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Who is the best facial plastic cosmetic surgeon in ct?

Who is the best facial plastic cosmetic surgeon in ct?

There isn't.: There is never only one best. The best is the one who has experience, understands your needs and that you can communicate with comfortably and you have the most faith in. Remember don't look for bargains when it comes to your health. ...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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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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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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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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Where can I find a facial plastic surgeon?

Where can I find a facial plastic surgeon?

Plastic Surgeon: A board certified plastic surgeon by the asps (american society of plastic surgery) is also trained in facial plastic surgery. You can go to the asps website and use the locate a doctor feature. ...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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What is the best tx for broken facial capillaries plastic surgeon or dermatologist?

What is the best tx for broken facial capillaries plastic surgeon or dermatologist?

Vascular Laser/IPL: Any competent doc can use vascular laser ;/or ipl to safely reduce the visible vessels on the face (or body) with treatments every 3-5 weeks until an acceptable result is reached. Beyond heredity, the cause-sun exposure-rosacea-contact irritant etc should be identified ; reduced. Use of gentle cleansers, exfoliants, moisturizers ; sunblock will help maintain the results between future treatments. ...Read more

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How do an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a plastic surgeon differ?

How do an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a plastic surgeon differ?

Significant Differen: Oral surgeon is usually a dentist (can have medical degree) who does training in oral surgery plastic surgeon has usually completed 5 years of training in general surgery and an additional 2-3 years in plastic surgery. Plastic surgeon performs surgery on all areas of the body, while oral surgeons frequently limit their practice to the head and jaw. ...Read more

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How should one select best plastic surgeons for my nose reshaping?

How should one select best plastic surgeons for my nose reshaping?

Use referrals: From trusted friends, respected professionals and previous patients. Start with your existing physicians and ask for referrals and then use local hospitals or medical societies as week as national organizations such as the american society of plastic surgeons at plasticsurgery.Org. Verify credentials with state licensing agencies. Arrange a few consultations. ...Read more

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To see plastic surgeon or head and neck surgeon?

To see plastic surgeon or head and neck surgeon?

Depends....: That would depend upon your reason for the visit. Each might be better at certain things. No one is great at everything. :). ...Read more

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Chin is big. Refer me to a good plastic surgeon with experience in facial feminization?

Chin is big. Refer me to a good plastic surgeon with experience in facial feminization?

Not necessary...: To see a specialist in facial feminization. You need a complete evaluation of the relation of your facial structures, including your occlusion (how your teeth fit together) as well as the prominence of other areas of the face--some who think their chins are too big actually have underdevelopment of other areas of the face. Your best bet is a plastic surgeon with experience with these deformities. ...Read more

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Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Surgery vs. Surgeon: A "plastic surgery" is a surgery meant to change the appearance of the face. A (facial) plastic surgeon is a doctor who has undergone a surgical bresidency training program. I would recommend seeking a facelift surgeon who is board certified by the american board of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (abfprs) or the american board of plastic surgery (abps). Review their work & ask questions. ...Read more

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3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

Plastic surgeon: Moles are something that both dermatologists and plastic surgeons deal with. Dermatologists are experts at diagnosing the types of moles and conditions of the skin. They typically perfrm biopsies and shave biopsies. Plastic surgeons are the experts in "sewing" or closing wounds. For cosmetic mole removal plastic surgeons will remove them in the most discrete way leaving the most favorable scar. ...Read more

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Can anyone refer me to a good plastic surgeon with experience in chin reduction/facial feminization?

Can anyone refer me to a good plastic surgeon with experience in chin reduction/facial feminization?

Simply go to: Asps &/or asaps web pgs & use your zip code to find closest members, who are competent by definition. ...Read more

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Who is the best acne scar surgeon?

Who is the best acne scar surgeon?

Who's the best?: The best acne scar surgeon is someone who actively takes an interest in how best to treat your scars. Listening to you and what bothers you, categorizing your scars, looking at the palette of therapies and choosing the best therapies to deal with them. Laying out the timeline, setting reasonable expectations, talking about improvement, rather than perfection. Then doing the best he or she can do. ...Read more

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Can plastic surgeron fix facial paralysis condition?

Can plastic surgeron fix facial paralysis condition?

Facial paralysis: Yes. Please look into the plastic Surgery groups at Johns Hopkins or the university if Maryland. ...Read more

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How does an oral and maxillofacial surgeon differ from a plastic surgeon?

Different training: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons start in dental school and plastic surgeons start in medical school. At the end of the day, the individual surgeon varies in qualify and expertise more than the classification really does. Some maxillofacial surgeons just pull out molars all day. Some plastic surgeons do very little aesthetic work. These variations are important for the potential patient to assess. ...Read more

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