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Do lens implants last forever?

Do lens implants last forever?

Lens implant life: They are made of plastics (acrylic, silicone, and pmma) that will last longer than us. The lens capsule behind the lens often opacifies a year or two after surgery. This is treatable with a yag laser in the office or asc. The lenses rarely migrate or develop any changes that would require replacement. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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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What is behind the rise in chin implants?

What is behind the rise in chin implants?

Webcam, smart phone?: When some people see themselves in profile, they think that they need a change in appearance. One of the things that might be noticeable with newer imaging devices is a "receding" chin. If there is micrognathia, then having plastic surgery is one option for dealing with it. I suggest that patients consult an experienced board-certified cosmetic or plastic surgeon if concerned. ...Read more

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Aredental bridges so inferior to implants?

Aredental bridges so inferior to implants?

They Have Problems: Bridges can last a long time, if you take care of them. However, studies show that implants are easier to maintain for a lifetime, and have a higher probability of lasting. They also don't damage the teeth on either side, like bridges. They can cost a bit more up-front, but they require less maintenance and generally have fewer problems down the road. So, they're more cost efficient long-term. ...Read more

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How often does breats implants have to changed?

How often does breats implants have to changed?

Depends: This isn't as straight forward as you would think. The implant companies rate the implants to last 10-15 years. That doesn't mean that you will have to replace the implant or will have problems after 10 years. As long as the implant is soft, in good position, and you are happy with the appearance and not having discomfort, or abnormal mammograms you should be fine. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Where can I go to have drug delivery system implants removed?

Gyn : Your gynecologist should be able to remove the implant with local anesthesia. Plastic surgeons are always a good choice if there are aesthetic concerns. ...Read more

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Around a 34 a cup - how do I decide what size implants to get?

Around a 34 a cup - how do I decide what size implants to get?

Need proper exam: A surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery should be consulted. Proper measurements wil be taken using a biodimensional approach and a range of sizes that could be right for you will be chosen. We can even perfrom 3d imaging to give you a better understanding about you might look ater the surgery. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you get implants what will happen if you gain weight?

Unrelated: No change will occur to your implants.There is no effect. I think you are probably refering to the fit of dentures without implants, which can loosen if there is weight loss. ...Read more

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Implants cost what kind of cost i can be looking at for implants on 12 and 13.

The : The costs for professional services vary throughout the country based on a myriad of factors. Fees are determined after a physical examination so that the treating dentist can determine exactly what is necessary, and can quote you a fee accordingly. Even in your region, fees will vary from office to office. Your decision on who should treat you should be primarily based on the dentist you feel most comfortable with, and secondly on the total fee, taking into consideration your budget. ...Read more

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Implants is it ever proper to try and negotiate a better price when getting multiple implants?

Depends but why not?: If you're referring to cosmetic implants, it's not unheard of to negotiate pricing. Also there are always several doctors that do the same procedure, don't be afraid to walk away and find someone who will work with you. Best of luck! ...Read more