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What Is The Estimated Treatment Cost Of Green Light Laser Therapy For The Prostate
Variable: The cost of any surgical procedure is variable. There are usually no set prices that is uniform from hospital to hospital. The total price will include variables fees from the surgeon, anethesiologist, pathology, and the use of the laser equipment. It is best to get a price quote from the hospital before the surgery since the price is negotiable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Depends: There is a range usually from $2000-$5000 depending upon the strength of the need for correction, the type of correction and some aspects of basic eye health. Don't be fooled by the ads which exclaim $299 for each eye which is quickly augmented by the surgeon "finding" more expense aspects of the surgical need. ...Read more
What is the lamination technique of dental treatment. How is it different from conventional brasses treatment. What's the cost of this treatment .
Veneers vs Ortho?: I'll assume you are referring to porcelain laminates or veneers. Veneers cover the front surface of the tooth & are used to produce the shade, contours and texture to improve the aesthetics of stained, chipped, slightly rotated or ones with slight spaces between them. Orthodontics instead moves teeth into their best functional position for aesthetics & function but cannot fix stained\chipped teeth ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Radiation therapy is commonly used to control cancer. This requires high tech machines which cost millions of dollars to install. Accordingly the treatment: radiation therapy is expensive, typically runs into tens of thousands of dollars for a full course of treatment which can take up 3 to 6 weeks of daily treatments. Overall costs range from $20k for short course treatment to 100k for longer one. ...Read more
Don't know: I would go to bosley for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Tech + Pro: The equipment and those that run it and plan your treatment and deliver it daily are covered as a medicare technical charge. The doctor the perscibes and monitors is a second aspect. Together technical and professional charges. Each have cpt - codes for charges. The tech charge pays salaries and depreciation costs for equipment. Doc fees for their expertise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absorption peak: This is one of the peaks for oxygenated hemoglobin. The other is 576. There are probably fewer common interfering substances at the greener end rather than the bluer end. I trust you understand this; if you don't, there are some good textbooks out there. ...Read more
I have SCC of the tongue. Given options of surgery or radiation/chemo. Does the patient usually choose the treatment. Which is better?
Too much: In my opinion, lhe is a bad choice for laser hair removal. Most equipment chills the skin to protect it before firing the light to kill the hair follicle and stem cells. With lhe, the skin is actually heated, supposedly to reduce the energy needed to get the job done. This make no sense to me. It probably works on ideal patients, ie very pale skin, very dark hair. Find another option. ...Read more
What is an estimated range for the cost of a transurethral resection for bladder cancer paid out of pocket?
Depends: The answer depends on where you live and what the particulars are about your case. Generally you will need to pay for the facility where your procedure is done, the surgeon, and the anesthesiologist. I recommend you call all of the people involved to ask them what they anticipate the charges to be. Often you can get a discount by paying cash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your surgeon: You will need to discuss this with the surgeon or doctor who will be performing the procedure. Or discuss with the surgeon's billing department to determine the cost. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for hyperthyroid in terms of side effect for women. Radiation or surgery?
$3000, but varies. : Costs vary between institutions, but a 2006 analysis showed a mean cost of $2900 for the holep procedure. The most significant cost factors were the operative time, operating room surgical setup/disposables, and hospital stay. ...Read more
What is the radiation dose of a CBCT scan (taken for root canal) and what is it equivalent to in natural radiation?
Here's some info...: http://www.dent.umich.edu/patients/cbct-imaging-service-frequently-asked-questions I'm sure there's plenty more out there. Regarding natural radiation, you are comparing full body exposure to exposure of just the jaw, so it is hard to compare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the appropriate laser used that decreases downtime the most when ridding the nose of two spider veins (present derm. Says 10 days downtime)?
V-Beam: There is usually no "down-time" with treating vessels on the face. There may be some redness and swelling that may last for a day or two. If the vessels are large sometimes it takes multiple treatments and there may be some bruising. It can be treated with topicals and laser to minimize but that could take a few days to a week to clear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can estradiol be used for treatment of oligomenorrhea?If yes, what is the dosage and duration of treatment.If no, then what is the alternative.
Hi, which type of hair removal is best (diode laser, ipl or alendarite gentlelase apoogie) my type of skin is within the range of the three types?
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