Definitions

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  • adj. Being medical treatment that does not involve surgery, such as use of drugs or physical therapy.

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  • adj. not surgical

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Examples

  • Microcurrent is unique in its ability to improve the muscles of the face to create a more youthful and toned appearance through a process that has come to be known as a nonsurgical face-lift.

    Forever Young

  • Specialists who did nonsurgical procedures, such as dermatologists, did the best, averaging $214, and $193 for radiologists.

    Physician Panel Prescribes the Fees Paid by Medicare

  • But when it is so excessive that it harms a person's quality of life, physicians say a number of nonsurgical treatments reduce sweating.

    Ways to Deal With a Sticky Underarm Situation

  • While some nonsurgical options, such as Botox, are aimed at people with hyperhidrosis, some doctors say they are safe enough to use in people with normal sweating.

    Ways to Deal With a Sticky Underarm Situation

  • The victim thereupon agreed to the nonsurgical alternative and consented to intercourse with the mysterious donor, believing “it was the only choice I had.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Financial Crisis and Causation

  • The latter, nonsurgical procedure would only cost $4,500.

    Matthew Yglesias » Financial Crisis and Causation

  • Elective cosmetic procedures among patients age 65 and older, both surgical and nonsurgical, rose 29% from 2005 to 2010, to more than 680,000, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

    A Nip and a Tuck

  • In 2010, nonsurgical techniques, led by injections of Botox and other wrinkle-smoothing substances, accounted for 88% of the cosmetic procedures performed on patients age 65 and older, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

    A Nip and a Tuck

  • The impactATMayer is not the first scientist to develop nonsurgical sterilizing drugs for animals, and shelters will have more options once the technologies are determined to be effective and safe.

    Drug may revolutionize control of dog overpopulation

  • Dr. Nancy Bradley, director of medical services with the Arizona Humane Society, said previous nonsurgical sterilization products have had mixed success.

    Drug may revolutionize control of dog overpopulation

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