ABOUT THE AESTHETIC SURGEON
As a renowned sculptor aesthetic surgeon, Prof.Dr. Karacalar nurtured his artistic talents through the years and utilizes them as an artist as well as a surgeon.His expertise in creating natural, non-operated looking results is credited not only to his experience and surgical finesse, but also to his artistic talent. These artistic gifts and eye for aesthetic harmony are keys to creating beautiful, natural looking results in aesthetic surgery.Dr. Karacalar has gained expertise in all aspects of Aesthetic Surgery over the last 20 years.
He prefers the holistic approach to create a satisfied patient. His team assess your overall health, motivations, perhaps even your social environment, so we may better understand you. He uses the latest techniques, while customizing the procedures to fit your specific needs.
As a leader in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, he is known as the inventor of so many techniques which are published in international journals. (articles)
This allows the preservation of a youthful appearance without resorting to unnecessary surgery or over-correction, thus enabling the patient to look younger longer.
He believes “the goal of modern plastic surgery is to preserve a youthful appearance when possible, and to restore only when necessary to achieve a natural-looking harmonious result”
He holds patient safety a priority. Safety and the well being of his patients remain his top concerns. He treats each patient with the utmost respect, dignity and understanding.
His team offers Aesthetic & Tourism concept and programme in Turkey where Europe and Asia meet and the three continents Asia, Africa and Europe, are closest to one another. This all-inclusive programme combines both aesthetic surgery and travel and leisure. They aim to see the smiles on the faces of their guests and the acknowledgement that they have made a difference in their lives.
He designs aesthetic and ergonomic surgical instruments.
He is also author of two celebrated books, one on the “Amazonizm, breast and aesthetic”, the other on “Amazons and scream of matriarchy”.
Karacalar A, Orak I, Aydin O, Yalın T. Spontaneous recanalization of the divided lactiferous duct in the rat. Ann Plast Surg. 2005 :54,196-200.
Karacalar A, Orak İ, Kaplan S, Yıldırım S. No-touch technique for autologous fat harvesting. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2004:28,158-64.
Karacalar A, Demir A, Yıldız L. Subcision surgery for the correction of ear deformities. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2004 :28,239-44.
Karacalar A, Korkmaz A, Kale A, Kopuz C. Compensatory brow asymmetry, anatomic study and clinical experience. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2005 :29,119-23.
Karacalar A, Demir A, Güneren E. A pedicle-lengthening technique for free latissimus dorsi muscle flaps, the “Y-V-I” principle. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2005:21,173-8.
Karacalar A, Yılmaz N, Bilgici A, Baş B, Akan H. Botulinum toxin for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disk disfigurement, clinical experience. J Craniofac Surg. 2005:16,476-81.
Karacalar A, Korkmaz A, İçten N. A perichondrial flap for functional purposes in rhinoplasty.Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2005:29,256-60
Karacalar A. The Amazons and an Analysis of Breast Mutilation from a Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective. Plast Reconstr Surg.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Free arterialized venous flap for the reconstruction of defects of the hand:new modifications. J Reconst Microsurg. 1994:10, 243-248.
Karacalar A, Akın S, Özcan M. The second dorsal metacarpal artery flap with double pivot points. Br J Plast Surg. 1996:49,97-102.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. A new approach to the reverse dorsal metacarpal flaps. J Hand Surg. 1997:22A,307-310.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. U-I flap. Plast Reconstr Surg.1998: 102, 741-747.
Karacalar A, Karacalar S,Uçkunkaya N, Şahin Ş,Özcan B. Combined use of axillary block and lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block in upper extremity injuries requiring large skin grafts. J Hand Surg. 1998:23A, 1100-1105.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Liposuction of the kneecap area under tourniquet: A superdry procedure. Aesth Plast Surg. 1998: 22,408-411.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Preliminary report : the distally pedicled dorsoulnar forearm flap for hand reconstruction. Br J Plast Surg. 1999:52,453-457.
Karacalar A, Güner H. The axial bilobed flap for burn contractures of the axilla.Burns.2000: 26,628-633.
Karacalar A, Öztürk H, Özcan M. Effect of surgical denervation on the viability of inferior epigastric neurovenous flaps in rats. Ann Plast Surg.2000:45,298-304.
Karacalar A, İdil O, Demir A, Güneren E, Şimşek T, Özcan M. Delay in neurovenous flaps, experimental and clinical experience. Ann Plast Surg. 2004:53,481-7.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Nasal sarcoidosis.Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998:21,269-270.
Karacalar A, Turan Ş, Özcan M.Use of the step-advancement V-Y flap in the temporal region. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998:1757-1758.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Use of subcutaneous pedicle ulnar flap to cover skin defects around the wrist.J Hand Surg.1998:23A,551-555.
