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Stretch Marks Removal Procedure Description

What you need to know about Stretch Mark Removal Stretch marks are colored lines or bands that usually appear on the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, and breasts. It develops when your skin shrinks or stretches quickly, such as after a rapid weight loss or gain, pregnancy, or rapid muscle growth after weight training. They are essentially tears on the skin. However, they are not an indication of a...

Decortication of Vocal Cords Procedure Description

What you need to know about Decortication of Vocal Cords The vocal cords, also known as the vocal folds, are two bands of smooth tissue that are covered with mucous membranes located side-by-side in the voice box (larynx). The vocal cords guard the entrance to the windpipe. They vibrate and air passes through the cords from the lungs to produce the sound of your voice. When the mucosa of the vocal...

Skin Cancer Surgery Procedure Description

What you need to know about Skin Cancer Surgery Skin cancer, like other forms of cancer, may require surgery to remove the cancerous growth. For cancers that have not spread, surgery may be the only type of treatment needed. Skin cancers that are more aggressive, such as melanoma, often need more extensive surgeries. If your doctor found that nearby lymph nodes are inflamed, and the cancer cells a...

Braces Procedure Description

What you need to know about Braces A dental brace is a device that is used to correct crooked or overcrowded teeth and gaps between the teeth. They can also be used to correct a misaligned jaw (also known as malocclusion). The goal of dental braces is the proper alignment of your teeth and jaws, which will improve the appearance of your teeth, as well as your overall oral health and the way you ch...

Skin Biopsy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Skin Biopsy A skin biopsy is a procedure in which cells or skin samples are removed from the surface of the body to be tested. The sample taken from a skin biopsy is sent to a laboratory and examined by a pathologist under a microscope. By looking at the sample, the pathologist can diagnose or rule out skin cancer. In some cases, it can also be used to remove skin lesio...

PDO Thread Lift Procedure Description

What you need to know about PDO Thread Lift The PDO thread lift is a cosmetic treatment that uses threads that are made of Polydioxanone (PDO) to tighten and lift sagging skin tissue. PDO is an absorbable polymer that is durable and flexible for minimally invasive thread lifts. The treatment can address concerns, such as fine lines, wrinkles, jowls, under-eye area, nasojugal folds, and nasolabial ...

Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment Description

What you need to know about ASVD Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) or AV Canal is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect that occurs when there is a hole between chambers of the heart and problems with the valves regulating blood flow in the heart. It allows extra blood to flow to the lungs, forcing the heart to overwork. This can cause the heart muscle to enlarge. AVSD can involve all f...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Procedure Description

What you need to know about ADHD Treatment for ADHD is important as untreated ADHD, particularly in adults, can create numerous issues, such as problems at school, trouble managing time, forgetfulness, and impatience that can cause problems in relationships, home, and work. Treatment for ADHD usually includes medication, behavioral therapies, counseling, education, skills training, or a combinatio...

Breast Biopsy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Breast Biopsy Procedure A breast biopsy is a procedure to remove a sample of breast tissue for laboratory testing. It is the best way to evaluate if a suspicious area or a lump in your breast is cancerous. The procedure is usually performed if your doctor finds something questionable during a mammogram, MRI, clinical breast exam, or ultrasound. Your doctor may also reco...

Cancer Screening Procedure Description

What you need to know about Cancer Screening Cancer screening is performed to look for cancer before signs or symptoms appear. It can help find cancer at an early stage, making it easier for the condition to be treated. By the time signs and symptoms appear, cancer may have spread and grown, making it more difficult to treat. The main goals of cancer screening are: To reduce the number of people d...

Voice Feminization Surgery Procedure Description

What you need to know about Voice Feminization Surgery Voice feminization surgery is a procedure to help transgender women (male to female) obtain a more feminine sounding voice. The goal of the surgery is to change a perceived male-sounding voice to a female sounding voice. Voice feminization surgery focus on raising the habitual speaking pitch by decreasing the ability to produce a low-pitched v...

Skin Grafting Procedure Description

What you need to know about Skin Grafing Skin grafting is a type of surgery that involves removing skin from an area of the body and transplanting it to a different area. The transplanted skin tissue is called a skin graft. This surgery may be done to treat burns, extensive wounding or trauma, and areas of extensive skin loss caused by infection, such as purpura fulminans and necrotizing fasciitis...

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