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Can anything be done about facial plastic surgery gone wrong?

Can anything be done about facial plastic surgery gone wrong?

YES: There are always lots of options. Check back with the plastic surgeon who did the procedure. If you are not satisfied, check with other respected plastic and dermatologic surgeons for other ideas and options. ...Read more

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Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Double eyelid: Most patients do not complain of pain after double eyelid surgery. However, there are many types of procedures available and some may cause more discomfort than others. ...Read more

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Is facial plastic surgery considered dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Is facial plastic surgery considered dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Trained as surgeons: Facial plastic surgeons are trained differently from plastic surgeons. Starting w/ ent/head & neck surgery residency, then a one year fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (rhinoplasty, facelift, browlifts, eyelid surgery, cheek/chin implants, otoplasty, facial reconstruction after trauma or cancer, cleft lip/palate.) after fellowship, oral & written boards for fps certification. ...Read more

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Can i get incisional Asian eyelid surgery after having the suture method? I had Asian eyelid surgery using the suture method a few years ago. It has dropped some, and i'm thinking about having it redone. But i'm thinking about getting the incisional kind,

Can i get incisional Asian eyelid surgery after having the suture method? I had Asian eyelid surgery using the suture method a few years ago. It has dropped some, and i'm thinking about having it redone. But i'm thinking about getting the incisional kind,

Asian blepharoplasty: Incisional Asian blepahroplasty is an option after having the suture method. The incisional method is a more definitive procedure. Have your eyelids evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read more

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Is facial plastic surgery with dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Is facial plastic surgery with dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Specialty: not ABMS: While this is a sub specialty of the board of otolaryngology, it is not a recognized specialty board as defined by the ABMS. PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW: http://www.abms.org/member-boards/specialty-subspecialty-certificates/ This lists the 24 recognized specialty boards including the AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY ...Read more

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Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

ENT or plastics: A moh's surgeon is a dermatologist and they specialize in only moh's surgery. An ENT or plastic surgeon is your best bet for reconstructive cosmetic surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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I only wanted a breast lift and consulted 5 board certified plastic surgeons. All recommended implants with lift. I regret the implants. Were they wrong?

I only wanted a breast lift and consulted 5 board certified plastic surgeons. All recommended implants with lift. I regret the implants. Were they wrong?

Breast lift only: If you have adequate native tissues and do not require bulging upper poles, a breast lift alone is adequate. If you wanted fake looks or more fullness and volume, implants are needed. What do you really want? And are you clearly communicating this to your surgeons? The rubin mastopexy can do a great result with your own tissues but is a radical procedure. ...Read more

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What colour is that thread plastic surgeons use in non-invasive face lifts?

What colour is that thread plastic surgeons use in non-invasive face lifts?

Neutral: Suspension threads are typically a neutral color so they do not show through thin or pale skin. ...Read more

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How do surgeons deal with facial asymmetries when performing cancer reconstruction surgery? I recently had a surgery for facial melanoma on my left cheek. I will soon undergo facial cancer reconstruction surgery to restore my physical appearance to an acc

How do surgeons deal with facial asymmetries when performing cancer reconstruction surgery? I recently had a surgery for facial melanoma on my left cheek. I will soon undergo facial cancer reconstruction surgery to restore my physical appearance to an acc

Facial recon: There are many options for facial reconstruction. It depends on the defect itself, the location and the surrounding soft tissue. You should see a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon to go over your options. ...Read more

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Had surgery a few years ago to unblock tubes, afterwards bowel ducts were stuck , had to have corrective surgery, was the surgery botched?

Had surgery a few years ago to unblock tubes, afterwards bowel ducts were stuck , had to have corrective surgery, was the surgery  botched?

Probably not: I am not exactly sure what you are asking. I am assuming you are talking about bile ducts which connect the liver to the intestines. Surgery to correct a blockages can lead to further blockages. There is no way for me to tell without further information. I would discuss this with your surgeon. I am sorry you have had complications. I hope everything is turning out ok. ...Read more

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Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

Pollybeak : Pollybeak deformity happens when either scar tissue forms above the tip and under the skin, or when not enough of the dorsum is removed at the original surgery. This problem is repairable with revision rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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My son plastic surgeon said the surgery for his craniosynotosis was pretty much purely cosmetic should we pursue the surgery and which surgery is best?

