Department of Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are closely related specialties of medicine that involve the restoration, reconstruction, alteration of the human body by surgical procedures. Continental Institute of Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery offers a wide range of corrective and enhancement procedures that will help patients of all age groups, from a child with congenital disabilities to adults with accidental injuries, or even lessen the effects of aging. Continental Hospitals, one of the best hospitals for plastic surgery in Hyderabad, is strongly committed to providing excellent patient care with its multidisciplinary team of specialists for carrying out reconstructive surgery.

Aesthetic surgery is one of the central components of plastic surgery, wherein a person can enhance their body’s appearance by surgery. It involves improving a person’s aesthetic appeal, body symmetry, and proportions by surgical procedures and, in some cases, by non-surgical procedures.

Reconstructive surgery is a surgical specialty for reconstructing facial and body parts due to injuries, trauma, congenital disabilities, burns, and disease. It encompasses a multidisciplinary team of doctors and surgeons so that the surgery does not cause complications to the particular human body area that is being operated on.

Continental Hospitals has a specialized department under the name Continental Institute of Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery that has world-class infrastructure and advanced types of equipment to deal with cosmetic and plastic surgery patients. We have the best plastic surgeons in Hyderabad, and it is a privilege for us to be associated with them. They offer their skilled services to the patients requiring their expert advice.

Subspecialties of Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

  1. Cleft & Craniofacial
  2. Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Facial clefts, Cleft & Nasal deformity, Post op cleft with secondary deformity, Palatal fistula, Lip Repair, Vascular Malformation. Vascular anomalies/ Haemangiomas

  3. Cosmetic procedures
  4. Scar correction/ Revision (Hypertrophic scar, Keloids, Burn scar, Hypo/Hyperpigmented, Tatoo correction/Removal), Liposuction, Abdominoplasty, Breast reduction/Mastopexy, Breast augmentation (Implants), Lipofilling, Gynecomastia correction, Incisional hernia repair, Umbilical hernia repair, Obesity & Contour correction (Profiloplasty)

  5. General plastic surgery
  6. Acute burns (Scalds, Flame burns, Acid burns, Electric burns/High voltage burns), Burns Contractures/Deformity correction, Ulcers (neuropathic, trophic, venous ulcers, traumatic ulcers, diabetic ulcer), Pressure sores (Bed sores)- Decubitus ulcers, Filarial lymphedema, Varicose veins/varicocele, Soft tissue swellings (lipoma, fibroma, neurofibroma, warts, moles, vascular tumors), Pigmentation (vitiligo, melasma).

  7. Hand surgery
  8. Soft tissue correction (Tendons/Nerves/Vascular repair), Claw hand, Tendon transfer: Median, Radial, Ulnar Nerve Palsy Correction), Fractures of phalanges/Metatcarpal (Malunion / Deformity corrections), Post burn hand deformity (Contracture Correction), Congenital hand anamolies (Syndactyly, Club hands, Thumb duplication and symbrachydactyly)

  9. Plastic surgery procedures
  10. Facial laceration, Facial burns, Scald burns, Abrasions, Eyelid injuries, Soft tissue swelling/Tumours, Scars (Hypertrophic, Post traumatic and Tattoo), Facial palsy correction, Otoplasty – deformities of external ear, Occuloplasty (Ptosis Correction, Lagophthalmos Correction), Pigmentations (Hyperpigmentation, Hypopigmentation), Skin tumours (Basal cell ca, Sq cell ca, Melanomas, Moles, Warts, Naveus), Chest (Gynecomastia, Liposuction, Breast reduction, Breast Augmentation, Mastopexy, Sternal keloids, Hypertrophic scars, Tattoos, Abdomen: Abdominoplasty, Liposuction), Incisional hernia repair, Umbilical hernia repair, Omphaloplasty, Contour correction, Abdominoplasty and Liposuction.

