Breast Cyst Aspirations

 

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In many cases when a mammogram, physical examination or other diagnostic tool detects a lump in a woman’s breast, the patient’s doctor will order the lump to be aspirated to determine if the lump is a cyst or another type of growth.  Lumps that are “cystic” contain fluid, which when removed during the aspiration procedure,…

Ultrasound Breast Biopsy

 

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In many cases when a mammogram or other diagnostic tool detects an abnormal area in a woman’s breast, the patient’s doctor will order a biopsy of the suspicious area to determine if the nature of the abnormal growth.  As many of today’s diagnostic tools are able to detect growths much earlier than before, often these…

Sun Spots Skin Treatment

 

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One of the things that many people experience, after many years of over exposure to the sun, is sun spots, which are also known as actinic keratoses.  The characteristics of sunspots include dry reddish brown bumps on the skin, as well an uneven skin color.  Sun spots are caused by the excessive exposure to UV…

Psoriasis Treatment

 

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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that impacts the quality of life for thousands of people with the condition.   Common symptoms include patches of inflammation, which are usually red and are covered with silvery scales.  In most people, the impacted areas usually occur on the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp, although in some cases…

Tumescent Liposuction

 

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Liposuction is a very common cosmetic surgical procedure used to remove unwanted fat and sculpt the body of the patient.  In general, there are two types of liposuction available, the first is traditional liposuction, where the patient is under a general anesthetic and he second is tumescent liposuction or liposculpture, where the procedure is done…

Botox Treatment

 

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Although aging is a fact of life there are a number of methods to combat the noticeable effects of aging on the face.  These methods include a number of plastic surgery procedures that target either the entire face or neck, as well as other procedures that address the mouth, eye area, lips and the brow. …

Spider Vein Treatment

 

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Many people suffer from spider veins, which are dilated skin capillaries.  While not harmful, they can be unattractive and can impact people’s quality of life.  In many cases people with spider veins are self conscious of them and will alter the clothing that they wear in order to cover them.  Most cases of spider veins…

Laser Hair Removal

 

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Men and women alike have unwanted body hair that they would like to have removed from various parts of their bodies.  While there are a number of over the counter products available that will remove unwanted hair on the face, underarms, bikini area, legs arms and back, the hair ultimately grows back as these products…

Spinal Revision Surgery

 

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Occasionally patients that have previously undergone previous neck or back surgery will suffer from “Failed Back Surgery Syndrome” or FBSS, as it is also known as.  The symptoms of the condition include persistent pain after the original surgery has been completed.  In many cases the pain s not the result of an error or a…

Lumbar Sympathetic Block

 

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Lumber sympathetic blocks are local anesthetic injections into a patient’s sympathetic nerves to reduce pain, swelling, color, sweating and other unusual changes in a patient’s leg to improve mobility.  The sympathetic nerves control basic functions, however they can also pain information from the peripheral tissues back to the patient’s spinal cord.  In many cases, the…