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Is It Possible To Reduce My Hip Size Through Cosmetic Surgery
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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
No: With the exception of the rare large panniculectomy, plastic surgical procedures are not designed to remove significant amount of weight or help patients with their weight loss goals. Best to achieve a long-term stable weight, through diet and exercise, prior to proceeding with elective surgery. ...Read more
Is cosmetic surgery the only solution for a medium sized indention, left by chickenpox, on the tip of my nose? It is discolored and caved in..
Do cosmetic surgery has any mean to increase the bone size let's say wrist and legs bone if they are too tiny?
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
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
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has an excellent summary of the history of plastic surgery located at:
http://www. Plasticsurgery. Org/articles-and-galleries/history-of-plastic-surgery. Html ...Read more
Medical tourism: Many people do this. It works out well for some, and is disastrous for others. Is it that important to take a risk with your health far way from home? Perhaps you have found a competent doctor or clinic, but what if you encounter complications? Returning home could be difficult if not impossible, if you are that sick. Trying to find a doctor to take care of your problems could be very difficult. ...Read more
Yes: The american society of plastic surgeons asps www. Plasticsurgery. Org and the american society forvaesthetic plastic surgery asaps www. Surgery. Org, have extensive studies and statistics for these procedures. ...Read more
Overall, is the risk of cosmetic surgery higher than it is for other types of surgery that are not elective?
I suffer from von willabrans disease and I am really wanting cosmetic surgery. However so far have found nobody willing to take me on due to this.?
It is a physician's: Obligation to make your safety the highest priority in this situation. ...Read more
Not the best choice:
The primary goal of cosmetic surgery is not for weight reduction. Overweight people can "look thinner" through safe weight loss with a proper dietary and exercise regimen. Sometimes if unsuccessful, bariatric surgery can be considered.
After an overweight person has lost weight, then cosmetic surgery can be considered if needed to reduce stubborn areas of fat or loose skin. ...Read more
6 weeks: Most surgeons will probably suggest you wait at least 6 weeks before undergoing cosmetic surgery. You want to make sure you have fully recovered from your delivery; including correcting any anemia that resulted and waiting for any swelling associated with the pregnancy to resolve. ...Read more
Just long enough.:
You want to wait long enough for your body to recover. Get back to "fighting weight", and let some of the stretching recoil. If you are planning more children, wait until afterwards.
For the main areas: breasts - at least 3 months after the milk has dried up; belly - 6 months to a year, or until it stops improving on its own. You can always get a consult sooner for the best answer for you. ...Read more
I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.
then, I would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices concentrate him on aesthetic surgery. Ask to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures. ...Read more
Should be...: This is done usually to tighten the lower eyelid if it is too lax or retracted downward. It can also be done to raise the outer corner of the eye for cosmetic reasons. If you have a competent board certified surgeon with experience operating in a certified facility, it should be quite safe. It does have complications, though, just like any other operative procedure. ...Read more
Yes: This is a developing area, but a little outside of the mainstream of popular cosmetic procedures. ...Read more
Yes: The surgical term is weir resection. It's used to narrow the nostrils. ...Read more
Yes.: Best to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss specific goals but generally speaking the size/shape of nostrils can be changed surgically. Make sure you also discuss the pros/cons (as well as risk/complications) associated with any surgical option considered. ...Read more