  11. Trauma and maxillofacial
  12. Compound#Legs & Foot / Both upper limbs trauma, Degloving injuries & Avulsion injuries, Maxillofacial fractures (ORIF) Maxilla, Mandible, Zygoma, Orbit, Mandible tumours- ameloblastoma, adamantinoma, dental, dentigerous cysts, Cancers of tongue/Lip/Mandible.

  13. Plastic Surgery Emergencies
  14. Facial laceration, Thermal burns, Electrical burns, Facial burns, Scald burns, Abrasions, Eyelid injuries, Soft tissue loss, injuries (skin, fascia, muscle, tendon), Hand trauma ( finger loss, avulsion, fractures, nerve, tendon , vascular injury), Wrist, forearm cut lacerations, Compound injury lower /upper limb trauma, Degloving injuries & Avulsion injuries, Maxillofacial fractures(#) - (ORIF), Maxilla, Mandible, Zygoma, Orbit, Infections (face, hand, lower limb) - felon, abscess, cellulitis, fascitis, gangrene.

FAQ: Plastic Surgery Hospital

Are plastic and cosmetic surgery the same?

Both Plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are closely related specialties of medicine that majorly involve the restoration, reconstruction, alteration of the human body through various surgical procedures.

What is the difference between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery?

Aesthetic surgery is one of the essential components of plastic surgery, wherein a person can enhance their body’s appearance through surgery. In contrast, Reconstructive surgery is a surgical specialty for the total reconstruction of facial and body parts affected due to injuries, trauma, congenital disabilities, burns, and disease.

Why choose Continental Hospital as the best plastic surgery hospital in Hyderabad?

Continental Hospitals Institute of Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery has world-class infrastructure and advanced equipment to deal with cosmetic and plastic surgery patients, helmed by the best plastic surgeons in Hyderabad, and their skilled services and expert advice for the patients makes it one of the best plastic surgery hospitals.

Why Choose Continental Hospitals for Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery?

Aesthetic surgery is focused on enhancing a person’s appearance and is primarily performed on the head, neck, and body of a person. It includes procedures such as breast enhancement, facial contouring, body contouring, and skin rejuvenation.

Reconstructive surgery focuses on repairing defects or diseases affecting the human body and to reconstruct it for normal function and appearance. It includes procedures such as birth defects repair, breast reconstruction, hand surgery, scar revision surgery and burns repair surgery.

Continental Hospitals is the best hospital for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in Hyderabad, renowned for providing a wide range of services that will enhance the appearance of patients and boost their self-esteem. Our doctors, the best plastic surgeons in Hyderabad give guidance and information about the procedures, whether surgical or non-surgical which are carried out on the patient before actually performing these procedures. Our doctors explain the advantages and disadvantages of aesthetic surgery as well as reconstructive surgery so that the patients are well aware of the results that can be expected after the surgery.

Our experienced surgeons work in tandem with doctors of other specialties like oncologists, gynecologists, dermatologists, bariatric and orthopedic surgeons to provide the best results to the patients on completion of the surgery. Our cosmetic surgeons are the best in Hyderabad as they review the patient’s health conditions and provide counseling to the patients of the procedures that will be performed on them. Based on the patient’s well being, we consider Continental Hospital as the best hospital for cosmetic surgery in Hyderabad because we deliver what we promise to do without comprising the patient’s health.

With the advent of new technology, advanced research in medicine and the development of new techniques, plastic surgery has undergone vast changes in recent times. Major advances in the treatment of birth defects or traumatic injuries have heralded a new phase in the field of reconstructive surgery. Keeping this in mind, Continental Hospital has adapted to the new changes in this field and is considered the best hospital for plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery in Hyderabad.

Since this specialty involves the active participation of the doctors of other specialties such as GYNECOLOGISTS, ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS, DERMATOLOGISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, and RADIOLOGISTS, the diagnostic procedures required for performing Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery and reconstructive surgeries are varied in context.

The skill in recognizing deformities and diseases by observation is of vital importance in plastic surgery.

