Plastic Surgery

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  1. Anatomy of the Hand

    Each of your hands has three types of bones: phalanges in your fingers; metacarpals in your mid-hand, and carpals in your wrist.

  2. Breast Augmentation

    Breast augmentation is a procedure to reshape the breast in order to make it larger. The procedure can also be performed to reconstruct the breast after breast surgery.

  3. Breast Reconstruction

    Breast reconstruction surgery involves creating a breast mound that comes as close as possible to the form and appearance of the natural breast.

  4. Breast Reduction in Men With Gynecomastia

    Detailed information on gynecomastia, including causes, facts, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  5. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Women develop carpal tunnel syndrome three times more frequently than men. It usually occurs only in adults.

  6. Chin, Cheek, or Jaw Reshaping / Facial Implants

    Detailed information on chin reshaping, cheek reshaping, jaw reshaping, and facial implants, including possible facial implant complications

  7. Cleft Lip / Cleft Palate

    Detailed information on craniofacial anomalies, including cleft lip and cleft palate

  8. Collagen / Fat Injectable Fillers

    Collagen/fat injectable fillers, also called soft-tissue augmentation, is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure performed to correct wrinkles, depressions in the skin, and/or scarring.

  9. Congenital Hand Deformities

    When one of those precious little hands isn’t as perfectly formed as it should be, an early visit to a hand surgeon should be at the top of your agenda for your newborn.

  10. Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Index

    Detailed information on the most common types of cosmetic plastic surgery, including breast augmentation, breast reduction in men with gynecomastia, chemical peel, chin reshaping, cheek reshaping, jaw reshaping, facial implants, collagen fillers, fat inje

  11. Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Overview

    Cosmetic plastic surgery is performed in order to change one's appearance. For some, it may mean redesigning the body's contour and shape or the elimination of wrinkles. Others may choose varicose vein treatment or breast augmentation.

  12. Craniosynostosis

    Craniosynostosis is a condition in which the fibrous joints between the skull’s bony plates close too early, causing problems with normal brain and skull growth.

  13. Dermabrasion/Dermaplaning

    Dermabrasion involves a surgeon using a high speed rotating brush to remove the top layer of skin. This is done to remove fine wrinkles or minimize scars.

  14. Diagnosing Hand Conditions

    In some cases, a diagnosis can be made simply based on a physical examination. In other cases, though, tests may be needed to help confirm the diagnosis.

  15. Dupuytren's Contracture

    This disease usually begins with a thickening of the skin in the palm of the hand. This may develop into a hard lump or thick band that eventually causes the fingers to contract.

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