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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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Could lasek eye surgery leave a scar as oppossed to lasik surgery?

Could lasek eye surgery leave a scar as oppossed to lasik surgery?

Possible: Each procedure has its own potential set of complications and risks. It is possible for your cornea to develop haziness or "scar" tissue as it heals. The chances of this occurring are small and can be lessened by the use of certain topical drugs during and after the surgery. Discuss this issue in more detail with your surgeon. ...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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Can surgery fix a drooping eyelid?

Can surgery fix a drooping eyelid?

Yes: There are a variety of surgeries that can fix a droopy lid which is referred to as ptosis. The best procedure to repair the ptosis depends on what causes the problem. Usually the causes are due to excessive skin or abnormal muscle function or muscle slippage. ...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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Can corrective lense fix double vision or ghosting after lasik operation?

Can corrective lense fix double vision or ghosting after lasik operation?

Yes: Yes. A rigid gas permeable or hybrid contact lens will likely correct this issue. You should see your corneal surgeon to make sure something else is not causing this issue. ...Read more

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What are ears plastic surgery correction?

What are ears plastic surgery correction?

Otoplasty: Dear jinaed6, correction of the ears is called otoplasty. It is meant to pin the ears back and restore a more normal shape. The incisions are found behind the ear so that they heal inconspicuously. Best, nima shemirani. ...Read more

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Can the eye ball regrow after laser eye surgery?

Can the eye ball regrow after laser eye surgery?

No: Laser eye surgery does not shrink the eye and the eye cannot re-grow afterwards. Lasik re-shapes the front window (cornea) to account for the prescription in your eye. Occasionally, there are those whose prescriptions seem to return after lasik. This can be due to early cataract growth, or regression caused by a change in the cornea after lasik. ...Read more

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Can laser eye surgery fix eye floaters?

Can laser eye surgery fix eye floaters?

No: laser eye surgery such as lasik or prk is done on your cornea to correct your distance prescription. Floaters are condensations of protein located in a different part of your eye called the vitreous and will not be affected by laser eye surgery. ...Read more

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Frontal silicone sling for drooping eyelids due to opmd?

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Frontal silicone sling for drooping eyelids due to opmd?

Yes. : Frontalis sling is usually indicated to correct ptosis (drooping eyelid) in patients with oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy. Because the levator palpebral muscle (the main muscle that lifts your upper eyelid) is effected in opmd, procedures to tighten that muscle is usually ineffective, unless you have minimal ptosis. ...Read more

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Is lasik eye surgery a cosmetic procedure?

Is lasik eye surgery a cosmetic procedure?

LASIK surgery: Lasik surgery is an elective surgery that is typically not covered by insurance. Another term is to call lasik a self-pay surgery (rather than an insurance-covered procedure). I hope this helps best regards bill trattler, md. ...Read more

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Will lasik or laser eye surgeries replace optometrists?

Will lasik or laser eye surgeries replace optometrists?

No: No. Even after laser surgery, people need to have regular eye examinations to ensure ocular health (especially if they had a high prescription or have other ocular or systemic disease). Not all patients are able to have laser eye surgery and those patients will need glasses or contact lenses for vision correction. ...Read more

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Could eyelid reduction surgery make your eyes look hollow?

Could eyelid reduction surgery make your eyes look hollow?

Eyelid surgery: Yes, removal of too much fat from around the eyes can make the lids look hollow. Should you treated by an expert in cosmetic eyelid surgery. ...Read more

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Swimming after laser eye surgery?

Swimming after laser eye surgery?

No: Swimming is not recommended after laser eye surgery to prevent complications, such as an eye infection/inflammation. Stay away for at least one month. ...Read more

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Can strabismus (cross eyes) be fixed by lazer surgery or intraocular lenses?

Can strabismus (cross eyes) be fixed by lazer surgery or intraocular lenses?

I'm afraid not.: Neither of these surgeries will work, but there is a type of strabismus surgery that will often help. You need to seek a strabismus specialist. ...Read more

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Can lasik eye surgery accidentally damage your eyes?

Can lasik eye surgery accidentally damage your eyes?

Rare: All surgery including lasik carries some degress of risk. Lasik certainly has among the lowest percentage of risk. There have however been no cases of blindness reported in millions of eyes done and the reported problems are quite minor and should not prevent you from having the procedure if you are otherwise a good candidate. ...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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Who does good eyelid surgery in general--plastic surgeon or eye doctor?

Who does good eyelid surgery in general--plastic surgeon or eye doctor?

Eye plastic surgery: I suggest that you consult with a plastic surgeon, a facial plastic surgeon, or an oculoplastic surgeon who performs plastic surgery of the eyelids (blepharoplasty) on a regular basis. Be sure to look at before and after photos of patients on whom the surgeon has performed this procedure. Check that the doctor has hospital privileges and operates in an accredited facility. ...Read more

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How to remove eye discharge after lasik surgery?

How to remove eye discharge after lasik surgery?

Gently: While the LASIK flap adheres well and quickly after the surgery, it takes several weeks to establish a solid attachment. You may soak and blot your eye to clean it but do not rub. If the discharge looks like pus or the vision is diminishing then contact your LASIK surgery right away. ...Read more

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How much will plastic surgery cost to fix a deformed hemangioma in my upper eye?

How much will plastic surgery cost to fix a deformed hemangioma in my upper eye?

Insurance coverage?: If you have a deforming hemangioma or other vascular lesion of the face, insurance (depending on the plan and coverage) may actually pay for part or all of your treatment with surgery or lasers. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are dangers for having plastic surgery on the eye lids in order to get them looking smaller?

Can you tell me if there are dangers for having plastic surgery on the eye lids in order to get them looking smaller?

