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Postoperative Instructions – Rib Removal Surgery

  Rib removal is done for waistline reshaping. This could be for waistline narrowing (posterior ribs #10, 11 and 12) or for waistline lengthening or correction of subcostal protrusions. (ribs #7, 8, 9) Rib removal is done through small incisions on the back or at the bottom of the ribcage in front. (and occasionally through Read More…

Postoperative Instructions: Testicular Implants

The loss or absence of a testicle in a man can have adverse psychological effects. Testicular implants (also called testicular prostheses) are a relatively simple surgical procedure that can lead to an improved body image for those men so affected. It is done through a small incision in the scrotum and takes less than one Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Lip Implants

  The use of implants for lip augmentation is a surgical procedure that adds permanent volume to the lips. It is done as an office procedure under local anesthesia if done alone or in the operating room under general anesthesia if it is included as part of a collection of other plastic surgery procedures. The Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Calf Implants

  Implants for calf augmentation are surgically placed by incisions behind the knee. Very soft solid silicone implants are inserted under the fascia and on top of the gastrocnemius muscle. Either the inner half of the muscle (two implants) or both halfs of the paired gastrocnemius muscle (four implants) can be augmented. The following are Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Brow Bone Reduction Surgery

Most brow bone reductions need to be done through an open scalp incision. Unless the amount of brow bone reduction is very minimal (a few millimeters) the underlying frontal sinus must be factored into the operative technique. Brow bone reductioin can be done by burring, burring and infracture and removal of the brow bone with Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Pectoral Implants

  Male chest enlargement by soft solid pectoral implants is done by placing them under the pectoralis major muscle. The implant is placed so that it stays above the lower muscle border, creating a larger pectoralis muscle bulge. These are the typical postoperative instructions to follow after having had pectoral implant surgery. 1. Pectoral implants Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Earlobe Repair and Reconstruction

  Repair of the earlobe is done for a range of conditions from a tear caused by an ear ring, stretching of the earlobe from gauging to traumatic injuries. The small size of the earlobe allows even complex repairs to be done under local anesthesia as an office procedure in most cases. The after care instructions Read More…

Postoperative Instructions: Buttock Implants

Buttock implants is an established method of permanently increasing the size of one’s buttocks. Implants are placed either into the gluteal muscles or on top of the gluteal muscle through an intergluteal incision. It is a buttock augmentation procedure that takes more recovery than the more commonly performed buttock augmentation method. Here is a list Read More…

Postoperative Instructions: Inner Thigh Lifts

  Inner thigh lifts are done to recontour the bulging or full area between the inside of the upper legs. In some cases, it is done to correct sagging inner thigh skin after a large amount of weight loss. Through a crecent removal of skin of varying widths with the upper end in the groin Read More…

Postoperative Instructions: Migraine Surgery

  Migraine surgery can be done in the properly selected patient through decompression of what is known as peripheral triggers. These are various locations of large sensory nerves that may be entrapped by muscle and other tissues as they exit the skull bone. Three such peripheral triggers have been identified including the supraorbital nerves for Read More…

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