Doctors’ Advice on Plastic Surgery after Weight Loss
Paralleling the increasing use of bariatric surgery, there is a high demand for body contouring through plastic surgery. If you’re just beginning down thi...
What You Should Know About Sleep Apnea
At Pacific Sleep Program in Portland, OR, our physicians know that a good night's sleep is key to productivity and comfort. That's why Dr. Jennifer Kim, Dr. Radhika Breaden and Dr. Gregory Clark as well as our affiliated clinicians Debra White NP and Dori Macdonald PA strive to help their pa
What Every Cancer Patient Should Know about Hair Loss
Minoxidil: Women can use Minoxidil (Rogaine) before and during chemotherapy as a hair growth stimulant. While Minoxidil will not prevent hair loss, its use can help speed up the regrowth process following treatment Nutritionals: Many cancer patients benefit from the addition of nutritional supplementation following hair loss. Hair vitamins and supplements, like Viviscal Pro and “SuperBiotin” are specially formulated to nourish thinning hair, while also creating a healthy environment for existing hair and hair follicles Scalp Makeovers: New “scalp makeovers” are available to treat and clean the scalp and improve circulation. Evaluations start with a detailed scientific “Trico-Test” and treatments range from sebum-regulating topical serums to scalp steaming and massage, moisturizing lotions and hair boosting dermal…
Male Plastic Surgery Trends
Male plastic surgery trends favor natural, subtle results. This is not surprising since men are less comfortable talking about their surgical enhancements compared to women, as suggested by leading Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Tarick Smiley Dr. Smiley has cited a recent survey conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons showing the most popular male plastic surgery trends and procedures. (The list is in no particular order.) Breast reduction Facelift About 27,760 male breast reduction surgeries were performed in 2016, a 36 percent increase compared to 2000. This procedure involves the removal of excess tissue beneath the areola, which causes it to appear puffy For most patients, breast reduction results in inconspicuous scar at the…
What Makes a Heart Healthy Diet? Tips from a Dietician
Listen to an interview with Kim Evans, RD, from the UVM Medical Center to get tips on eating a heart healthy diet during Heart Month.