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Doctor insights on: Ankylos Implants

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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Whats ankylosing spondilitis?

Whats ankylosing spondilitis?

Let us try to help: Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the vertebrae in your spine to fuse together. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. A severe case of ankylosing spondylitis can make it impossible for you to lift your head high enough to see forward. ...Read more

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What is ankylosing spondilitis?

Form of arthritis: Form of inflammatory arthritis that causes fusion of sacroiliac joints and vertebrae, starting at base and working towards head. ...Read more

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Why excerise if you have ankylosing spondilitis?

To maintain posture: Besides the overall benefits physically and mentally to your body, it helps to maintain joint and spine range of motion for as long as possible while keeping your posture in terms of good alignment so you do not fuse your spine with your chin on your chest or stooped over permanently looking for loose change on the floor. ...Read more

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Can the implant snap?

Can the implant snap?

Rare: Rare for an implant to break. Do not expect it to "snap" all of a sudden. If poorly designed and restored, parts can fracture -- screw, or porcelain. Important to have correct occlusion - bite- for long lasting function and health. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is butt implants safe?

Is butt implants safe?

Buttock Implants: Buttock implants have the potential for infection, migration in position, erosion through the overlying skin and pain from pressure on nerves. Fat can be transferred to the buttocks if you have excess fat somewhere else to serve as a donor site for the fat. Fat transer can require multiple stages and can also result in complications. See a board certified plastic surgeon to learn about options. ...Read more

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Are butt implants safe?

Are butt implants safe?

Yes and No: Butt implants are safe but have a much higher complication rate than breast implants. Choose your surgeon wisely. Ask to speak to previous patients. Check their board certification and don't go with someone with american board of cosmetic surgery. It's not a recognized board in the United States. ...Read more

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What happens after an implant?

What happens after an implant?

Implant dentistry: The implant dentistry is the best. While any dental surgery does come with some discomfort, patients generally find that the pain of dental implants is minimal, and the results are well worth the recovery process. However, not everyone is a candidate for dental implants, so it’s important that you visit your implant dentist for examination and x-rays. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are dents after implant removal normal?

Are dents after implant removal normal?

Dented chest look.: Indentations or having a sunken look is expected after implant removal that's why most plastic surgeons will plan on either replacement implant or a modified breast lift type of procedure to try and minimize the deformity. ...Read more