thin the cheeks.