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Must I use Anesthesia during Plastic Surgery?

For many reasons, general anesthesia allows the best management of patients by the medical team. The general anesthetic protects a patient’s airway during surgery so they have an adequate gas exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide from their blood through the anesthesia machine. It also abolishes patient movement and avoids distraction of the surgeon. When…

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Health Focus: Which is better, cool or hot body sculpting?

Which is better, cool or hot body sculpting? You probably know you’ve asked about one of the fastest growing non-invasive (non-surgical) treatments for body-contouring troublesome areas. Most people have seen the ads and billboards for cold sculpting procedures that supposedly work by freezing fat. These treatments are often given without a doctor’s care, including at…

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September Facebook Live With Dr. Vanek

Transcription from the September Facebook Live with Dr. Vanek: – Hey, welcome to Facebook Live. I’m Doctor Paul Vanek. Welcome to Facebook Live, still Paul Vanek. So if you like your content on Instagram and Facebook, I’d like you to click or share. We’re going to spend the next 30 minutes, share with anyone who’s…

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Dr. Vanek Featured on “Best Docs” Website

The Best Facelifts Aren’t The Same For Each Person. It’s surprising but true: Every facelift isn’t created equal – even when the quality is superb. That’s because the best facelifts are tailored to each person’s goals as well as the unique architecture of their face. To tap into what differentiates a great facelift from the…

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Single Surgery Mastectomy Reconstruction

By Mary Malik Breast cancer diagnosis comes with many questions, fears and unknowns. Decisions need to be made quickly, and you often have very little information. The first question for many women is, “Where do I begin?” “Because my mother had breast cancer, I had my first mammogram at age 32,” says Mary Kohl. “So…

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