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Where can I find the best plastic surgeon for a nose job?

Where can I find the best plastic surgeon for a nose job?

Ask: Ask your doctor, friends who have had a successful surgery, or check aafprs.Org for a facial plastic surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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How do I breach the subject of getting a referral to a plastic surgeon with my doctor?

How do I breach the subject of getting a referral to a plastic surgeon with my doctor?

It depends: On why you want the referral. If it is for cosmetic reasons you don't need a referral as this is not covered by insurance. I would be up front as to why you think you need to see a plastic surgeon with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I find a great plastic surgeon?

How can I find a great plastic surgeon?

Best Plastic Surgeon: The most critical decision to be made in achieving the best plastic surgical result is picking the most experienced and talented, that is the best, plastic surgeon possible. Too often, patients choose a physician based on a catchy ad, the brand name of a technique or a few before and after photos, or their web site’s search engine ranking.See this link on how to choose: http://drnichter.com/find-best-plastic-surgeon-dr-right/ ...Read more

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Will i need a referral in order to see a surgeon about a breast reduction or can I just go to a plastic surgeon on my own?

Will i need a referral in order to see a surgeon about a breast reduction or can I just go to a plastic surgeon on my own?

Depends...: If you have a ppo insurance or plan to pay “out-of-pocket” then you will be able to see any plastic surgeon you wish. If, on the other hand, you are covered by an hmo insurance, your primary care physician will need to refer you. ...Read more

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How to deal with a scalp laceration on a child?

How to deal with a scalp laceration on a child?

How deep?: First apply pressure to stop the bleeding and see how deep it is, if it is not deep, cleanse with running water to get any debris out if you can see layers of tissue under the skin of the laceration you may need stitches or staples to help it heal. ...Read more

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Where do I get a professional face mask for a slightly broken nose that doesn't have to be reset?I have to play a college bball playoff game 2?

Where do I get a professional face mask for a slightly broken nose that doesn't have to be reset?I have to play a college bball playoff game 2?

Local sports store: Most athletic stores carry these or can obtain them within 24 hours. They have a foam cushion and a hard plastic shell and velcro in the back. It is possible to get a custom made one from a prosthodontist or online http://www.Customfacemasks.Com/main/services/how_to.Cfm good luck in the game! ...Read more

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I need to see a surgeon can I get a list of the best surgeons in the latrobe valley hoops and area please?

I need to see a surgeon can I get a list of the best surgeons in the latrobe valley hoops and area please?

ACS website: The american college of surgeons' website has a "find a surgeon" area for patients to search for board-certified professionals. http://facs.org/patienteducation/patient-resources/surgery/acsmember.html. ...Read more

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How many surgeons should I consult before scheduling a revision rhinoplasty? I am discussing with my family the possibility of a revision rhinoplasty following an unsuccessful nose job. The nasal bridge seems too wide and i don't like the way it looks. I

How many surgeons should I consult before scheduling a revision rhinoplasty? I am discussing with my family the possibility of a revision rhinoplasty following an unsuccessful nose job. The nasal bridge seems too wide and i don't like the way it looks. I

Experience matters.: You are embarking on an elective procedure which is orders of magnitude more complicated than your first rhinoplasty. Take your time doing your homework and speak to as many well qualified and experienced surgeons as necessary to make you feel comfortable. It is a great responsibility for us as surgeons to do cosmetically transformative procedures. It is even greater for you to trust us. ...Read more

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I want to get some plastic surgery done for my nose and my cheek. Can someone please recommend a good plastic surgeon? A friend of mine actually contacted him because he wanted to get a scar taken care off on his face. He found a page dedicated to him on

I want to get some plastic surgery done for my nose and my cheek. Can someone please recommend a good plastic surgeon? A friend of mine actually contacted him because he wanted to get a scar taken care off on his face. He found a page dedicated to him on

Since : Since I am not sure exactly where you are located, it's difficult to make any recommendations. I would suggest checking your local medical society and see who specializes in facial plastics and reconstruction. Sometimes doctors are willing via the internet to show pre and post op pictures of past patients to give you a feel for what might be able to be accomplished. ...Read more

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How to get a swollen absiess down with out seeing a dentist?

How to get a swollen absiess down with out seeing a dentist?

Not advisable: You cannot personally treat an abscess... Medications only mask the symptoms to that a dentist can treat the tooth. You will need to see a dentist, sooner than later. ...Read more

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How long would my son stay out of school for a broken elbow with surgery?

How long would my son stay out of school for a broken elbow with surgery?

Ask UR doc: This is based on type of fracture, and type of surgery, and the stability if the repair, so ask the surgeon their recommendation. ...Read more

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Do I go to a plastic surgeon or a reconstructive surgeon for eagle beak deformity of nose?

Do I go to a plastic surgeon or a reconstructive surgeon for eagle beak deformity of nose?

Experienced surgeon: In either case, they may be capable of managing the condition but i would perform this based on the surgeon's experience as the primary criteria. ...Read more

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Where can I go to find a good nose doctor after my unsuccessful rhinoplasty from a previous doctor?

Where can I go to find a good nose doctor after my unsuccessful rhinoplasty from a previous doctor?

Revision Rhinoplasty: Revision rhinoplasty requires experience. You should seek a doctor who is recognized as a revision expert by his peers. He should be able to show you photos of his revision cases, and you should like what you see. Of course, board certification is a must. Look him up on your state's doctor profile website. All malpractice and other professional actions will be listed. ...Read more

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What is the best type of doctor to see for a broken big toe? I want to be able to exercise fully in 3 months, is that realistic?

What is the best type of doctor to see for a broken big toe? I want to be able to exercise fully in 3 months, is that realistic?

A podiatrist: The podiatrist is trained in all areas of the body, but specializes in only foot problems. Why not see someone who only treats broken toes, etc.. ...Read more

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How long following surgery for a broken wrist before you can go on a flabalos machine?

How long following surgery for a broken wrist before you can go on a flabalos machine?

Let me help you: It depend on the fracture you had and the treatment methods. Simple fracture need 6 weeks to heal and two weeks to recover your movements. Start easy and progress with no pain and swelling. ...Read more

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