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Blepharoplasty In St George
Call your: ....Local medical school and ask for a referral. Or ask your doctor, who will tell you which doctor he's received the best feedback for. ...Read more
Any recommendation for pediatric plastic surgeons that specialize in treating congenital outer ear abnormalities? In los angeles, southern cal areas?
Certainly: No problem at all, have a good trip. Good wishes. ...Read more
Any doctors other than dr henderson in bethesda, md deal with craniocervical instability? Anywhere in the country, but preferably midwest
Cervical instability: I would speak to arnold menezes at the university of iowa in iowa city -. ...Read more
Revision rhinoplasty: You have to research and find the board certified surgeons you feel that you have a good rapport with. Some names that you should look at are Drs Solieman and Litner, as well as Dr. Frankel. Also, don't forget that there are non surgical options as well for nasal contour correction. Half of our Non Surgical Rhinoplasty patients are revision cases who wish to avoid going under the knife again. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ectopic removal in May, d&c in September, and two periods in November. One in beginning another at end Can I be pregnant?
Makes sense: Keep in mind that a menstrual cycle is shorter then a calendar month. You having had a menstrual cycle at the beginning of November and at the end of November makes perfectly sense. Having said that if you have signs of being pregnant, then you may want to go ahead and do a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more
One dr one your board (Paul grin) says the mortality rate for cleft palate surgery is 1 in 300 while another says 1 in 100,000. Huge discrepancy. Why?
Studies: I cannot speak for any doctor nor the actual figures reported. First, I do not believe there is any consensus on the figures as such studies of mortality rate for this procedure are scarce and will vary based upon who does the study, the size of the sampling, the geographic sampling, the year of the study, how the information was collected, etc. Concentrate on the need and benefit of the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had an ablation by Dr Francis Marchlinski at UPenn. He got the focus of my PVC's but found a VTach circuit which runs around a scar in my ventr?
VT: There is no one better to discuss the significance of what he found than Dr. Marchlinski. ...Read more
Ask for a referral: Ask your physician for a recommendation. Two good online sources are the american society for plastic surgery and the american society of aesthetic plastic surgeons. Find some local experts and have a consultation or two, even three or until you feel very comfortable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I thought ALS typically occurs in people in their 50s and 60s? Put Pete Frates(ice bucket challenge) was in his 20s and Lou Gehrig was in his 30s
Couple comments: Although ALS is indeed a disease of older patients, there are other causes of early onset motor neuron disease, such as hereditary Kugelberg-Whelander, and the true cause of Lou Gehrig's demise remains puzzling as no autopsy was ever done. Some suggest ALS was erroneous diagnosis, and Chronic Post-traumatic Encephalopathy may have been a more correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Not the right place: If you want to find the right breast surgeon, for your family member's care, you have to make some personal enquireies about any surgeon like the following. 1) some one you know treated by that surgeon, is the best reference. 2) your family physician whom you trust, will advise you. 3) qualifications like board certified , had teaching experence etc 4) finally should consult , and decide ...Read more
I am going to melbourne, fl frmjan thru march 2014. Who wd b the most competant surgeon in melbourne or close to melbourn 2 perform macoplasty surgery?
You should google --: Macoplasty surgery/orthopedic surgeons in melbourne. Take your documents with you so you'll have everything ready. Or contact australian medical association and they might be able to help you. Another possibility would be to contact any university hospital's orthopedics department, and you'll get a number of docs to choose from. ...Read more
I believe in the traditional approaches to healthy eating from the pioneers adelle davis and frances moore lappe. Who are leaders now?
Alice Waters/Farmers: Ms. Lappe's daughter is carrying on the small planet movement. Doctors ornish and weil are well-known proponents of healthy eating. There are many outside north america. With the rising cost of food and possible problems with our food supply, there is a need for others. My approach is a la michael pollan, using local fresh foods as much as possible. I cook low-fat according to what is in season. ...Read more
Getting rhinoplasty (tip of nose), genioplasty and lipo to flanks in two days safe all at once? great plastic surgeon have seen all work, in good hnds
Can you give me the names of nationally recognized private practices in periodontology and in oral/maxillofacial surgery in southeast florida?
