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Dr. Sarmela Sunder

Facial Plastic Surgery
Encino, CA
18 years experience female

Locations

Sarmela Sunder, MD

Encino, CA

Address

16311 Ventura Blvd, #600, Encino, CA
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Specialties
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Facial Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Eyelid surgery: Blepharoplasty involves removing skin and/or fat (and occasionally muscle) from the upper or lower lids. Sometimes, a person's upper eyelid skin is so... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Better to wait: It is generally recommended that girls be at least 16 and boys at least 17 before a rhinoplasty. This depends on both physical and emotional maturity.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Changing nose shape: Rhinoplasty is a procedure to change the shape of the nose. Some common requests include removing a hump on the nose, making the profile straighter, m... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Pulling up: Vertical refers to the direction of the pull on the facelift. Some surgeons pull the tissues "up" towards the temples, which is referred to as a vert... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
May leave a dent: Removing a facial cyst may leave a dent depending on the size of the cyst. If you have had a decent sized cyst for a while and then all of a sudden it... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Get it looked at : Try not to worry yourself, but i would recommend that you have a dermatologist take a look at the spot. There are very specific characteristics of a m... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Have it examined: Have a physician examine it. Without seeing it, it is difficult to diagnose whether this is an infection, fluid collection, or scar.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Wait until after: I generally advise my patients to wait to have any procedures until they have finished breastfeeding. Part of this is because whatever product you app... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Wait until after: I generally recommend waiting until you are finished breastfeeding prior to having any procedures. There are no studies to show whether this is safe. ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Excision to remove : Surgically excising the mole is the only way to ensure that it is completely removed. It is not uncommon for a laser treatment to make a mole look lig... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Thinning of skin : Common side effects include pain and injection site irritation. Perhaps the most concerning side effect is thinning of the skin (atrophy) where the st... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
1-3 weeks: It can take anywhere from a week to 3 weeks. In some cases, it can take longer than that. Use a cool cloth or aloe vera to help. Keep it moisturized.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
It depends: The best method to lighten or get rid of moles depend on the type of mole it is. In some cases, the best treatment is to remove it completely so that ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Gradually work up : Under dermatologist/facial plastic surgeon guidance, start with using it every third night for 2 weeks, then every other night for 2 weeks, then every... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Unclear: Your best bet would be to have a doctor examine you, as it is difficult to tell without seeing it in person. Sometimes bumps on the head are actually ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarmela Sunder
18 years experience
Have it examined: If it is painful, it is best to have it evaluated. Examining it sooner than later can help with treating it more effectively.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sunder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sunder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I will call doc first thing Monday to get back in! Thanks!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Graduated 2004MD

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