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 »

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 »

Urban Legends II: Fiction as Truth

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Approximately 3 years ago I mentioned how a "general knowledge"  erroneous statement about breast implants pervaded the Internet. This urban legend that implants need to be exchanged after 10 years just will not go away, no matter how many facts and the truth are published.Perhaps the origin of this misinformation stems from several clinical... Read more »

SkinTyte

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New technology from Sciton makes skin tightening possible. Of course it does not take the place of a face, neck lift or a tummy tuck but it does work for early loose skin. The treatment is derived from thermolysis which heats up the dermal skin while cooling the surface. This... Read more »

Combination Procedures

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There are several occasions where surgeries can be combined under one procedure. The opportunity to do this depends on length of the overall OR time, health of the patient and anatomical proximity of the areas to be operated upon. Of equal importance is the infection category of the wounds created... Read more »