Preventing Post-Operative “Blood Clots”

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The general public knows pulmonary emboli as "blood clots to the lungs". This rare occurrence starts with venous blood clotting in the legs or pelvic region. The clotted blood then can travel to the lungs where it can affect a significant portion of the lungs ability to oxygenate the body. There are... Read more »

The Boardroom Look: A Quick Neck Lift for Men and Women

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As a follow up to the  recent tummy tuck post, another procedure that is not limited to women is the neck lift. The discussion is about the various methods to improve the neck other than the traditional surgical method associated with a face lift. The clean, well-defined, almost chiseled, neck/chin profile is sought after in the boardroom... Read more »

Who’s Afraid of Anesthesia?

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Most in-depth surgical procedures require some form of anesthetic for comfort and patient relaxation so that the surgeon can concentrate on the work at hand. The recent interest in "natural" processes has given the public a false sense that "sedation" anesthesia is more conducive to the normal state of being and... Read more »

Laser Resurfacing Revisited

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One of the most important and effective adjuvant treatments available for enhancing facial aesthetic surgery has over the past several years received a "bum rap"! Ablative facial resurfacing has fallen out of favor despite its obvious success in smoothing out the skin because of its initial applications. The procedure would laser... Read more »