Category: Blog

Why Are My Breasts Sagging?

It’s disheartening to see once perfect breasts lose shape. Unfortunately sagging is an inevitable process related to gravity and aging. Young natural breasts are conical with nipples pointing towards front or slightly sideways. The part above the nipples has a gentle sloping profile from collarbone to the nipple. Lower breast is full and rounded. There is a natural cleavage. Nipple is above the breast crease. Outer part of breast is rounded. The breasts do not go beyond the imaginary line dropped from the anterior axillary fold which is the front part of armpit. Not all young women have perfect breasts ...
November 29, 2012 Dr Priti Shukla

Anti-Scar Creams: Do They Work?

There are creams in the market that claim to remove all types of scars. They are expensive and their advertisements are attractive. But the truth is that by using these creams without consulting a specialist you may be wasting your time and money and possibly inviting trouble. Most important thing before treatment is the diagnosis. All scars are not alike, basically there are some scar which will never improve by anything except surgery. So you are wasting time using any medicines on them. Among the rest of the scars that can be improved without surgery there are many kinds and ...
November 27, 2012 Dr Priti Shukla

Are Silicon Breast Implants Safe?

Mithali, a 29 year old mother of one, has always been conscious about her small breast size. She is tall, slim and good looking, but feels that she is unable to enjoy well fitted, fashionable clothes because of her relatively small breasts. She is considering breast implant surgery. Women opt for breast augmentation (implants) for various reasons. Often, these reasons are very personal and unique to each woman. Women with smaller breast size or those who have lost their breast volume due to breastfeeding can greatly benefit from it. Women who have very small upper body relative to larger hips ...
December 19, 2011 Dr Priti Shukla

Cosmetic Surgery of Mind

Cosmetic plastic surgeon is called “psychologist with the knife.” Minor changes that plastic surgeon makes on persons body or face have profound  impact on patient,’s sense of selfesteem and wellbeing. People often are self conscious about their appearance. This self consciousness can be minor where person tries to hide the defect by makeup, hair style or clothes. But in  major cases person avoids meeting people and  getting photographs clicked. People with body disfigurement- like male breast and flat chested woman  may avoid sports activity, swimming and social gatherings. In most severe cases of body dissatisfaction person may become antisocial and stop ...
September 20, 2011 Dr Priti Shukla

Liposuction: Myths vs. Facts

People who have tried diet and exercise, but are still unable to lose weight often turn to plastic surgeons for liposuction. Liposuction is believed to be the the final and ultimate weapon against obesity. Liposuction is popular, fashionable and available- but does it work for everyone, and always? Let’s bust some myths and find out the facts. MYTH:  Liposuction can make one lose 20-30 kilos of weight in one sitting. FACT:  Majority of the plastic surgeons across the world agree that its safe to remove fat equal to 5-8% of body weight , in one sitting. So for a 100 ...