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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health

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 » Health
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A thyroid surgery begins with the insertion of an endotracheal tube and the administration of anesthesia. An incision is then made into the thyroid, and the final determination of how much should be removed is establishe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

After thyroid surgery, a patient can expect to have a raspy, weak voice and experience some degree of neck pain, according to Mayo Clinic. The drain attached below the neck incision is typically removed the day after sur... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Laparoscopic hernia surgery is like other laparoscopic procedures, where the surgeon gives general anesthesia to the patient and makes a tiny incision in or below the navel, according to WebMD. The surgeon enlarges the a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases