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Is photorejuvention a safe procedure?

Is photorejuvention a safe procedure?

Yes: The term "photorejuvenation" can have many meanings, but generally refers to treating the skin with light energy to achieve improvement. Another similar term is "photofacial". Typically an intense pulsed light (ipl) type "laser" device is used to reduce red and brown spots and improve fine lines by causing minor inflammation below the skin surface leading to collagen remodelling. ...Read more

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Is abdominal liposuction a relatively safe procedure?

Is abdominal liposuction a relatively safe procedure?

Liposuction: Yes, liposuction is safe and effective if performed by a board certified and experienced plastic surgeon. There are risks and complications associated with any type fo surgery. Do careful and thorough research and visit several plastic surgeons for consultation. ...Read more

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Is a EDG a safe procedure?

Is a EDG a safe procedure?

I assume: you mean EGD. Yes,that is safe procedure in the hands of an experienced gastroenterologist.. ...Read more

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Is a rhinoplasty safe?

Is a  rhinoplasty safe?

Rhinoplasty Safety: With everything we do in life there are certain risks. These risks are minimized by making sure you are in good health prior to the procedure. A good history and physical is smart if you have any health conditions or family issues. The procedure should be done in a fully accredited and licensed facility with board certified anesthesiologist. Choose a surgeon that does alot of noses. ...Read more

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How safe is ultrasonic cavitation of fat cells? Is it a recommended procedure?

How safe is ultrasonic cavitation of fat cells?  Is it a recommended procedure?

Very safe: Ultrasonic liposuction is a technique that has been widely used to reduce fat from various areas. If the practioner is well trained in this technique, it is a very safe and effective method to reduce unwanted fat in the subcutaneous plane. ...Read more

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Is abortion a safe procedure ?

Is abortion a safe procedure ?

Abortions safe: Abortions or any other surgical procedure performed by a skilled, trained physician can have complications. There are less problems if the patient has good health with few to no medical problems. An abortion has fewer risks if performed prior to the first trimester ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a nurse perform a laser procedure?

Is it safe to have a nurse perform a laser procedure?

Sometimes: Just like doctors, there are good and bad nurses. Some nurses have been performing laser procedures for many years and some just learned at a weekend course. In my practice, I have p.A.'s and nurses that i personally trained and supervise to perform certain laser procedures. I review each case individually and approve the settings before each treatment. I am always available on-site to supervise. ...Read more

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How is a keratoplasty performed?

How is a keratoplasty performed?

Cookie cutter: This is a replacement of a diseased or damaged cornea with a donor cornea. The technique is the use of a cookie cutter type device to remove the old cornea, cutting a similar one from the donor eye, and sewing it in place. Needs a lot of medication and close follow-up for a while but vision saving in the right patient. ...Read more

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Is bone augmentation for dental implant a major procedure? How safe is it?

Is bone augmentation for dental implant a major procedure? How safe is it?

No and very safe: In the hands of a competent oral surgeon or periodontist, bone augmentation is a routine, safe, easily executed procedure, completely safe and highly successful. Any surgical procedure has risks, but in a healthy individual there should be no problems other than some minor to moderate swelling and discomfort which is easily handled with some pain medication. ...Read more

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Is photorefractive keratectomy a very common procedure?

Is photorefractive keratectomy a very common procedure?

Relatively common: Prk is second only to lasik as the most common corneal treatment for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Both procedures use a laser to reshape the cornea. In lasik, a flap is first made and the laser is applied under it, while in prk laser is applied directly to the front of the cornea after removing the surface skin. Lasik is more comfortable and one heals more quickly from it. ...Read more

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Is blepharoplasty an office procedure? Is blepharoplasty done in the surgeon's office, or is it a hospital procedure? .

Is blepharoplasty an office procedure? Is blepharoplasty done in the surgeon's office, or is it a hospital procedure?

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Office or hospital: Simple upper lid blepharoplasty is commonly performed in the office. More complex procedures may be performed in either the office or outpatient center. Overnight stays are rarely necessary. ...Read more

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How safe is an eye-operation by laser?

How safe is an eye-operation by laser?

Specific Lasik Surge: Once you are determined to be an ideal candidate for laser vision surgery, it is indeed a predictable surgery with a high level of safety index. So the key point here is to make sure tha you're having a customized laser vision surgery and not just some cookie-cutter lasik. ...Read more

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How safe is an endoscopy procedure?

How safe is an endoscopy procedure?

Very: Very safe procedure done thousands of times everyday. ...Read more

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Is laser liposuction a new and therefore risky procedure?

Is laser liposuction a new and therefore risky procedure?

Laser lipo not new: Laser-assisted liposuction has been around for many years and has been improved. The laser may induce more tightening but does add a risk of thermal burn and thermal scarring that doesn't exist in standard tumescent liposuction. ...Read more

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How safe is photo-refractive surgery?

How safe is photo-refractive surgery?

Very safe: Rare complications include infection and further scarring. Eye drops help prevent this rare problem. ...Read more

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Is a a sex change operation safe?

Is a a sex change operation safe?

As safe as surgeon: No surgeon is perfect, and no operation is foolproof or risk-free. Carefully-performed surgery, regardless of the kind of operation, by a skilled surgeon experienced in the procedure requested, is safe, but not guaranteed. Transgender surgery carries no specific risks, but there are fewer well-trained and experienced surgeons who do these kinds of operations. Research your surgeon carefully! ...Read more

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