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What Is The Latest Age Epiphyseal Plates Close
At what age could close all my bony plates so that it can not grow? I have 18 years and am a man. A carpograma showed epiphyseal lines are fused
Growth: Your growing days are over if as you say your epiphyseal lines are fused. ...Read more
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
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
Is there the possibility to grow at age 18? The epiphyseal lines are fusuinadas hand. Is this the only criteria?
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
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
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
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
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
I am 19 year old male , can I get plastic cosmetic surgery without knowing perents at the age of 21 ?
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
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
What conditions can cause someone's epiphyseal plates to never close or cause a very late closure in a female, more than a decade past end of puberty?
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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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Theoretic: Theoretic lysing of plastic molecules into the food. No scientific evidence of harm. ...Read more
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
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