Diagnosis in reconstructive surgery depends on factors like the severity and location of the damage and overall health of the patient. Medical imaging and computer-assisted surgical imaging help cosmetic surgeons in carrying out surgeries. We have the best plastic surgeons in Hyderabad, who use diagnostic tools such as computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance (MR) to determine the kind and type of plastic surgery to be carried out on patients.

Clinical diagnosis in plastic surgery includes the diagnosis of congenital anomalies, acquired deformities, fractures, skin lesions, in addition to stigmata and clinical signs of certain abnormalities. Highly- precision based instruments are required to determine whether a person is suitable for undergoing plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery or reconstructive surgery.

The complete clinical history of a person, who is undergo plastic surgery or reconstructive surgery, is collected by the doctors of our hospital to understand the implications of the surgery. All the medical and surgical records, imaging records and documents are evaluated. The general history of the patient is taken into consideration including any prevailing health conditions such as allergy history, diabetes, tobacco consumption, general diseases, fractures or surgical operations as well as a family history of any disease to evaluate in taking up surgery by the best plastic surgeon in Hyderabad.

There are many procedures in cosmetic surgery that people choose to augment their appearance and appeal, which may be surgical or non-surgical in nature. The non-surgical methods include chemical peels, Microdermabrasion, Thermage, Nonablative laser, Diode lasers, and dermal fillers, which are USFDA approved.

Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive. There are many procedures in plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery which include fat grafting, adipose tissue stem cell therapy, scar treatment, congenital nevi removal, and other similar procedures.

Many of the common aesthetic procedures are provided by the best plastic surgeons and best cosmetic surgeons at Continental hospitals in Hyderabad.

Some of the aesthetic procedures are:

  • Mammoplasty or breast surgery procedures such as:
  1. Breast augmentation or enlargement is a surgical procedure to increase, size, shape, and fullness of breast, wherein the surgeon will put breast implants above or below the chest muscle.
  2. Breast reduction is a type of reconstructive surgery required to remove excess fat from the breast, glandular tissue and skin so that the breasts are in proportion to a person’s body.
  3. Mastopexy or a breast lift restores a youthful appearance to the breasts with minimal scarring
  4. Male breast reduction is the most effective treatment for gynecomastia or enlarged male breasts. This cosmetic surgery procedure involves removing excess fat and glandular tissue to restore a flatter, firmer and more masculine contour to the chest
  • Liposuction

Liposuction surgery removes excess deposits of fat to sculpt an improved shape to a patient’s body. Liposuction is part of a body contouring procedure, which helps to improve the contour and shape of the abdomen,

  • Vulvovaginal surgery

Vulvovaginal surgery is carried out as a treatment for the restoration of youthful female genitalia using radiofrequency and laser devices.

  • Abdominoplasty, or “tummy tuck”

Abdominoplasty is a procedure to reduce the excessive fat and skin around the abdomen and strengthen the abdominal wall musculature.

  • Buttock augmentation

Buttock augmentation is a surgical procedure used to add volume and contour to the buttocks by using fat transfer from the patients’ fat or buttock implants

  • Buttock lift

A buttock lift is a procedure that involves the removal of excess fat and skin from just above the buttocks and tightened by pulling upward to better contour.

  • Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery

It is a cosmetic surgical procedure that used to improve the appearance of the eye due to aging by removing wrinkles, correction of baggy eyes and making the eyes look aesthetic. Continental Hospitals have the best cosmetic surgeons to perform this surgery.

  • Rhinoplasty

It is the surgery of the nose to change its shape and size. Other than being a cosmetic surgery, it also comes under the purview of the reconstructive surgery as this procedure helps to improve nasal function after a traumatic injury or illness and helps patients having breathing problems. At Continental Hospitals, we have the best cosmetic surgeons in Hyderabad to perform this surgery.

  • Otoplasty

Otoplasty is cosmetic surgery of the ear to improve, the shape, position and size of ears. It can even correct the birth defects of the ear, It also a part of the reconstructive surgery as this procedure helps to correct misshapen ears caused by injuries.

