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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Latest Industry News*A sutureless wound closure technique called external dacryocystorhinostomy for nasolacrimal duct obstruction can ensure less scarring and better cosmesis compared to the subcuticular technique in external dacryocystorhinostomy procedures.
The potential advantages of surgical repair of Inguinal hernia through Laparoscopic approach were cited to include less postoperative discomfort and pain, easier repair of a recurrent hernia, the ability to treat bilateral (both sides) hernias concurrently, improved cosmesis with tiny scars of wounds and decreased incidence of recurrence.
The potential advantages of surgical repair of Inguinal hernia through Laparoscopic approach are: less postoperative discomfort and pain, reduced recovery time that allows earlier return to full activity, easier repair of a recurrent hernia, the ability to treat bilateral ( both sides) hernias concurrently, improved cosmesis with tiny scars of wounds and decreased incidence of recurrence.
While physical blocking sunscreens have improved in their UV-blocking ability without compromising cosmesis over the past several years, some sunscreens containing chemical blockers are able to achieve higher SPFs with good cosmesis when applied to the skin.
Many surgeons prefer two ports to remove gallbladder when cosmesis and postoperative recovery are placed primarily.
He is the founder of Academy Dermatology in Hollywood, FL, and Cosmesis Skin Care.
Open surgical circumcision is time-consuming, requires significant training, and results in suboptimal cosmesis. The Unicirc, developed in SA and Conformite Europeenne certified, is fundamentally different from the plastic ring devices.
"My honest opinion is that it provides a great cosmesis [cosmetic correction] with a large corrective power; however, its major drawback is that there is a huge learning curve due its technical complexity," Dr.
Postoperative scar cosmesis is a critical issue for women, especially for young women.
Preliminary results demonstrated that IORT using the Xoft System is safe with excellent local control and cosmesis, and low morbidity.
On the plus side: smaller incisions, decreased blood loss, shorter hospital stays, faster return to work, improved cosmesis and lower incidence of some surgical complications.