When it comes to food, many of us pick apart the product labels to make sure that we aren’t putting anything bad into our bodies. It’s time that we start handling the labels on the backs of skin care products this same way. Trying to make sense of the labels on the back of skin …Read More
Beth Collins, M.D.
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Monthly Archives: June 2017
Cutting-edge detection and treatment options have made breast cancer a lesser threat. But beating cancer is only half the battle. Breast reconstruction is the next step in recovery for most women. The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 has made is possible for many women to gain access to affordable or fully-covered reconstruction …Read More
A chemical peel, also known as derma peeling and chemexfoliation, is a way to make the signs of aging go away. These signs include wrinkles, liver spots, age spots, and worn-down patches of rough skin. During the derma peeling procedure, the patient may feel a temporary stinging and a warm or cool sensation. These feelings …Read More
The body-contouring procedure known as liposuction can help you lose stubborn fat from numerous areas of your body. During your liposuction recovery period, it will be vital to follow your doctor’s post-operative care instructions. Along with a reduction in volume of a target area, liposuction creates a degree of bruising and swelling. Six weeks of …Read More
Your skin is one of the most robust parts of your body. It protects you, keeps nutrients inside of your body and completes your beautiful appearance. The problem is that skin does degenerate as it grows older. While it may still be able to perform most of its functions without problem, this can lead to …Read More
A recent survey compiled by the American College of Surgeons and the American Cancer Society of 396,434 post mastectomy patients has shown that the rates of immediate or early breast reconstruction surgery have seen a considerable increase over the past several years.Twenty-three percent of women in 2007 elected to have immediate or early reconstructive surgery, …Read More
While diet and exercise are helpful tools in the fight against excess body fat, sometimes they just aren’t enough. The lipoplasty procedure can go the extra mile, removing fat cells directly to reduce regions of the body in volume. During lipoplasty, small incisions are created in the areas targeted for fat removal. These incisions allow …Read More
For teens in school, bullying has always been a problem. More and more students, parents and organizations are turning to cosmetic procedures to combat the bullies. The story of Nadia Isle, 14, a Georgian teen who underwent chin augmentation, rhinoplasty, and ear pinning procedures to stop her harassment, has sparked a debate. Nadia’s story garnered …Read More
Medical tourism is based on the idea that cosmetic surgery, or some other medical procedure, can be obtained inexpensively overseas.Unfortunately, some doctors that cater to tourists are less scrupulous than those in the United States. This can leave patients with complications like infection, hematoma, and other medical issues that must be surgically repaired upon their …Read More