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Can I get blepharoplasty done under general?

Can I get blepharoplasty done under general?

Yes but not needed: Blepharoplasty can be safely and comfortably performed under local anesthesia with sedation either in a doctor's office or in a surgery center. General anesthesia adds risk and cost that aren't necessary. ...Read more

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Can I have a complete rhinoplasty done under only local anestesia and sedation?

Can I have a complete rhinoplasty done under only local anestesia and sedation?

Anesthesia : It is possible but most patients feel much better after a general anesthetic. The newer agents used wear off very quickly and patients typically go home after one or two hours recovery. The local anesthetics usually use IV sedation which can take much longer to wear off... Sometimes it takes several days to feel normal again. Why are you interested in local anesthesia? ...Read more

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Can i go under general anesthesia for a wisdom teeth operation if pregnant?

Can i go under general anesthesia  for a wisdom teeth operation if pregnant?

Not recommended: If possible postpone after delivery. Baby in the utero can experience hypoxia( decrease or lack of oxygen) during the general anesthesia which may have bad consequences on their developing brain. ...Read more

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Can I do the cataract eye surgery in a hospital under general anesthesia?

Can I do the cataract eye surgery in a hospital under general anesthesia?

Yes: Yes it can be done, but it is very rarely used. Usually local anesthesia is used with sedation, but for some people who can not stay still or get extremely confused, they can often be done with general anesthesia. The risk of general anesthesia is usually not worth it compared to sedation except in rare situations. ...Read more

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Do they puter you under general anethesia for a miscarriage ?

MOST LIKELY: Most likely yes either that os under spinal they wand you to be pain free while they trying to dilate your cervix to enter the uterus and perform the d and c which mean dilatation and curettage which could be painful without anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can i be put under anesthesia during lasik surgery?

Can i be put under anesthesia during lasik surgery?

Not needed: The lasik procedure is normally done under local anesthesia for the eye alone. Neither sedation or general anesthesia is indicated. The procedure is not very painful. Patient concerns or apprehension about the surgery should be managed with a frank and open discussion with the eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe for people who have multiple sclerosis to go under anesthesia for a mini tummy tuck? If I have ms, can I safely go under anesthesia in order to have a mini tummy tuck? .

Is it safe for people who have multiple sclerosis to go under anesthesia for a mini tummy tuck? If I have ms, can I safely go under anesthesia in order to have a mini tummy tuck?

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Yes: Patients with ms undergo anesthesia every day for a variety of procedures and you should be no different. The surgeon and anesthesiologist will review your history with you to be sure there are no contraindications. ...Read more

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Can i get tonsillectomy under local anesthesia only of just sedation? Or is general my only option?

Can i get tonsillectomy under local anesthesia only of just sedation? Or is general my only option?

General: Just try and imagine something operating in the very back of your throat. The discomfort, as well as the blood loss, would make it extremely uncomfortable. The only way to do this is under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Do you think I should go under general anesthesia for liposuction?

Do you think I should go under general anesthesia for liposuction?

Talk to surgeon: Depending on where the procedure is being performed the use of sedation may provide enough coverage. I would talk to the plastic surgeon performing the procedure and see what they recommend. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get genital piercing done under general anesthesia or should I just take a local?

Sorry!: But if are nuts enough to get your genitals pierced, do not compound the potential complications with general anesthesia. Local anesthesia is all you should need. Better idea: don't pierce the sensitive areas...Ever! no need. ...Read more

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My gallbladder needs to come out. I am terrified of general anaesthetic. Can I request spinal or epidural anaesthetic so I can be awake for procedure?

My gallbladder needs to come out. I am terrified of general anaesthetic. Can I request spinal or epidural anaesthetic so I can be awake for procedure?

Unlikely : Thanks for your question! Given the nature of that particular surgery, I don't think any surgeon or anesthesiologist would approve of anything but general anesthesia. Wish I had better news! Good luck! ...Read more

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Is chin augmentation always done under general anesthesia? I'm afraid of having general anesthesia. Is chin augmentation always done with a general, or can it be done with sedation and a local? .

Chin Aug Anesthesia: Chin augmentation is an outpatient procedure typically done in the plastic surgeon’s office or in a surgery center. It is usually done under local anesthesia with oral sedation or intravenous sedation, but can be done under general anesthesia if requested. https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.com/procedures/face/chin-augmentation/. ...Read more

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I want a breast lift surgery with no general anesthesia. Can i get that?

While I've done: Small breast lifts, like the benelli or "donut" method, that way, with just local anesthesia, i wouldn't recommend it for any of the more extensive breast lift procedures. ...Read more

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