ABOUT HAND SURGERY
The use of your hands is involved in nearly every aspect of your daily life so it's important for them to function properly. Impaired hands can cause pain or difficulty with even the smallest tasks, from holding objects to brushing your teeth. Board-certified plastic surgeon and hand surgeon Dr. Omar Ahmed performs surgeries to improve hand function for patients in Pasadena, CA. Hand surgery is a highly customized reconstructive treatment for a variety of hand conditions, including hand and wrist fractures, tendonitis, carpal tunnel, sports-related injuries, arthritis, neurovascular injuries, and many other disfigurements and deformities. To learn more about this cutting-edge surgery for your hands, contact Omar Ahmed, M.D. to schedule your consultation.
IDEAL CANDIDATES for hand Surgery
If you experience wrist, hand, or arm pain or discomfort that interferes with your daily life, you may be a good candidate for hand surgery. If you have a visible deformity and you would like to improve the cosmetic appearance and overall function of your hands, we may also consider you a candidate. During your one-on-one consultation, Dr. Ahmed will perform an examination to determine your specific treatment plan to repair the condition and function of your hands.
Hand Surgery Technique
The specific technique used to perform your surgery will vary based on your injury or condition. To best repair the function of your hands, Dr. Ahmed performs intricate hand surgeries to address any current problems. For many hand surgeries at Omar Ahmed, M.D., patients will be given a local anesthetic to numb the treatment site. If this is the case, your surgery will take place at our clinic. For surgeries to treat more complex issues, your procedure will be done at an outpatient surgery center or hospital under general anesthesia.
WHAT TO EXPECT After Hand Surgery
After your hand surgery, your treated wrist or hand will be wrapped in a bandage before we send you home with post-care instructions from Dr. Ahmed. It is important to follow this advice to prevent infection and promote healing. You will need to rest for several days or weeks, depending on the extent of your surgery and how quickly your recovery progresses. Dr. Ahmed may require that you attend a series of follow-up appointments at our Pasadena, CA office to monitor the development of your healing and manage any pain. For more complex cases, additional surgeries may be needed.
"Dr.Ahmed got skills!! I could not be happier with the results of my tummy tuck and lipo. He gave me back my pre baby body, and then some! I went on 5 consultations prior to him. A few minutes into my consultation with Dr.Ahmed I knew he was the one. He is honest, and didn’t try to sell me up on procedures like other plastic surgeons I saw previously. He listened and answered my questions patiently and explained in great detail what my procedure would be like. No one else took that kind of time. Surgery day was calm and his staff is super friendly and caring. After surgery he was always available to answer my questions and making appointments with his staff was easy and they worked with my crazy schedule every time. Dr.Ahmed has changed my life and I am forever grateful. I recommend him to everyone I know."- P. / Healthgrades / Sep 14, 2020
"Dr. Omar Ahmed is a highly skilled and talented surgeon. He is honest, down to earth, and his bedside manner is excellent. I had a tummy tuck, 360 lipo and a BBL. It was a transformation beyond my expectations. I am extremely happy with the results, and recommended him to anyone and everyone I know who wants cosmetic surgery. I will be returning to him for a breast augmentation in 6 months. Thanks Doc, you changed my life!"- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Aug 05, 2020
"Dr. Ahmed is extremely kind and very informative. He's considerate and always attentive to my mom's needs and concerns. My mom has had several surgeries and had no complications whatsoever. I appreciate his direct approach and his willingness to answer all my questions. My mom says she always feels safe with him. Highly recommend him and his staff. His assistant Angelina is a delight to work with. We wish you all the best, Robin Appleby and Barbara Curry."- R.A. / Google / Sep 08, 2019
"In February 2018, I tumbled down the stairs of my office building. I sustained a four-inch gash in my head that bled profusely. I was sent to Methodist Hospital in Arcadia. They called Dr Ahmed to stitch up my head. My Blue Shield PPO did not want to pay his bill of $7,000, which I thought was very reasonable, given the very skillful job he did, but they paid the ER Doctor’s $5,000 bill. Dr Ahmed was the only doctor that I saw that day, despite a bad concussion."- J.S. / Yelp / Apr 25, 2019
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IMPROVE YOUR HAND FUNCTION
If you struggle to carry out everyday tasks due to hand or wrist pain, the team at Omar Ahmed, M.D. wants to offer a solution. Dr. Ahmed is highly trained and experienced in performing hand surgery to address many different complex conditions, including traumatic injuries, carpal tunnel, arthritis, and many more. Contact our team in Pasadena, CA to book your appointment today.