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Dr. Husam Elias

Plastic Surgery
SHERMAN OAKS, CA
15 years experience male

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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

20 Answers
58 Agrees
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Yes: Hernia can be fixed simultaneously with tummy tuck surgery.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Yes: Depending on the surgeon's preference, internal stitches or external stitches may be placed.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
12-18 months: Radiesse (dermal fillers) can last up to 18 months without touch ups.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Compression garment: If you just had liposuction you should be wearing compression garment for up to 8 weeks depending on the extent. If your skin has lost its elasticity ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Early removal: If the laceration is deep, it may require deep suturing along with skin or under skin(subcuticular) suturing to avoid scar widening.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Nothing usually: With a mini tummy tuck, skin is removed below the belly button, along with liposuction and usually no abdominal muscle suturing. Full tummy tuck requi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Dermabrasion & laser: Scars can be reduced and managed by a variety of skin treatments ranging from dermabrasion to chemical peel to medium or deep laser resurfacing.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
No difference : In the U.S. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one specialty, surgeons differ in their training and degrees, some have dental degrees only, others have... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Reposition the jaws: Facial and jaw deformities can be corrected by repositioning the upper and or lower jaw with or without chin surgery. Facial implants and or facial fa... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
It Depends : It depends on the type of arthroscopic surgery. Diagnostic arthroscopy where the joint is evaluated, flushed and manipulated costs around 2500-3500. S... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Yes: Nipples can be reduced both in width and in length. Nipple reduction surgery can affect the nipple sensation and ability to breast feed.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Retin A (tretinoin) or skin peel: Wrinkles can be treated depending on their extent, local treatment with skin peel such as retin a (tretinoin) or more aggressive treatment with chemic... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
It is not unusual: Pain and discomfort are not uncommon after surgery due to swelling and surgical trauma. Pain should improve over time. You should talk to your surgeon... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Liposuction : Sub mentoplasty usually includes neck liposuction, may include neck muscles tightening and chin implant to improve chin neck angle.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Jaw & facial surgery: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons care for patients with problem wisdom teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws. They treat accident victims suffering f... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Jaw & facial surgeon: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons care for patients with problem wisdom teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws. They treat accident victims suffering f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
It depends: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons care for patients with problem damaged teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws. They treat accident victims suffering ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Mouth, face & jaws: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons care for patients with problem wisdom teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws. They treat accident victims suffering f... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Either DDS or DDS MD: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons can be trained as dds or dmd with a dental degree only or dds or dmd ( dental degree) and md (medical degree).
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Elias
15 years experience
Capsular contracture: Capsule is the scar the develops after placement of breast implant as a body response, the scar can thicken and harden resulting in tightening , harde... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elias is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elias is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thankyou so much for givivg me answer back i really appreciate that.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2007MD
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