Most Common Birthmarks

 

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Birthmarks are very common. Most babies have some form of birthmark at birth or they become more noticeable over time. There is no way to prevent birthmarks while your child is developing. Is it necessary to address every birthmark? Of course not. Many are only cosmetic and will fade over time. But it’s important to…

Nonsurgical Facelift Options

 

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As we age, our skin changes. The youthful, bright skin on our faces begins to darken with sun exposure and wrinkle, and full cheeks begin to sag. Good genes and good skincare can definitely slow the process. Surgical facelifts are a popular option but not everyone wants to go under the knife to regain that…

What is Jumper’s Knee?

 

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A very common injury that athletes sustain is patellar tendonitis, or jumper’s knee. It starts as a pain in the knee that may only be during more intense workouts, but eventually it works into your everyday movements. It is important to listen to your body so that problems can be treated before they become worse.…

What is Gallstone Pancreatitis?

 

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It is important to listen to your body when you are feeling strange aches and pains as it is a warning signal that something isn’t working right. One of the most common examples of these temporary pains is related to Gallstone Pancreatitis. It is a very common problem that initially can be waved away as…

Is There a Difference in Male and Female Facelifts?

 

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Both men and women care about their appearance. While many people still think of plastic surgery as mostly for women, more and more men are choosing to use surgical options to improve their appearance. Looking younger has benefits for both genders, both personally and professionally. The facelift is one of the most popular procedures for…

What Is Asian or Double Lid Eye Surgery?

 

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One of the most common ethnic eyelid surgeries requested is the Asian or double lid eye surgery. Many people of Asian descent have upper eyelids that do not have a crease, making the lid look singular. Often the skin from the upper eyelid can sag over the top lashes, making the eye looking smaller and…

How Can You Protect Kidney Health?

 

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Kidney health is vital for a healthy, long life, yet not much emphasis is put on protecting the kidneys. These organs filter the blood, removing waste and regulating the composition of the blood. They also help manage blood pressure, red blood cells and bone strength through the hormones they produce. Vascular and heart health are…

The Importance of Preventative Cardiac Evaluation and Screening

 

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Heart health is a major concern to live a long, quality life. Stroke, heart attacks and other forms of cardiovascular disease can change your life, even prematurely cause death. Many cardiovascular problems can be prevented or treated successfully, especially when identified in the early stages. Preventive cardiac evaluations and screenings can help catch cardiovascular issues…

Treat Yourself to Youthful, Smooth Skin with a Chemical Peel

 

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Have you noticed your skin is not as smooth, evenly textured or toned as when you were younger? Age changes how your skin looks and feels, especially with sun exposure. Photoaging from sun exposure can cause the skin to change color and the texture can become drier and rougher. One option to restore smoother, evenly…

Advanced Options in Hair Loss Treatments

 

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Both men and women can suffer from reduction in self-confidence of their appearance when they experience hair loss. Whether it is thinning hair, or bald spots appearing, it can impact how a person feels about the way they look and decrease their self-esteem. Hair loss treatments have come a long way, from effective medications to…