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How does the kangana ranaut breast surgery work?

How does the kangana ranaut breast surgery work?

Can't find report: While there are many gossip papers to suggest that she has had breast enlargement surgery and the photos support this guess, it remains a rumor. If true, there are a variety of methods to accomplish this but a silicone implant place under the muscle through a breast crease is the most likely approach. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Breast Surgeon (Definition)

Generally speaking, a breast surgeon is usually a general surgeon who concentrates his/her practice performing breast surgery. He/she may have additional fellowship training and/or specialized ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: breast surgery?

What is the definition or description of: breast surgery?

Wide range: Breast surgery is any surgery performed on the breast. This can be done by a breast surgeon who provides diagnosis and treatment or a plastic surgeon who performs reconstruction and cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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Do breast surgery or reduction kill ?

Do breast surgery or reduction kill ?

Very very low odds: It's possible to have a rare complication - like a major anesthesia mishap, a drug reaction, a pulmonary embolism that could be lethal after any kind of surgery. But in well-trained hands, in an accredited facility, the odds of death from a breast reduction would be very small indeed. ...Read more

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What is the age limit to have breast surgery?

What is the age limit to have breast surgery?

After: Very important to wait until after the breasts have finished growing and maturing. Any surgery before that time can have serious long term consequences. Saline breast implants are fda approved for 18 and older. Silicone breast implants are fda approved for 22 and older. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts on female breast surgery?

What are your thoughts on female breast surgery?

More Specific Please: Best to restate your question more specifically. There are a variety of female breast operations available, depending on the patient's situation and goals. Most, if done for the appropriate indications, by well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons are quite patient pleasing. I look forward to seeing your question in a more specific form. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the estimate cost for male breast surgery?

Varies.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.? then, i would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices  concentrate on aesthetic surgery. Ask  to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures. ...Read more

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How the place of plastic breast surgery would be faded?

How the place of plastic breast surgery would be faded?

They usual: Fade over 12 or so months. Protect them from the sun. Do scar massage. Consider a silicone based scar product, especially in the first few months after surgery. ...Read more

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I'm just curious, where are the incisions done for breast surgery?

I'm just curious, where are the incisions done for breast surgery?

Different approaches: For breast augmentation there are 4 different approaches for the incisions: around the areola, underneath the breast fold, in the armpit, and through the belly button. For breast reduction surgery the incision is generally around the areola, down the center of the breast and sometimes under the breast fold forming an anchor like scar. Sometimes the scar under the breast can be avoided. ...Read more

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My insurance refuse to pay anesthesia services during my breast surgery ? How is this possible?

My insurance refuse to pay anesthesia services during my breast surgery ? How is this possible?

$$$: Medical insurance is not about medical care anymore than banks are about education. The very fine print of your insurance contract spells out what they will pay for. You may have to pay for the anesthesia because of the nature of the procedure. ...Read more

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I had breast surgery to remove a papilloma two weeks ago and had no pain at that time...Now all of a sudden have pain. Is that normal?

See Doctor: Postsurgically, most of the discomfort a patient will experience occurs soon after surgery; given the delayed onset of your pain, best to be seen by your surgeon. Only by doing so can complications ( which can be associated with pain) be ruled out and treated if present. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is breast surgery safe?

Is breast surgery safe?

Possible risks : There are risks to crossing the street or flying in an airplane and, of course, there are risks to any surgical procedure. These risks can occur regardless of surgeon or technique. These include but are not limited to: infection, hematoma, discomfort, wound breakdown, hypertrophic scar formation, asymmetry, unfavorable healing, implant infection exposure, rupture, deflation, palpability, visibili. ...Read more

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After breast surgery can I shower?

After breast surgery can I shower?

Showering post op: Our office usually has patients shower after we see them on day three. Every surgeon, patient and case is different. Please ask your individual surgeon about this. ...Read more

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How soon after breast surgery can I shower?

How soon after breast surgery can I shower?

Depends: Ask your surgeon. This will depend on the type of breast surgery that you are having. ...Read more

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What's the legal age to get breast surgery?

What's the legal age to get breast surgery?

Age - Breast Surgery: The legal age for consent is 18 without emancipation. Surgery of the breasts can be perfromed at any age with proper consent. Under the age of 18, consent of the legal gaurdian is required. For some elective procedures, it is best to wait until the breast are fully developed before persuing any surgical options. ...Read more

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How long after breast surgery can I go pool?

Ask Surgeon.: The only resource that you should heed should be your plastic surgeon,  who knows exactly what was done, how you are progressing, what you are planning on doing ( in terms of exercise etc.) and is ultimately responsible for your care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be for breast surgery?

How old do you have to be for breast surgery?

Adult: Cosmetic breast surgery can be performed after the age of 18, this allows enough time for breast development and for you to make an informed decision. Reconstructive breast surgery can be performed at a younger age. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-enhancements/index.html. ...Read more

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When after breast surgery can I go back to work?

Depend: Is it just lump removal or mastectomy with or without node dissection. All can influence the time back to work. In general, beat surgery is not painful and quicker recovery. If it plastic surgery it can be quicker. ...Read more

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How to best support a friend after breast surgery?

How to best support a friend after breast surgery?

Be a Friend: Offer to help. Go with her to her appointments, and be another set of ears. Help with the kids or meals or whatever else is needed. Just the fact that you are asking suggests you'll do just fine. Good luck to your friend. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Surgery (Definition)

Breast surgery is any surgery performed on the breast. This can be done by a breast surgeon who provides diagnosis and treatment or a plastic surgeon who performs ...Read more