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Family tour in Thailand in 1st week of Aug. any suggested doctors for my 2.5 Y aged daughter in Thailand? She is affected by beta thal intermedia.
Doctors: If you need a doctor in Thailand check with your embassy or with the concierge at your hotel ...Read more
Have seen some local Drs' ads claiming board cert by Am Bd of Cosmetic Surg. Sounds hokey. Thought Amer Bd of Plastic Surg only one recognized by ABMS?
Bd of cosmetic surge: The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery does not require one to be a board certified plastic surgeon, so that any board certified surgeon can take a course and become certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. I prefer a board certified plastic surgeon doing cosmetic surgery. ...Read more
Yes: The eyes are the central focus of the face. Having an refreshed appearance sends a subliminal message that you are alert and focused. However, the caveat to remember is that natural appearing lids is crucial. Overly pulled lids is not great surgery. You want a clean lid contour that maintains your individual identity. The procedure is well worth it. www.artofplasticsurgery.com. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
It's a generic term: For any surgery involving the eyelids. Upper blepharoplasty is for the upper eyelids, and so on. Usually it's a combination of some skin removal and some fat removal to make the eye area look more attractive, less puffy, and less wrinkly. Performed by plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons and ophthalmologists. ...Read moreSee 13 more doctor answers
Yes: Most patients who have properly done blepharoplasty are very happy. The result is directly related to a good indication, realistic expectations and good execution. It is a powerful operation and can give you a natural and improved look or completely change your look. It depends on what has been decided between you and your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Usually not: If the eyelid skin is lax and is cascading so that it is blocking the visual field, this is eyelid excess. Visual field cuts must be documented to try and get it covered. Insurance companies have their own criteria. Ask your surgeon. They will guide you through the process... ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Lid Problem: It is not the age of the patient but the amount of extra skin or bulging fat that matters. There are those who require a blepharoplasty in late 30's or late 50's. A careful evaluation of the lid contour is crucial. The object is to have a wide awake and refreshed appearance with a natural look. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Advice?: What kind of advice do you need? See an eye specialist or your surgeon. If immediately after the surgery you should use ice packs off and on fir the first 3-5 days, use ointment to the incision line 3 times a day, and place ointment in the eye at bedtime. Also yes artificial tears during the day to lubricate the eye's surface. ...Read more
Will blepharoplasty improve vision? Is it possible that my vision will improve after blepharoplasty?
Visual field yes: You visual acuity, how well you see, should not be changed by eyelid surgery. The exception is some blurriness or improvement due to post operative swelling. Long term, however, your vision should be the same. You visual fields, how large an area you can see, is often improved in the upper and outer directions due to removal of the redundant, visual field obstructing skin. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I'm going to undergo blepharoplasty in a couple months and i wantd to know how long is the recover process?
Upper or lower?: Recovery is generally very quick after upper lid surgery. Sometimes there is virtually no swelling and minimal bruising...I would say 7-10 days to essentially return to normal. Lower lid bleph is a more involved procedure and generally is associated with more bruising and swelling. Recovery is usually 10-14 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is lower lid blepharoplasty a safe procedure? What is the likelyhood of something going wrong and things not looking right afterward?
Generally safe: Lower lid blepharoplasty is almost always a cosmetic procedure not covered by insurance. It will improve the smoothness of the lids. It is very safe. The major risk is too aggressive surgery which can cause the lower lid to incompletely cover the eye leading to exposure and irritation requiring drops. Rarely the coverage is so incomplete that further surgery is needed. Risk is small. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will my insurance cover blepharoplasty? If my blepharoplasty is caused by a medical problem and/or interferes with my vision, will insurance cover it?
Why is the cost of blepharoplasty so variable? I've seen a variation in cost for blepharoplasty that ranges by thousands of dollars? Why such a difference?
Several factors: Different surgeons may recommend different procedures. More experienced surgeons tend to charge more and less experienced or less credentialed may compete on the basis of price. You should seek the skills of an credentialed, experience, competent surgeon with whom you can communicate. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers