Okan University Hospital Istanbul
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (609486)
Specialized in: plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery
About the department
The Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Okan University Hospital Istanbul provides the full range of surgical interventions in the areas of its specialization. The team of the department's plastic surgeons admits both patients who want to change their appearance at their own wish and patients who need reconstructive surgery for improvement of their appearance after injuries, burns, surgical procedures, as well as congenital deformities. The list of the most demanded operations includes breast plastic surgery, rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) and liposuction. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Aydın Gözü.
The decision to perform one or another intervention is made on an individual basis for each patient after acquaintance with his complaints and wishes, as well as after a thorough study of the anamnesis and the comprehensive diagnostics. The surgical procedures are performed in high-tech operating rooms, with strict adherence to clinical protocols and hygiene standards. The operations are performed only by competent and experienced plastic surgeons, who guarantee the safe performance of surgery with the best results.
To achieve an optimal aesthetic appearance of the operated facial or body area, the intervention is preceded by 3D modelling of this area. This approach allows the patient to see and assess the expected result of the upcoming operation even before it, while the surgeon can express his wishes and give recommendations based on the obtained volumetric model. In addition, the 3D modeling technique allows the specialist to achieve the optimal combination of the planned result with the patient's natural look.
The department's surgical options include
- Facial plastic surgery
- Face and neck lift
- Lip augmentation
- Mentoplasty (chin plastic surgery)
- Breast plastic surgery
- Breast augmentation
- Breast reduction
- Breast lift
- Gynecomastia treatment in men
- Body plastic surgery
- Thigh lift
- Arm lift (brachioplasty)
- Buttock augmentation
- Intimate plastic surgery
- Penis enlargement
- Labia minora and labia majora reshaping (labiaplasty) in women
- Other methods of plastic surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Aydın Gözü received his medical education at the Faculty of Medicine of the Hacettepe University in Ankara. After receiving his Doctoral Degree, he completed a compulsory internship at the Yolboyu Public Health Center and Children's Hospital. Then the doctor worked in the Department of Anatomy at the Samsun May 19 University (8 months). After his board certification, the doctor began his work in the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital (1992 - 1998). During this period, the specialist obtained invaluable experience in the field of reconstructive microsurgery. In 1997, Dr. Aydın Gözü underwent advanced training courses at the Faculty of Medicine of the François Rabelais University of Tours in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as advanced training courses in the field of aesthetic and plastic surgery in France. In 1998, the specialist also underwent training in oral and maxillofacial surgery in Turkey. From 1999 to 2010, Dr. Aydın Gözü worked in the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Vakif Gureb Hospital. During this period, the specialist also participated in the organization of numerous national and international symposia and congresses. In October 2003, the doctor underwent an internship at the Arlington County Hospital in the suburbs of Washington, USA. In 2011, the doctor received the title of Assistant Professor, as well as additional qualification in hand surgery. In 2012, Prof. Aydın Gözü was awarded an additional qualification in oral and maxillofacial surgery. At the moment, he is the Head of the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Okan University Hospital Istanbul.
Memberships in Professional Societies
- Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
- Turkish Society for Surgery of Hand.
- International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
- Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
- Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.
- Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Photo of the doctor: (c) Okan University Hospital
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