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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,…

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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…

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Hopeful News About 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…

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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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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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Plastic Surgery Recovery Time

Since I don’t know which surgery you want to have, I cannot give you a specific answer. This is a very important conversation that I have with my patients because your recovery period is critical to obtaining optimum results. We custom tailor your instructions based upon your surgery, medical history, social and work requirements. This…