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augmentation

The difference at a particular time between the topocentric and geocentric semidiameter of a celestial body. See also diurnal libration.

augmentation

[‚ȯg·mən′tā·shən]
(astronomy)
The apparent increase in the semidiameter of a celestial body, as observed from the earth, as the body's altitude (angular distance above the horizon) increases, due to the reduced distance from the observer; used principally in reference to the moon.
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How Dual Plane Implant Placement Works During a dual plane breast augmentation, the pectoralis major muscle is released on two planes.
Breast shape before augmentation: Any pre-existing breast asymmetry must also be taken into account; patients commonly need a different sized implant for each side to improve symmetry during breast augmentation.
Here is a discussion of the factors each group of women should consider when planning a breast augmentation :
J cultivated his appreciation for cutting-edge technologies and his strong artistic sense - hallmarks of his exceptional breast augmentation and other cosmetic surgery treatments today.
The FDA's approval of INAMED([R]) Silicone-Filled Breast Implants follows its review of, among other data, four-year data from 715 women involved in the company's Core Clinical Study, which is an ongoing, 10-year prospective, multi-center safety study of women who have undergone breast augmentation, reconstruction or revision surgery.
The recent evidence of increased heterogenus appeal and well-accepted high monetary valuation of the Cold-Subfascial Breast Augmentation has stimulated interest in increased public exposure.
A skilled plastic surgeon with years of experience in breast augmentation can discuss how anatomical factors and surgical techniques affect the creation of cleavage; this will give each woman a realistic expectation of what can be accomplished through the breast augmentation procedure.
Mentor Corporation (NYSE:MNT), a leading supplier of medical products in the United States and internationally, today announced that it has been granted medical device licences with terms and conditions from the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) of Health Canada to begin marketing and selling its round and contour MemoryGel(TM) breast implants in Canada for use in augmentation, reconstruction and revision procedures.
The vast majority of breast augmentation is done for women seeking to cosmetically enhance their appearance, but the procedure can be an important part of treatment for women with congenital conditions in which the breasts are undeveloped or extremely uneven to the point of disfigurement," said R.
BoneGen-TR is a clinically safe, nano-composite, time release calcium sulfate product used for bone regeneration, augmentation, and as a soft tissue barrier in Implantology, Periodontology, Endodontics and Oral Surgery, which are part of the broad bone augmentation market that is estimated at $1 billion annually by Datamonitor.
The fact of the matter is that not all doctors performing breast augmentation and butt lift surgery are working at exactly the same level of proficiency.
W2: Augmentation of 63KVA to 100KVA Substation along with IIT/lT network at Shamasabad (Asian Hohalla Nai Basti.