Mumbai: Man severs foot at work, plastic surgery helps him walk again

A carpenter accidentally severed his right foot, the injury was gruesome as his foot was almost hanging off his leg. The cut was a deep gash. And the entire frontal portion of the 27-year-old man was almost separated from his leg

Mumbai: Man severs foot at work, plastic surgery helps him walk againJust a month ago, the man had come to Mumbai from Assam in search of a job. He was profusely bleeding and was immediately admitted to Mumbai’s civic-run Cooper Hospital. Once in the hospital, he was immediately attended upon the doctors who made it their priority to save his leg. In a first-of-its-kind operation at […]

Pune NGO to organises free plastic surgery camp across Maharashtra

Surgeries for cleft-lips, facial scars, and outer deformities of nose, ear and eyelids would be performed by experts in the field

Pune NGO to organises free plastic surgery camp across MaharashtraFor most of us plastic surgery still remains an unaffordable procedure. To address this, a free mega camp will be organised on different dates in districts of Maharashtra in the month of December. A Non-Governmental Organisation has organised free plastic surgery camp in different parts of Maharashtra. The NGO has tied up with civil hospitals […]

Free health camp for plastic surgery to be organised in Pune

Five different doctors, who are expert in their respective field of surgeries, would conduct about 100 different surgeries in two days. The camp would be held at Matoshree Madanbai Dhariwal Hospital, Shirur

Free health camp for plastic surgery to be organised in PuneFor most of us plastic surgery still remains an unaffordable procedure. A free mega camp will be organised on December 16 and December 17 Pune for the same. The camp would be held at Matoshree Madanbai Dhariwal Hospital, Shirur. Five different doctors, who are expert in their respective field of surgeries, would conduct about 100 different surgeries in […]

Mumbai’s GT hospital organises 2-day workshop on nose job

Many people have now become more conscious about their misshaped nose and opt to undergo surgeries. This trend has been increasing in rural areas as well. GT Hospital, Mumbai has organised a two-day workshop on Rhinoplasty (nose job or surgery). Doctors say general surgeons are doing Rhinoplasty surgery in some hospitals and this scenario needs to be changed. Such workshop will help to give more insight to Rhinoplasty

Mumbai’s GT hospital organises 2-day workshop on nose jobA 28-year-old man, Mahesh Rathod approached Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital, Mumbai to undergo a surgery to reshape his nose. Rathod met with a bike accident in 2015 and in which his nose went out of shape. Currently, he works in a bank and wants to get married. “My friends and family members told me that this […]

A surgery in time saves ‘tongue’

Jeet Mahadik, a 10-year-old boy was returning home after giving his exam, when a shocking incident happened. Jeet slipped from the stairs and fell down due to which his tongue was caught between his teeth and suffered a dip cut on his tongue. This resulted into continuous bleeding. Jeet was admitted in Kalyan’s MPM Hospital where doctors immediately decided to do a surgery. Now, Jeet's condition is improving

A surgery in time saves ‘tongue’Till now, you must have heard about head, neck, back and leg injuries after falling from the stairs. But, Jeet Mahadik, who is a Titwala resident, suffered a cut on his tongue when he fell down from the stairs and this left him bleeding and in immense pain. Jeet was immediately admitted in Kalyan’s MPM […]

Accepting a firm ‘NO’ must be taught to your kids

Three years ago, in a fit of rage, an impulsive action proved to result in dire consequences for this child. And that is what Rohit Kumar is facing even today. So deep were his burns that he had to undergo multiple surgeries and is still under treatment, he is trying very hard to gain confidence

Accepting a firm ‘NO’ must be taught to your kidsWhat would a typical 11-year-old do if you refuse to buy him jeans of his choice? In most cases, the kid would be disturbed, cry or scream. However, would you expect the kid to burn himself? That’s exactly what Rohit Kumar (name changed) did. Kumar was the only son of an army officer who, on […]

BOA FOCUS 2017: Doctors discuss oculoplasty and its aesthetic aspects

Oculoplasty is a branch in ophthalmology which deals with plastic surgery and reconstruction of eyes and related parts of the eye along with the face in cases where the problem is by birth or acquired

BOA FOCUS 2017: Doctors discuss oculoplasty and its aesthetic aspectsDuring the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association’s Focus 2017 conference a special session regarding oculoplasty was held at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Mumbai. Oculoplasty is a branch in ophthalmology which deals with plastic surgery and reconstruction of eyes and related parts of the eye along with the face in cases where the problem is by birth or […]

‘Breathing through my nose was a distant dream for me, now I am happy’

Khatibai had developed a dentigerous cyst that develops around the crown of an uninterrupted tooth. Such cysts can be easily cured, if treated at early stages. Khatibai’s case became risky as it took her a year to get it treated. Doctors said the size of the cyst, in her case, was unusual. In her case, the cyst had grown so big that it blocked her nasal passage. But after the surgery, she can now breathe through her nose

‘Breathing through my nose was a distant dream for me, now I am happy’“Since the last one year, I was not able to breathe using my nose; I used to breathe through my mouth. It used to pain a lot, but finally I am able to breathe freely now. Last year was a painful journey for me, but now I am happy,” said Khatibai a tribal woman from […]

Nandurbar woman breathes freely after a year

The 22-year-old from a tribal village had to breathe through her mouth due to a huge cyst that blocked her nasal passage. She finally had it removed at Sassoon Hospital, Pune, on Thursday

Nandurbar woman breathes freely after a yearA woman from a tribal area in Nandurbar, Maharashtra, will now breathe freely through her nose after nearly a year. The reason: a huge cyst had developed around Khatibai Thakare’s nose, blocking her nasal passage and forcing her to breathe from her mouth. She finally had the cyst removed on Thursday at Sassoon Hospital, Pune. […]