Mohs Surgery – An Effective Skin Cancer Treatment

 

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Basil cell and squamous cell carcinoma are two of the most common skin cancers that dermatologists see if their practices on a daily basis.  In most cases these cancers are the result of excessive exposure to sun, resulting in an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the skin’s upper layers.  Basal cell carcinoma is the…

Treatment For Facial Paralysis

 

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Facial paralysis is a disorder that is caused by damage to the facial nerve and leads to a distortion of the face and an unbalanced facial expression.  In addition, it can cause other functional problems including the loss of muscle movement in the cheek and lips leading to speech problems, as well as the person’s…

Plastic Surgery for Men

 

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As one might expect, plastic surgery for men has grown in popularity in recent years due to several factors, including the fact that men want to look good as they age.  In many cases, men are working longer and are competing with younger men for a variety of jobs.  While they exercise and generally feel…

Tattoo Removal Options

 

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Well that tattoo that you thought was a great idea a few years ago now one of the biggest regrets of your life!  The reason for the regret for the tattoo varies from person to person, but common reasons include the size and placement of the tattoo, as well as the quality of the tattoo. …

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

 

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The most important thing for any patient recovering from an injury or surgery is proper rehabilitation.   One of the most effective rehabilitation techniques is the use of aquatic therapy.  While the results are patient specific, the benefits of aquatic rehabilitation include reduction of pain, improved range of motion, reduction of muscle spasms, improved muscle tone, improved…

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

 

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When people hear anyone mention an upcoming back surgery, they most often hear reactions such as – “Oh goodness, that sounds serious.” “How long will it take to recover?” “Is it worth the risk?” Most people associate back surgery with hours of surgery, long scars, and a difficult recovery. Any type of back surgery is…

Failed Back Surgery Options

 

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Failed back surgery syndrome is characterized by persistent pain following back surgeries.  Also referred to as post laminectomy syndrome, symptoms of a failed back surgery include dull, aching back pain, shooting or radiating pain originating in the back or spinal area, or persistent sharp pain in the back or in the legs.   Back surgeries are almost…

Avoid Too Many Surgeries

 

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When it comes down to it, your face is the most personal part about you. Your face is what people picture when they think of you. A skilled cosmetic surgeon can help you retain a youthful, attractive appearance through a variety of techniques and procedures ranging from injectable facial fillers to laser skin therapy to cosmetic…

When a C-Section is Necessary

 

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In the United States, about 30 percent of all babies are delivered by cesarean. For a while during the late 1990s and early 2000s, cesarean births were on the rise – thanks in part to Hollywood’s endorsement of “tummy tucks” with a C-section. But today, cesarean births are performed out of necessity instead of preference.…

Benefits of Breastfeeding

 

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When it comes to being pregnant, women receive an overwhelming number of “tips” for how to eat, limit weight gain, and enjoy pregnancy. There are thousands of pieces of advice and an array of options. But when it comes to feeding your baby after you’ve given birth there are only two options available: breastfeeding and…