The Modern Male Rhytidectomy: Lessons Learned : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Background: Cosmetic surgery among male patients has become increasingly popular. The face-lift technique is different in male patients, specifically regarding preservation of hair follicles, restoration of a youthful and well appearance, and reduction of the risk of hematoma. Methods: A retrosp...
Running 101: How To Select The Best Pair Of Running Shoes
Whether you’re an Olympic athlete or a periodic pavement pounder, happy feet can make all the difference.
How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?
Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
How Cost Effective is LASIK Surgery?
Baton Rouge LASIK surgeons explore the cost effectiveness of LASIK for Baton Rouge patients.
What is a Female Condom and How Does it Work
What is a female condom? How do female condoms work to prevent pregnancy and STDs? Learn all about female condoms — also called internal condoms — in this vi...
Dr. Paul MacKoul MD Reviews: What Patients Have to Say About this GYN Specialist
About Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD As director and founder of The Center for Innovative GYN Care in Rockville, Maryland, Paul MacKoul MD serves as the lead physician for one of the nation's premiere gynecologic surgery practices. He specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and has developed innovative surgical procedures such as DualPortGYN and LAAM. Board certified in gynecology and gynecologic oncology, Dr. Paul MacKoul holds membership with the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Dr. MacKoul received a master’s degree from the Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University and went on to obtain his medical degree from Tufts University Medical School. He completed his residency in OB/GYN at…
Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
How To Stop Certain Age Related Muscle Loss
Researchers have concluded that progressive strength training can counteract age related muscular atrophy. Sarcopenia or age related muscular atrophy can start as early as age 20. The rate of sarcopenia accelerates as we age; and from
The 10 Things You Need To Know About Cataract Surgery
It's more common, simpler and cheaper than ever. Is it right for you?