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Is there any surgical procedure to get rid of my daughters wpw?

Is there any surgical procedure to get rid of my daughters wpw?

Yes: Wpw can be treated with special type of catheterization called catheter ablation. The success rate is over 95% and patients return to full activities within ages days. ...Read more

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I need to get surgery to get rid of two small, black dots in the back of my sclera. They have increased in size, and since they came, my eyes have been hurting. Can you tell me the name of surgery or procedure that I heard of that will get rid of the smal

I need to get surgery to get rid of two small, black dots in the back of my sclera. They have increased in size, and since they came, my eyes have been hurting. Can you tell me the name of surgery or procedure that I heard of that will get rid of the smal

Nevus: It's called conjunctival nevus or melanosis. it's most likely not on the back of sclera but on the conjunctiva which covers the sclera. It's similar to birth mark or mole on the skin. It can excised, pls consult ophthalmologist for options. these are some links: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17972544 http://eyewiki.org/Conjunctival_Melanocytic_Tumors ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark circles and wrinkles under eye and aging of the eye lids? What options surgery or non surgery, side effects procedure cost etc.

How to get rid of dark circles and wrinkles under eye and aging of the eye lids? What options surgery or non surgery, side effects procedure cost etc.

Plastic surgeon: Your best bet is to see a plastic surgeon and dermatologist ... As they will have the best treatment options (surgical, prescription, and professional-only products). Wish there was a better answer - but hope that helps! ...Read more

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I had tummy tuck 3 years ago to remove flap caused by C-section , what non surgical procedure can get rid of fat trapped in scar tissue causing bulge?

I had tummy tuck 3 years ago to remove flap caused by C-section , what non surgical procedure can get rid of fat trapped in scar tissue  causing bulge?

None is effective: Bulge at scar is result of tissue laxity that developed with time and following acute swelling post op. It is exacerbated by density of the scar and adherence of the scar to underlying tissues that causes tissues to bunch up at that level.It is not just fat. ...Read more

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What procedures are there to get rid of under eye bags other than surgery?

What procedures are there to get rid of under eye bags other than surgery?

Skin variability: The skin under the eyes (and underlying fat pockets that protect the eye) can become edematous from heredity, diet, lack of sleep etc.. Other than surgery, no real way to get rid of these. ...Read more

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How to get rid of insion lines after surgery?

How to get rid of insion lines after surgery?

Difficult: Can be impossible , plastic surgery may or may not modify scars appearance. Dermatologist can help at early stage of scar formation and cosmetic additives can mask it. Go for evaluation to plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to get rid of a cyst?

Is surgery the only way to get rid of a cyst?

No: Sometimes a cyst will go away on its own. Sometimes a cyst can be drained in the office by an ultrasound guided needle. Sometimes it can be drained by ct guided needle as well. It depends on the situation. But draining a cyst may not always get rid of the cyst. It may only collapse it. The only way technically to get rid of the cyst wall is surgery. But that may not always be necessary. ...Read more

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Do I have to have surgery to get rid of thyroids?

Do I have to have surgery to get rid of thyroids?

Not necessarily: The main reasons to have surgery would be 1. Suspicion of thyroid cancer, 2. A big thyroid that is obstructing airway/esophagus, or 3. Hyperthyroidism (although there are other ways to treat hyperthyroidism). Best to see an endocrinologist who can evaluate you with an ultrasound and/or biopsy, if needed, and sort through these issues. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to get rid of a chalazion?

Is surgery the only way to get rid of a chalazion?

No: Initial treatment should be warm compresses with massage, then an antibiotic/steroid ointment then a steroid injection can be implamented before a surgical excision. ...Read more

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