Karacalar A, Özgenel Y, Özcan M. Combined treatment of digital degloving injuries :a case report. Microsurgery.1998: 18, 172-175.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. The distally based ulnar artery forearm flap supplied by the dorsal carpal arch. Ann Plast Surg.1998:41,304-306.
Karacalar A, İdil O, Özcan M. Simultaneous soft-tissue reconstruction and revascularization of the thumb with a flow-through distally-pedicled radial forearm flap. J Reconstruct Microsurg. 1998:14,449-452.
Karacalar A,The use of an island scalp flap based on the superficial temporal artery for the reconstruction of the sideburn. Plast Reconst Surg.2000: 105,1989.
Karacalar A. A pedicle-lengthening technique for abductor hallucis muscle flap. Plast Reconst Surg.2000:105,2275-2276.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. A modified reversed digital island flap incorporating the proper digital nerve. Ann Plast Surg. 2000:45,67-70.
Karacalar A. Use of the composite auricular graft as an internal splint in facially scarred burn patients. Plast Reconst Surg. 2000:106,742-743.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. The superdry technique for lipoplasty of the leg and the no-touch technique for autologous fat transplantation. Plast Reconst Surg.2000:106,738-739.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Use of the distally-based radial forearm flap supplied by the dorsal carpal arch, or palmar carpal arch, or both, in mutilating injuries.Scand J Plast Reconstr Hand Surg. 2000: 34,273-277.
Karacalar A. Combined use of V-Y advancement flap and rotation flap. Plast Reconst Surg.2000:106,1223-1224.
Karacalar A, Karacalar S: Chemical burns due to blood pressure cuff sterilized with ethylene oxide. Burns.2000:26, 760-763.
Karacalar A. Axial bilobed flap based on the median and medial superficial sural arteries. Scand J Plast Reconstr Hand Surg:2000: 44,243-245.
Karacalar A, Çepni H. Re, Epineural sleeve neurorrhaphy. Ann Plast Surg. 2003 :50,101.
Karacalar A, Karacalar S, Çepni H. Use of the real tumescent technique, anesthesia in the surgical management of lip cancer. Ann Plast Surg. 2003 :50,107-8.
Karacalar A. Another reason for the choice of horizontal incision, a geometric illusion.Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 :111,1364.
Karacalar A, Simsek T. Hammock flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003:111,13689.
Karacalar A, Karacalar S. Hair transplantation and headaches. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003:111,2103-4.
Karacalar A, Karacalar S, Ulusoy AN. Preemptive analgesia and a field block technique in reduction mammaplasty. Ann Plast Surg. 2003:50,667-8.
Karacalar A. Intertask transfer in plastic surgery Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003:112,711-2.
Karacalar A, Şen C, Engin S, Özcan M. Proximally pedicled musculocutaneous anterior interosseous flap for cubital fossa reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2004 :53,79-82.
Karacalar A, Özbek S, Özcan M. Free rectus abdominis muscle flap with plantar skingraft–a combined method of aesthetic and functional reconstruction of the heel. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2004:38,248-9.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Longitudinally-split radial forearm flap. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2005:39,109-12.
Karacalar A, Şimşek T, Çepni H. Oblique scapular flap:a case report.Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2006.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. The adipofascial turn-over flap for the coverage of finger defects. Eur J Plast Surg. 1994: 17,189-190.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Second dorsal metacarpal artery neurovascular island flap:clinical applications. Eur J Plast Surg. 1995: 18,153-156.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. The proximal dorsal digital flap.Eur J Plast Surg.1998:21,362-365.
Karacalar A, Özcan M. Free extended double hemipulp transfer. Eur J Plast Surg. 1999: 22,220-224.
Karacalar A, Güner H. A new technique for the correction of syndactyly of the toes. Eur J Plast Surg.2000:23,101-103.
Karacalar A, İdil O, Kahveci Z, Özcan M. The neurovenous ( or adiponeurovenous) epigastric flap in the rat. Eur J Plast Surg. 2000:23,283-288.
Karacalar A, Özcan M.Arterialized venous flaps for skin coverage and revascularization of the hand. Eur J Plast Surg.1998: 21,269-270.
Karacalar A. Author’s reply. Eur J Plast Surg. 2000: 23,288.
Karacalar A. The use of distally ligated arteries as vascular pedicles of reverse flow flaps for soft tissue reconstruction of the foot following trauma :two case reports. Eur J Plast Surg. 2000:23, 373-376.
Karacalar A. Author’s reply. Eur J Plast Surg.2000:23,378.