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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a type of bariatric surgery used to treat severe obesity. It is also the most common bariatric procedure performed in United States, and is considered by some surgeons to be the gold standard of weight-loss surgeries. How is Roux-en-Y surgery performed? There are several variations of gastric bypass procedures, which can be divided into three categories: Restrictive:…

Weight Loss Surgery

Although many weight loss procedures are permanent, some can be easily reversed. More intense weight loss surgeries, although more effective, also come with more potential complications. When deciding on the right surgery, it’s important to ask yourself the right questions. Weight loss surgery is a legitimate option for many people who are obese, especially those who suffer from weight-related medical…

wound dressings

Wound healing follows a very distinct pattern of four phases. Proper hygiene, a healthy diet, and the right amount of exercise are all critical components of your recovery. Following your plastic surgeon’s instructions will help expedite wound healing and avoid complications. Speedy recovery after plastic surgery depends strongly on your lifestyle habits, choice of plastic surgeon, and actions pre- and postsurgery.…

Penile Lengthening

The average penis is roughly 3.5 inches flaccid and 5 inches erect, with a circumference of approximately 4.8 inches erect. A 2015 study found that heterosexual women prefer long term partners with penises 6.3 inches in length. For one time sexual encounters, slightly larger penises were preferred at 6.4 inches in length and 5 inches in girth. Held by many as…

Plastic surgery charities

For millions of people around the world, plastic surgery is about more than simply enhancing one’s physical appearance. It’s a gateway to living a happier, healthier and more productive life – particularly for those living with congenital facial and dental conditions. Except corrective surgery isn’t always a feasible option, especially in developing or impoverished nations where a combination of low…

Hymen Restoration

Hymenoplasty recreates the thin vaginal membrane called the hymen. This controversial procedure is intended to restore the appearance of virginity. Some experts see hymen reconstruction as a manifestation of female subjugation. Others view the procedure as acceptable and even necessary or life-saving, in some situations. Named for Hymenaeus, the Greek God of marriage, the hymen is a thin vaginal membrane…

Sebaceous Cyst

The term “sebaceous cyst” is applied to a number of different types of cysts, causing some confusion. Sebaceous cysts are not cancerous, but cancerous growths can sometimes be mistaken for cysts. If not completely removed, sebaceous cysts can return repeatedly. Laymen and medical professionals alike often erroneously use the term “sebaceous cyst” to refer to a range of cysts with…

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a common affliction that prevents full movement of one or more fingers. Most cases of trigger finger don’t require surgery. Procedures for trigger finger surgery are safe and have high success rates. Trigger finger isn’t dangerous. However, it can be more than just a nuisance. For those who rely on their hands for their work, it can…

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