Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a type of weight-loss surgery. Weight-loss surgery is also called bariatric surgery. It’s often done as a laparoscopic surgery, with small incisions in the abdomen.
Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure in which fat is sucked out of the body. It helps reshape areas of the body that are out of proportion to the rest of the body.
Endovenous laser varicose vein surgery is a procedure that uses heat from a laser to reduce varicose veins. Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins that often happen on the thighs or calves. A laser is a device that sends a thin beam of radiation in the form of light.
Rhinoplasty is surgery to change the size or shape of your nose. It is also called a nose job. This procedure is usually used to make the nose smaller or to narrow it. But it can also make the nose larger.
Magnetic resonance angiography or MRA is a type of imaging test that allows a healthcare provider to look at the body’s blood vessels.
CT angiography is a type of medical test that combines a CT scan with an injection of a special dye to produce pictures of blood vessels and tissues in a part of your body.
Breast augmentation surgery increases the size or the fullness of the breasts using sacs filled with fluid or gel. These sacs are called breast implants.
Vasectomy is surgery a man may choose if he doesn’t want to father any more children. It is permanent male birth control.
Hemorrhoids and varicose veins might seem to be two different, unrelated problems, but they are actually quite similar. And, many women, especially those in the third trimester of pregnancy, have them.
A robotic hysterectomy allows the surgeon to perform the procedure via a computer using laparoscopic tools to remove the uterus.