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Can all surgeries be done laparoscopically in order to minimize scarring?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Hovick Jr
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

While more and more procedures can be done using "minimally invasive techniques, " the goal of any surgery is to treat the problem, not to ensure the best cosmetic result.
However, all things being equal, laparoscopic approaches do offer faster recoveries and less scaring.

In brief: No

While more and more procedures can be done using "minimally invasive techniques, " the goal of any surgery is to treat the problem, not to ensure the best cosmetic result.
However, all things being equal, laparoscopic approaches do offer faster recoveries and less scaring.
Dr. Theodore Hovick Jr
Dr. Theodore Hovick Jr
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Dr. Donald Kim
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Depends on the type of surgery.
It would be best to have a procedure in mind and then ask the question.

In brief: No

Depends on the type of surgery.
It would be best to have a procedure in mind and then ask the question.
Dr. Donald Kim
Dr. Donald Kim
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No

But more types of surgery is being done as techniques develop.

In brief: No

But more types of surgery is being done as techniques develop.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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