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Top gastroenterologists in southeastern asia?

Top gastroenterologists in southeastern asia?

Big area!: You've specified a very large geographic area, that encompasses a number of countries. Each country in turn practices gastroenterology a little bit differently. You may want to start your search for a board-certified gastroenterologist, perhaps one that has been american-trained and is affiliated with a teaching medical center. Good luck in your search for the expertise you seek. ...Read more

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Is an example of epicanthal folds Asian eyes?

Is an example of epicanthal folds Asian eyes?

Eyelid folds: Epicanthal folds are the prominent folds nasally on the eyelids in people of asian desent. They often hide some of the white portion of the eye nasally and sometimes make the individual falsely look cross-eyed. They do not represent pathology. ...Read more

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How much is involved in Asian double eyelid surgery?

How much is involved in Asian double eyelid surgery?

Asian eyelid surgery: Asian eyelid surgery is a popular procedure that was described by a Japanese surgeon in 1896. Since then, several techniques have been designed to either create a crease in the upper eyelid or to strengthen an already existing crease. Asian patients seek this procedure for aesthetic reasons and functional reasons. ...Read more

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Why don't caucasian people have an epicanthus (epicanthic eye fold)?

Why don't caucasian people have an epicanthus (epicanthic eye fold)?

Heredity: We develop characteristics that reflect our genetic ancestry. Most caucasians lack a lid fold but not all. A good question would be what is the survival advantage of such a fold which occurs so commonly in asians. Some think it helps with harsh environments, but what do you think? ...Read more

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Who is the best revision rhinoplasty surgeon in southern california area?

Who is the best revision rhinoplasty surgeon in southern california area?

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 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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How common is light eye color in oriental asians?

How common is light eye color in oriental asians?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by light--if you mean blue or green eyes, never, unless their parents are of different descent. If you mean light brown vs dark brown, i don't think anyone knows. I have light brown eyes but my wife's are almost black. One of my two children has light brown, the other almost black. ...Read more

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in children middle east countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in children middle east countries?

Related to Obesity: When children go beyond a body mass index of 28 (there are charts for children bmi) specially if one parent or worse 2 have heavy family history of type 2, you have to change life style to bring that body mass index down. Statistics are against you if you do not. ...Read more

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Is this an example of epicanthal folds on Asian eyes?

Is this an example of epicanthal folds on Asian eyes?

Yes - usually: Epicanthal folds are an inherited characteristic common in central asian races - chinese, japanese, korean, eastern russians and mongolians. It is not found in southeast asians such as vietnamese, cambodians, indians and indonesians. It may serve as a protective covering for the eyes and perhaps a sunscreen. ...Read more

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Who are some reliable blepharoplasty/eyelid surgeons idaho?

Who are some reliable blepharoplasty/eyelid surgeons idaho?

Many Resources.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery  or the aesthetic society to obtain a list of board-certified plastic surgeons. Arrange consultations and ask to see his/her before-and-after pictures and to potentially meet with previous patients who have under gone the procedure you are interested in. ...Read more

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Are lobotomies performed in third-world countries?

Are lobotomies performed in third-world countries?

NO: There so many meds available now that lobotomies are rarely done.Also a lot of third world countries do not have neurosurgery services available. ...Read more

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How common is macular degeneration in north american caucasians?

How common is macular degeneration in north american caucasians?

Very: It is the leading cause of blindness in people over 60 in the us, and its prevalence will increase as the baby boomers age. Fortunately, this is an active area of research and it is likely that new therapeutic options the more common (dry) types of amd will be on the horizon soon. ...Read more

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Will upper blepharoplasty --> ptosis correction of one eye?

Will upper blepharoplasty --> ptosis correction of one eye?

Not exactly: Ptosis of the eyelid is corrected, in most cases, by advancing the levator muscle, which raises the eyelid. It is done through the same type of incision as a blepharoplasty and the two procedures are often combined in older people. In some cases, ptosis is corrected by an incision on the inside of the eyelid, which would not be combined with blepharoplasty. ...Read more

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Is melanoma rare in african Americans?

Is melanoma rare in african Americans?

No: It's less common than in lighter-skinned folks but is by no means "rare" enough to ignore. Bob Marley died of acral-lentiginous melanoma as a young man; this subtype is actually famous for occurring in folks of African descent. ...Read more

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Any recommended general practitioners in wellington, fl ( west palm beach)?

Any recommended general practitioners in wellington, fl ( west palm beach)?

Do an online search: There are doctors in each community. To start, an adult woman needs an internist or family practitioner, plus an obgyn doctor. A man needs an internist or family practitioner. One can search on healthtap by city name, to see if local doctors are on healthtap (if they are, then one can read their writings to learn more about them). Also, one can check his own insurer's website for doctor's names. ...Read more

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Why is adjusting to flying from the east coast to the west coast generally considered easier than west to east coast?

Why is adjusting to flying from the east coast to the west coast generally considered easier than west to east coast?

Agree c others : We have our own sleep clock but takes time to adjust while traveling. Our circadian cycle goes alone with sunlight (darkness and light exposure of the brain )and it is related to the pineal gland and the hormone melatonin. We are habit forming individuals. Will feel asleep at the time of the previous place for few days. ...Read more

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected. ...Read more

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Are pterygia common among airline pilots and people living in tropical countries?

Are pterygia common among airline pilots and people living in tropical countries?

No and yes: I know of no study showing airline pilots having an increased incidence of pterygia. They are more common in people from equatorial countries as well as those living in desert and harsh climates. ...Read more

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