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Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Facial plastics: Facial reconstruction following trauma or tumor removal is performed to try to reconstruct the appearance to what is was prior to the trauma or tumor removal. Aesthetic facial plastic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of the patient in the absence of trauma or ablative surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Facial Plastic Surgery (Definition)

Surgery of the face. It is specifically denoted that way, as many ENT trained docs, who can only do facial plastic surgery, list themselves as facial plastic surgeons versus classically trained board certified plastic surgeons ...Read more


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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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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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Who is the best facial plastic cosmetic surgeon in ct?

Who is the best facial plastic cosmetic surgeon in ct?

There isn't.: There is never only one best. The best is the one who has experience, understands your needs and that you can communicate with comfortably and you have the most faith in. Remember don't look for bargains when it comes to your health. ...Read more

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Can plastic surgeron fix facial paralysis condition?

Can plastic surgeron fix facial paralysis condition?

Facial paralysis: Yes. Please look into the plastic Surgery groups at Johns Hopkins or the university if Maryland. ...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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Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Surgery vs. Surgeon: A "plastic surgery" is a surgery meant to change the appearance of the face. A (facial) plastic surgeon is a doctor who has undergone a surgical bresidency training program. I would recommend seeking a facelift surgeon who is board certified by the american board of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (abfprs) or the american board of plastic surgery (abps). Review their work & ask questions. ...Read more

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Facial scar plastic surgery for a dent in forehead, how will this be removed?

Facial scar plastic surgery for a dent in forehead, how will this be removed?

Fillers vs Implant: Depending on the size of the dent and whether it is soft tissue or bone, either fillers or an implant can be used. See a facial plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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Whats cosmetic vs reconstructive surgeon or plastic surgeon?

Whats cosmetic vs reconstructive surgeon or plastic surgeon?

Anyone can: Legally call themselves a "cosmetic surgeon". But only a plastic surgeon who has passed the exams on the american board of plastic surgery is a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...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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Is lip reduction a common surgery done by plastic surgeons?

Is lip reduction a common surgery done by plastic surgeons?

Yes: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. Lip surgery, believe it or not, was one of the fastest growing procedures in 2016, likely owing to increased "selfies". Many plastic surgeons perform lip reduction and/or augmentation procedures. I suggest that you seek consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Depends on: Depends on procedure. Get an evaluation from a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can plastic surgeons perform surgeries on ears?

Can plastic surgeons perform surgeries on ears?

Yes/No: What type of surgery? Plastic surgeons frequently operate on ears that are prominent and deformed. If you are seeking or asking about surgeries on ears to improve hearing - you would probably want to consult an ent. ...Read more

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How is a facial asymmetry surgery performed? Inpatient?

How is a facial asymmetry surgery performed? Inpatient?

Inpatient: Facial asymmetry may be caused by malocclusion yielding functional shift and/or from differential in size of bones when comparing one side to the other. Resolution often requires the services of both an Orthodontist and an Oral Surgeon. Ask your Dentist to help you find the most qualified specialists in your area. ...Read more

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3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

Plastic surgeon: Moles are something that both dermatologists and plastic surgeons deal with. Dermatologists are experts at diagnosing the types of moles and conditions of the skin. They typically perfrm biopsies and shave biopsies. Plastic surgeons are the experts in "sewing" or closing wounds. For cosmetic mole removal plastic surgeons will remove them in the most discrete way leaving the most favorable scar. ...Read more

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Where can I find a facial plastic surgeon?

Where can I find a facial plastic surgeon?

Plastic Surgeon: A board certified plastic surgeon by the asps (american society of plastic surgery) is also trained in facial plastic surgery. You can go to the asps website and use the locate a doctor feature. ...Read more

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Can I combine scar revision & mole removal with other facial surgery?

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Can I combine scar revision & mole removal with other facial surgery?

Depends...: This should be answered by your doctor who is performing the scar revision. Generally, if your scar revision require surgical excision, and the mole in question happens to be near the area to be excised, then it is easy to remove the mole along with the scar. If your mole is raised, your doctor may choose to simply shave excise the mole independent of your scar revision. ...Read more

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What type of surgeon specializes in deviated septum rhinoplasty?

What type of surgeon specializes in deviated septum rhinoplasty?

ENT: A facial plastic surgeon with an ENT background or an ENT with rhinoplasty experience is the best to treat both appearance and function of the nose. ...Read more

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Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

No, not at all: Plastic surgery is a broad field which includes cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, burn care, hand surgery and other very specialized areas. Nobody can do them all! some of us concentrate on reconstructive surgery, some on hand surgery, etc. A plastic surgeon is a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery, no matter the area of concentration or specialization. ...Read more

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