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    Lasik surgery is the most common type of refractive surgery. The aimed result of the surgery is to refract light rays on the retina without damaging the surrounding cellular cells. Lasik surgery is a procedure that was developed to correct the vision problems of Nearsightedness, Long-sightedness and Astigmatism. Nearsightedness (myopia) is when you can see nearby objects clearly, but distant objects seem blurry. Long-sightedness (hyperopia) is when you can see distant objects clearly, but nearby objects seem blurry and Astigmatism causes overall blurry vision. In most cases, laser eye surgery is pain-free and is completed within 15 minutes for both eyes. It takes 24 hours to see improvement in vision without eye glasses or contact lenses.…

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    Robotic Surgery

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    Is Robotic Surgery Safe? Robotic surgery was introduced some twenty years ago and completely revolutionized the way we perform minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. This was a huge improvement over the open surgery which had previously been done because it does not require large, painful, slow-healing incisions (Keith Kirkpatrick 1). However, these primitive robotic surgical systems were very challenging to use and there were very few applications which they could actually be used…

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    Surgery In The 1800s

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    Imagine this,you are just about to have surgery on your mouth,you sit down and wait for the doctor to tell what is going to happen. He tells you that they are going to pull a few teeth out and do some minor touches on the others. You sit back in the chair and the doctor holds up a mask. You automatically think that all the mask is going to do is put you to sleep,but what you don’t realize how this important this gas helped your life in many ways. This gas is called anesthesia. Not only did it…

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    Technology In Surgery

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    The Rise of Technology in Surgery Introduction There was only 1,000 robotic surgeries being performed worldwide in 2000. That number rose to 360,000 in 2011, and 450,000 in 2012 (Pinkerton). In this day and age in society we are constantly looking for the newest and most productive technology to get tasks done faster. The introduction of surgical robots will revolutionize surgeries from the current way of treatment and provide benefits for both the surgeons and patients. Robotic machines…

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    Ankle Surgery

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    or ankle surgery on your calendar? Dr. Shane D. Draper, D.P.M. & Dr. Quinn D. Lindstrom, D.P.M. is here to provide you with some simple pre-op instructions to make sure that your surgery goes smoothly and easily. Proudly serving Elko, NV, and the neighboring communities, these certified podiatrists treat everything from ingrown toenails and plantar fasciitis to foot pain and sprained ankles. When you want effective solutions for your ankle or foot pain, put your trust in these experienced…

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    patient suitable for a facelift surgery. Skin elasticity: A candidate who is considered good for a facelift surgery procedure has as flexible skin which is a good thing to consider before a facelift. During the facelift surgery procedure, the surgeon tightens the facial skin and performs multiple procedures. This includes procedures like chin facelift, nose facelift etc to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Strong bone structure: Ideally, a facelift candidate is the one that has a…

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    Arthroscopic Surgery

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    One year ago, I asked myself that question, as I was getting ready to have knee surgery. Furthermore, after research I found that an Arthroscopy is a procedure that allows doctors to look at your cartilage, joints, or other tissues through a small incision using a viewing tool called a scope. The scope has a light source and a video camera attached to it. Furthermore, a procedure like this can happen in many places, but the most common are done on a knee, shoulder, or ankle. Why do people have…

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    Essay On Cataract Surgery

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    Cataract surgery does not take very long, and it is common to feel good rather quickly after you have cataract surgery. However, in order for your eyes to properly heal following your cataract surgery, you’ll want to make sure you follow the tips below. #1 Don’t Rush Out Of The Recovery Area After your surgery you will be taken to a recovery area. This is an area where you can rest and really wake up from either your sedation or anesthesia. Do not feel like you have to rush out of the recovery…

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    rhinoplasty surgery needs to learn more about the procedure itself, currently available techniques to perform it, possible after surgery complications and risks associated with this surgery. Whether you are considering rhinoplasty to improve the looks of your nose, to correct the consequences of a trauma or accident, or you are hoping rhinoplasty will provide a sleep apnea cure for you due to breathing difficulties, it's important to learn all the facts before you commit to the surgery itself. …

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    Post Surgery Recovery

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    The recovery process begins soon after surgery. Physical therapy begins five to seven days post surgery. The first goal is to achieve full extension of the knee (Grossfeld). In fact, the sooner the better as it has shown that motion of the knee helps reduce arthritis (Lamb). Doctor Warren reflects on how post surgery has changed throughout the years: “In the 1970’s, an athlete who had undergone ACL surgery was required to wear a cast and not move their leg for six weeks. As a result, the…

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