toll it takes

The toll it takes

Those who are keeping their distance from others publically, may be experiencing some melancholy and stress in their home relationships. The harmful psychological effects of solitary confinement are well described in animal models as well as in studying those who are incarcerated. A third of solitary inmates developed a specific psychiatric syndrome, characterized by hallucinations,…

Feeding the Front Line Campaign

Feed the Front Line   Feeding the Front Line is a community-based campaign in partnership with local restaurants to share meals with front line staff. These hot delivered meals boost morale and show support for our health care heroes helping to care for patients during this crisis. To coordinate a donate meal, click here. You may…

AT LAST, SOME HOPEFUL NEWS ABOUT BEATING COVID-19

In the midst of much uncertainty, I have some encouraging news from the frontline fight against Coronavirus COVID-19! Hydroxychloriquin, the anti-malarial drug, in conjunction with Azithromycin, is showing great promise in blunting the severe immune reaction created by the virus in causing the lung damage associated with the deadly effects of Coronavirus. While authorities have…

Got Down Time?

If new found down time has been imposed upon you, you are not alone in the thought that it may be time to do something for yourself. My patients carefully discuss their decision about surgery or office treatments prior to having them performed. Most recently, those who have noted that their work schedules lightening up…

2019 Plastic Surgery Survery

I need ammunition to convince my husband! Are the 2019 Plastic Surgery statistics out yet? 2019 official results are not yet published but a survey sent to over 700 board-certified plastic surgeons was just released, and the demand for cosmetics procedures has never been higher. This is true for surgical procedures and especially in the…