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Pellevé Skin Tightening: Non-Invasive Immediate Results for a More Youthful You

By Casey Surgical Arts – Pellevé skin tightening is a highly effective, innovative non-invasive procedure for improving skin quality and wrinkles. Neither drugs nor anesthetics are required for the procedure, so there are minimal side effects and very little discomfort. Pellevé also has the fastest recovery time of any skin tightening procedure. What makes the Pellevé method so unique is …

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Swelling May Indicate An Overloaded Lymphatic System

By Alyssa Parker – Is Edema a Symptom of an Underlying Medical Condition? Does your edema start the day out as painless swelling that progresses throughout the day, leading to a sensation of heaviness in the limb, notably in hot weather or in the evening time? If so, your edema may be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Some …

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EYE ON HEALTH

Advanced Cataract Surgery: Premium Lens Options By: Alina Stanciu, MD, FAAO – Until recently, the only lens choice available for cataract surgery was a single-focus implant that helped you see distance. Now, advanced implant options are available that provide a wide range of vision correction and freedom from glasses. It is important to understand your options when planning cataract surgery. …

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Skin Cancer

By Janet Sperry, MD, Board Certified Radiation Oncologist – Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. In fact, over one million new cases are diagnosed per year. The main risk factor for developing skin cancer is cumulative lifetime sunshine exposure, especially exposure early in life. Individual risk factors include blonde or red hair, fair complexion, …

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Prostate Cancer Screening: The REAL Scoop!

By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening and PSA have received a great deal of press over the past couple of years, and it is time to set the record straight. Consistent with most years, in 2011 there were 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States and 33,720 U.S. men died of prostate cancer …

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Dental Prophylaxis and the Periodontal Maintenance Visit

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D.  – Dentists refer to a dental cleaning appointment as a “dental prophylaxis”. The main purpose of this visit is prevention of dental disease and patient education. This is likely the most important and valuable dental visit a patient may ever make to the dentist. A dental prophylaxis is done on patients that display gum pockets of …

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Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

By Myles Rubin Samotin, MD – Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle – To understand foot and ankle arthritis and how it affects us, we must first understand the basic anatomy of the foot and ankle.  Amazingly, the foot and ankle are comprised of 28 bones and 30 joints! However, arthritis mostly affects a few specific …

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Fat Is The New Cool!

Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery – So what is Coolsculpting? Coolsculpting is an FDA-approved noninvasive way to treat fat. There are no incisions, anesthesia, or medications required. How does it work? There is a medical entity called popsicle panniculitis that was first described in the 1970s where little children had popsicles placed in their mouths, but because they were so …

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Not Just A Swollen Limb

By Alyssa Parker – The field of medicine is growing rapidly as new treatments come into production. One of the most common misdiagnosed conditions is chronic swelling; edema. For those of you who experience swelling, or a feeling of heaviness, aching, or painful fluid retention in a limb on a daily basis, you should not overlook these symptoms as trivial. …

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LIVE BRIGHTLY… AND WASH THE DISHES!

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – A recent study by a neurology research group confirms the value of any and all types of physical activities to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. “Washing the dishes” was right up there at the top of the list, along with cooking, cleaning, walking, aerobics, and golfing (but without a cart!). The …

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