Who is a Good Candidate for Otoplasty?

 

Ear Surgery

Plastic ear surgery or otoplasty is used to change the shape, size or position of the ears. The ears are an important feature that affect the appearance of the face – otoplasty can help balance the look of the ears with the rest of the head and facial features. Otoplasty can be performed once the…

Non-Surgical Options for Treating Eye Bags

 

Eye Treatment

Dark circles or bags under the eyes indicate fatigue. This can occur at any age when you do not get enough sleep or rest. Unfortunately, aging can create eye bags and contours under the eyes that never go away, making you look tired even when you feel energetic. While lower eyelid surgery can help with…

When Should You Have a Mole Check?

 

Mole Checks

Everyone can have moles on their body, from tiny moles that look like freckles to larger, raised moles. While these are normal skin formations, when they change in shape, size or color, they can be signs of skin cancer. Mole checks are important for everyone, especially those 30-years of age of older. Moles checks can…

When to See a OB/GYN for Menopause Management

 

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All women will eventually stop experiencing their menstrual cycles. When periods cease completely for a year, this is menopause. However, it is not as simple as suddenly no longer having periods. There are phases before and after menopause, with many changes to the body. Every woman experiences the phases of menopause differently. Menopause management with…

How Do Hyaluronic Acid Facial Fillers Work?

 

Facial Fillers

Unless you have been living off-grid for the last few years, you probably have heard of facial fillers. With a quick facial filler treatment, lips can look fuller, wrinkles and lines can be erased and the face can appear more youthful. The most popular agent used in facial fillers is hyaluronic acid, a natural occurring…

5 Myths About Warts

 

Dermatology

From thumbs to toes and everything in between, warts can show up on the body and be a nuisance. Unattractive and sometimes painful, most people with warts would like them gone once they appear. However, if your grandmother told you to rub a raw potato on your wart to make it go away, or you…

Common Types of Aortic Conditions

 

Vascular System

Starting at the left ventricle of the heart, the aorta is the largest artery in the body. It supplies the body with oxygenated blood, making it vital to sustaining life. The aorta has four components that deliver blood to different areas, including the ascending aorta, the thoracic aorta, the descending thoracic aorta and the abdominal…

Improve Your Smile with a Lip Lift

 

Lip Lift

It is not just the dentist that can help create a beautiful smile. Your lips have a big impact on your smile and mouth appearance. If your upper teeth are hidden when you smile, you have a thin upper lip or the space between your lip and nose is too long, it can affect the…

Benefits of Adding an ND to Your Health Care Team

 

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For overall wellness, you may have many doctors as part of your health care team. You most likely have a primary physician and dentist; women are likely to have an OB/GYN for reproductive health. You may also have a dermatologist or other type of specialist. Another medical professional you should add is a naturopathic doctor…

Non-Surgical Treatment for a Meniscus Tear

 

Knee Pain

The meniscus is a layer of cartilage in the knee that protects the shinbone from rubbing against the thighbone. When a severe twist of the knee occurs, this layer of cartilage can tear. A meniscus tear can result in inflammation, pain, stiffness and difficult extending the knee. While rest, ice and physical therapy can relieve…