Amerigroup Corporation works with hundreds of physicians in six states on a patient-centered medical home pilot program that is helping doctors improve acces...
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…
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...
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.
The 3 Types of Conjunctivitis: What You Should Know
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva - the thin covering of the white part of your eye and inside of your eyelids.
Heart Donor's Mother Hears Her Son's Heartbeat
My husband, Greg Robbins, had a heart transplant in September 2016. In May 2017, we met his donor's family. His donor's name was also Greg, Greg Ricks! This ...
Advice For Moms
Advice from some of DMG's female physicians to moms.
Overflow Incontinence Overview
With overflow incontinence individuals do not feel the urge to urinate. The bladder never empties normally small amounts of urine are leaked on a nearly continuous basis. Overflow incontinence can be caused by weak bladder muscles or a blocked urethra. Overflow incontinence is prevalent in older men with an enlarged prostate and is rare in women.
11 Tips for a Blissful Night’s Sleep
Do you ever have trouble sleeping? Trouble falling asleep…and staying asleep? Do you feel tired in the mornings, finding yourself struggling your way through the day with cups of coffee, wond…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What Causes Astigmatism?
Have you been diagnosed with astigmatism? Learn what causes astigmatism from the trusted eye doctor at Laser Eye Center.