Surgery = risk: Surgery entails risk. However, it is usually very low with satisfactory results in the vast majority of patients when performed by skilled and qualified surgeons. ...Read more

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I have puffiness under my eyes above cheekbones..Di i need fillers or plastic surgery...How can it be tightened?

I have puffiness under my eyes above cheekbones..Di i need fillers or plastic surgery...How can it be tightened?

Depends: Puffiness under the eyes can be caused by: loss of volume in the tear trough, bulging orbital fat, loose skin or flat cheekbones. Treatment is based on the cause. Fillers may replace lost volume, bulging fat and loose skin respond to surgical removal and malar (cheek) implants may improve a weak bone structure. See a competent surgeon with experience in cosmetic procedures of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Is the any plastic surgery interventions to remove scar on head?

Is the any plastic surgery interventions to remove scar on head?

Several options: For a new scar (<1 month), just letting it heal and protecting the scar from sunlight is best. The scar will improve typically over the course of 1 year. During this time, topical scar treatments (scar massage, mederma, silicone) steroid injections and dermabrasion can help. If the scar is still bothersome, then surgical revision should be considered. ...Read more

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Please help? Is there any plastic surgery to remove scar on head?

Please help? Is there any plastic surgery to remove scar on head?

Scar Revision: Scars can be a different color or can be depressed or elevated compared to the surrounding skin. A scar on the scalp can result in an area of baldness. Normal features may be distorted by scars. Various treatments or surgical revision can improve the unsightly features of many scars. Consult with a plastic surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery to learn about options. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a plastic surgery that can fix an abnormal head shape?

Cranial recnsrtrucn: Start looking into cranial reconstruction resources in your region.This surgery is most often done in kids, but occasionally in adults.The procedures are dramatic and invasive, involving extracting and reshaping the bones, ICU care and long recovery.It is a team effort, often involving neurosurgeons, craniofacial plastic surgeons and others. ...Read more

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Is there any plastic surgery or craniofacial type of surgery that can be done to reduce the size of someone's head?

Is there any plastic surgery or craniofacial type of surgery that can be done to reduce the size of someone's head?

Head size: The head bones fuse and then grow as you age. But a surgery to reduce the head doesn't sound like a good idea. As you age your body may grow into your head size. Talk to your doctor about your feelings about your head size and you may benefit from talking about it. Maybe seeing a plastic surgeon to talk about what you don't like will help you accept your body. ...Read more

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How to know if people who get plastic surgery (for cosmetic reasons and not reconstruction) a little 'unwell' in the head?

How to know if people who get plastic surgery (for cosmetic reasons and not reconstruction) a little 'unwell' in the head?

Absolutely not!: Why shouldn't you improve yourself if possible? Some people exercise to look better, some individuals use make-up. Patients undergoing cosmetic surgery are no more "unwell in the head" than those individuals. ...Read more

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I have a tear trough under the eye bag of left eye I am afraid of surgery and injections. How can i treat it at home ? Any remedy?

I have a tear trough under the eye bag of left eye I am afraid of surgery and injections.  How can i treat it at home ? Any remedy?

Easy semi fix: If this is from a bag under the lid a slight wipe of perperation H will help reduce the swelling and even dark color. Sliced cucumbers help as well. Sounds crazy but patients swear by this ! ...Read more

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Is it safe to get eye bag removal surgery at 14?

Is it safe to get eye bag removal surgery at 14?

Rare: I'm not sure i can think of a circumstance where i would recommend that at 14, but i'm sure there are exceptions to every rule. ...Read more

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2 plastic surgeons say can't do eyelid surgery 4 my bulging eyes&undereye bags of graves disease but dr on this site say it's possible.Can it be done?

2 plastic surgeons say can't do eyelid surgery 4 my bulging eyes&undereye bags of graves disease but dr on this site say it's possible.Can it be done?

Yes, it can be done: You need to see an oculoplastic surgeon. We deal exclusively with the eyelids and eye sockets and we are ophthalmologists. We typically follow patients with graves eye disease. There are several surgical options for graves patients, including orbital decompression, eye muscle surgery and eyelid surgeries for both eyelid retraction and bagginess. Go to asoprs.Org to find a surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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What types of surgeries are available for under eye bag removal? Are there different types of blepharoplasty?

What types of surgeries are available for under eye bag removal? Are there different types of blepharoplasty?

Lower blepharoplasty: There are many maneuvers and techniques available in lower lid blepharoplasty. Your anatomy and surgical goals dictate what procedure will be undertaken. Have your eyelids evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read more

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Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Guessing game: There are many people who will guess which procedures kk has undergone but she continues to keep it a secret other than her Botox treatments. ...Read more

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At what age can you get plastic surgery?

Any age.: Plastic surgery can be performed at any age, the realm of it includes reconstructive work. Cosmetic surgery is generally limited to those 18 years and older, however there are exceptions. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Most photos are fake: Most celebrities guard their privacy even more than their appearance, so much of what is available online is fake. Reputable plastic surgeons are bound by patient confidentiality, so this would be a major breach to "let this information out!" look at actual photos to see examples of facelift, eyelid surgery, and much too much filler and botox! ...Read more

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What plastic surgery can remove my muffin top?

What plastic surgery can remove my muffin top?

Liposuction/ectomy: Most patients are referring to the “flank” areas when they speak about their muffin tops. These areas may be addressed through liposuction and and/or lipectomy surgery ( excision of skin and adipose tissue). Commonly performed operations include tummy tuck, extended tummy tuck, or lower body lift surgery. ...Read more

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When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

Yes: plastic surgery for reconstruction after mastectomy for instance is certainly medically necessary as well as all reconstructive surgery procedures following cancer of the head and neck or elsewhere. What is not medically necessary : aesthetic procedures that you choose to have to enhance your appearance ...Read more

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