WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Lindsay Lohan's severed fingertip is reattached as she undergoes emergency surgery to make swift return to her humanitarian work
- The Mean Girls actress, 30, was involved in an horrific boating incident in Turkey last week
- New pictures show how the actress had her third finger 'ripped off'
- The severed tip was reattached with stitches and the US film star has since returned to her humanitarian work in the Sultanbeyli district of Istanbul
She was keen to return to her charity work as soon as she was able.
But brave Lindsay Lohan certainly seemed to have to brush off a lot of pain, as graphic new pictures show the true extent of her injuries.
Last week, Lindsay revealed that her ring finger was 'ripped off' in a dramatic boating accident in Turkey, but the star has now had the tip reattached.
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The true extent: Graphic new pictures show the horrifying extent of Linday Lohan's injuries from a recent boating accident in Turkey
The imagery, originally released by TMZ on Wednesday, shows Lindsay's third finger in two parts.
While the nail still in tact, the epidermis of the finger appears to have been fixed back on below the joint.
Of the injury, Lohan said afterwards: 'To make this very clear. The bottom part of my finger was ripped off. It was not "chopped" or "severed" off.'
'It was ripped off': Lindsay insists that the tip of her third finger was not severed by 'ripped off'
Back to work: The redhead has been keen to return to her humanitarian work as soon as possible (here on Tuesday)
Luckily, in the aftermath of the incident, LiLo's boating companions scrambled around to find the finger of the Hollywood starlet.
She then had to be taken to an emergency room, where she had the surgical procedure to reattach it.
Linsday said: 'I almost lost my finger from the anchor. Well, I lost half my finger, thank goodness we found the piece of my finger… I just had surgery to fix it… it hurts so bad.'
Sharing gifts: The children of a Syrian family that she went to visit showed their gratitude with kisses when she delighted them with presents
The Parent Trap star initially embarked into the Eurasian area to conduct a humanitarian mission in her support for refugees fleeing from Syria.
There, she paid visits to an Istanbul hospital as well as the home of the Hussiens, a family of Syrian refugees.
Since then, her injuries don't seem to have held her back from helping during her trip.
Emergency surgery: The star complained of it 'hurting so bad' after the accident
Stitched up: The stitches were used to reattach her finger tip
All back together again: The star was brave but admitted that she was in a lot of pain
Black and blue: Lindsay has been focussing on charity work in recent weeks
On Tuesday, Lindsay took her bandaged finger to meet a Syrian family living in the Sultanbeyli district of Istanbul.
The family, who have two young children, received presents from the international actress and showed their gratitude in kisses.
Lindsay put on a brave face, boldly sharing her horror story and brandishing her bandaged hand to the cameras.
The actress proved she was still in good spirits on Monday too, when she took to Instagram to share her first selfie since the incident.
Making light of the injury, the 30-year-old Mean Girls star wrote: 'One-handed selfie!', alongside the picture.
Too gruesome to show: Lindsay shared this photo of her bloody finger on Monday
Staying strong: Lindsay proved she was still in good spirits on Monday when she took to Instagram to share her first selfie since she suffered the horrific hand injury
Sending out her message: The star also tweeted this message about what happened
Earlier, she was seen wearing the flower headband SnapChat filter. The make-up free American actress could be seen smiling at the camera as she lay down.
Clad in what appeared to be a white nightshirt, she wore her fiery tresses loose around face.
And keeping her accessories to a minimum she looked in good spirits, despite the weekend's events.
Damage: Lindsay had to undergo emergency operation on her ring finger Sunday after part of it was mangled in a boating accident off the Turkish coast
'I lost half my finger': The Mean Girls star, 30, had attempted to lift the heavy anchor of the vessel she was on when she got tangled up in the rope and careened into the water
Lindsay had to undergo emergency operation on her ring finger Sunday after part of it was mangled in a boating accident off the Turkish seaboard.
The star had attempted to lift the heavy anchor of the vessel she was on when she got tangled up in the rope and careened into the water, TMZ reported.
The actress attempted to free herself of the anchor ropes when the heavy boating machinery seared into her ring finger, cutting it off.
Ouch: Lindsay (pictured in June) was lucky to have her finger reattached after it nearly came off for good as the actress struggled to untangle herself from a boating anchor rope
Walking the walk: While some stars prefer to stay out of the fray with their political opinions, Lindsay is clearly the type who wears her heart on her sleeve
Big heart: Lohan seems comforted in this shot with Heya (left) and Leys, a pair of twins at the home she visited
Too cute: The Long Island native plants a kiss on one of the children at the home of the family she invited, the Husseins
She took to Instagram to share with her followers the lessons she gleaned from the emotional encounter.
'Meet the Hussein Family. The father, Mohammad, was injured severely in Aleppo and his wife left him and her three kids after they migrated to Turkey. The lovely girl is Heya (9) and her twin brother is Leys,' Lohan wrote. 'The Sultanbeyli Municipality is covering their rent and kitchen expenses but the conditions of the house are very bad.
'The older brother was not in the house with us because although he is 17, he had to work in order to take better care of his family.'
Helping hand: Lohan is happy to use her fame and influence toward causes near to her heart
The politically-charged pop culture princess earlier made clear where she stands, as she posted an image of the Turkish flag woth the caption: '#Start #helping the #refugees suffering in #Syria. As promised. #istanbul stop #massacreinaleppo.'
The actress was accompanied on her jaunt by Abdurrahim Boynukalin, the Turkish deputy minister of youth and sports, according to the Anadolu agency.
While there, the Liz & Dick star also announced her latest endorsement deal, with the B4L company and owner Umit Akbulut.
Business and pleasure: LiLo, seen here in June, was visiting the area to spread awareness about Syrian refugee conditions in Turkey, as well as ink a new business pact she agreed to
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