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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Aesthetics (Overview)

Merriam-webster dictionary defines "aesthetics" as follows: 1. Of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful 2. Pleasing in appearance 3. Appreciative of, responsive to, or zealous about the beautiful; also : responsive to or appreciative of what is pleasurable to the senses.


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Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Depends on: Depends on procedure. Get an evaluation from a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
9 doctors shared insights

Aesthetics (Overview)

Merriam-webster dictionary defines "aesthetics" as follows: 1. Of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful 2. Pleasing in appearance 3. Appreciative of, responsive to, or zealous about the beautiful; also : responsive to or appreciative of what is pleasurable to the senses.


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Are general surgeons able to practice cosmetic surgeries (liposuction, etc.)?

Are general surgeons able to practice cosmetic surgeries (liposuction, etc.)?

Yes, but...: I agree with dr whitfield in that the general surgery residency process does not include formal instruction about cosmetic procedures. The plastic surgery residency requires 2-3 additional years of training beyond general surgery. With extensive training and experience, one can master skills that were not included in residency but in general, one is usually best served by those certified by abps. ...Read more

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How are cosmetic dentistry and orthodontic different?

How are cosmetic dentistry and orthodontic different?

Huge difference: While both doctors aim to improve the appearance of your teeth, the orthodontist will do it by moving your teeth while the cosmetic dentist will alter your teeth while leaving them where they are. ...Read more

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Difference between dental bonding, composite veneer and ceramic veneer?

Difference between dental bonding, composite veneer and ceramic veneer?

Aesthetics/Strength: Both types can give you a smile that is greatly improved. Only your dentist can tell you if you are a good candidate for veneers or bonding. ...Read more

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Cosmetic dentistry & dental implant. Done by same dentists?

Cosmetic dentistry & dental implant. Done by same dentists?

Could be.: We like to think that all dentists are cosmetic dentists! cosmetic dentistry is not a speciality. Though some general dentists may place and restore dental implants, dental implants are often placed by specialists such as oral surgeons and periodontists. The general dentists or prosthodontist then places the crown on top of the implant. ...Read more

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Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

No, not at all: Plastic surgery is a broad field which includes cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, burn care, hand surgery and other very specialized areas. Nobody can do them all! some of us concentrate on reconstructive surgery, some on hand surgery, etc. A plastic surgeon is a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery, no matter the area of concentration or specialization. ...Read more

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Whats cosmetic vs reconstructive surgeon or plastic surgeon?

Whats cosmetic vs reconstructive surgeon or plastic surgeon?

Anyone can: Legally call themselves a "cosmetic surgeon". But only a plastic surgeon who has passed the exams on the american board of plastic surgery is a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can cosmetic dentistry pull teeth out, such as veneers, implants, etc ?

Can cosmetic dentistry pull teeth out, such as veneers, implants, etc ?

Yes: Dentists have the training to pull teeth. A cosmetic dentist prefer to perform cosmetic dentistry but have the skills and experience to pull teeth as well ...Read more

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Can cosmetic dentistry give people a gummy smile?

Can cosmetic dentistry give people a gummy smile?

Not really: Cosmetic dentistry only improves the appearance of the actual teeth. However, patients may want to show off their pretty new teeth afterwords and deliberately have a gummy smile:). ...Read more

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Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Facial plastics: Facial reconstruction following trauma or tumor removal is performed to try to reconstruct the appearance to what is was prior to the trauma or tumor removal. Aesthetic facial plastic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of the patient in the absence of trauma or ablative surgery. ...Read more

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Facial liposuction permanent?

Facial liposuction permanent?

Yes.: Liposuction does permanently remove fat cells, however the remaining fat cells can increase in size if there is a weight gain. With aging there is usually a loss of fat in the face and with facelifts and facial procedures we combine fat transfer to the face. Therefore it is key to be cautious before removing fat in the face. ...Read more

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What is the financial cost of chin augmentation cosmetic surgery?

What is the financial cost of chin augmentation cosmetic surgery?

Varies.: Depends on the practice and geography etc. Average costs probably will range between $3-$5000. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is corrective surgery different than cosmetic surgery?

Is corrective surgery different than cosmetic surgery?

Usually: Corrective surgery is to repair a deformity like cleft lip, while cosmetic surgery is to repair nonessential problems like wrinkles. Certainly corrective surgery can make you look better ...Read more

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Chin implant = orthognatic surgery?

Chin implant = orthognatic 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 just address the chin and fail to recognize the importance of the tooth alignment. Form and function ought to go together! ...Read more

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Who performs cosmetic ear surgeries?

Who performs cosmetic ear surgeries?

Plastic Surgeons: Various surgeons can perform cosmetic ear surgery. Facial Plastic surgeons who are trained in Otolaryngology (ENT) along with Head and neck surgery are optimally equipped. ...Read more

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Dentists: what kind of glue do cosmetic dentists use for gluing porcelain veneers?

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Dentists: what kind of glue do cosmetic dentists use for gluing porcelain veneers?

Luting composite: that is light cured, has a matching try-in gel, cleans up easily and has excellent physical properties. RelyX Veneer Cement is a good example. ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons ok?

Yes 4 right reasons: Plastic surgery performed for the purpose of enhancing ones appearance is acceptable as long as it is done with an understanding of the risks as well as having reasonable expectations. ...Read more

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