Notes from Dr. Allan

Don’t Boil Your Child

December 20, 2013
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. Children like baths. They associate the bath tub with fun, suds, and rubber ducky, even if mom or dad washes behind the ears. Because they enjoy bath time, a child will frequently crawl into the bath…

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A Tight Fit

December 18, 2013
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. The wrist is the joint between the forearm and the hand. It is also a bottleneck through which pass nine tendons that move the fingers, and the principle sensory nerve of the hand. This narrow channel…

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A Limit To Fat Transfer

December 16, 2013
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. Many women wish they could transfer an abundance of fat located in their thighs and hips to their underdeveloped chests. In one procedure, called autologous fat transplantation, this feat is actually accomplished using the fat-removal technique…

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An Eye-Opener

December 16, 2013
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by Daniel Allan, M.D. Cosmetic upper eyelid surgery (upper lid blepharoplasty) is meant to remove loose skin, stretched muscle, and excess fat from the upper eyelid. The tendency toward drooping upper lids may be an inherited characteristic, in which case…

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Sobering Statistics

November 4, 2013
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By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Sobering Statistics A glass of grog, eggnog, or other alcoholic drink is frequently part of the holiday festivities. While knocking back a tall one it may be healthy to be aware of the cost of alcohol…

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A New Face on Things

October 8, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. A New Face on Things Patients with discolored, finely wrinkled or scarred skin can take advantage of the skin’s considerable ability to rejuvenate itself. By peeling or sanding away the unattractive top layer…

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Your Never too Young for Skin Cancer

September 16, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Your Never too Young for Skin Cancer A disturbing trend is that physicians are seeing skin caner in younger patients. Traditionally, skin caner has been a geriatric disease. In the last decade, however,…

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Dress for Skin Cancer Prevention

August 19, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Dress for Skin Cancer Prevention One of the latest fashion trends is a line of clothing that, according to the advertising, decreases the wearer’s risk of skin cancer. It does this by screening…

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New Wrinkles in Wrinkles

July 22, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. New Wrinkles in Wrinkles Our skin is a barrier between our bodies and the outside world. Like the walls of a house, or a fence around the yard, our skin shows signs of…

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Penile Enlargement – A New Growth Industry

July 15, 2013
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Plastic Surgery Today By: Daniel Allan, M.D. Penile Enlargement – A New Growth Industry Several Years ago, I recieved a phone call from a public relations type in Miami Beach, offering me the regional franchise for penis enlargement. I thought…

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