My son plastic surgeon said the surgery for his craniosynotosis was pretty much purely cosmetic should we pursue the surgery and which surgery is best?

Depends: Difficult question to answer without enough information. There are different sutures that may be affected in craniosynostosis and each one has its own difficulties and future implications . My recc is to get a 2nd opinion from a craniofacial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Who has pix before and after plastic surgery celebrity?

Who has pix before and after plastic surgery celebrity?

Plastic Surgeon: Most plastic surgeons take before and after photos of their patients who have surgery. For my patients who have given me permission to share their pictures, i can offer them as examples in my office consultations or on my website: www.Centralohioplasticsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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Is it really possible to get my drooping upper eyelid corrected?I am suffering from ptosis and my eyes had been operated through cosmetic surgery

Probably Yes.: Depending on your specific situation, it is likely that your situation can be improved upon. Make sure you consult with well experienced board certified plastic or ocular plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in your situation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/ minor gynecomastia its painful. Cant afford cosmetic surgery can I legally ask my surgeon to call the procedure a bilateral breast biopsy?

Diagnosed w/ minor gynecomastia its painful. Cant afford cosmetic surgery can I legally ask my surgeon to call the procedure a bilateral breast biopsy?

Gynecomastia: Idiopathic gynecomastia does not have an underlying medical cause and will not harm your health. Therefore, medical insurance companies consider it a cosmetic condition and will not pay for treatment. Performing a medically necessary procedure such as a biopsy to treat a cosmetic condition would constitute insurance fraud. ...Read more

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Cataract surgery 7 months ago left HUGE floaters. YAG performed twice, past 3 months. Dr today suggesting a third YAG. Other options?

Cataract surgery 7 months ago left HUGE floaters. YAG performed twice, past 3 months. Dr today suggesting a third YAG. Other options?

Second opinion with: cataract specialist , board certified , good doctor reviews ,but if your dr. is good probably what is needed but you want the best surgeon usually found with one who just does these types or most often , get better with practice ...Read more

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2 plastic surgeons say can't do eyelid surgery 4 my bulging eyes&undereye bags of graves disease but dr on this site say it's possible.Can it be done?

2 plastic surgeons say can't do eyelid surgery 4 my bulging eyes&undereye bags of graves disease but dr on this site say it's possible.Can it be done?

Yes, it can be done: You need to see an oculoplastic surgeon. We deal exclusively with the eyelids and eye sockets and we are ophthalmologists. We typically follow patients with graves eye disease. There are several surgical options for graves patients, including orbital decompression, eye muscle surgery and eyelid surgeries for both eyelid retraction and bagginess. Go to asoprs.Org to find a surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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Can I, as a Caucasian, get plastic surgery to appear asian??

Can I, as a Caucasian, get plastic surgery to appear asian??

Talk to plastics: i'm sure there are competent plastic surgeons who can perform any number of procedures to make people look the way they want. If you are referring to the legality of something like that then, I am of the IM pression there is nothing illegal in what you are asking but again, speaking directly to the surgeon you intend to use would be your best bet. ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery dangerous?

Depends: All surgery has its risks. If I understand your question when you ask if "plastic surgery" is dangerous, am I correct to assume that you mean cosmetic surgery? In the hands of a competent surgeon, the risks should be low in a healthy individual. ...Read more

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Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Guessing game: There are many people who will guess which procedures kk has undergone but she continues to keep it a secret other than her Botox treatments. ...Read more

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What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

Fractora Skin Rx: Fratora is a product name to improve skin appearance made by Invasix. It constists of fractional radio-frequency treatment. The prorpose is to provide anti-aging improvement, and improved skin tone and texture . ...Read more

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What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

Radiofrequency: It is a proprietary method of delivering radiofrequency via many different points that deliver "fractionated" therapy. It is supposed to provide subtle tightening to the skin for very mild wrinkling ...Read more

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What amount would plastic surgery cost?

