Is It Time for a Second Facelift?

 

Secondary Facelift

When a facelift is done correctly using the latest techniques, it can turn back time and make you look a decade younger or more. Facelifts are the most effective treatment for sagging skin and tissue in the lower face, neck and jowls, restoring a more youthful appearance. While a facelift turns back time, it does…

Advantages of Transmetatarsal Amputation

 

TMA

When there is poor circulation to the lower extremities, serious tissue damage can occur. Vascular conditions can lead to gangrene, infection, necrosis and other detrimental tissue problems in the foot. To protect the connected appendage and health of the patient, foot or partial leg amputation can be required. One option can be transmetatarsal amputation (TMA),…

5 Reasons Winter is the Best Time to Have Liposuction

 

Winter Lipo

Have you been contemplating liposuction to finally reduce that belly or slim those thighs? Targeting problem areas that are resistant to fat loss with liposuction can be rewarding, giving you more confidence in your appearance. However, liposuction is plastic surgery and does require time to heal and recover. If you want to undergo this procedure,…

Common Symptoms of IBS

 

IBD

Close to 10% of the population suffers from irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. This digestive disorder can be uncomfortable and inconvenient, impacting how efficiently food is processed and eliminated from the body. IBS is not the same for everyone, but there are some common symptoms. Here are the most common symptoms associated with IBS: Painful,…

How Common Is Gluten Sensitivity?

 

There has been extensive media coverage of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. Gluten-free foods are more readily available, with many alternatives to eating wheat products. Many people have joined the gluten-free lifestyle, but how many people are actually gluten sensitive or have other wheat-triggered illnesses? According to a study performed in Italy, a large amount…

Conservative Treatment Options for Joint Pain

 

Joint Pain

Joint pain is a common problem for people of all ages. Sport injuries, aging, arthritis and trauma can all cause joint problems that can limit mobility and cause a significant amount of pain. Knee, shoulder, hip and ankle joint pain are common, impacting the quality of life of those with these joint issues. While there…

Should My Teen Wait to Have Rhinoplasty?

 

Teen Rhinoplasty

The nose is the focal point of the face, impacting the balance and aesthetics. A misshaped, large or oddly formed nose can be distracting, and for some, it can result in lower self-confidence. This can be especially true for teenagers. While rhinoplasty can reshape the nose to better fit the face, it is a significant,…

Laser Therapy for Vascular Birthmarks

 

Birthmark Removal

Many vascular birthmarks are located on the head, neck and upper body, making them very noticeable. For those that do not fade in early childhood, laser therapy can be an option to reduce the appearance of these red, blue or purple birthmarks. Both pulsed-dye lasers and YAG lasers can be used, depending on the type…

Importance of Physical Therapy After Orthopedic Surgery

 

Whenever surgery is needed to repair an orthopedic injury, there is recovery and rehabilitation needed after the procedure. Whether it is broken bone, spine surgery or joint repairs, there is always a rehabilitation process to restore mobility. Orthopedic surgery is only the first step to recovering from an injury; physical therapy is a key component…

Three-in-One Procedure for Youthful Eyes

 

Eye Treatment

The skin around the eyes is one of the first areas to show the signs of age. Your eye muscles move constantly, squinting and blinking, contributing to lines and wrinkles. This delicate skin loses elasticity, causing sagging, drooping and bags. To rejuvenate the skin around the eyes, you need more than just one cosmetic treatment.…