  • Rhytidectomy (facelift)

Facelift surgery helps in improving the appearance of the face and neck and gives a youthful appearance by removing excess sagging skin, folds in the neck region and tightening the facial tissues of a patient.

  • Browplasty (brow lift)

Browplasty is cosmetic surgery to rejuvenate the face above the eyebrows by elevating a drooping brow.

  • Chin augmentation

Chin augmentation is the improvement of the bone contour of the chin area by placing implants on the bone of the chin by surgery or by using fillers for chin enhancement.

  • Cheek augmentation

Cheek augmentation is a cosmetic surgical procedure to add volume to the cheeks and improve the appearance of cheeks by using cheek implants or use USFDA approved fillers for cheeks.

  • Cheiloplasty (Shaping the lip)

Cheiloplasty is a plastic surgery procedure to repair lip defects. It is performed on children having cleft lips which involves reconstruction of the normal anatomy and function of the lip.

  • Chemical peels

Chemical peels are non-surgical methods to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. Chemical solutions are applied to the skin for treatment to get a smooth wrinkle-free and youthful skin of a patient.

  • Botulinum toxin or Botox

Botulinum toxin is a toxin produced by a bacterium, which causes muscle paralysis. Botox is a drug made from Botulinum toxin and is administered in small doses to the patients in the form of injections.

Botox is a non-surgical procedure used by cosmetic surgeons to treat wrinkles, frown lines on the forehead, lines around the eyes (crow’s feet), and thick bands in the neck.

  • Soft tissue fillers or dermal fillers

Soft tissue or dermal fillers are injectable implants for making a face look fuller in appearance including nasolabial folds, cheeks, and lips and for increasing the volume on the back of the hand. It helps in the correction of contour deficiencies such as acne scars.

  • Fat injections and fat grafting

Fat injections also known as facial injections help in reducing wrinkles, diminishing acne scars and giving the face a more youthful appearance.

Fat grafting is the surgical procedure of removing fat from one area of the body to another area. It is used to enhance the appearance of the face, breast, hands, hips, and buttocks.

  • Stem-cell enriched grafts

Adipose-derived stem-cell enriched fat grafting is a cosmetic surgical procedure as the addition of stem cells to fat grafts helps the transplanted fat to be successfully integrated into the surrounding tissue of the patient, especially in the breast, face, buttocks, and hand.

  • Laser and light-based facial treatment

Lase-based facial treatment is for treating fine lines and wrinkles on the face by using a CO2 laser. It also helps in removing warts on the skin. Non-laser light-based treatment involves the use of Thermage and  IPL photo facials.

This laser- based treatment is useful in skin tightening, removing pigmented lesions such as sunspots, precancerous lesions, vascular lesions involving blood vessels, tattoo removal, facial hair removal, and acne scar removal.

  • Hair transplantation

Hair transplant surgery is a surgery that is performed to restore hair to areas of the scalp that are bald or that have thinning hair. Hair transplantation involves removing small pieces of hair-bearing scalp from a donor site and using them as grafts to be relocated to a bald or thinning area of the scalp.

Continental Hospital is one of the best hospitals for aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in Hyderabad as our doctors have successfully performed hair transplant surgeries on many patients with a high success rate. The surgeries carried out at Continental Hospitals are done with high precision and by using specialized surgical instruments that are used for cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgeries.

Our Doctors

Continental Hospitals is one of the best hospitals for plastic surgery in Hyderabad as our doctors are world-renowned best plastic surgeons, who have been trained in world-class reputed institutions throughout India and the world. They are members of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons [ISAPS], International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons [ISHRS], International Society of Burn Injuries [ISBI] and Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons [IAAPS]. They have attained training in the latest techniques of cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Amar Raghu Narayana Senior Consultant General Surgery at Continental Hospitals Gachibowli Hyderabad
Dr Amar Raghu

M.B.B.S, M.S (General Surgery), M.Ch (Plastic Surgery)

Sr Consultant - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Burns

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