What amount would plastic surgery cost?

Greatly varies: This will vary tremendously with the techniques used and may involve relatively modest costs if treatable with injections and/or lasers. However, if more extensive or complicated it could require multiple stages procedures with different specialists and imaging or interventions. First discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. Many offer complimentary consultations. ...Read more

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During what age can I get plastic surgery?

During what age can I get plastic surgery?

Plastics Age Limit: There really is no specific age limit to getting plastic surgery, though obviously there are some appropriate guidelines for being old enough for specific procedures. A plastic surgeon looks at each case to determine whether or not the patient is a good candidate for the procedure they desire. The surgeon must make a surgical complication risk assessment and age typically doesn't come into play. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Most photos are fake: Most celebrities guard their privacy even more than their appearance, so much of what is available online is fake. Reputable plastic surgeons are bound by patient confidentiality, so this would be a major breach to "let this information out!" look at actual photos to see examples of facelift, eyelid surgery, and much too much filler and botox! ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Career based on look: When your career is based significantly upon your looks in addition to your acting talent, it is no doubt that celebrities will seek any and all remedies to improve one's physical appearance. ...Read more

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How old do I have to be to get plastic surgery?

18: Most cosmetic procedures are done on adults over 18. Some problems that occur at birth, ear and lip deformities are corrected as infants and children. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of getting plastic surgery?

What are the dangers of getting plastic surgery?

Surgery risks: There are risks to every surgical procedure regardless of type. There is always an anesthetic risk, but this is minimal in healthy people undergoing elective surgery. Surgery has risks of infection and bleeding, but once again minimal. There is also risks of blood clots, asymmetry and irregularities. Plastic surgery also has risks on how your body heals, which sometimes can't be controlled. ...Read more

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When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

Yes: plastic surgery for reconstruction after mastectomy for instance is certainly medically necessary as well as all reconstructive surgery procedures following cancer of the head and neck or elsewhere. What is not medically necessary : aesthetic procedures that you choose to have to enhance your appearance ...Read more

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

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

18 Years Old: Most often, plastic surgery is an elective procedure, so you really should be at least 18 years old (a consenting adult) to legally give your consent. Minors can undergo plastic surgery with appropriate parent/guardian consent when it it warranted (as in reconstructive plastic surgery). ...Read more

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What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

Plastic surgery- kid: Many children need plastic surgery for congenital issues or functional problems. Examples are cleft palate surgery and craniofacial surgery. ...Read more

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What amount do you think plastic surgery would cost?

Greatly varies: This will vary tremendously with the techniques used and may involve relatively modest costs if treatable with injections and/or lasers. However, if more extensive or complicated it could require multiple stages procedures with different specialists and imaging or interventions. First discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. Many offer complimentary consultations. ...Read more

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To what degree can plastic surgery change my looks.?

Plastic surgery: I don't believe that a number can be assigned. If you are pursuing plastic surgery, find a board certified surgeon with whom you can establish a good rapport so that your surgical goals are well understood. ...Read more

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Please explain how can plastic surgery be beneficial?

Ps benefits: Plastic surgery may affect both form (shape or appearance) and function. It may not only help people be healthier or function better, but can also improve patients' self esteem, or how the feel about themselves, and thus live a better life. ...Read more

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What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

Many: Most surgeons will provide you with a list but typical drugs to stop include blood thinners such as aspirin or non-steroidal drugs for 2 weeks, as well as many herbal supplements and excessive doses of fish oil or Vitamin E as well as alcohol and other certain foods. Other medications such as insulin or steroids may require adjustment. ...Read more

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What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

Stop taking...: In general, you should stop taking multivitamins, herbals, and aspirin / NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) prior to surgery.

That said, your plastic surgeon should give you very specific pre-op instructions that includes a list of medications you should stop taking prior to surgery based on your specific medical history and the procedure you are having. ...Read more

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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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Who has pix before and after plastic surgery celebrity?

Plastic Surgeon: Most plastic surgeons take before and after photos of their patients who have surgery. For my patients who have given me permission to share their pictures, i can offer them as examples in my office consultations or on my website: www.Centralohioplasticsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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