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    Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon
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    Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon
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    Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon
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    Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon
Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon

Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon
Cirujano Plástico : Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Sergio Quiroz

Medical doctor graduated from Leon's Faculty of Medicine, University of Guanajuato.

He studied the specialty of General Surgery at Hospital Civil Nuevo " Dr. Juan I. Menchaca " endorsed by the University of Guadalajara, and then continued his training in the prestigious program of Plastic Surgery at the Hospital General de México endorsed by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, as well as various courses and training in Mexico and abroad.

He is now a plastic surgeon certified by the Mexican Council of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and member of the Mexican Association of Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Procedures

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Face

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Facelift, also known as rhytidectomy, improves signs of aging in the face and neck by repositioning and reshaping loose or sagging skin to a natural, more youthful appearance.

Facelift procedures are performed to restore a natural, more youthful appearance without looking tight or unnatural. Rejuvenation may address the mid-face, the cheeks and jowls, and the neck through incisions inconspicuously placed around and behind the ears.

In discussing your options and the result you would like to achieve, it is helpful to bring in a photograph of yourself from 10-15 years past.

Recovery depends on the extent of your facelift, and any accompanying procedures. You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery; a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. Your appearance will gradually refine over the following 6-8 weeks.

Proper skincare and sun protection are essential during healing and to maintain your results.

Results can be long-term, turning back the clock on your appearance often lasting up to 10 years. While natural aging will continue after your facelift, skin care and non-surgical treatments can be used to maintain a youthful appearance after surgery.

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Cosmetic surgery of the eyelid, or blepharoplasty, restores a natural, more youthful contour to the eyelid by removing excess skin that causes hooding or lid bags, causing a tired appearance.

It is used specialized techniques to refine the eyelid, including the removal or repositioning of fat pads and correction of the eyelid fold.

You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery. Depending on any accompanying procedures, a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. Your appearance will gradually improve over the following 4-6 weeks.

Proper skincare and sun protection including sunglasses, are essential during healing.

Results can be long-term, turning back the clock on your appearance from 8 to 10 years. Natural aging will continue after your eyelid surgery.

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Nose surgery, also known as rhinoplasty, surgically improves the features of the nose, including shape and length of the bridge, tip and nostrils, and may also treat septal deviation or other problems that impair breathing through the nose.

Rhinoplasty may be appropriate if you feel that your nose is too large or droops when you smile. Benefits following rhinoplasty include a natural appearance with your other facial features.

You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery; a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. The appearance of your nose will gradually refine over the following 4-6 weeks, although it may take a 6 to 12 months for your final shape.

Proper skincare and sun protection are essential during healing.

Results from nose surgery are generally permanent, however the cartilage and soft tissue of your nose may move or change over time.

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Ear surgery, also known as otoplasy, improves the shape of the ear to correct the appearance of protruding ears. Specialized techniques may also improve deformities of the ear.

Ear surgery may be appropriate to achieve overall harmony among facial features, and to improve self-confidence for adults or children with projecting, overly large or deformed ears.

Specialized techniques with incisions inconspicuously placed inside or behind the ear create a natural appearance.

Recovery depends on the extent of your ear surgery, and any accompanying procedures. You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery; a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. Your appearance will gradually refine over the following 4-6 weeks.

Proper skincare and sun protection are essential during healing.

Results from ear surgery are generally permanent.

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Cheeks surgery, also knows as bichatectomy, improves facial features creating the optical illusion of a little more elongated , thin face , thus improving the aesthetic appearance and facial harmony.

An incision inside the mouth is made, the malar fat pads are searched and removed gently.

Bichatectomy is a procedure that does not cause pain if the tissues are handled properly . Inflammation is low and at seven days after surgery seems not operated . Normally the patient remains slightly swollen during the first five days.

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Chin augmentation surgically improves the size and shape of the chin by the placement of specialized surgical implants.

Chin augmentation may be appropriate to bring facial features into balance and proportion by enhancing a small or recessed chin. Chin implants may also be placed during a facelift to improve the appearance of the profile.

Incisions may be placed inside the mouth, or hidden in the crease beneath the chin.

You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery. A return to more normal activity may take up to a week. Your appearance will gradually refine over the following 2-3 weeks.

