Symptoms of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

 

Stenosis

The spine is designed to protect the nerves and spinal cord, allowing a space under the vertebrae and discs for these delicate components of the nervous system. When this space narrows, the nerves can be impacted from pressure, which is referred to as spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis can occur in the cervical or neck area,…

Epicanthoplasty for Larger Eyes

 

Eyelid Surgery

There are many people, especially of Asian descent, that want larger, more open, eyes. In Asian countries, this specialized plastic surgery is common at plastic surgery clinics, but it can also be performed in the U.S. Referred to as epicanthoplasty or Asian eyelid surgery, this delicate procedure can create larger eyes for those that prefer…

What Are the Symptoms of Impetigo?

 

Impetigo

Impetigo is a common childhood contagious skin infection that causes sores to form on the skin. While anyone can be exposed to and contract impetigo, it is most commonly found in young children, usually ages 2-5. Knowing the cause and recognizing the symptoms can help parents ensure their children get treatment quickly and reduce the…

Revitalizing the Midface with Dermal Fillers

 

Dermal Fillers

As you age, the skin, tissue and fat layers on your face change. While the skin noticeably may form lines and wrinkles on the forehead, around the eyes or near the lips, the midface changes are deeper. The density of the cheek and jowls can have a profound effect on the youthfulness of the face,…

Does a Torn Ear Lobe Require Surgery?

 

Torn Ear Lobe

Ear lobes are often used as a decorative feature, adorning beautiful jewelry and enhancing appearance. However, when they become torn or disfigured, they can become a distraction and an embarrassment. Ear lobes, especially those that have been pierced, can be easily torn, creating a split lobe that is no longer attractive. When this occurs, a…

Pediatric Physical Therapy for Developmental Delay

 

Physical Therapy

Many children can experience developmental delays, including delays in cognitive, physical and movement development. For movement, balance and physical delays, physical therapy can be a beneficial treatment option. Pediatric physical therapists can provide exercises and therapies to help children achieve their physical milestones to increase their mobility and independence. Mobility development can be hindered in…

What You Need to Know About Leg Blood Clots

 

Blood Clot

Blood clots are thickened clumps of blood that can occur almost anywhere in the body in a vein or artery, but the most common place is in the legs. This is a natural occurrence – it can happen when you are injured or losing blood as a way to slow blood loss. These clots are…

In and Out Neck Lift Procedures

 

Neck Surgery

Does a slight double chin or a droopy jawline bother you every time you look in the mirror? The chin and neck area can have a dramatic impact on your appearance, affecting the definition of your jaw and profile. Neck lifts are used to remove excess fat and skin that can create a double chin…

Link Between Diet and Mental Health

 

Healthy Diet

Many people suffer from mental health issues, from depression and anxiety to fatigue, ADHD and lack of mental clarity. There are hundreds of pharmaceutical drugs that are prescribed for mental health issues, yet some of them can have worse side effects than the issue that they are designed to treat. In some cases, a simple…

Why Collagen Is Vital for Youthful-Looking Skin

 

Micro Needling

It is not a secret that skin changes as you get older. The changes are slow and subtle, but over the years the skin becomes thinner, less elastic, creating lines, wrinkles and a sagging appearance. Many of the aging effects are due to reduced collagen in the skin. The body produces less, and the skin…