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The first Independence Day

Today we are witnessing the destruction of property and removal of statues and monuments erected decades ago to honor many national heroes. I won’t question here whether the motives for these actions are justified. But as we celebrate Independence Day at a time when so much of American history is being disregarded, I want to…

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Why are OxyGeneo Facials Better?

Scientific studies have shown that oxygen is vital to the life of your skin. That’s why oxygen facials became popular, where pressurized oxygen is administered to your skin to plump and hydrate. OxyGeneo Facials take it to the next level, well, actually three levels: a gentle exfoliation, an infusion of antioxidants and nutrients, and the…

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My Cellulite Is Getting Worse, Surgery?

Cellulite and loose skin can occur on the abdomen, flanks, buttocks, inner and outer thighs, upper arms, bra and back fat, and even around the eyes, mouth, cheeks and neck. This can happen due to aging, sun damage or weight fluctuation, and there is now a non-invasive treatment, Lumenis NuEra tight, which harnesses the power…

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What about sun-damaged skin?

The first thing to tell you is that you need to avoid getting sun damage, which doesn’t only happen at the beach, or on sunny days. In fact, even prolonged periods in your car on overcast Summer days can cause significant sun damage. I recommend applying sunscreen protection of SPF 25 or higher to your…

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News-Herald “Best of the Best” 2020

We are asking our readers to help us select the Best of the Best in Northeast Ohio. Whether it’s a great place to get a pizza or to find that special something, no one knows where to find the Best of the Best like you do. Vote for your choice in any of the fields…

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Ectropion Repair: 5 Years Later!

MOH’S EXCISION NOSE BASAL CELL CARCINOMA WITH FLAP RECONSTRUCTION Sometimes patients see me with more than one problem. This 86 year old had a chronic ectropion with a symptomatic dry eye on his left lid. At the same time, he had a basal cell of his left cheek at the corner of his eye and…

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Will COVID-19 change plastic surgery?

This industry has consistently and dramatically grown by 160% over the last 20 years, and I don’t believe that people will suddenly stop wanting to improve how they look and how they feel about themselves. Government-mandated limitations on elective surgery caused some people to delay receiving procedures but many are now being scheduled and performed.…

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Cool or hot body sculpting?

Many patients are telling me that being stuck at home added a few pounds. Your solution might be the fastest-growing non-invasive (non-surgical) treatments for body-contouring troublesome areas. Cold-sculpting procedures supposedly work by freezing fat. You can often get these treatments without a doctor’s care, such as at spas and salons. I don’t offer freezing treatments…

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Tummy Tuck Timeline

Now is the time to schedule an appointment and discuss this. Tummy tucks are popular surgical procedures designed to correct the contour of the abdomen. While it is common for women to consider these after birthing their children, they can benefit both men and women when they have loose, sagging abdominal skin after significant weight…

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