While loss of lean body mass is inevitable after weight loss surgery due to low calorie intake, you can minimize this by taking in sufficient high-quality protein daily. Protein assists in proper wound healing after bariatric surgery. o It helps to build and repair body tissues including skin, muscle andRead More →

When laparoscopy is used to diagnose a condition, the procedure usually takes 30 to 60 minutes. It can take longer depending on the condition being treated or the type of surgery being carried out. How painful is an exploratory laparotomy? Exploratory laparotomy is done while you are under general anesthesia.Read More →

A pterygium is a growth of tissue in the corner of the eye, which is often triangular in shape. If left untreated, the growth can extend across the pupil obscuring vision or distorting the surface of the eye causing blurred vision. Can pterygium be treated without surgery? Treating a pterygiumRead More →

Most patients who receive bone grafts are completely pain-free and do just fine as long as they take the antibiotics. Your dentist also has to wait for the bone graft to fuse with the natural bones that are already in your mouth. How long does bone graft surgery take? BoneRead More →

Most certified oral surgeons are able to successfully correct underbites. Several common types of surgery to correct underbite include reshaping to lengthen the upper jaw or shorten the lower jaw. In some cases, the use of wires, plates, or screws may maintain proper shape of the jawbone. Do Underbites goRead More →

Ask the surgeon. If you have the ability to pay upfront, many offices will offer a discount for payments in cash (expect a small percentage off, such as 5 percent). You can also inquire about discounts during slower seasons. … You may be able to negotiate a discount if youRead More →

INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES: While in adults, nephrectomy falls under the purview of urologists, both pediatric urologists (PURO) and pediatric general surgeons (GPS) perform extirpative renal surgery. Does a urologist do kidney surgery? Urologists treat conditions of the urinary tract, which includes the urethra, bladder and kidneys. However, urologists only treatRead More →

A nephrectomy is a major surgery to remove all or part of your kidney. The kidneys are two small, bean-shaped organs in the abdomen. They filter water and waste products from your blood. How long are you in the hospital after a nephrectomy? What happens after a nephrectomy? You willRead More →