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Is there such thing as muscle implant or rebuilding, specifically for the face that lack muscles capable in creating facial expressions?

Is there such thing as muscle implant or rebuilding, specifically for the face that lack muscles capable in creating facial expressions?

Face transplant: Sadly, our methods of transplanting individual muscles are primitive at best. There are too many muscles involved in expression to expect transplanting a few to create anything resembling normal expression. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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Can vns therapy cause stiff neck muscles? I had the implant done in june, and a few weeks ago started noticing tightness in my neck and jaw.

Can vns therapy cause stiff neck muscles? I had the implant done in june, and a few weeks ago started noticing tightness in my neck and jaw.

NOT DIRECTLY: Usually there is satisfactory post-op healing within 2-3 weeks allowing initial programming. The tightness in neck and jaw at this point would be very unlikely to have any relation to the vns unit, and more likely due to other causes such as cervical strain or TMJ dysfnctn. ...Read more

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How could I best remove body fat covering my muscles?

How could I best remove body fat covering my muscles?

Liposuction: For people that are in good shape but have body fat in problem areas, liposuction is the thing for you. This is not a weight loss procedure but works well for the lower abdominal pooch, saddle bags, inner thighs, mens chests, or muffin top. This is done in the office under tumescent anesthesia or local with some sedation. We use laser as well and have great results. ...Read more

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Where can I go to have drug delivery system implants removed?

Where can I go to have drug delivery system implants removed?

Gyn: Your gynecologist should be able to remove the implant with local anesthesia. Plastic surgeons are always a good choice if there are aesthetic concerns. ...Read more

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What can I expect to happen after my failed implant is removed?

What can I expect to happen after my failed implant is removed?

Normal healing: The tissue and bone should heal without incident. The area may be filled-in with grafting material. This may also be called site or ridge preservation. After the area heals, it is common to place another implant and try again. Check for why it failed. Often it is load / occlusion (bite) related. Also, systemic problems -- diabetes. Smoking can be a factor. Don't give up. See a specialist. ...Read more

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I had my implant removed yesterday afternoon and I was just wondering how long I have to keep the plaster and butterfly stitches on for?

I had my implant removed yesterday afternoon and I was just wondering how long I have to keep the plaster and butterfly stitches on for?

Call your surgeon: Call your surgeon's office or refer to the post operative instruction sheet. There are a lot of variables about how the surgery was done that matter about the post-operative course of therapy. If you aren't sure, don't hesitate to ask. Proper postoperative care is essential to a good surgical outcome. ...Read more

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My implants are silicone if I remove them can I see how they look in a few months and go back and do the lift after or is it better to have lift same?

Staged: Removal might be enough. It really depends what your goals for removal of the implant is. Sometimes removal and delayed revision is the best because the result can be more predictable. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to determine your goals and expectations. ...Read more

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Can the implanon implant be easily removed?

Yes It Can: Implanon/nexplanon is a single progestin-containing rod, which provides highly effective reversible contraception for up to three years, when inserted subdermally in the non-dominant arm. Implanon/nexplanon rods should only be inserted/removed by a certified trained clinician. If the rod has been inserted properly, it should be easy to remove, and usually takes only two-four minutes after prep. ...Read more

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How quick can you fall pregnant after having the implant removed?

How quick can you fall pregnant after having the implant removed?

Depends: On the individual. Pregnancy only requires the resumption of ovulation and fertilization by a single sperm. If you resume ovulation quickly then without alternate contraception you could find yourself pregnant very quickly. There is no guarantee that this will occur but it is certainly possible. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to conceive after having implant removed?

How long does it usually take to conceive after having implant removed?

It's quick: After implanted contraceptive rod removal, the return to natural fertility is almost immediate in most women. The time to conception thereafter will mostly depend on your and your partner's natural fertility. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I have a chin implant and then decide I don't like the results, can it be removed?

If I have a chin implant and then decide I don't like the results, can it be removed?

Absolutely: Chin implants can be removed. However, it is important to discuss your goals with your surgeon before surgery so an implant of the correct size is used. Most patients are very satisfied with the results of chin augmentation when performed properly. ...Read more

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I have gained 25kg after having the Jadelle implant inserted 18 months ago. This is despite a healthy lifestyle and diet. Should I get it removed

I have gained 25kg after having the Jadelle implant inserted 18 months ago. This is despite a healthy lifestyle and diet. Should I get it removed

Weight gain: Weight gain is without doubt one of the most significant side effects of implants. You need to discuss the pros and cons of the various contraceptives before getting the implant removed ...Read more

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I work in food service so I'm lifting things washing dishes stocking. When I get my implant removed and a new one in should I go right back to work?

I work in food service so I'm lifting things washing dishes stocking. When I get my implant removed and a new one in should I go right back to work?

Please resubmit your: Question with the type of implant you're referring to. Implant??? It also depends on where the implant is located. Usually it's located in a area of low stress. Since you have to see a doctor regardless, you can ask him or her at that time. ...Read more

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Can implants be removed from in front the muscle and be replaced behind the muscle? Would that make better cleavage and how bad of a surgery is that?

