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Is facial plastic surgery considered dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Is facial plastic surgery considered dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Trained as surgeons: Facial plastic surgeons are trained differently from plastic surgeons. Starting w/ ent/head & neck surgery residency, then a one year fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (rhinoplasty, facelift, browlifts, eyelid surgery, cheek/chin implants, otoplasty, facial reconstruction after trauma or cancer, cleft lip/palate.) after fellowship, oral & written boards for fps certification. ...Read more

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Is facial plastic surgery with dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Is facial plastic surgery with dermatology or plastic surgery ?

Specialty: not ABMS: While this is a sub specialty of the board of otolaryngology, it is not a recognized specialty board as defined by the ABMS. PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW: http://www.abms.org/member-boards/specialty-subspecialty-certificates/ This lists the 24 recognized specialty boards including the AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY ...Read more

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Whats cosmetic vs reconstructive surgeon or plastic surgeon?

Whats cosmetic vs reconstructive surgeon or plastic surgeon?

Anyone can: Legally call themselves a "cosmetic surgeon". But only a plastic surgeon who has passed the exams on the american board of plastic surgery is a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

No, not at all: Plastic surgery is a broad field which includes cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, burn care, hand surgery and other very specialized areas. Nobody can do them all! some of us concentrate on reconstructive surgery, some on hand surgery, etc. A plastic surgeon is a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery, no matter the area of concentration or specialization. ...Read more

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Are healthcare specialties "plastic surgery" and "reconstructive surgery" the same?

Are healthcare specialties "plastic surgery" and "reconstructive surgery" the same?

No, but...: Both are done by plastic surgeons. Reconstructive surgery starts with an abnormality; the surgeon attempts to bring things back towards normal. Cosmetic (or aesthetic) surgery starts with the normal and tries to make it better. Plastic surgeons may perform one or the other and/or hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, and other procedures as well. ...Read more

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Do some?Plastic surgeons?Specialize in ?Correcting botched surgery?

Do some?Plastic surgeons?Specialize in ?Correcting botched surgery?

No board of botched: Surgeons are more likely to specialize in a region. For example rhinoplasty experts will have experienced with botched nose surgery whereas experts in breast augmentation are mor likely to be experienced in correcting botched breast surgery. There is no board specialization in botched surgery correction. ...Read more

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Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Facial plastics: Facial reconstruction following trauma or tumor removal is performed to try to reconstruct the appearance to what is was prior to the trauma or tumor removal. Aesthetic facial plastic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of the patient in the absence of trauma or ablative surgery. ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery effective to improve keloid C-section scar?

Is plastic surgery effective to improve keloid C-section scar?

It can be, but . . .: Keloids are more rare than hypertrophic scars and they're also much harder to treat. Proper treatment begins with a correct diagnoses of the type of scar. There are treatments for both! Hypertrophic scars respond better to treatments and to surgery, but keloids can also be treated with excision accompanied by corticosteroid injections. There are a number of emerging therapies as well. https://www.cosmeticsurg.net/blog/2016/03/24/keloids-hypertrophic-scars-in-plastic-surgery/ ...Read more

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Can I combine scar revision & mole removal with other facial surgery?

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Can I combine scar revision & mole removal with other facial surgery?

Depends...: This should be answered by your doctor who is performing the scar revision. Generally, if your scar revision require surgical excision, and the mole in question happens to be near the area to be excised, then it is easy to remove the mole along with the scar. If your mole is raised, your doctor may choose to simply shave excise the mole independent of your scar revision. ...Read more

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Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Surgery vs. Surgeon: A "plastic surgery" is a surgery meant to change the appearance of the face. A (facial) plastic surgeon is a doctor who has undergone a surgical bresidency training program. I would recommend seeking a facelift surgeon who is board certified by the american board of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (abfprs) or the american board of plastic surgery (abps). Review their work & ask questions. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Career based on look: When your career is based significantly upon your looks in addition to your acting talent, it is no doubt that celebrities will seek any and all remedies to improve one's physical appearance. ...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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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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Is plastic surgery for lip augmentation safe?

Is plastic surgery for lip augmentation safe?

Yes: Lip augmentation is a procedure that can give you fuller and plumper lips. The most common method is injectable dermal fillers. Side effects include minor swelling, bruising, redness, and minor bleeding at the injection sites. Fat grafting is less commonly performed due to its unpredictable results Silicone implants (not injection) can offer permanent lip augmentation. Consult with your doctor ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery dangerous?

Depends: All surgery has its risks. If I understand your question when you ask if "plastic surgery" is dangerous, am I correct to assume that you mean cosmetic surgery? In the hands of a competent surgeon, the risks should be low in a healthy individual. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Most photos are fake: Most celebrities guard their privacy even more than their appearance, so much of what is available online is fake. Reputable plastic surgeons are bound by patient confidentiality, so this would be a major breach to "let this information out!" look at actual photos to see examples of facelift, eyelid surgery, and much too much filler and botox! ...Read more

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3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

Plastic surgeon: Moles are something that both dermatologists and plastic surgeons deal with. Dermatologists are experts at diagnosing the types of moles and conditions of the skin. They typically perfrm biopsies and shave biopsies. Plastic surgeons are the experts in "sewing" or closing wounds. For cosmetic mole removal plastic surgeons will remove them in the most discrete way leaving the most favorable scar. ...Read more

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Surgical clip left after Diep surgery?

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Surgical clip left after Diep surgery?

