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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 fac... 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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Hernia surgery is done by cutting the inner lining of the abdomen to expose the weakness in the abdominal wall, which is patched with a surgical mesh to reinforce it, according to Cleveland Clinic. This procedure is done... More »

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It is possible to stop post-surgery bleeding by giving the patient blood components to help the blood clot, such as plasma, clotting factors or plasma, says Drugs.com. Bleeding is also stopped through antifibrinolytic dr... More »

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Achalasia surgery is a medical procedure performed to weaken the muscular pressure exerted on the lower esophageal sphincter, or LES, to provide symptomatic relief to patients. A surgical technique, known as the Heller m... More »

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Thoracic surgery is any type of surgery that is performed on organs and tissues located within the chest cavity, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. It lists thoracic surgeries as procedures to treat heart disease, lung... More »

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