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Doctor insights on: Age When Epiphyseal Plates Close

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What age will epiphyseal plate close?

What age will epiphyseal plate close?

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

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At what bone age do epiphyseal plates close for males?

At what bone age do epiphyseal plates close for males?

Depends on which bon: Epiphyses close at different ages depending on a particular bone and which end of the bone you are referring to; e.g. Distal end of femur closes at a different time than distal end of radius. ...Read more

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Is there the possibility to grow at age 18? The epiphyseal lines are fusuinadas hand. Is this the only criteria?

Is there the possibility to grow at age 18? The epiphyseal lines are fusuinadas hand. Is this the only criteria?

Unlikely to happen: Fusion of the epiphyseal lines means the growth centers that permit further linear growth are closed.After they close no more added length is possible. ...Read more

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At what age can you get plastic surgery?

At what age can you get plastic surgery?

Any age.: Plastic surgery can be performed at any age, the realm of it includes reconstructive work. Cosmetic surgery is generally limited to those 18 years and older, however there are exceptions. ...Read more

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During what age can I get plastic surgery?

Age for plastic surg: Any age depending on the problem. Best to see a plastic surgeon to discuss specific issues of concern. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

Plastic surgery age : Plastic surgery is a set skills to surgical improve patient appearance and function so any age may need our skills cleft lips are done at 3 months all things are done at age appropriate time. ...Read more

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Could there be a "right" age to pursue plastic surgery?

Could there be a "right" age to pursue plastic surgery?

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 more

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Which is now the top possible youngest age to get plastic surgery?

Which is now the top possible youngest age to get plastic surgery?

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 more

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Is it uncommon for people under the age of 18 having plastic surgery?

Is it uncommon for people under the age of 18 having plastic surgery?

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 more

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