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May
2001

Q&A: Would LASIK eye surgery be able to produce better results than RK surgery?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, I am considering going for a Lasik consultation to see if I would be a candidate for the surgery. I was evaluated for RK 5 years ago and was told that I could have the surgery, but that I would still ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Should I see a urologist if I have a bulge in one testicle?

SCOTT ROSEFF, MD, FACOG, Director Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a 21 year old male. About a year ago I noticed a bulge in the left part of my scrotum. It is painless. I suspect it is a varicocele becuse the left side of my scrotum feels like a "bag of worms" ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: What should I do about three warts on my eyelid and below my eye to reduce any scaring?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a birth mark under my eye. It looks like two small scars. About 10 years ago, the upper one began to grow. A dermatologist froze off a portion of it, but that was all he did. I was told that it ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Am I too young at the age of 15 to get a nose job and correct a deviated septum?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com Hey there I'm a 15 year old guy and i got a nose with a deviated septum. I'm planning to get a nose job this summer vacations, but i have a concern. This doctor, who is a very experienced person ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: What can I do to remove excess skin and stretch marks from childbirth?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm looking into lipusuction for my abdominal area. I've had 3 children, and while I'm back to 125 pounds, my excess skin and stretch marks are as unattractive as a huge pimple on my nose. ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: How safe is breast surgery and what are the methods and materials used?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com HOW SAVE IS BREAST SURGERY? WHAT ARE THE METHODS AND WHAT IS BEING USED? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: I am a 21 year old African American women who has abnormal growth of facial hair. What can I do?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a 21 year old African American women who as of late has had abnormal growth of facial hair. At first I thought that I might have polycystic ovaries or it could be attributed to the 85 lbs I have ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Can I have freckles removed by a laser procedure and will they return?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have freckles that I would like to have removed. Is lasering my best bet? Once lasered are they gone for good? Is this an expensive procedure? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Could I be a candidate for breast reduction surgery based in 38D size, very different sized areola, and pain in my back and shoulder?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I currently live overseas and I am thinking about getting a breast reduction when I return to the U.S. The reason for this is I am only 21 and am a size 38d maybe a little bigger. My breasts are quite ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Can I continue to wear colored contact lenses without a prescription after I have LASIK eye surgery?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I wear colored contacts. I always have. If I have lasic eye surgery, can I still wear my colored contacts? Without prescription lenses, of course. View full question & answer >>