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Is it possible to reduce my hip size through cosmetic surgery?

Is it possible to reduce my hip size through cosmetic surgery?

Limited: Hips can be reduced by removal of fat through liposuction. We do not have a method of reducing the bony component. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Cosmetic Surgery (Definition)

Cosmetic surgery is a procedure in which a person is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make some parts of the body more to the person's liking. Cosmetic surgery can be on any part of the body, such as the face. Examples include rhinoplasty, chin ...Read more


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Does a cosmetic surgery to reduce my hip size?

It's possible: If your hips are large because of fat deposits, it is possible to reduce the hip size by liposuction. But if your hips are large because of bone or muscle, that cannot work. ...Read more

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My aunt is severely overweight. Will she have to have cosmetic surgery to reduce her weight?

My aunt is severely overweight. Will she have to have cosmetic surgery to reduce her weight?

Not cosmetic surgery: Gastric bypass or lap-band surgery is often recommended for patients with morbid obesity. It works, and can prolong life, not to mention improve lifestyle and everyday activities of living! this is not "cosmetic" surgery at all, and it may even be covered by insurance. Once the weight is lost, the loose skin that remains will require elective cosmetic surgery. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a type of cosmetic surgery which can reduce weight by 20 pounds?

Yes: Yes, but try diet and exercize first. They are sfer more physiologic and better in the long run. ...Read more

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Is it really possible to get my drooping upper eyelid corrected?I am suffering from ptosis and my eyes had been operated through cosmetic surgery

Probably Yes.: Depending on your specific situation, it is likely that your situation can be improved upon. Make sure you consult with well experienced board certified plastic or ocular plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in your situation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I can't lose the last 20 pounds what are my cosmetic surgery options?

I can't lose the last 20 pounds what are my cosmetic surgery options?

Depends on Situation: You may benefit from “consultation” with personal trainers and/or nutritionists. On the other hand, if you feel like you have reached a long-term stable weight, it may be time to seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons. Sometimes procedures such as panniculectomy may be very helpful even though patients are not quite at their long-term stable weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I realize cosmetic surgery isn't usually covered by insurance but what about the consultation?

I realize cosmetic surgery isn't usually covered by insurance but what about  the consultation?

Yes, possible: some cosmetic procedures are covered by insurance like breast reconstruction after mastectomy , breast reduction , when weight of large breasts causing back pains. Some plastic surgeons provide free consultation. Speak to your doctor , may know some one who can advise you. ...Read more

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