My daughter was born with congenital harelip. She is also experiencing sagging on the right side of her face. She is currently 6 years old. At what age should I consider taking her to a plastic surgeon?
My sister is a breast cancer survivor. She underwent partial mastectomy two years ago. However, I can tell she has lost her confidence with her post-surgery breast. Are there any requirements when it comes to breast cancer survivors getting breast implants?
I am thinking of having liposuction done for my thighs and belly. I understand I have to be within acceptable BMI in order to go ahead with the surgery. If I am slightly past my BMI limits, is there a possibility I can still go ahead with the liposuction?
I had a fall from a bicycle ride in September last year leaving me with an open wound in my chin. While the wound has healed, there is an unsightly scar. I want to remove the scar with plastic surgery. At the same time, when I move my jaw or swallow food, I experience pain. Should I treat the pain first before fixing the scar? Please give me your opinion.
I read about non-surgical body contouring on some medical blogs. Is that effective? And are there any requirements prior to the procedure? What are the possible side effects of this method?
I feel like my cheekbones which used to be quite prominent are now sagging. I am 47 years old this year. Is there any procedure that can help lift my cheekbones? How long would the recovery be?
Hello, Dr Chui. My eldest son has burns on his right shoulder. He described the burnt area as feeling numb. We are considering plastic surgery to repair the skin, but are worried if there is possible nerve damage in that area. Should we see an orthopaedic doctor first to confirm the condition or is nerve examination also a part of plastic surgery if we go ahead with it?
I had rhinoplasty done two years ago. These two months I can feel there is a lump inside my nose. I am planning to go to an ENT to examine this. But what I want to know is, if it turns out I have to undergo surgery to remove the lump, would there be any issues with my current nose form?
I want to fix my chin. It is too long for my liking and I feel like I have an overbite. At the same time, I also want to consider liposuction of my chin so I can have a more defined jawline. Which one should I do first? Or can it be done at the same time?
I have a scar on the left side of my stomach from my previous c-section. I am thinking of undergoing plastic surgery after giving birth to remove the scar. I am currently 6 months pregnant and the second birth will probably be a c-section again. How long should I wait after the delivery before I can undergo the surgery?