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How long to recover from ACL reconstructive surgery?

How long to recover from ACL reconstructive surgery?

6 months: Typically, it takes 6-9 months to recover and get back to normal activities, including sports. ...Read more

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How much would cosmetic facial surgery cost?

How much would cosmetic  facial surgery cost?

Cost of surgery: Cosmetic surgery cost will depend on: what is actually done, geographic location, the facility where it is performed, the type of anesthesia chosen and to some degree variation among surgeons. ...Read more

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How is cosmetic eyelid surgery done?

How is cosmetic eyelid surgery done?

Blepharoplasty: In general, eyelid surgery entails removal of a small amount of skin and fat in the eyelids. The incision in the upper eyelid is placed in a natural crease and blends well. In the lower lid, the incision is hidden just below the lashes. In cases when no skin needs to be removed from the lower lid, the incision can be made inside the lower eyelid. ...Read more

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How long to recover from nipple reconstruction surgery?

How long to recover from nipple reconstruction surgery?

Not long: Best approach for nipple reconstruction is a skate flap with full thickness skin graft reconstruction of the areola. The only discomfort commonly felt is at the donor site where the skin graft is from, and its commonly described as a "burning" sensation that is bothersome but not terrible. ...Read more

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How are cosmetic and reconstructive surgery different?

How are cosmetic and reconstructive surgery different?

Cosmetic surgery...: ...Takes a normal structure and makes it nicer looking. Reconstructive surgery tries to repair and restore a structure that has been damaged by trauma, surgery or deformity - and make it look normal. Both are parts of plastic surgery as a specialty. ...Read more

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Is corrective surgery different than cosmetic surgery?

Is corrective surgery different than cosmetic surgery?

Usually: Corrective surgery is to repair a deformity like cleft lip, while cosmetic surgery is to repair nonessential problems like wrinkles. Certainly corrective surgery can make you look better ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons ok?

Yes 4 right reasons: Plastic surgery performed for the purpose of enhancing ones appearance is acceptable as long as it is done with an understanding of the risks as well as having reasonable expectations. ...Read more

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How is a facial asymmetry surgery performed? Inpatient?

How is a facial asymmetry surgery performed? Inpatient?

Inpatient: Facial asymmetry may be caused by malocclusion yielding functional shift and/or from differential in size of bones when comparing one side to the other. Resolution often requires the services of both an Orthodontist and an Oral Surgeon. Ask your Dentist to help you find the most qualified specialists in your area. ...Read more

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How much does a chin reduction/contouring cosmetic surgery cost?

How much does a chin reduction/contouring cosmetic surgery cost?

Chin reduction: Chin surgery (genioplasty) can change the shape, height or size of the chin. Chin implants are the most common type of chin surgery. Average chin surgery cost: $4, 628. ...Read more

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How long to recover from hip repair surgery?

How long to recover from hip repair surgery?

Arthroscopy?: If you mean repair of the labrum in the hip arthroscopically, typically pro athletes return to play at an avg of 4 months postop. Most normal folks get back to complete full activities by 4-6 months. If cartilage restoration work is involved, the rehab can be longer. ...Read more

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What health conditions threaten a successful recovery after scar revision & mole removal?

What health conditions threaten a successful recovery after scar revision & mole removal?

Immunosuppression: In addition to diabetics, patients who are immunocompromised (ie: hiv, organ transplants, chemotherapy for cancer, etc.) also have slower healing and increased risk of infection. ...Read more

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Are general surgeons able to practice cosmetic surgeries (liposuction, etc.)?

Are general surgeons able to practice cosmetic surgeries (liposuction, etc.)?

Yes, but...: I agree with dr whitfield in that the general surgery residency process does not include formal instruction about cosmetic procedures. The plastic surgery residency requires 2-3 additional years of training beyond general surgery. With extensive training and experience, one can master skills that were not included in residency but in general, one is usually best served by those certified by abps. ...Read more

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How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

Rhino and chin cost: In general, rhinoplasty surgery can cost between $6000-8500. Chin liposuction can run between $1500-3000. Costs depend on complexity, time and type of anesthesia. ...Read more

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Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Depends on: Depends on procedure. Get an evaluation from a facial plastic surgeon. ...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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Around how much does limb reconstruction surgery cost?

Around how much does limb reconstruction surgery cost?

A lot: It all depends on how much surgery is needed and how complex the problem is. You will need to see a plastic surgeon to have this answered. Regardless,it will cost an arm and a leg (pun intended ) ...Read more

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What surgeons perform cosmetic genu varum/bow legs corrective surgery?

What surgeons perform cosmetic genu varum/bow legs corrective surgery?

Orthopedic surgeon: Check for some have experience in reconstructive surgery. ...Read more

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How much does scar revision surgery cost?

How much does scar revision surgery cost?

Size and lasers: Depends on size or length of the scar and also what type of lasers are used. Many different types of lasers and combination of multiple lasers together are used to treat scars. ...Read more

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How much does hair reconstructive surgery cost?

How much does hair reconstructive surgery cost?

Hair restoration: This depends on many factors, including the amount of hair to be restored, the method and who performs the treatment. Seek care from a a board certified facial plastic or plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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