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Are dermatologists essentially non surgical plastic surgeons (of the face/skin)? Just wondering, thanks.
There : There is much crossover between certain specialties especially dermatology and plastic surgery. Your question is a bit of an over simplification. In general there is some truth to it, but it is complicated. Dermatologists and plastic surgeons both specialize in the skin, both can treat the entire body (not just the face) and both provide non-surgical as well as surgical treatments. However, in general, dermatology is primarily a medical specialty whereas plastic surgery is primarily a surgical specialty. Hope that helps to clarify. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plastic surgeon: Can you provide the names of a few preeminent board certified plastic surgeons whose expertise is primarily the face based in miami?
Facial Plast Surgeon: Robert Simons, Richard Davis, Anthony WolfeGet a more detailed answer ›
Any well recommed plastic surgeons that take medicare in dallas, tx that do reconstruction on face from a severe burn damage?
Should cosmetic plastic surgeons be required to evaluate patients for body-dysmorphic disorder before operating?
I only tried KELO-COTE gel and FRAXEL laser but I didn't see much improvement ,can plastic surgeons help me?I really hate to look to my face bc of it
Can cosmetic plastic surgeons use skin glue for a mid-face lift, as opposed to sutures, that may produce more scarring?
Yes.: Skin glue can definitely be used to close almost all incisions that we do cosmetically. It's unclear which produces more scarring (skin glue vs. Stitches), however a general rule is permanent (non-dissolving) stitches should be removed as early as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: age/history: The preoperative testing is dictated by your medical health and age and sex and surgery. For example at 35, all that is needed may be a pregnancy test as a female. But if you have a history if bleeding or anemia or diabetes, more extensive testing may be requested. If you have a family history of breast carcinoma and want implants, a mammogram may be indicated but not for liposuction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No board of botched: Surgeons are more likely to specialize in a region. For example rhinoplasty experts will have experienced with botched nose surgery whereas experts in breast augmentation are mor likely to be experienced in correcting botched breast surgery. There is no board specialization in botched surgery correction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Skin incisions: When planning where to put incisions, i usually try to have the end result in as least conspicuous an area as possible. Beyond that, i encourage use of topical silicone gel for at least three months, scar massage, avoidance of daylight exposure for three months, and use of sunscreen. ...Read more
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