' Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery '

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:31 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

FULL-THICKNESS GRAFTS. Full-thickness skin grafts may be necessary for more severe burn injuries. These grafts involve both layers of the skin. Full-thickness autografts are more complicated than partial-thickness grafts, but provide better contour, more natural color, and less contraction at the grafted site. A flap of skin with underlying muscle and blood supply is transplanted […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:26 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Skin grafting is a surgical procedure in which skin or a skin substitute is placed over a burn or non-healing wound. A skin graft is used to permanently replace damaged or missing skin or to provide a temporary wound covering. This covering is necessary because the skin protects the body from fluid loss, aids in […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:21 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Also known as sex change or gender reassignment surgery, sex reassignment surgery is a procedure that changes genital organs from one gender to another. There are two main reasons to alter the genital organs from one sex to another. • Newborns with intersex deformities must early on be assigned to one sex or the other. […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:14 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Sclerotherapy, which takes its name from a Greek word meaning "hardening," is a method of treating enlarged veins by injecting an irritating chemical called a sclerosing agent into the vein. The chemical causes the vein to become inflamed, which leads to the formation of fibrous tissue and closing of the lumen, or central channel of […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:54 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Z-PLASTY AND W-PLASTY. Z-plasty and W-plasty are surgical techniques used to treat contractures and to minimize the visibility of scars by repositioning them along the natural lines and creases in the patient’s skin. They are not usually used to treat keloids or hypertrophic scars. In Z-plasty, the surgeon makes a Z-shaped incision with the middle […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:40 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Scar revision surgery refers to a group of procedures that are done to partially remove scar tissue following surgery or injury, or to make the scar(s) less noticeable. The specific procedure that is performed depends on the type of scar; its cause, location, and size; and the characteristics of the patient's skin. Scar revision surgery […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:27 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Robot-assisted surgery involves the use of a robot under the direction and guidance of a surgeon. surgical care of patients. Computer-assisted robots provide exact motion and trajectories to minimize the side-effects of surgical intervention. Surgeon-guided robotics allow the surgeon to access patient anatomy with smaller incisions. Patients undergoing surgical procedures classified as neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:27 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery refers to a variety of operations performed in order to repair or restore body parts to look normal, or to change a body part to look better. These types of surgery are highly specialized. They are characterized by careful preparation of a persons skin and tissues, by precise cutting and […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:46 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Otoplasty reconstructive surgery – diagnosis / preparation Congenital abnormalities of the ear Diagnosis of microtia is made by the obstetrician or pediatrician at the time of the child’s birth. The diagnosis of prominent or protruding ears, however, is somewhat more complex because the deformity is a matter of shape and proportion rather than the absence […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 24 Mar, 2012 At 11:32 AM | Kategori: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery

Otoplasty Definition : Otoplasty refers to a group of plastic surgery procedures done to correct deformities of or disfiguring injuries to the external ear. It is the only type of plastic surgery that is performed more often in children than adults. Purpose Otoplastic surgery may done for the following reasons: • To reconstruct an external […]

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