Questions tagged [surgery]

The treatment of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation, esp. with instruments.

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Strapping a reduced hernia

On the embarrassing bodies TV show I have noticed that hernias seem to be very simple to fix if deal with early on. Would it be safe to reduce it by gently easing it back in behind the mussel, then ...
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Outcomes and risks of LASIK surgery

If an individual with poor eyesight undergoes LASIK surgery, will it return the sight exactly to normal? What are the risks of the procedure? Are there any side effects or complications to be ...
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How does LASIK (laser eye surgery) work?

LASIK, or laser eye surgery, is a surgery which reshapes the cornea to correct sight problems (e.g. short sighted, long sighted, astigmatism). Why can laser (which is simply light) reshape the ...

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