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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…

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Great vs artificial looking fillers

I truly appreciate that you have asked such an honest question, and I will give you an honest answer. The primary difference is in the person who is responsible for injecting the fillers. In addition to earning the status of a double board-certified surgeon, I am also a biochemist and a researcher for the National…

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Vaginoplasty and Labiaplasty

Vaginoplasty is a procedure which intends to “tighten up” a vagina that’s become slack or loose from childbirth or aging. Labiaplasty is plastic surgery on the labia (the “lips” surrounding the vagina) that can be performed alone or with vaginoplasty. Surgery can be performed on the labia majora (the larger, outer vaginal lips), or the…

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Local Actresses Transformation

By Mary Malik After 28 years as a dental hygienist, Debbie Scaletta knows how important it is to take good care of yourself, and how your outward appearance can affect your self-confidence. With her 93-year-old mother still living on her own, and her grandmother living to 110, Debbie expects to be around for a long…

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Dr. Vanek on WKYC *VIDEO*

New procedure can ease pain from radiation Cancer survivor says she got her life back. MENTOR, Ohio — There is new hope for cancer patients who experience pain from radiation, and it lies in their own body fat. Five years ago, Carla Clark’s world came crashing down. Her husband was dying, and the couple had…

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Fibrosis From Radiation for Breast Cancer

This consequence can affect the breast and other parts of the body In breast cancer treatment, radiation fibrosis—scar tissue that forms as a result of damage caused by radiation therapy—can occur in the breast and chest wall. It can also strike the lungs and bones. It often begins with inflammation during radiation therapy and is most…

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Men and Plastic Surgery

A new American Society of Plastic Surgeons report reveals that over 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year, a 29% increase since 2000. The largest increase was 22%, for breast reduction (gynecomastia) procedure. With more than 200,000 surgical procedures performed on men in 2018, rhinoplasty was the most popular with over 52,000…

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Have you heard of NEWTOX?

Yes! My practice is one of the first in the country to offer Jeaveau NEWTOX. It was just introduced this Spring, and is rapidly becoming very popular in the facial injectable market. This is the number one aesthetic procedure in the U.S., at about $1.2 billion annually. Jeaveau NEWTOX is injected into muscles for temporary…

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