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Doctor insights on: What Is The Latest Age Epiphyseal Plates Close

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What age will epiphyseal plate close?

What age will epiphyseal plate close?

Depends on the plate: Most females stop growing around 14 and males around 16. (there are exceptions.) the epiphyseal plates close around this time. Although some plates in the clavicle don't close until people are in their early 20s. ...Read more

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At what bone age do epiphyseal plates close for males?

At what bone age do epiphyseal plates close for males?

Depends on which bon: Epiphyses close at different ages depending on a particular bone and which end of the bone you are referring to; e.g. Distal end of femur closes at a different time than distal end of radius. ...Read more

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Is there the possibility to grow at age 18? The epiphyseal lines are fusuinadas hand. Is this the only criteria?

Is there the possibility to grow at age 18? The epiphyseal lines are fusuinadas hand. Is this the only criteria?

Unlikely to happen: Fusion of the epiphyseal lines means the growth centers that permit further linear growth are closed.After they close no more added length is possible. ...Read more

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At what age can you get plastic surgery?

At what age can you get plastic surgery?

Any age.: Plastic surgery can be performed at any age, the realm of it includes reconstructive work.
Cosmetic surgery is generally limited to those 18 years and older, however there are exceptions. ...Read more

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During what age can I get plastic surgery?

During what age can I get plastic surgery?

Age for plastic surg: Any age depending on the problem. Best to see a plastic surgeon to discuss specific issues of concern. ...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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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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Which is now the top possible youngest age to get plastic surgery?

Which is now the top possible youngest age to get plastic surgery?

Depends on condition: The age will depend on the condition with some surgery performed just before or immediately after birth. In most instances, there is a common recommendation to weight until 10'weeks, 10 pounds , and 10 gms of hemoglobin for semi-elective surgery when a child can better tolerate surgery due to maturation of the immune system. However this greatly varies by area (ears at least 5 years old in usa). ...Read more

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Is it uncommon for people under the age of 18 having plastic surgery?

Is it uncommon for people under the age of 18 having plastic surgery?

Under 18: Plastic surgery in patients under the age of 18 is not uncommon. Patients in this age group may have nose jobs (rhinoplasty), chin implants, breast reduction (male and female). It is important for the patient to be mature both physically and emotionally and have the support and consent of his/her parent or legal guardian before having plastic surgery. ...Read more

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What is the age restriction to have plastic surgery in the us?

What is the age restriction to have plastic surgery in the us?

None: Under 18 you need parental consent.
You need to be at least 18 years old to get saline breast implants for cosmetic purposes.
You need to be at least 22 years old to get silicone breast implants for cosmetic purposes.
Both saline and silicone implants can be used under 18 for reconstructive surgery. ...Read more

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I am 19 year old male , can I get plastic cosmetic surgery without knowing perents at the age of 21 ?

I am 19 year old male , can I get plastic cosmetic surgery without knowing perents at the age of 21 ?

Yes: You are over the age of 18. You may sign for yourself. It is usually best to have support when going through surgery. Each case is different. See a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the minimum legal age to receive cosmetic/plastic surgery without parental consent?

What is the minimum legal age to receive cosmetic/plastic surgery without parental consent?

Legal question: I happen to have a good friend who's a lawyer whom I just consulted: The age of majority varies by state but most use 18. Once you reach the age of majority, you can do anything you want without parental consent. Here's the list: all are 18(except Alabama (19), Nebraska (19 or upon marriage),Puerto Rico (21) and Mississippi (21)) However, you should rely on wiser people before considering surgery ...Read more

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Can surgery get rid of my facial wrinkles? I have used creams and botox to make my facial wrinkles less noticeable, but i still look older than my age. What kind of plastic surgery is best for reducing wrinkles?

Can surgery get rid of my facial wrinkles? I have used creams and botox to make my facial wrinkles less noticeable, but i still look older than my age. What kind of plastic surgery is best for reducing wrinkles?

