cosmesis


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cosmesis

(kɒzˈmiːsɪs)
n
an aesthetic covering on a prosthesis to make it look more naturalthe practice of preserving or restoring physical appearance, usually after an operation conducted for non-cosmetic reasons
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The primary efficacy outcome measures to evaluate wound healing improvement and scar formation reduction include a Visual Analog Scale and a Scar Cosmesis Assessment and Rating scale.
A prospective, randomized study demonstrated no difference in cosmesis at 6 months, for example, in a split scar study in which half of each wound was closed with epidural suturing and half was not (Dermatol.
In congenital cases this interference may be sufficient to cause amblyopia; therefore, ptosis, needs to be treated not only to improve cosmesis and vision but also to safeguard against the affected eye becoming amblyopic.
He is the founder of Academy Dermatology in Hollywood, FL, and Cosmesis Skin Care.
Later wax model with iris button is prepared and patient's comfort and cosmesis are assessed.
Options for management include observation or surgical excision; indications for surgery include diagnosis, cosmesis, and irritation symptoms.
Cosmesis was not an issue with this patient, and she was quite pleased with her cosmetic outcome.
Importance of cosmesis to patients undergoing renal surgery: a comparison of laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS), laparoscopic and open surgery.
Herein we report two cases of kissing nevus of eyelids who presented with the complaints of cosmesis and visual disturbance.
For a range of items provided in a Prosthetics Department and include but not limited to conventional limbs covering for upper and lower limbs Feet and ankles hips knees liners hand wrist and elbow prostheses prosthetic socks silicone cosmesis structural components.
The Company's regenerative product portfolio includes ReCell for burns & plastic reconstructive procedures, ReGenerCell for chronic wounds and ReNovaCell of restoration of pigmentation and cosmesis.
Treatment with Esteya electronic brachytherapy resulted in good cosmesis and a very conformal treatment.