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Surgery may help adolescents with frequent migraines

(HealthDay)—Migraine surgery may be an effective choice for adolescents who haven't gotten relief from standard treatment, a small study suggests. The findings were published in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive ...

Jun 29, 2015
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Massive weight loss fuels surge in plastic surgery

An increase in the number of weight loss surgeries in the U.S. is beginning to have a ripple effect in plastic surgery, according to new data released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Procedures specifically ...

Jun 01, 2015
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Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the correction or restoration of form and function. While famous for aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery also includes two main fields: plastic and reconstructive surgery. The word "plastic" derives from the Greek plastikos meaning to mold or to shape; its use here is not connected with the synthetic polymer material known as plastic.

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