Dr. Debraj Shome conducts India’s First Nose Construction Surgery from Rib Cartilage

It’s a first! Jabalpur man gets nasal bridge from rib cartilage after surgery in Mumbai 

Ankit Makkhija took his first real breath only last month. The 30­ year ­old resident of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, who lacked a nasal bridge owing to a genetic disorder, ectodermal dysplasia, underwent a rhinoplasty in the city in which a nasal bridge was constructed out of his rib cartilage.

Dr Debraj Shome, consultant facial plastic surgeon, Apollo Spectra, Chembur, where the surgery was performed in the second week of March, said the biggest challenge with the procedure was getting a new layer of skin to grow on the nasal bridge. “Thankfully, he has developed a nice layer of skin on his nose.”

He said he initially refused to operate on Makkhija given the risk of failure to get new skin growth. “But, he was relentless and kept visiting me. I finally decided to take the risk,” said Dr Shome, who said he had to research extensively on the procedure

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About Dr. Debraj Shome

Dr. Debraj Shome- Facial Plastic Surgeon in Mumbai, India

Dr. Debraj Shome – Founder, The Esthetic Clinics, is a top facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Shome is currently a Consultant at the best Mumbai hospitals like Saifee Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Nanavati Hospital & Apollo Spectra Hospital in Mumbai, India. He has 40+ research papers in the best international journals, numerous presentations at conferences & many awards such as “Best Plastic Surgeon in Mumbai”, “Best Plastic Surgeon in India”, Best Cosmetic Surgeon in India”, “Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Mumbai”, “Breakthrough Innovator in Facial Plastic Surgery” etc. A celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Shome believes plastic, reconstructive & cosmetic face surgery can allow you to lead a more fulfilled life….Read more

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