Can implants be removed from in front the muscle and be replaced behind the muscle? Would that make better cleavage and how bad of a surgery is that?

Plastic surgeon: As a general rule, repeat or "touch up" surgeries often do not improve things. You could have your implants repositioned, but scarring from the previous surgery always plays a role in how you heal the second time. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having cheek implants removed? I have been considering have cheek implants but I am very nervous that I will not like the outcome. I always thought that this procedure could not be undone, but I friend of mine told me that im

What are the complications of having cheek implants removed? I have been considering have cheek implants but I am very nervous that I will not like the outcome. I always thought that this procedure could not be undone, but I friend of mine told me that im

You will becomhollow: Removal of implants always results in the lack of volume, where the implant used to be. If this is the procedure you are considering, consider fat transfer as a replacement of the implant, it's all natural and should last and last, if of course done by a true specialist.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Was wondering if I need teeth removed, can I just get implants to replace?

Most likely: But to place dental implants, you need adequate bone support. If the teeth are lost due to periodontitis, the bone volume may not be adequate. Each mouth is different. Add in bone grafting with the implants plus the fixed prosthesis and the costs rise significantly. Always cheaper to keep your own teeth healthy.. ...Read more

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What are some indications that surgical implants (rod and screws) should be removed from a broken femur?

What are some indications that surgical implants (rod and screws) should be removed from a broken femur?

Healed: Sometimes orthopedic surgeons remove hardware once a fracture has proven to be healed on x-rays. Other times for infection or erosion through the skin. ...Read more

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What is the condition called? My mother had a MRI and they are suggesting she see s neurosurgeon to have a shunt implant to remove fluid/water from the brain. There is a name for her condition but can't remember the initials it goes by. She has memory los

What is the condition called? My mother had a MRI and they are suggesting she see s neurosurgeon to have a shunt implant to remove fluid/water from the brain. There is a name for her condition but can't remember the initials it goes by. She has memory los

As: As described in the answer of my colleague, normal pressure hydrocephalus (nph) is a rather common condition afflicting many patients.
The patient should be evaluated by a neurologist, and often a spinal tap can be performed to remove some fluid-volume in assessing the patients probable response to a shunting procedure. If the patient does well after the tap, the chances of a favourable outcome after shunting are very good. The shunting procedure as such is in most cases very low risk and requires only a short surgical procedure and commonly a 1 night hospital stay. ...Read more

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Is getting a dental implant post removed painful?

Is getting a dental implant post removed painful?

No: You would expect similar post operative symptoms related to removing a tooth. Post operative pain is related to the pre-existing condition of the failed implant or tooth. In general, the average patient has minimal post operative discomfort. If you are referring to removing an implant abutment (post?), there is no pain associated with that since it resides inside the implant ...Read more

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Is it normal not to have a period over 4 weeks after having implant removed?

For sure: After having Implanon removed it's definitely normal not to have a normal cycle for awhile. Definitely use protection if you don't want to be pregnant as you will release an egg (ovulate) before you may have a period. Sometimes it can take upwards of 4-6 months to have normal cycle resume, so not to worry. ...Read more

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I just had my nexplanon implant removed on Monday. Is there anything special to do for wound care?

I just had my nexplanon implant removed on Monday. Is there anything special to do for wound care?

No: Hopefully, the incision for removal was a tiny one, covered with band aid or steristrips, keep it dry for a couple days, it should be fine. Certainly, if there is pain, discharge, redness, or any other concern, check with your provider ...Read more

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I'm a 20 year old female struggling to conceive after having the implant removed. It's being removed nearly 6 months?

I'm a 20 year old female struggling to conceive after having the implant removed. It's being removed nearly 6 months?

Ob/gyn consult: If you have been trying with your partner for the last 6 months and you are using calendars and your periods are normal then it is time to consider a visit to the ob/gyn and possibly the fertility specialist. I think the numbers say one out of every 5 couples has trouble conceiving ...Read more

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Do I have to put new implant after I remove my leaked silicon implant and what's your opinion about saline implant? Is it better?

Saline vs Silicone: Read this ===> http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/breast-implants/wo00052. The decision is best left up to you and your surgeon after evaluating your anatomy and health status. I would have him show you both types and judge for yourself. ...Read more

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Hi I had my implant removed a month ago as im trying for a baby and ovulated on the 22 of nov, it is now the 5th of dec, could I be pregnant?

Hi I had my implant removed a month ago as im trying for a baby and ovulated on the 22 of nov, it is now the 5th of dec, could I be pregnant?

Yes: It is a good idea to have at least 2 cycles after having the Implanon removed to allow your uterine lining to build up. Nonetheless, it is great that you ovulated so quickly and you may have a perfectly normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hi I had the implant 4 years had it removed last week a week later I had bleeding like a period could this be a period or my body going back to normal?

Adjustment: After 4 years of an implant, your body normally tries to adjust and resume its normal body producing hormones. That normally takes more than a week; however I should add that some people's hormones adjust faster than others. ...Read more