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Dr. Lara Devgan

Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
15 years experience female

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Office

New York, NY

Address

121A E. 83rd St, New York, NY
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Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

175 Answers
153 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Filler: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Plastic surgeons: Surgeons who operate on the eyes include plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, and ophthalmologists.
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Depends: It depends on what you want. Blepharoplasty can be designed to change the shape of your eyes, or to preserve the overall shape of your eyes. Have a de... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Yes: Most people feel that the answer is yes. With a small amount of downtime, you can achieve rejuvenated and rested eyes. Surgery is not for everybody, t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Possible: Chin or submental liposuction is a minimally invasive technique to define the jawline by removing excess fat and the appearance of a double chin. It c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Chin liposuction: Submental liposuction (or microliposculpture) can improve the look of a double chin, make the angle between your chin and neck more attractive, and de... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
No: Breast implants do not affect the rate of breast cancer, according to the most recent plastic surgery research. There is a slightly increased risk of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Yes: Chin or submental liposuction is a minimally invasive technique to define the jawline by removing excess fat and the appearance of a double chin. It c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Not necessarily: Blepharoplasty can improve your visual fields if your eyelids are so droopy that they are obscuring your vision. It won't affect the way you perceive ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Uncommon: This is an uncommon scenario. If it does occur, you have several options, including massage, taping, eye drops, and ointment. Rarely, in severe cases ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
See your doctor: See your doctor right away. Eye drops, taping of the eye, and tarsorraphy stitches may be options. In rare cases, after allowing swelling to fully res... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Yes: Submental liposuction (or microliposculpture) is a minimally invasive technique for removing excess deposits of fat under the chin. One risk is nerve ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Scars: There are no scars with transconjunctival approach. The transcutaneous approach can be better if you have excess skin.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Hyperpigmentation: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Depends: It depends on your individual disease course. Most frequently it is 1-5 days.
A member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
See your doctor: Try controlling your stress, improving your diet, and getting regular exercise. Don't wear tight hats or headbands. See your doctor to check for hormo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Many ways: Scars are complex. They mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. T... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Balanced diet: It is best to eat a varied and balanced diet with fruits, vegetables, meats, carbohydrates, and dairy. If all of those ingredients are contained in yo... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Depends: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Hydroquinone, time: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Rectus diastasis?: You may have a rectus diastasis, or separation of the abdominal muscles. If this is the case, it requires surgical correction, and this can be done at... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
See your doctor: Shower daily, exfoliate your skin, use non-comedogenic products, and most importantly-- see you doctor to make sure you are not missing anything.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Try weight loss: Breast reduction surgery is the gold standard for decreasing the size of breasts, but you can try to lose weight. Breasts are composed of glandular an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
It can: Some people report this side effect, but that should not be the reason for taking birth control pills.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Varies: Submental liposuction (or microliposculpture) is a minimally invasive technique for removing excess deposits of fat under the chin. It can improve the... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
No: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with tita... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
All surgery has risk: Complications of breast augmentation include bleeding, infection, asymmetry, scarring, capsular contracture, implant failure or rupture, need for revi... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Many things: Hormones, genetics, hygiene. See your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Several: Blepharoplasty is a safe procedure when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon. Risks include bleeding, infection, scarring, asymmetry, dry eye, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
None: Try latisse (bimatoprost). Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Breast augmentation: Breast augmentation is a common, safe and fulfilling operation for the right candidates. Complications of breast augmentation include bleeding, infect... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
In general, yes: Breast augmentation is safe, commonly performed, and fulfilling for the right candidates. All surgery has risks, though. Complications of breast augme... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Yes: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with tita... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
No: Breast implants do not affect the rate of breast cancer, according to the most recent plastic surgery research. There is a slightly increased risk of ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Uncommon: Yes, it is possible but uncommon. Blepharoplasty is a safe procedure when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon. Risks include bleeding, infecti... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Complication: This is a rare but serious complication of blepharoplasty surgery. In the event that bleeding occurs, you must see your doctor right away.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Several: Complications of breast augmentation include bleeding, infection, asymmetry, scarring, capsular contracture, implant failure or rupture, need for revi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Several: A facelift is a safe procedure when performed by a skilled plastic surgeon. Risks include bleeding/ hematoma, infection, nerve injury, scarring, asymm... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Time: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Yes: Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
See your doctor: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Depends: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Try Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
15 years experience
Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Devgan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Devgan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 2007MD

Awards

American College of Surgeons Scientific Exhibit of Exceptional Merit, San Francisco, California, 2008
Winner, The Lancet & Global Forum for Health Research Essay Contest, Cairo, Egypt, 2006
American College of Physicians Student Abstract & Poster Contest, Baltimore, Maryland, 2nd place, 2005

Affiliations

Lenox Hill Hospital
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Infirmary
The Lancet, editorial consultant
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