Facelift surgery where excess skin is removed and muscles are tightened. The cleft may involve either side of the palate. F facial implant - cosmetic plastic surgery to change the shape of the chin, check, or jaw. Half of patients with Carpenter syndrome also have heart defects. CT scans are more detailed than general x-rays. An enlarged, twisted vein found near the surface of the skin. Back to top S Saline Implants:
Deterioration or impairment of cells, tissues or an organ 2. Tissue that separates the nostrils. Smoothes furrows across the forehead and between the brows. Sclerosing solution injected into a vein, causing it to collapse and fade from view. They are commonly referred to as strawberry marks and often disappear after a few months or years. Glossary of Common Plastic Surgery Terms.
Commonly Used Terms in Cosmetic Surgery
Hair Transplantation— surgical transfer of hair bearing grafts to areas of baldness. Lower lids, permanent; upper lids, ten years. Tissue that separates the nostrils. Cosmetic Plastic Surgery is pleased to provide a jargon free, alphabetically arranged glossary for our visitors.
Description: An inherited disorder in which there is no pigmentation in skin, hair , or eyes due to the absence of melanin, the substance that gives skin its color. A skin treatment product derived from a fungus that works as a lightening agent and inhibits the production of melanin. Typical symptoms of dermatitis include redness and itching. A type of scar that continues to grow beyond what is needed at the site of an injury. The outermost layer of the epidermis.