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  • The Importance Of Surgery

    Surgery nowadays is one of the most efficient and effective procedures in the field of medicine. Anything that involves cutting or closing the tissues of a patient is considered surgical. In our generation, surgery serves a lot of purpose. It could be for diagnostic; such as biopsy, ablative; wherein you remove a diseased body part, transplant, constructive purposes and the lists goes on. Surgery is an important field in medicine too. For it saves millions of lives. But unlike what surgery is to us these days, it was the last option of the physicians during the 18th century and would often end up to infection leading to death. (Britt.2015) Surgery before is completely different from how we are practicing it now. This is due to the use of anesthesia.…

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  • Robotic Surgery: The Rise Of Technology In Surgery

    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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  • Reconstructive Surgery In Plastic Surgery

    Reconstructive Surgery is a branch of plastic surgery that can be defined as the restoration of malfunctioning organs or body parts to their normal function and appearance. The majority of the time, these defective body parts are congenital, while other times they are due to trauma such as injuries or burns. Either case can be difficult to live with owing to the fact that it may interfere with normal, everyday tasks or cause a person to be self-conscious thus limiting their social abilities.…

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  • Plastic Surgery: The Risks Of Cosmetic Surgery

    of aesthetic surgery because it is performed by doctors. . . The fact that a surgeon is putting in implants send a subtle message that they are safe. What healer would do something to harm us?” 1(Edmonds). The risks of cosmetic plastic surgery are being overlooked because of the safety net of having a highly educated doctor perform the procedure. It sends a message that cosmetic surgery is a good and safe idea. Beauty has become the ideal look for society and plastic surgery has been a way for…

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  • Abdominal Surgery Essay

    As the number of elderly patients continues to increase, emergency abdominal surgery is becoming more common. It is important to evaluate the impact of emergency surgical intervention in this population, especially as such patients have higher rates of comorbidities, limited functional reserves, and a higher need for institutionalized care and rehabilitation, which results in higher rates of mortality and morbidity than the rest of the population. Despite the higher average risk for poor…

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  • Importance Of Facelift Surgery

    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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  • Disadvantages Of Lasik Surgery

    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…

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  • Plastic Surgery Vs Cosmetic Surgery

    Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Risks vs. Rewards The definition of beauty is different for each individual. Each person’s definition of beauty is shaped by that person’s surroundings and culture and can even change throughout their life. Despite the billions of different ideas surrounding what a beautiful person is, everyone wants to make themselves into their definition of beauty. Throughout the course of history, many different cultures have resorted to numerous methods of beauty enhancement.…

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  • Plastic Surgery: The Positive Effects Of Cosmetic Surgery

    to be the case that cosmetic surgery has become widespread globally. In particular, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2010), more than 1.5 million cosmetic surgical procedures were conducted in America. For this essay, cosmetic surgery or aesthetic surgery can be defined as "a surgery that modifies or improves the appearance of physical feature, irregularity, or defect" (The American Heritage Medical Dictionary, 2007). Cosmetic surgery can be considered to be a way to…

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  • The Consequences Of Plastic Surgery And Cosmetic Surgery

    Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty that was intended to be used for traumas and reconstruction of body defects. But, over the years, elective surgeries are becoming more popular to achieve the beauty people want. Beauty is the qualities in a person that give pleasures to the sense or the mind. In today’s society, beauty is judged harshly and is frequently talked about throughout social media. The people who are troubled about their appearances will try to cover up these insecurities with…

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