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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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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 »

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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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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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Transurethral resection of the prostate, or TURP, is a surgical procedure done to relieve certain urinary symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia, an enlarged prostate. According to Mayo Clinic, the surgery is pe... More »

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