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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...

Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Procedure Description

What you need to know about Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Implantable contact lens (ICL) is a special contact lens that is implanted inside the eye and works with the eye’s natural lens. Unlike regular contact lenses, ICL does not need frequent removal. It can correct a wide range of vision errors, including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. ICL is made from a...

Body Lift Procedure Description

What you need to know about a Body Lift Procedure A body lift is a plastic surgery that aims to remove excess, sagging skin that exists as a result of significant weight loss, pregnancy, or age and sun damage. This procedure is done to raise, firm, and tighten the skin of the buttocks, thighs, hips (flanks), abdomen, waist, and groin. Any excess skin from those areas is removed and the surrounding...

Knee Ligament Surgery (PCL) Procedure Description

What you need to know about Knee Ligament Surgery (PCL) Knee ligament surgery (PCL), or posterior cruciate ligament surgery (PCL Surgery), is a surgical procedure to repair or reconstruct a ligament in the knee. It may involve reattaching the ligament fibers that are torn. In some cases, additional tendon or other tissue is required in order to reconstruct ligaments that are severely damaged. The ...

Penectomy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Penectomy Penectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing all or part of the penis. It is mainly used as a treatment option for penile cancer. Penile cancer is a collection of malignant (cancerous) cells inside or on the tissue of the penis. This procedure is the most common and best-known method to treat penile cancer that has grown deep inside the penis. Remo...

Otoplasty Procedure Description

What you need to know about Otoplasty Otoplasty also referred to as cosmetic ear surgery, is a type of cosmetic procedure to change the size, shape, or position of the ear. It is performed on the visible part of the outer ear, called auricle. Some people choose to have the surgery to correct odd-shaped ears due to an injury or birth defect. Others have it because they are concerned with how their ...

Is Fat Transfer a Liposuction Procedure?

We have fat cells everywhere on our bodies, but not always in the right places. If you have ever wished to move that fat in your tummy to your buttocks, breast, or other parts of your body, then a fat transfer is the answer to your question. Fat transfer is a relatively new technique that is becoming more and more popular each year. Many people consider it “natural” plastic surgery as it uses your...

Watsu Procedure Description

What you need to know about Watsu Watsu is a form of water therapy (hydrotherapy) that involves massages, stretches, and acupressure in warm water. Watsu comes from the words water and Shiatsu (meaning “finger pressure” in Japanese) is a traditional Japanese massage that can reduce stress and ease neck, shoulder, and back pain using acupressure. Watsu can be performed on different groups of people...

Cataract Surgery the Facts

What is Cataract? A cataract is a natural change in the eye caused by the cloudiness of the crystalline lens. It causes unclear vision. People with cataracts may feel like they’re looking through foggy glasses. It is usually found in people over the age of 55. If you have a cataract, it is recommended that you get Phacoemulsification. It is an advanced and painless method to remove cataracts. Duri...

Lasik Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Care

Preparing for the Complete Eye Examination Before the complete examination, patients should do the following: For contact lens wearer, stop wearing contact lenses for at least 3 days for soft contact lens and at least 7 days for hard, semi-hard or rigid gas permeable lens before the appointment date. (Contact lens needs to be removed off before the examination because wearing them for a long time ...

Electro-Lymphatic Therapy (ELT) Procedure Description

What you need to know about ELT Electro-Lymphatic Therapy (ELT) is a non-invasive treatment that is used to help stimulate proper flow and drainage of the lymphatic system by radiating an energy field that is rich in negatively charged ions. It is designed to detoxify and purify your body, improve the immune system, and restore balance. It can be used to address a variety of conditions and symptom...

What can Liposuction do for my Appearance?

Thinking about having a liposuction procedure? Not sure whether you should get it or not? This popular cosmetic surgery is one of the most effective fat removal procedures available in the world. It is super popular and celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen, Cardi B, and Heidi Montag have all had it. But, it is understandable if you’re not sure about getting the procedure, we always have our doubts w...

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