When is Surgical Invention Needed for Hemangiomas?

 

Hemangioma Treatment

Many infants have hemangiomas that are noticeable at birth or shortly after. While most hemangiomas or vascular birthmarks either go away on their own or can be removed with non-invasive treatments, some require surgical invention. Knowing your options can help you determine whether your child may need surgery to remove their birthmark. Hemangiomas or birthmarks…

Top 5 Facial Plastic Surgeries

 

Cosmetic Surgery

Appearance matters. As much as many people want to pretend that it is only what is on the inside that counts, how a person looks affects how others perceive them as well as how they feel about themselves. Plastic surgery can be an option to alter appearance, especially for the face. In 2017, the American…

Treatments for Tennis or Golf Elbow

 

Tennos Elbow Treatment

Both tennis and golf elbow involve injuries to tendons that support the elbow joint. Named for common sports that can cause this type of tendon strain, tennis and golf elbow are usually caused by repeated motions involving the elbow. For tennis elbow, the tendons affected are on the outside of the elbow, while golf elbow…

Physical Therapy to Restore Hand Function

 

Dermatology

The function of the hand is impacted by many components in the shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist and hand. Often, functional issues occur in the hand even when the injury or damage is in one of these other areas. Physical therapy can be needed to restore mobility and strength to the hand, which is best completed…

Non-Invasive Treatment for Upper Eyelid Hollows

 

Facial Fillers

When the upper eyelids lose volume, they can appear to sink and create shadows around the eyes. Upper eyelid hollows can occur for various reasons. Poorly performed upper eyelid blepharoplasty can result in too much skin or tissue removed that can cause a sunken appearance; aging of the skin and tissue can result in depressed…

5 Bad Habits to Quit for Healthier Skin

 

Skin Care Habits

Glowing, healthy skin does not happen by accident, especially as you get older. The changes in the skin’s structure and exposure to the elements requires care to keep it healthy and attractive. It is not just how you care for your skin that matters – there are bad habits you should avoid. Here are five…

Winter Sclerotherapy for Spider Vein-Free Legs this Summer

 

Deep Vein Thrombosis

The dark blue or purple varicose or “spider” veins that appear on the lower legs are often not a welcomed occurrence. Years of spending time on your feet, aging, weight gain and other factors can contribute to the appearance of spider veins. While most varicose veins are not harmful, they can make your legs look…

Types of Hysterectomies

 

Types of Hysterectomies

A hysterectomy is a procedure used to remove the uterus. This may be recommended for several reasons, including menstrual problems, preventing pregnancy, cancer and pelvis pain. There are different types of hysterectomies and ways to perform the procedure, depending on the patient and the medical condition that is being treated. Total Hysterectomy In a total…

Are All Oral Birth Control Medications the Same?

 

The Pill

For decades, “the pill” has been one of the most popular birth control methods, but there are many different options when it comes to this type of contraceptive. Oral birth control pills use hormones to minimize the chance of getting pregnant, touting 99% effectiveness when used correctly. There are slight differences in pills to give…

5 Facial Blemishes Treated with Laser Therapy

 

Laser Skin Treatments

Using light energy to treat the skin has been evolving for decades. Now, more options are available to impact different layers of the skin, resulting in improved health and aesthetics for the face. Laser therapy can be used to help the skin rejuvenate and heal, reducing the appearance of many different blemishes. Here are five…