Blast victims to get face-lift through cosmetic surgery in J-K

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Srinagar, Nov 5(ANI): Sensing the increasing number of militancy related injuries like bomb blasts in Jammu and Kashmir which has left many victims with facial injuries, a seminar was organized here to make the doctors aware of the latest treatments and equipments to treat such cases.

Earlier, plastic surgery was the only treatment available for them, which only removed prominent marks on their faces, but left blemishes and spots there. But, now they are all set to be helped with cosmetic surgery.

Local doctors in collaboration with the cosmetic surgeons from outside the valley organized the seminar to showcase the latest equipments and medicines launched in the field of cosmetology.

"In Kashmir, there are many people who are victims of bomb blast or who have suffered injury on their faces due to some accidents and which has left a life long scars on their faces. So, by organizing this conference we will be able to help such people through laser surgery, scar vision. On an average we check around 10 to 15 patients in a day," said Shaziya, a Dermatologist.

According to the doctors, this surgery will leave the victims with a clean and clear face with no marks on them.

"The main idea behind this conference was to inspire our students and they can concentrate towards this to help the common people. We are doing live demonstration on some patients with their consent and further, pictures of some victims will also be shown. Moreover, the experts who have come here from all over India will also perform a live demonstration in our hospital," said Qazi Maqsood, Dermotologist and member of the organising committee.

New gadgets and treatments like fractional technology, radio frequency devices and scar revision methods are available for such treatment.

"This will definitely help the victims because if your appearance is good then your self confidence will boost up which will in turn enhance your quality of life. Appearance is very important, especially among the youngsters and people who have suffered due to some injury. So, it is very important for these people to have a proper treatment. Moreover, the confidence will help create awareness among the local doctors and the people," said Manoj Sharma, Consultant And Cosmetic Surgeon from All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Exhibitions of new medicines and latest equipment's were also held for the doctors to apprise them of the latest technology. By Parvez Butt (ANI)

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