Get to an expert!: One are the advantages of having your Botox and fillers done by a plastic surgeon is that you can be evaluated for other noninvasive or invasive procedures while assessing your response to Botox and fillers. Multiple minor procedures can be combined to give a good effect. However, the key is having someone who knows your goals, how aggressive you want to be, and of course, your budget! good luck. ...Read more

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Know it's rare for epiphyseal plates to not close or close many yrs past puberty. What are conditions that could cause that to happen in those cases?

 Know it's rare for epiphyseal plates to not close or close many yrs past puberty. What are conditions that could cause that to happen in those cases?

These vary: Not sure if you are asking how to/seeking delayed closure or just need to know what conditions may cause this?
A clarification may be helpful.
See the links in the meantime.




http://www.naturalheightgrowth.com/2012/09/20/theories-on-delaying-puberty-to-extend-the-growth-period/ ...Read more

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Is there anything that could cause epiphyseal plates to never seal? Same height in adulthood for 12-plus yrs. Could plates reopen or never have closed

Is there anything that could cause epiphyseal plates to never seal? Same height in adulthood for 12-plus yrs. Could plates reopen or never have closed

No, closure stopped: growth of long bones at the time you stopped growing in height. Epiphyseal plates are layers of cartilage near the ends of long bones which can lengthen bones. Closure means these regions have been transformed by osteoblasts into bone & all chondrocytes are gone. Once cartilage transitions to bone, invasion of chondrocytes and regression back to cartilage has never been discovered to occur. ...Read more

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What is the epiphyseal plate function?

What is the epiphyseal plate function?

Growth plate.: Epiphyseal plates are the growth plates and are found at the end of long bones. They are the site of new bone growth. In adults the plates stop producing new bone and fuse to the bone leaving an epiphyseal line. ...Read more

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When is the closure of the epiphyseal plate?

When is the closure of the epiphyseal plate?

Varies: Every epiphyseal or "growth" plate closes at a different age, and also varies between boys and girls with girls maturing on average a few years earlier and thus their growth plates closing earlier as well. ...Read more

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What causes the epiphyseal plate of long bones to close too early?

What causes the epiphyseal plate of long bones to close too early?

Injury typically: The growth plate of bones can close (fuse) too early. One reason can be injury to the growth plate, such as a fracture that crosses or involves it. There certainly are times that it can close early without any known cause as well. Additionally, surgery that involves the plate can cause it problems as well. ...Read more

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Are plastic bottles safe?

Are plastic bottles safe?

Bisphenyl A...: ...Is present in some plastics, and acts like an estrogen in the human body. Glass, in general, is better, or you can look up if your bottle is made with bpa or not. ...Read more

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Pro and cons of plastic lenses?

Pro and cons of plastic lenses?

Lighter, etc.: Plastic lenses are a comfort especially in high power needs for eyeglasses as they are lighter in weight for a given power. They are, however, less durable and can scratch in normal use. These factors can be eweighted in the udee ...Read more

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What in plastic makes it so unhealthy?

What in plastic makes it so unhealthy?

BPA and phthalates: Plastics have been found to contain bpa and phthalates. In low doses it is thought to cause hormonal effects and impact the growth and development of babies. ...Read more

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How do I remove the scratches on my plastic lenses?

How do I remove the scratches on my plastic lenses?

You don't: That's not a medical question -- but my optometrist friends all tell me that once a plastic lens is scratched, it stays scratched. The "magic" liquid scratch erasers advertised on late-night tv are, according to them, ineffective. ...Read more

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Which is the best material: plastic, acrylic or metal?

Which is the best material: plastic, acrylic or metal?

For what?: As an implant, for food storage, for cooking, as a structural element, asthetically......?
Need more information. ...Read more

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I know that plastic fumes are bad, but how much exposure is actually bad?

I know that plastic fumes are bad, but how much exposure is actually bad?

Any: All burning plastic fumes are toxic. Our bodies can clear the damaging chemicals but any amount puts a stress on the detox capabilities, and some of the chemicals can cause permanent damage. There isn't any treatment to help with the detoxification after you've recovered from exposure but if you have any breathing problems you should get a pulmonary evaluation. ...Read more