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Dr. Ashok Kumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery

General Surgeon, Chennai

28 Years Experience  ·  300 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Ashok Kumar MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery General Surgeon, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ashok Kumar is a renowned General Surgeon in Arani, Chennai. He has over 28 years of experience as a General Surgeon. He is a qualified MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery . You can consult Dr. Ashok Kumar at Priya Nursing Home in Arani, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashok Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Madras - 1990
MS - General Surgery - Dr.MGR Medical University - 2000
MCh - Vascular Surgery - STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHENNAI. - 2012

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Skin Tightening Treatment: What You Need To Know?

DNB (Plastic Surgery), MCh, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Surat
Skin Tightening Treatment: What You Need To Know?

Laser skin tightening is a procedure that uses laser to enhance the appearance of the skin and treat minor facial flaws. This procedure is performed with the help of two types of lasers: ablative and non-ablative. Ablative laser is used to remove thin layers of skin, while a non-ablative laser is the one which causes growth of collagen and tightens the skin underneath.

Non-ablative laser is less invasive and requires less time to recover, although it's less effective than laser resurfacing, which is done with an ablative laser.

A laser tightening skin procedure can decrease fines lines on the face, making you look younger and giving a smooth appearance to your skin. It can also be used to treat uneven skin tone and improve your complexion, besides helping the treatment of sunburns and scars to a certain extent.

This procedure is usually used to treat:

  1. Wrinkles
  2. Liver or age spots
  3. Skin damage caused by sun rays
  4. Scars caused due to accidents, chicken pox or severe acne
  5. Irregular or uneven skin tone or texture

Before performing the procedure a doctor is likely to check your:

  1. Medical history - Doctors cross check your current and previous medical history, including medications and medical conditions.
  2. Physical examination - A skin test is very common prior to performing such a surgery.

After the procedure is carried out, you may encounter initial minor problems like acne, itching, swelling or redness.

You may be advised to take medications and avoid direct exposure to sunlight. During the procedure, a highly intense beam of light is directed on the skin. This laser beam destroys the upper layer of skin and also heats the underlying layers of epithelial cells. Resultantly, it causes the collagen fibers to shrink, thereby tightening your skin and giving you a younger appearance. Post the procedure, ice packs can be used to cool down the skin.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My age is 24 but I am looking so thin then what I have do and also my sister have white patches on body pls give answer for this two questions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My age is 24 but I am looking so thin then what I have do and also my sister have white patches on body pls give answ...
Hello, Gaining weight is a slow process which requires patience and dedication! It not only depends upon the amount of food you consume daily, but also about eating Sensibly, depends upon your genes, your body's proper metabolism, assimilation and absorption, the levels of stress/ tension in your life, and any underlying medical condition you have! The food what and how you eat, makes the difference! For increasing your weight, concentrate on the below points (if you don’t have any medical condition) which helps in gaining weight in a right way without harming your body. - Consume more healthy fats. Foods containing healthy fats are full of nutrients and also high in calories, making them a great option for weight gain. Foods containing plant fats should be your first option - this includes items such as nuts, seeds, peanut butter, avocados and olive oil. Foods containing healthy animals fats include lean meats and full fat dairy products - although if you have high cholesterol, you should probably stick to low-fat options. -Eat more protein. Good sources of protein include lean meat, fish and poultry, in addition to eggs, whole grains, dairy products and legumes. -Drink more calories. Try drinking a large glass of orange juice in the mornings (along with your normal breakfast). Drink a glass or two of full-cream milk throughout the day. -Have 6 small and frequent meals in a day. -Gain muscle mass. It's a good idea to continue to exercise while you attempt to gain weight the healthy way. Strength training includes working with weights and performing exercises such as squats, deadlifts, bench presses, bicep curls, crunches, chin-ups and leg curls. Just keep in mind that the more you exercise, the more calories you will need to consume to replace those you lost while working out. -Quit smoking. As it suppresses the appetite. -Stay healthy. The most important thing through the entire weight gain process is to stay healthy - eating a balanced diet and continuing to exercise throughout. -Take enough of rest and sleep for rejuvenation of the cells and tissues. -Think Positive which will help you in achieving your target of gaining weight. -Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. Both thrice daily ½ an hour before meals for 3 months. Revert. For white patches: White patches/ dots on skin are a common type of depigmented skin lesion associated with an infection, allergy, or autoimmune disorder. One common cause of white spots, or hypopigmentation, is a fungal infection of the skin known as tinea versicolor (associated with other symptoms, such as itching or dryness on or around the white patches). This fungal infection is not contagious and can be treated easily with over-the-counter medications. The white spots and patches can also be because of deficiency of vitamin D (for which 15-20 minutes of exposure to early morning sunlight without sunscreen is needed, 3-4 times a week). Or else they could be idiopathic (i. E, without any cause). Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder which can be treated with homoeopathic medicines, but chances of relapses are also there. Please tell me other symptoms like about sensation on the area, since how long do you have this patch, any family history of white patch, etc. Meantime, you can start giving her homoeopathic medicines - Cina 1M/ one dose daily at night and Ars. Sulph. Flavum. 200/ twice daily for initially 1 month (it is safe). Apply a good brand's sunscreen with SPF 40 on the skin (specially on the white patches/ spots) 20-30 minutes before going out under the sunscreen and reapply it after 3-4 hrs. Again.
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My friend rahul is 21 year old. He have a problem of white spot in his face. So what we can do for that. Which medicine we should use.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My friend rahul is 21 year old. He have a problem of white spot in his face. So what we can do for that. Which medici...
The cause of white spots are * loss of pigmentation * fungal infection * loss of upper skin due to dryness to treat the white spots- * apply coconut or mustard oil on th effected parts once a day specially in the evening. * crush 15-20 leaves of neem and put them in a bucket of luke warm water for 15 minutes & take bath with this water. * take a glass of milk added with a teaspoon of protien powder once a day. * sit for atleast 5-8 minutes in sun in the morning or evening. * apply the paste of aloe vera & turmeric powder on the effected parts of body 2 times a week for 15-20 minutes.
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Mere left breast me 10dino se pain hota hai press karne par matar ke dane ke equal gaanth feel hota hai.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please take belladonna 30 - for pain when required. Also do a mammography of breast to know the type of tumor/cyst.
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Hi, , I red dots on my nose and some it disperse its what will be the treatment for it.

MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Pathanamthitta
Hi, , I red dots on my nose and some it disperse its what will be the treatment for it.
It could be an allergy or infection. It needs to be examined prior to further management. You may need creams, laser, chemicals.
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I had an bike accident a week ago. And I got scar of scratch on right cheek and it is now painless. Doctor advised me to use soframycin from the start which removes all tha pain in scar. kindly suggest me any cream to remove scar completely in less days.

MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Bangalore
I had an bike accident a week ago. And I got scar of scratch on right cheek and it is now painless. Doctor advised me...
Hello sir. Scars these days have got many ways of treatment. Varies from person to person, depending upon the skin type, scar maturity, length, position and width. The treatment might vary from few lightening creams, compression, silicon treatment, superficial dermabrasion, dermarolling, fat grafting to the scar revision surgeries. Personal examination or atleast the complete details of the scar might help in suggesting the suitable treatment. U can consult online as well. Thank you.
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I have darkness under my eyes I use some cremes but yet I am not feel any relax in my problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have darkness under my eyes I use some cremes but yet I am not feel any relax in my problem.
Hello, Common reasons for dark circle are aging, genetics, nutritional deficiency (of vitamin A, C, K, E), sleep deprivation, worm-infestation, anemia, smoking & drinking, dehydration, sun exposure, allergies, stress/ tension and hormonal changes. Dark circles are linked to anemia, and liver diseases. So, in case of dark circles which are there due to some underlying cause can be get rid rid of once the causative factor is rectified. But the dark circles which are inherited from our genes can't be removed completely, to some extent can make slightly better. Diet and Management: Always take a balanced diet rich in green leafy vegetable, dairy products and all types of fruits to keep your body healthy. It is advisable to have at least 10-12 glasses of water and include fresh fruit daily. It is also advisable to restrict the intake of caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee, alcohol and other caffeinated drinks as it aggravates dehydration. Take enough of 6-8hrs. Of sleep. Avoid taking stress/ tension. Do daily exercising regularly as it increases oxygen carrying capacity of the cells and tissues. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines – Schwabe's Cina 1M/ one dose at night for 10 days; Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. - both twice daily for 20 days. Revert me there after.
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My mother underwent a Skin Grafting surgery due to a 40% burn on her lower body (thighs). Although it has been almost 2 years, but still the itching sensation persists. Is it natural? If yes, how long it would persist?

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Visakhapatnam
My mother underwent a Skin Grafting surgery due to a 40% burn on her lower body (thighs). Although it has been almost...
Some time scars may itch Apply good moisturiser daily 3 times If not relieved consult Dr for medicated creams
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Sir, I have mild prostate and I have frequently go for urine at night please suggest ayurvedic medicine.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
Sir, I have mild prostate and I have frequently go for urine at night please suggest ayurvedic medicine.
You take 1 tablet Fortege end 1 tablet Bangshil after lunch end dinner for 10 days than consult me for further treatment.
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I was using skin lite cream. My skin gets fairer and when I'll stop it will slowly darken my face. Any another solution to get fair and glowing skin?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I was using skin lite cream. My skin gets fairer and when I'll stop it will slowly darken my face. Any another soluti...
Believe me, if you are happy from inside and taking nutritious, healthy food and daily yoga or some kind of exercises, it will be automatically reflected on your face. Yes, the colour which is inherited from your parents/ ancestors, cannot be changed, but you can try to get glow on your face!! Apart from these, you do follow CTMP, i.e., cleansing, toning, moisturising and protection (apply liberally sunscreen with SPF-30 ? a thick layer of Bakson's Suncare cream may be, 20-30 minutes before going out daily and repeat it's application after every 3-4hrs.) after washing your face daily; use the products as per your skin type. This will change the skin texture and skin tone. In case you do have tanning, apply honey with a dash of lime on your face. You can also use homoeopathic cream - Medicynth's Whitch Hazel daily at night. Eat right and healthy that too on time, relieve your stress/ tensions, sleep well, lead a healthy lifestyle! If the dull skin tone is due to any underlying ailment or diseases, need to look into the matter.
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