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Age When Epiphyseal Plates Close
At what age could close all my bony plates so that it can not grow? I have 18 years and am a man. A carpograma showed epiphyseal lines are fused
Growth: Your growing days are over if as you say your epiphyseal lines are fused. ...Read more
Depends on the plate: Most females stop growing around 14 and males around 16. (there are exceptions.) the epiphyseal plates close around this time. Although some plates in the clavicle don't close until people are in their early 20s. ...Read more
Is there the possibility to grow at age 18? The epiphyseal lines are fusuinadas hand. Is this the only criteria?
Plastic v cosmetic: There is a great amount of variation in the types of procedures that plastic surgeons perform that range from congenital to acquired conditions as well as functional/reconstructive procedures. Given this range, some even consider in utero repair of fetal cleft lip (experimental) and up to 90 years of age. I believe you meant, cosmetic plastic procedure performed after maturity & age of consent-18. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on condition: The age will depend on the condition with some surgery performed just before or immediately after birth. In most instances, there is a common recommendation to weight until 10'weeks, 10 pounds , and 10 gms of hemoglobin for semi-elective surgery when a child can better tolerate surgery due to maturation of the immune system. However this greatly varies by area (ears at least 5 years old in usa). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Under 18: Plastic surgery in patients under the age of 18 is not uncommon. Patients in this age group may have nose jobs (rhinoplasty), chin implants, breast reduction (male and female). It is important for the patient to be mature both physically and emotionally and have the support and consent of his/her parent or legal guardian before having plastic surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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