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Ears cannot be made physically smaller without surgery. Ears are made from cartilage that alters with age and can actually become bigger the older a person becomes. Genetics also play a strong part in determining the sha... More »

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To make a person's nose smaller, she needs to undergo a rhinoplasty. A rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is done to change the shape of a person’s nose permanently and make the nose proportional to the face, expla... More »

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According to Time, "Cinderella surgery" involves amputating parts of the toes to shorten feet. CBS News points out that this is sometimes done for health reasons, such as constant foot pain or deformities. However, some ... More »

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Neck surgery for a C5-C6 condition is necessary when chronic pain does not respond to conservative treatments, Laser Spine Institute explains. Conservative treatments include pain medication, physical therapy, exercise a... More »

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An osseous surgery is a periodontic procedure that creates a shallower tooth pocket that discourages collection and growth of bacteria and is easier for the patient to keep clean, states Northeast Peridodontal Associates... More »

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Orthopedic surgery may consist of joint replacement; surgery of the hand, wrist, shoulder, elbow, foot or ankle; adult reconstruction; spine surgery; or musculoskeletal tumor surgery, according to the Stanford University... More »

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After back fusion surgery, there is typically a three-month recovery period, but long-term physical therapy exercise is recommended after the recovery period, according to Spine-Health. More »

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