Proper skincare and sun protection are essential during healing. While a chin implant can be removed if needed, the results following chin augmentation are generally permanent.

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Fat injections are performed to restore the fullness of the face, lips and hands and to improve lines and wrinkles.

This procedure begins by removing your own fat using liposuction techniques , processing the fat and then immediately injected to achieve the desired results. Fat injections can also be made to improve the results of reconstruction or breast augmentation.

Fat injection can also be used as an accompanist in facial rejuvenation surgery such as facelift or blepharoplasty.

The results are generally permanent , however a portion of the injected fat is reabsorbed naturally during the first 3 months . The gain or weight loss can alter the results.


Breast

Breast augmentation is appropriate if one desires to enhance the size of small or asymmetrical breasts, or to restore volume and lift to the breasts after weight loss or pregnancy.

Breast augmentation is appropriate if you want to improve the small size of your breasts in relation to the constitution of your body or if you intend to improve the asymmetries that can present to have a noticeably smaller chest than the other or due to the loss of volume and turgor over time.

The incisions through which implants are inserted, are inconspicuously placed under the breast, under the nipple and areola or in the underarm area (axilla). Placement options under or over the muscle will also be discussed with you during your consultation.

Recovery depends on the extent of your breast augmentation. You can return to light activities within a day or two and full activities within 2-3 weeks. Patients are very satisfied with the results which are usually long term. Future changes in breast appearance may be due to weight change or pregnancy.

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Breast lift, also known as mastopexy, surgically lifts and reshapes the breasts in order to look more youthful, shapely and firm.

Breast lift results in more youthful looking breasts and may restore the shape of flat or pendulous breasts after weight loss or pregnancy. In some cases, it is recommend the placement of a breast implant, or breast augmentation, to enhance breast shape or size.

Incisions are inconspicuously placed under the breast or around the nipple and areola. In some instances a vertical incision from the nipple to the breast crease or under the breast may be necessary.

Recovery depends on the extent of your breast lift. You can return to light activities within a day or two and full activities within 2-3 weeks.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain, future pregnancy, or natural aging may alter your appearance.

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Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, surgically reduces and reshapes the size of overly large breasts.

Breast reduction is appropriate to balance your body proportions or to help with health problems caused by breasts that are too large, putting stress on the neck, shoulders and back.

Incisions are generally placed inconspicuously under the breast and around the nipple and areola. In most cases a vertical incision from the nipple to the breast crease may be required.

Recovery depends on the extent of your breast reduction. You can return to light activities within a day or two, and full activities within 2-3 weeks.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain, future pregnancy, or natural aging may alter your appearance.

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Breast Reconstruction after a mastectomy creates a new, natural looking breast to replace one that has been removed to treat or prevent breast cancer.

Breast reconstruction includes restoring the breast mound with the natural look and projection of a nipple and creating symmetry with the opposite breast when needed.


Breast reconstruction can be performed with many variations and specialized techniques:

  1. Reconstruction may begin at the time of your mastectomy, or may be delayed until your oncologist agree timing is right for you, or timing may be delayed until you feel ready.
  2. Reconstruction may be through the use of your own skin, tissue, fat and muscle, with the use of a tissue expander and breast implant or a combination of both.
  3. Specialized techniques and the use of tissue substitutes or fat grafting may be recommended to refine your reconstructions outcomes, if you lack tissue to cover an implant or require additional support for the implant.
  4. Reconstruction of your nipple and areola are performed after your reconstruction. Through minor outpatient procedures, tissue grafts, injections and tattooing techniques may be combined to restore a natural size, shape, project and color of the nipple and areola.

Breast reconstruction is an in-patient procedure, under general anesthesia. One or more nights in the hospital will be recommended depending on the timing of your mastectomy and reconstruction, the technique for your reconstruction and your overall health.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain, implant changes, or natural aging may alter your appearance.

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Body Contouring

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Liposuction slims and reshapes the body through the surgical removal of excess fat deposits.

Liposuction is appropriate if you have trouble reducing fat in certain areas despite exercise or weight loss.

Liposuction can flatten the abdomen, reduce the buttocks, thighs and hips, slim the waist, trim love handles, and reduce fat bulges of the arms, neck and knees. Liposuction is also used in men to reduce excess tissue in the chest.

