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08/25/2017
Cosmetic Surgery

5 Surprising Things You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is, in fact, the most common type of cancer. More than one million people are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year. Unfortunately, it is also becoming more common among the younger population. Skin cancer is preventable in most cases, with a little foreknowledge and change of lifestyle. Here are five facts about skin cancer that you may find surprising. Accounts for Approximately 50% of All Cancers Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer among both men and women. Deadlier for Certain Ethnic Groups Skin

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02/12/2016
Dr. Wright

Studies Shows Association to Indoor Tanning and Melanoma to Younger People

It is understood that there is a definite link to higher rates of skin cancers due to the use of tanning beds. In fact, studies show that young women who use tanning beds experience six times higher risk of developing melanoma. Additional research is showing that melanoma is also rising among young men as well. A recent study published by the Journal of American Medical Association researched the association between melanoma rates and indoor tanning in both men and women younger than 50 years. Researchers studied a group of 681

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11/23/2015
Safety

New Study: Patients with Previous Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer May Lower Risks of Reoccurrence Through Oral Nicotinamide

A recent study found that nicotinamide (a form of Vitamin B3) shows to have some protective effects against non-melanoma skin cancers that are principally caused by UV (ultraviolet radiation). This study was the third phase of a randomized trial of nicotinamide for skin cancer chemoprevention. During this trial phase which was a double blind, randomized controlled trial, 386 participants were selected who had at least two non-melanoma skin cancers in the previous five years. These trial participants received either 500 mg of nicotinamide or a placebo twice a day for

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03/2/2015
Safety

Get The Weight-Loss Help You Need

Get The Weight-Loss Help You Need Long-term weight-loss can be a daunting topic for many people who feel like they’ve tried time and time again to shed the extra pounds once and for all but seem to keep finding themselves losing the same 10 pounds over and over again. With all the weight-loss tips and messages out there that promise a quick fix and an easy solution for permanent weight-loss, it can be frustrating wondering why your efforts don’t seem to be paying off. Sometimes some of those most successful

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01/14/2014
Liposuction

Is 2014 your year?

If you’ve made a resolution to do something about those annoying pockets of fat that you can NOT get rid of, let’s make 2014 your year. We perform Tumescent Liposuction, a safe, effective and permanent procedure to sculpt the body and remove fat. Tumescent Liposuction is a breakthrough procedure that uses only local anesthesia. The benefit to you? No risky general anesthesia, no long and nauseated recovery period, no extra fees for anesthesia and an anesthesiologist, and a comfortable procedure where you’re awake and listening to music while our experienced,

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07/12/2013
Liposuction

Liposuction Using Tumescent Technique

Why Liposuction Is Safer With The Tumescent Technique The tumescent technique is a liposuction technique that uses local anesthesia rather than general anesthesia. In a more specific explanation, the tumescent technique involves injecting large amounts of dilute lidocaine, which is a common anesthesia, and epinephrine, which shrinks capillaries, into fat. This fat swells up, making it easier and more comfortable to remove. Why Lipo with the Tumescent Technique is Better The tumescent technique for liposuction is better for a number of reasons. First, the lidocaine used for the tumescent technique

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