2203 45th Street, Suite B Highland, IN 46322
(219) 836-4820

What procedures can a plastic surgeon perform?

Everyone’s facial expressions are unique and they allow us to communicate effectively with those around us. However, those with facial abnormalities may be looking to correct their condition. In these cases, facial plastic surgery will be the best way to restore both aesthetics and function. An otolaryngologist who performs facial plastic surgery will be able to treat a variety of conditions that involve the face, lips, nose, ears, and even neck. We offer both reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery to help patients achieve their ideal look.

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

This type of surgery is often performed on those who were born with certain abnormalities like a cleft lip or facial birthmark; however, those who’ve experienced facial changes due to an accident, burn or past surgery can also benefit from reconstructive Plastic Surgeon Highland INplastic surgery.

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

This form of surgery is performed to boost facial aesthetics. The most common cosmetic plastic surgeries include facelifts, rhinoplasty (nose job), liposuction, and other cosmetic treatments that reduce the look of facial lines and wrinkles.

Your Highland, IN otolaryngologists at the Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery have been specially trained to address conditions that require either reconstructive or cosmetic plastic surgery.

What procedures can be performed in-office?

  • Rhinoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Browlift
  • Liposuction
  • Cheek or lip implants
  • Otoplasty
  • Skin resurfacing (e.g. chemical peels; dermabrasion)
  • Facial reconstruction (to correct birth defects and other facial abnormalities)
  • Non-surgical treatments (e.g. dermal fillers)

What to Expect Before Surgery

We will always discuss your treatment options with you before we decide on an ideal treatment plan. If we believe plastic surgery is the most effective way to treat your condition, we will discuss the procedure, its risks and benefits, and what you can expect during the recovery process. This is also the time to address any questions or concerns you may have so that you are well aware of what the surgery will entail.

Some risks of surgery include allergic reactions to anesthesia, nausea, bleeding, and infection. Talk to your doctor about your medical history, any medications you are currently taking, and if you have any known allergies.

The Recovery Process

While everyone’s recovery period will be different, most plastic surgery can be performed, outpatient. Before leaving our office, we will discuss any post-surgical care instructions you should follow for optimal and fast recovery. You will most likely come back for a follow-up appointment one week after surgery to remove stitches and to see that everything is healing properly. On average, most patients return to normal activities within a week or two after plastic surgery.

To find out about plastic surgery or Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery's other services, call us at (219) 836-4820.

2203 45th Street, Suite B
Highland, IN 46322