Liposuction is most commonly performed as an outpatient procedure with discharge home. An overnight recovery may be required if multiple areas are treated, when combined with other procedures, or if large volumes of fat are removed.

Light activity may be resumed the day after your surgery. Compression garments are recommended following liposuction to help reduce fluid retention and shape your new curves.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain or pregnancy may alter your appearance.

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Tummy Tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, trims, flattens and firms a bulging abdomen by removing excess skin and fat and by tightening loose abdominal muscles.

Tummy Tuck may be appropriate if you have trouble trimming your abdomen despite exercise or weight loss or following changes in your midsection after pregnancy.

Liposuction techniques may be used to reduce excess fat or shape the waist at the time of abdominoplasty. Excess skin and fat that extend to the hips and love handles, and diastasis (a vertical separation of the abdominal muscles) are treated with a full tummy tuck, and incisions that may be hidden the bikini line . You may also require an incision around the umbilicus (belly button).

Recovery depends on the extent of your tummy tuck. Light activity can be done the day after your surgery; a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. A light compression garment may be recommended during your recovery to help reduce fluid retention and shape your flatter abdomen.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain or pregnancy may alter your appearance.

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After having spent months and years to your children you deserve care for yourself.

A mommy makeover is a combination of procedures for moms of all ages to help regain the figure you had before pregnancy or even look better than ever.

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Calf implants give us the opportunity to give more volume in the area of the twins.

This type of surgery may be indicated in patients with some type of congenital malformation in the legs or who have suffered some kind of injury as well as those people whose physical constitution and despite exercise do not get enough development of that area of the legs.

Recovery depends on the extent of surgery or if other procedures are performed . The return to normal activity will take two to three weeks.


Body Contouring After massive weight loss

If you have undergone bariatric surgery , diet, strenuous exercise, or have been pregnant , you probably understand that there is a step further after weight loss.

Although you look and feel like a new person you will probably stay with excess skin that may not suit your new figure.

After going through this great transformation live with this problem can make you feel disappointed and dissatisfied.

Although plastic surgery for body contouring can not give you the perfect body itself can further refine the improvements that have already reached after losing so much weight.


Arm Lift, also known as brachioplasty, tightens and reshapes sagging or loose skin of the upper arms.

Arm Lift may be appropriate if you have loose or hanging skin and excess fat in the upper arms despite toning exercises, or if you have lost a significant amount of weight.

Incisions hidden in the axilla (underarm) or incisions along the inner arm are necessary to tighten and reshape the upper arm. If skin tone is good, liposuction alone may reshape the arm by removing excess fat.

Recovery depends on the extent of your arm lift, and any accompanying procedures. Light activity can be done the day after your surgery, a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks or more. Light compression garments may be recommended during your recovery to help reduce fluid retention and shape your trimmer arms.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain or natural aging may alter your appearance.

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Buttock Lift reshapes sagging, flat buttocks or loose skin around the buttock, and may reduce or reposition fat to create a more natural rounded derriere.

A Buttock Lift may be appropriate if you have trouble reshaping your buttock despite exercise or weight loss, or if you have lost a significant amount of weight and wish to reduce excess sagging skin.

Recovery depends on the extent of your procedure. Light activity can be done the day after your surgery, a return to more normal activity may take 2-3 weeks. A light compression garment may be recommended during your recovery to help reduce fluid retention and shape your new curves.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain or pregnancy may alter your appearance.

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A Thigh Lift tightens and reshapes sagging or loose skin around the thighs, and may reduce excess fat or bulges of the inner or outer thigh.

Thigh lift may be appropriate if you have trouble reshaping your thighs despite exercise or weight loss, or if you have lost a significant amount of weight and wish to reduce excess sagging skin.

Recovery depends on the extent of your procedure. Light activity can be done the day after your surgery; a return to more normal activity may take 2-3 weeks. A compression garment may be recommended during your recovery to help reduce fluid retention and shape your new curves.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain or pregnancy may alter your appearance.

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For Men

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Cosmetic surgery of the eyelid, or blepharoplasty, restores a natural, more youthful contour to the eyelid by removing excess skin that causes hooding or lid bags, causing a tired appearance.

