7 Types of Non-Surgical Nose Job Procedures

 

A beautiful happy woman pointing at her nicely shaped nose after non-surgical nose job procedure.

Rhinoplasty, or the “nose job,” has been one of the most-requested facial plastic surgeries for decades. The central position of the nose makes it very visible and it can impact the balance and harmony of the facial features. Some people may be hesitant to have plastic surgery to reshape their nose, but there is another,…

What Is Double Eyelid Surgery?

 

A cheerful beautiful Asian woman pointing at her eyelid.

The upper eyelid has an important effect on the appearance of the eyes. When it is firm and defined, it can enhance a wider eye. If the skin is looser or the eyelid droops, it can make the eyes smaller. In some people of Asian descent, the upper eyelid may be a single eyelid with…

Does Coffee Stunt Your Growth?

 

An adolescent girl with a mug of coffee.

Were you told as a child or young adult not to drink coffee because it would stunt your growth? There are many different opinions about coffee and its effect on different types of growth, so it can be difficult to know what is fact and what is fiction. Does coffee stunt the growth of your…

Benefits of Inspire Sleep Apnea Treatment

 

An annoyed woman covering her ears with a pillow due to her partner's snoring caused by sleep apnea.

It is estimated that up to 20% of adults in the US suffer from sleep apnea. Not only does obstructive sleep apnea interrupt breathing and disrupt sleep, but it can put you at higher risk for other serious health problems. Snoring and fatigue symptoms are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to…

Allergic Shiners – Causes and Treatments

 

Face of a woman suffering from allergic shiners

Do you have dark circles, puffiness or bruising under your eyes? Allergies and lifestyle factors can cause dark shadows under your eyes that make you appear tired or injured. This unfortunate eye symptom of allergies and your lifestyle are referred to as “allergic shiners” due to their resemblance to a black eye, or “shiner.” This…

What Is the PRP Hair Treatment Success Rate?

 

A man with dark hair and beard receiving PRP treatment for hair loss.

Are you experiencing receding or thinning hair? One of the innovative and cutting-edge hair loss treatments is the use of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP. If you are considering hair loss treatments, you want to choose a procedure that will obtain the results you desire. If you are wondering about the PRP hair treatment success rate,…

Is Hernia Treatment Without Surgery Possible?

 

Woman with hernia touching her abdomen.

Hernias occur when tissue inside the abdominal cavity pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal wall. There are different types of hernias, depending on where the protrusion occurs and other factors. Severe hernias can cause serious health risks, even death, and require surgery to repair the weak spot in the abdomen. But many patients…

Does Acne Go Away as You Get Older?

 

A concerned young Asian woman checking her facial skin in a mirror.

Everyone knows that teenagers are prone to pimples or acne. The changes in hormones and a variety of other factors can bring on acne breakouts in teens. Most teens experience acne, but many also continue to have acne into adulthood. At what age does acne go away and how long does it take for acne…

Effects of Mouth Breathing: Face, Dental and Health Consequences

 

Man sleeping with his mouth open.

Most people take breathing for granted. It is automatic – breathing is controlled involuntarily by the brain stem, but it can also be controlled by voluntary muscle function. Breathing is essential, but how you breathe can impact your health. Nasal breathing is the ideal way to inhale and exhale, but some people breathe through their…

What is Interventional Pain Management?

 

Interventional pain management for chronic and acute pain conditions.

Many people live with acute and chronic pain from injuries, disease and degenerative conditions. While narcotics and certain types of medications can mask the pain, they do not address the source of the pain. One of the options in controlling pain from its source is interventional pain management, which uses a wide variety of treatment…