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How Many Cryosurgery Procedures Can You Have
Microdermabrasion: Can be performed as often as every 1 week in certain circumstances. Most patients will find that they settle into a monthly routine, unless they are treating a specific condition like acne (which usually pairs salicylic acid treatments with microderm). The treatment by design only goes a few microns into the epidermis, so it is a gently treatment - despite the sound of it! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Once or twice: Most ophthalmologists will only do lasik once. With lasik, a flap is created in your cornea to perform the procedure. Most docs will not make a second flap. Sometimes lasik patients do require a touch-up procedure. This means lifting the flap up and doing the touch-up if possible or doing prk type surgery over the original flap, not cutting the cornea again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you let me know how many times can you have the freezing procedure done without it having your cervix damaged?
Varies: Any time cryocautery of the cervix is done, a certain amount of cervical tissue is destroyed. In large trials these procedures have been shown to increase preterm birth rates, though this effect is minimal to absent after one procedure. Multiple procedures are more associated with increased risk. Leep is more associated with the risk than cryo, but both procedures destroy cervical tissue. ...Read more
Warts: Depends on size and aggressiveness of freeze. ...Read more
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Depends: The vitreous gel structure is usually completely removed in total vitrectomy. It does not "regenerate". However, depending on the reasons for the 1st procedure. Repat surgeries are sometimes required to remove "peel" secondary scar tissue or inject various intraocular therapies. A challenging question ; best discussed with your surgeon as he knows your case. ...Read more
As long as $$$ lasts: Microdermabrasion removes only the topmost dead layers of your skin, so no healing is involved, and your skin feels as smooth as baby skin for a short period until the next layer of living cells "push" the dead topmost layers to the surface again! you can actually microdermabrade too much if you remove tissues to the living, bleeding cells so that healing is required (like "regular" dermabrasion). ...Read more
24 hr?: I am not sure i correctly understand your question. Perhaps you are asking about how much anesthetic is safe to get administered in 24 hours since how much dentistry we can do depends on your talorance and your tmjoint and facial muscles do not get tired and exhausted from keeping mouth open. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do you ask?: If you have a stable weight and maintain it after liposuction, you are not likely to require repeat treatments. Liposuction is meant for contouring the body, not removing weight. On the other hand, as long as there is fat, and you are healthy, the procedure can be repeated. Each operation must be individually evaluated. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Almost no: One has radium sources for treatment due to safe storage issues. Radiation can be provided from other sources, machines or isotopic sources. Total dose can be divided into individual segments call fractions. Total dose and dose to healthy tissue constitutes limits, as well as time. ...Read more
See below: Make sure you understand your diagnosis and procedure. A lot of "laser" procedures are heavily marketed but don't have much evidence to show any benefit of the laser. Consider a second opinion prior to the procedure by another spine specialist. Ensure that you have tried non-operative treatment without success. The arrangements otherwise are similar to those prior to any other surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on where and what kind of surgery. There is no number each individual is case by case at the surgeons discretion. The thing that you have to be careful of is fibrosis and build up of tissue after each surgery. Each time is also risk of infection and death is always possible as well. Discuss risks and benefits with your physician. ...Read more
Varies: In general, there are two reasons surgery is considered. First, if there is a present or impending problem that if not addressed surgically will lead to a neurological or medical problem. For example, there are some people at risk for paralysis unless they have surgery. Second is if the spinal condition that causes symptoms that have failed nonoperative care, such as in chronic back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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