It is used specialized techniques to refine the eyelid, including the removal or repositioning of fat pads and correction of the eyelid fold.

You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery. Depending on any accompanying procedures, a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. Your appearance will gradually improve over the following 4-6 weeks.

Proper skincare and sun protection including sunglasses, are essential during healing.

Results can be long-term, turning back the clock on your appearance from 8 to 10 years. Natural aging will continue after your eyelid surgery.

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Male breast reduction, also known as correction of gynecomastia, surgically reduces the size of the male breast.

Male breast reduction can achieve a firmer, flatter more masculine chest by reducing unwanted fat and excess glandular tissue that contribute to an enlarged male breast.

Incisions to treat gynecomastia are inconspicuously placed around the nipple and areola. Small incisions used for liposuction may be inconspicuously placed in the breast crease or natural contours of the chest.

Generally outpatient, under general anesthesia, a correction of gynecomastia may require an overnight stay when combined with other procedures.

Recovery depends on the extent of the procedure. Within a day or two you may return to normal daily activity. Fitness and more strenuous activity may resume within 2-4 weeks.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain, or natural aging may alter your appearance.

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Liposuction slims and reshapes the body through the surgical removal of excess fat deposits.

Liposuction is appropriate if you have trouble reducing fat in certain areas despite exercise or weight loss.

Liposuction can flatten the abdomen, reduce the buttocks, thighs and hips, slim the waist, trim love handles, and reduce fat bulges of the arms, neck and knees. Liposuction is also used in men to reduce excess tissue in the chest.

Liposuction is most commonly performed as an outpatient procedure with discharge home. An overnight recovery may be required if multiple areas are treated, when combined with other procedures, or if large volumes of fat are removed.

Light activity may be resumed the day after your surgery. Compression garments are recommended following liposuction to help reduce fluid retention and shape your new curves.

Results can be long-term, but weight loss/gain or pregnancy may alter your appearance.

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Facelift, also known as rhytidectomy, improves signs of aging in the face and neck by repositioning and reshaping loose or sagging skin to a natural, more youthful appearance.

Facelift procedures are performed to restore a natural, more youthful appearance without looking tight or unnatural. Rejuvenation may address the mid-face, the cheeks and jowls, and the neck through incisions inconspicuously placed around and behind the ears.

In discussing your options and the result you would like to achieve, it is helpful to bring in a photograph of yourself from 10-15 years past.

Recovery depends on the extent of your facelift, and any accompanying procedures. You may engage in light activity the day after your surgery; a return to more normal activity may take 1-2 weeks. Your appearance will gradually refine over the following 6-8 weeks.

Proper skincare and sun protection are essential during healing and to maintain your results.

Results can be long-term, turning back the clock on your appearance often lasting up to 10 years. While natural aging will continue after your facelift, skin care and non-surgical treatments can be used to maintain a youthful appearance after surgery.

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You want to keep that youthful appearance of your face as much as you can but you noticed that some wrinkles begin to form around your eyes , between your eyebrows or through your forehead. Maybe you're not quite ready to have surgery but like many men are not ready to see older. That's where Botox or Dysport can help.

Both Botox and Dysport are very popular cosmetic injections and commonly chosen acting weakening the muscles that cause wrinkles prominent level between the eyebrows, forehead, lips , eyes "crow's feet " and neck.

The results usually last three to four months. To maintain the results would need to repeat the treatment as recourse muscle contraction.

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Fat injections are performed to restore the fullness of the face, lips and hands and to improve lines and wrinkles .

This procedure begins by removing your own fat using liposuction techniques , processing the fat and then immediately injected to achieve the desired results. Fat injections can also be made to improve the results of reconstruction or breast augmentation.

Fat injection can also be used as an accompanist in facial rejuvenation surgery such as facelift or blepharoplasty.

The results are generally permanent , however a portion of the injected fat is reabsorbed naturally during the first 3 months . The gain or weight loss can alter the results .


