Nasal Turbinates: how they cause obstructed breathing.

Nasal Turbinates can impair your breathing When patients notice difficulty breathing through their nose, there may be any one of a number of problems occurring. This may include: 1) Nasal allergies 2) Deviated Septum 3) Collapse from previous surgery or trauma (internal valve collapse) 4) Nasal Turbinate Enlargement Nasal allergies are most commonly treated with […]

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Abdominoplasty vs. Panniculectomy: What is the difference?

Abdominoplasty Details: Abdominoplasty (also known as a tummy tuck) is a procedure designed to improve the cosmetic appearance of the abdomen. Although an abdominoplasty needs to be tailored to each individual, in general this operation involves four major steps: 1) Removing excess abdominal skin and fat. 2) Tightening (also known as plicating) the abdominal wall […]

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Prophylactic Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction for BRCA 1 and BRCA 2

Prophylactic Mastectomy & Immediate Breast Reconstruction for BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 Genes Today, Angelina Jolie’s decision to go public with her choice to undergo bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and immediate implant-based reconstruction is shedding new light on patient’s healthcare choices in breast cancer therapy. For most women who will unfortunately develop breast cancer during their […]

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