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Dr. James Ridgway
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
Rhinoplasty : Rhinoplasty is unable to directly affect your voice production in your larynx. However, if you have nasal obstruction after surgery you could sound hy ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: A rhinoplasty is associated with nasal congestion and achiness after, like a sinus infection or bad cold. The pain is not usually that bad.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: The nose and genitals are far enough apart that most people don't involve both bodily parts at masturbation time. Thus, if a rhinoplasty patient could ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Depends...: ...on expectations. If they are realistic concerning the existing state and the state you desire to achieve you have a high likelihood of thinking the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually not painful: In-office or in OR balloon sinuplasty is performed with minimal discomfort with appropriate pain medications and local anesthesia. Recovery time is sh ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: All thoracic surgery is painful, but we have a lot of analgesic techniques and medications, and the painful period is transient.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: One type of surgery has not replaced the standard, traditional, and well respected open surgical procedures. Laparoscopic surgery is one good option f ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: In the right hands scars can be safely revised to improve their look and feel. There are a number of board certified plastic surgeons in you your are ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Wong
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: If you have both deviated septum and sinus problems then you will need endoscopic surgery. Deviated septum repair is a more conventional surgery, and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
It can be...: Or it can be cosmetic. It is surgery of the face and jaws. It can be done to correct congenital disproportion of the upper and lower jaws with malalig ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
LASIK surgery: Lasik surgery is an elective surgery that is typically not covered by insurance. Another term is to call lasik a self-pay surgery (rather than an ins ... Read More
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Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
15 years experience General Surgery
Surgical clip: in surgery we intentionally leave clips behind on bleeding vessels. Nothing abnormal in a clip left behind.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Some Thoughts: Risks of surgery include bleeding, infection, septal perforation, scarring, loss of nasal support, continued symptoms. That said, usually beneficial.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Balloon sinuplasty is indicated for recurrent/chronic sinusitis. It is not indicated for polyps. In fact in the setting of polyps, balloon sinuplasty ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Nasal surgery: Septorhinoplasty involves changing both the inside and outside of the nose. It is usually done for both appearance and function.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Otoplasty: Correction of prominent ears is called an otoplasty. This is a procedure that i perform very commonly. It involves "pinning" back and sometimes reduct ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes/No: What type of surgery? Plastic surgeons frequently operate on ears that are prominent and deformed. If you are seeking or asking about surgeries on e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: The vast majority of cosmetic procedures have little or no discomfort. There are some procedures which may be more uncomfortable than others (such a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Excellent: My results have been excellent, and have been included as part of one of the published irb approved studies. Not all patients get vertebral height res ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: There are non surgical ways to reduce the nasal obstruction from a deviated septum, but a deviated septum is an anatomical problem that can only be st ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Like ANY surgery....: A lot depends on the specific patient and exactly what technique is being performed.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily: Sometimes the bite of the teeth are fine and only a chin implant is needed. Other times both have to be addressed. Too many times plastic surgeons j ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Trained as surgeons: Facial plastic surgeons are trained differently from plastic surgeons. Starting w/ ent/head & neck surgery residency, then a one year fellowship in f ... Read More
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