Surgical clip: in surgery we intentionally leave clips behind on bleeding vessels. Nothing abnormal in a clip left behind. ...Read more

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Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

ENT or plastics: A moh's surgeon is a dermatologist and they specialize in only moh's surgery. An ENT or plastic surgeon is your best bet for reconstructive cosmetic surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery dangerous?

Depends: All surgery has its risks. If I understand your question when you ask if "plastic surgery" is dangerous, am I correct to assume that you mean cosmetic surgery? In the hands of a competent surgeon, the risks should be low in a healthy individual. ...Read more

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Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Guessing game: There are many people who will guess which procedures kk has undergone but she continues to keep it a secret other than her Botox treatments. ...Read more

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What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

Fractora Skin Rx: Fratora is a product name to improve skin appearance made by Invasix. It constists of fractional radio-frequency treatment. The prorpose is to provide anti-aging improvement, and improved skin tone and texture . ...Read more

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What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

Radiofrequency: It is a proprietary method of delivering radiofrequency via many different points that deliver "fractionated" therapy. It is supposed to provide subtle tightening to the skin for very mild wrinkling ...Read more

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What amount would plastic surgery cost?

What amount would plastic surgery cost?

Greatly varies: This will vary tremendously with the techniques used and may involve relatively modest costs if treatable with injections and/or lasers. However, if more extensive or complicated it could require multiple stages procedures with different specialists and imaging or interventions. First discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. Many offer complimentary consultations. ...Read more

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During what age can I get plastic surgery?

Plastics Age Limit: There really is no specific age limit to getting plastic surgery, though obviously there are some appropriate guidelines for being old enough for specific procedures. A plastic surgeon looks at each case to determine whether or not the patient is a good candidate for the procedure they desire. The surgeon must make a surgical complication risk assessment and age typically doesn't come into play. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Most photos are fake: Most celebrities guard their privacy even more than their appearance, so much of what is available online is fake. Reputable plastic surgeons are bound by patient confidentiality, so this would be a major breach to "let this information out!" look at actual photos to see examples of facelift, eyelid surgery, and much too much filler and botox! ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Career based on look: When your career is based significantly upon your looks in addition to your acting talent, it is no doubt that celebrities will seek any and all remedies to improve one's physical appearance. ...Read more

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How old do I have to be to get plastic surgery?

18: Most cosmetic procedures are done on adults over 18. Some problems that occur at birth, ear and lip deformities are corrected as infants and children. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of getting plastic surgery?

Surgery risks: There are risks to every surgical procedure regardless of type. There is always an anesthetic risk, but this is minimal in healthy people undergoing elective surgery. Surgery has risks of infection and bleeding, but once again minimal. There is also risks of blood clots, asymmetry and irregularities. Plastic surgery also has risks on how your body heals, which sometimes can't be controlled. ...Read more

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When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

Yes: plastic surgery for reconstruction after mastectomy for instance is certainly medically necessary as well as all reconstructive surgery procedures following cancer of the head and neck or elsewhere. What is not medically necessary : aesthetic procedures that you choose to have to enhance your appearance ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

18 Years Old: Most often, plastic surgery is an elective procedure, so you really should be at least 18 years old (a consenting adult) to legally give your consent. Minors can undergo plastic surgery with appropriate parent/guardian consent when it it warranted (as in reconstructive plastic surgery). ...Read more

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What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

Plastic surgery- kid: Many children need plastic surgery for congenital issues or functional problems. Examples are cleft palate surgery and craniofacial surgery. ...Read more

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What amount do you think plastic surgery would cost?

What amount do you think plastic surgery would cost?

Greatly varies: This will vary tremendously with the techniques used and may involve relatively modest costs if treatable with injections and/or lasers. However, if more extensive or complicated it could require multiple stages procedures with different specialists and imaging or interventions. First discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. Many offer complimentary consultations. ...Read more

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To what degree can plastic surgery change my looks.?

Plastic surgery: I don't believe that a number can be assigned. If you are pursuing plastic surgery, find a board certified surgeon with whom you can establish a good rapport so that your surgical goals are well understood. ...Read more

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Please explain how can plastic surgery be beneficial?

Ps benefits: Plastic surgery may affect both form (shape or appearance) and function. It may not only help people be healthier or function better, but can also improve patients' self esteem, or how the feel about themselves, and thus live a better life. ...Read more

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What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

Many: Most surgeons will provide you with a list but typical drugs to stop include blood thinners such as aspirin or non-steroidal drugs for 2 weeks, as well as many herbal supplements and excessive doses of fish oil or Vitamin E as well as alcohol and other certain foods. Other medications such as insulin or steroids may require adjustment. ...Read more

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What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

Stop taking...: In general, you should stop taking multivitamins, herbals, and aspirin / NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) prior to surgery.

That said, your plastic surgeon should give you very specific pre-op instructions that includes a list of medications you should stop taking prior to surgery based on your specific medical history and the procedure you are having. ...Read more

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Could there be a "right" age to pursue plastic surgery?

Plastic v cosmetic: There is a great amount of variation in the types of procedures that plastic surgeons perform that range from congenital to acquired conditions as well as functional/reconstructive procedures. Given this range, some even consider in utero repair of fetal cleft lip (experimental) and up to 90 years of age. I believe you meant, cosmetic plastic procedure performed after maturity & age of consent-18. ...Read more

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Who has pix before and after plastic surgery celebrity?

Plastic Surgeon: Most plastic surgeons take before and after photos of their patients who have surgery. For my patients who have given me permission to share their pictures, i can offer them as examples in my office consultations or on my website: www.Centralohioplasticsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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