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Step by step to get the best of your plastic surgery in India

Get the best of your plastic surgery in India
Travelling overseas for medical care is not an easy decision. We understand the apprehensions involved in going to an unknown country and trusting them with your life. It gets scary at times. Especially when there is news of ‘things went wrong’ during plastic surgery in other countries. Though not all such ‘reported’ incidents are true, we cannot dismiss all of them as rumors either.
Many find India as an attractive destination for medical services like plastic surgery because of the relative low costs. Thanks to the falling worth of India’s currency i.e. Rupee against dollar, number of international patients booking their plastic surgery in India has risen like never before.

So how do you ensure that you get the best of plastic surgery in India at lowest possible costs? Can you have them both – maximum relative savings compared to medical costs in your home country and superior medical care and guaranteed safety? Yes. You can. Here is how w…

Washboard Abdomen - Is it possible with tummy tuck?

Washboard Abdomens with tummy tuck
The world has never been same since the terms ‘washboard abdomen’ or ‘six packs’ entered its vocabulary. Before we know it, washboard abdomen became the must have look for desirability. We began to frown at our ‘pooch’ and wanted them to be replaced by the killer six pack abs we constantly see on billboards and fitness magazines. We can hardly name a celebrity who has not washboard abdomen simply because there are not any!
Name it the conspiracy of the fitness companies who want us to spend our hours and hard earned money to meet the body standards. Name it a futile obsession with vain beauty stereotypes. Name it whatever you will. But the truth is, most of us secretly or otherwise wish for washboard abdomen. No wonder hundreds of books that deal with ‘how to’ form and maintain six pack abs flood the market and are sold like hot cakes. Now the big question. How do we get washboard abdomen? Is tummy tuck the magic wand we have been searching for that wo…

Increasing demand for plastic surgery among men

Demand for plastic surgery among men 
Is not plastic surgery meant for ladies? Okay, there are celebrities like Michael Jackson who have publicly acknowledged to have had cosmetic surgery. But when it comes to common men, the ones who still complain when their wives take too long a time in getting dressed up, can they ever bother themselves with cosmetic surgeries? Turns out, they do. That too, in such large numbers that could leave most of us astonished.
Top 5 plastic surgeries for men
The number of men who undergo plastic surgery are not in hundreds or thousands, but has quite passed the million mark. If we compare the present data with that of 15 years before, there has been a 106 % increase in the number of men who underwent plastic surgery in US and around the globe.  In the year 2012 alone, 160,451 men in United States alone underwent cosmetic surgery procedures.
The top 5 plastic surgery procedures preferred by men were: Lipoplasty (Liposuction) – This is a favorite surgery among…

PELD - Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy in India

PELD - Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy
Recent advances in minimally invasive spinal surgery have given a new horizon to spinal treatment in India.Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy is an advanced surgical technique which is now available at some of the best spine surgery hospitals in India. The procedure is done to decompress the lumbar disc space and remove herniated disc (prolapsed disc) through a posterolateral approach.

PELD is used in management of spinal tumors and structural deformities in patients who have low pain threshold and who are not responding well to conservative treatment such as anti-inflammatory drugs, physiotherapy etc. The procedure has become highly popular owing to reduced hospitalization and quicker recovery results associated with the surgery.
Who may need a PELD?
PELD is beneficial in cases where people have chronic low back pain and disability. It is the procedure of choice among people who have degenerated discs or herniated discs that co…

Breast Augmentation - The Most popular plastic surgery procedure

Breast Augmentation

Plastic surgery in India - Why getting increasingly popular among foreigners

Plastic surgery in India
Gone were the days when people from poor countries traveled to the more developed ones in order to access quality health care. Globalization seems to have reversed its trend nowadays.  Britons, Americans, Auatralians and citizens of other developed nations seem to make India as their preferred destination for quality medical care. Do not take our word for it.  A recent article in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open, the official open-access medical journal published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), confirms the same.
Major factors making Plastic surgery in India increasingly popular
Rising surgery cost in developed countries vs low costs in India
Continuous rise of the surgery cost in developed nations especially in settings where there is not any viable relation between quality and price has long been a disappointment for the people. The recent trend of globalization can be seen as a direct consequence of the same. One of the main fa…

CABG in India - Why medical tourists prefer to get Heart Bypass in India

Coronary artery bypass grafting or heart bypass

Sex after Heart Attack

Heart attack still remains one of the most dreaded words in our lives. Though medical science has revolutionised the way heart attacks are managed, the word sends shivers down the spine when a known to or a loved one suffers a heart attack.

Cardiac rehabilitation, changes in eating habits, losing weight, keeping a healthy life style are all on the table after you have suffered a heart attack. Each and all advise you to go easy on life and avoid stress in personal and professional life. One topic that is essentially missed, however, during discussions is sexual activity after heart attack.

Be it men or women of any age, sexual activity is an important aspect of your life. And with more and more young men and women falling prey to the deadly disease, the topic has become a real cause of concern.  It is very common to lose confidence in your heart’s ability to work under stress after an attack.  And if you have had open heart surgery, your partner would be all the more concerned that the…