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Migraines and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Is There a Connection?

Migraines and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Is There a Connection? Migraine headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) are two conditions that were never thought to be related to each other, but recent research published in the official open access journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons may indicate that the two may share a connection. A Positive Correlation The…
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3 Reasons to Consider Otoplasty

3 Reasons to Consider Otoplasty Otoplasty is not a household word outside the world of plastic surgery. It’s the technical term for cosmetic surgery of the ear, and the procedure is designed to alter the size, position or proportion of the ears. There are three main reasons to consider otoplasty. 1. You Were Born…
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Commonly Performed Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Procedures

Commonly Performed Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Procedures According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the five most commonly performed reconstructive plastic surgery procedures of 2014 were tumor removal, laceration repair, maxillofacial surgery, scar revision, and hand surgery. What are the specifics of these procedures, and why are they performed so frequently? Tumor Removal When cancer grows in…
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Advances in Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Advances in Pediatric Plastic Surgery The field of pediatric plastic surgery is a challenging one that’s made all the more difficult due to the fact that children’s bodies are still growing and changing. New advances in pediatric plastic surgery may bring new hope to these young patients as well as their parents. Cartilage Regrowth Recently,…
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Rejuvenating the Upper Face

Rejuvenating the Upper Face While a facelift can help address problems like sagging jowls in the lower face, the aging upper face has unique needs when it comes to looking younger with plastic surgery. There are a few different procedures that work well together to restore a more rejuvenated appearance specifically through the upper…
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What to Look for in a Revision Breast Augmentation Surgeon

What to Look for in a Revision Breast Augmentation Surgeon Whether due to a size change, malposition, capsular contracture or to swap implant types,revision breast augmentation surgery can help implant women feel happier with the size, shape and quality of an earlier augmentation. Choosing a qualified and skilled revision breast augmentation surgeon is key in ensuring that your…
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Could Surgery Improve Your Hand Condition?

Could Surgery Improve Your Hand Condition? Men and women who suffer from diseases or syndromes that may cause hand discomfort often turn to physical therapy or over-the-counter medications to cope with their pain. However, surgery may be a more effective method of treatment for many hand conditions. Hand surgery can offer a long-lasting solution to…
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Types of Abdominoplasty Explained

Types of Abdominoplasty Explained An abdominoplasty, commonly referred to as a tummy tuck, can be an excellent procedure for men and women who would like to treat excess skin and fatty tissue around the abdomen. While a tummy tuck is most frequently performed on patients who have undergone pregnancy or dramatic weight loss,…
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Think Twice Before Choosing “Belly Button” Breast Augmentation

Think Twice Before Choosing “Belly Button” Breast Augmentation Many people are rightly concerned about developing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), which can make everyday activities difficult and painful. Below we have outlined some of the main risk factors in developing CTS. Of course, carpal tunnel syndrome can still develop in individuals without these risk factors, so if you…
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Are You at Increased Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Are You at Increased Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Many people are rightly concerned about developing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), which can make everyday activities difficult and painful. Below we have outlined some of the main risk factors in developing CTS. Of course, carpal tunnel syndrome can still develop in individuals without these risk factors, so if you…
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