Are Breast Implants Permissible?

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers a question on the permissibility of breast enhancement as a way to remedy what some societies might consider a defect. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. My friend has been depressed and self-conscious for a long time due to having very small, almost non existent breasts. She’s completely flat […]

The Rulings on Laser Eye Surgery and Corrective Nose Surgery

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Hope you are well and in good health. I have a couple of questions. Is it haram to have laser eye surgery? When i was young i broke my nose and had a small operation. I sometimes have difficulty breathing through my nose but its nothing major as […]

Breast Reduction Surgery Due to Back Problems

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is it permissible for a woman to get a breast reduction surgery? If she’s having back problems due to the large size of her breast and her small body frame? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. Contemporary […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery Allowed?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Is cosmetic surgery allowed? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Mutilation of one’s body has been clearly prohibited in Islam. Allah Almighty mentions in Surah al-Nisa the words of Shaytan, when he said: “I will mislead them and I will order them to slit […]