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Is there a cosmetic surgery to correct tear trough deformity ?

Is there a cosmetic surgery to correct tear trough deformity ?

Tear trough trouble: Correction of the tear trough can be accomplished with fillers (injectable), fat grafts, fat flaps, implants, or mid face lift. ...Read more

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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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I have a cleft chin and hate it with a passion. Its not insanely deep but its wide. What cosmetic surgery could correct this and about how much is it?

I have a cleft chin and hate it with a passion. Its not insanely deep but its wide. What cosmetic surgery could correct this and about how much is it?

Augmentation.: For best results, have a consultation with a board certified facial plastic surgeon who can examine you, make recommendations and discuss cost. ...Read more

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Is there cosmetic surgery for calf and foot which has already had surgery to correct talipes but calf is thinner and arch still high & needs support?

Is there cosmetic surgery for calf and foot which has already had surgery to correct talipes but calf is thinner and arch still high & needs support?

Can you ask: The question over. Forget the fact a surgery was already done. What is the problem now? You don't like the way the calf looks because it is thinner ??? ...Read more

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Is there a cosmetic surgery that can make a guys penis larger?

Is there a cosmetic surgery that can make a guys penis larger?

Be Very Wary: Be careful. There are quacks out there that say they will enlarge the penis. In reality, all they do is "lower" the penis by cutting the structures that hold it below the pelvis. Saw one in residency. Not pretty. Save your money. ...Read more

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Is there a cosmetic surgery to to fix your jaw line, chin or mouth area?

Is there a cosmetic surgery to to fix your jaw line, chin or mouth area?

Yes: Fillers anf fat grafting can be used to augment the soft tissues and lift the corner of the mouth. Liposuction can define the jaw line. The bone can be augmented with implants and bone grafts. Surgical lifts can also be used. I recommend a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is cosmetic surgery safe?

Is cosmetic surgery safe?

Safe: The risks of cosmetic plastic surgery are the same as any other surgery: infection, hematoma, wound breakdown, hypertrophic/unacceptable scarring, bleeding, as well as the potential cosmetic problems such as overcorrection, undercorrection, contour irregularity, inability to achieve a specific cosmetic result, etc. ...Read more

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Is cosmetic surgery painful?

Yes: All surgery is painful after the procedure. Some surgeries more than others. Don't believe any physician who claims the procedure is painless. If they do, search for a different doctor who is honest with you about what to expect. ...Read more

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Why do people do cosmetic surgery?

Many Reasons.: There are many physical, psychological, and even occupational reasons patients seek to have cosmetic surgery. Ethical plastic surgeons will make a point of ascertaining patient's motivations. Patients who are self-motivated ( and doing the operations for themselves) are generally satisfied with the outcome of the procedures performed. Cosmetic surgery does not necessarily improve relationships... ...Read more

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Do people die during cosmetic surgery?

Do people die during cosmetic surgery?

Very rarely : Find a qualified board certified plastic surgeon, have your surgery in an accredited facility with board certified anesthesiologists, and minimize your risks. Cosmetic surgery done in an appropriate setting with qualified surgeons and anesthesiologists, and done well has an extremely low mortality rate. ...Read more

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Can cosmetic surgery make me look attractive?

Realistic expectatio: It is very important to have realistic expectations prior to deciding for cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

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What motivates people to have cosmetic surgery?

To look better.: There is always something that people don't like about their looks. For some people this becomes a source of unhappiness. Cosmetic surgery can change that. They just have to make sure they choose a qualified and board certified plastic surgeon and do their homework to get the improvement that they are looking for. ...Read more

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What causes people to die during cosmetic surgery?

What causes people to die during cosmetic surgery?

Rare problem: Surgery deaths for elective procedures are fortunately rare. A cause can be un-diagnosed heart disease, allergic reactions to medications, and malignant hyperthermia. A traject cause of death are surgical errors. Many of these errors occur with physicians poorly trained or operations in non regulated offices or spas. Check out the safety record of your surgeon and their or. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the history of cosmetic surgery help?

Can you tell me the history of cosmetic surgery help?

Plastic surgery: 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

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Can there be a way to get cosmetic surgery help for free?

If you mean: Getting the surgery for free - that's unlikely. Even at a resident-run clinic, you'd still have to pay for anesthesia, supplies, and a facility fee. ...Read more

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Is it possible to finance cosmetic surgery with bad credit?

Yes, but....: It is harder as most of the financing agencies will look at your credit of course. ...Read more

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What are the causes of people to die due to cosmetic surgery?

Many Reasons.: There are a variety ( too many to list here) reasons why patients may die during or after cosmetic surgery. Complications such as infection, bleeding, organ injury, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, drug reactions... Are a few of the common causes. Selection of plastic surgeon (anesthesia provider and surgery facility) become of paramount importance. ...Read more

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How much time until bioprinting is applied to cosmetic surgery?

3D comes 2 cosmetics: 3D printers are already being used for maxillofacial and craniofacial indications for selected reconstructive conditions. See this report from the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-26534408 ...Read more