Craniofacial Surgery

A cleft is a gap in the bone or soft tissues of the face. It is the result of the failure in the fusion of tissues during embryogenesis. The most common location of facial clefts are on the upper lip and palate

Besides the obvious aesthetic concern, there are functional implications that need to be considered. Difficulty in feeding (either breastfeeding or bottle) is usually the main challenge facing parents. As the child grows, problems with language development and hearing ability may be affected.

The better care you need to keep a child with cleft lip and / or palate is take a multidisciplinary team in which in addition to the plastic surgeon, otolaryngologist should be present, the orthodontist, the speech therapist, nutritionist, nurses and social workers.


Epidemiology of Cleft Lip and Palate

The lip and cleft palate affects 1 in 1,000 Caucasians. The incidence varies with ethnicity, because Asians are affected 1 in 500 while African Americans are affected 1 in 2,000.

For parents without condition who have a child with cleft lip and cleft palate, the probability of having a second affected child is 2.7% if the first child has a unilateral cleft (one-sided) and 5.4% if the first child has a bilateral cleft (on both sides). For parents without condition with two children with cleft lip and cleft palate, the risk of a subsequent pregnancy resulting with condition is 10%. In the case of a parent with condition of cleft lip and palate already have an affected child, the risk of having another trouble lip and cleft palate is 14%.

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Hand Surgery

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The trigger finger or tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the tendon. Initially it can cause pain and can feel a nodule or lump in the palm .

The flexor tendons are the terminal extension of the forearm muscles . Tendons enter the hand using the wrist and insert into the finger bones to produce flexion or bending . Tendons glide smoothly in narrow tunnels called sheaves.

Over time the tendons can develop a discrete nodule or swelling. The smooth sliding tendon is interrupted when passing through the narrower portions of the tunnel. The narrow portions correspond to the pulleys.

Patients may describe a finger trapment associated with pain. Over time, trapping can become so severe that the use of the other hand is needed to release the trapped finger.

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The carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that can occur when the median nerve, the most sensitive supplier of the hand and fingers, is compressed in the carpal tunnel.

The carpal tunnel consists of eight carpal bones and the transverse carpal ligament. This tunnel acts as a passage through which the median nerve pass nine tendons from the wrist to reach the hand. Median nerve compression occurs by a decrease in space inside the tunnel, it can be caused by conditions such as tissue swelling, fluid retention, presence of a cyst, an abnormal structure or other conditions.

Among the symptoms you can feel your hand numb. Usually the index finger and the middle are the most affected, but the feeling can occur throughout the hand. If your symptoms are just beginning, you can wake up at night feeling numbness or pain, which improves when you shake your hand.

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Quervain 's disease is an inflammation of the tendons that travel in the radial side of the wrist.

Pain is the major symptom of Quervain tendonitis and may be associated with specific movements or actions performed by the hand. Activities that require a grip or a fair grip can cause exquisite pain . Opening a door or a jar, starting a car with the key can cause pain.

The swelling on the thumb side of the wrist can be seen and even some cysts may also feel or notice.

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Synovial cyst is a cystic mass from a synovial structure that is closely related to the joints of the wrist and hand, but can also appear in other joints and tendon sheaths of the body.

It is noteworthy that cysts on the back of the wrist come from the scapholunate joint and cysts and radial palmar surface of the wrist originate in the scapholunate-trapezial joint. This could suggest that the scaphoid subjected to shear stress to the ligaments, in some activities of the wrist.

It comes as a tumor with slow growth without local manifestations, which can evolve for several months without the patient refers other deterioration disgust by the deformity itself. According to their frequency of occurrence, synovial cysts of the wrist (74% of cases), with between one to three centimeters in diameter; at some point in their growth may occur wrist pain, sometimes radiating to the forearm and elbow, with weakness in grip strength of the hand.


Non Invasive Procedures

You want to keep that youthful appearance of your face as much as you can but you noticed that some wrinkles begin to form around your eyes , between your eyebrows or through your forehead. Maybe you're not quite ready to have surgery but like many men are not ready to see older. That's where Botox or Dysport can help.

Both Botox and Dysport are very popular cosmetic injections and commonly chosen acting weakening the muscles that cause wrinkles prominent level between the eyebrows, forehead, lips , eyes "crow's feet " and neck.

The results usually last three to four months. To maintain the results would need to repeat the treatment as recourse muscle contraction.

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