Category Archive for "Uncategorized"

High-Brow Surgery

April 28, 2014
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As if sagging upper eyelids and bags under the eyes did not do enough to detract from a person’s appearance, loose and relaxed temples, forehead, and eyebrows contribute to the problem. To counter this sad and tired look, many elect…

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The Cost of Defensive Medicine

April 21, 2014
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What is defensive medicine? As in defensive driving, in which you treat every other vehicle as a potential accident, in defensive medicine the physician treats the patient not only as someone who is ill, but as a potential plaintiff. This…

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Seperating Fused Fingers

April 14, 2014
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The term “syndactyly” refers to a congenital defect of the hands which features two or more fingers fused together. Because this condition limits the use of the hand, plastic surgeons like to surgically repair the fingers when a child is…

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Ear Surgery

April 7, 2014
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Most often, the candidate for ear surgery is a young child who is ridiculed for having protruding ears. A child as young as age four may undergo the procedure known as otoplasty to correct the problem. When first performed over…

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Of Rabbits and Children

March 27, 2014
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Clefting of the upper lip with or a cleft of the palate is among the more common birth defects. It runs the gamet from a dimple in the upper lip seems like a trench extending through the lip, upper jaw…

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The Republic of OSHA

March 10, 2014
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No, this did not use to be part of the Soviet Union. OSHA is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a federal bureaucracy. For years it has kept itself busy with the laudible aim of improving safety in the workplace….

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Hollywood Repeats Life

March 3, 2014
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Remember the television program “The Coneheads” of a few years ago? Hollywood exaggerated it, but there really are children born with distinctly cone shaped skulls. In fact, this is only one of a variety of congenital deformities of the head….

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Removing Excess Baggage

February 24, 2014
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. If a patient has noticeably sagging bulges in the lower eyelids, lower eyelid surgery can bring dramatic improvement. Lower lid blepharoplasty involves the removal of bags under the eyes by removing excess fat. A small amount…

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The Reality Of Liposuction

February 17, 2014
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. Since it was first performed in the early 1980’s, most of the misconceptions surrounding liposuction have been dispelled. This procedure for suctioning away problem areas fat was once popularly thought to be a cure for obesity….

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Revising A Scar

February 10, 2014
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. In some cultures, body and facial scars are used for adornment or to denote social rank. However people in this culture who have scars as a result of burns, accidents, or surgery may wish to minimize…

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