Tagged: "post-surgery"

Lymphatic Drainage: Wise Or A Waste?

Lymphatic drainage is a series of light-touch massage techniques that promotes lymph movement through the body. The concept behind the treatment is that manual circulation of ly...

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Smoking Can Sabotage Periodontal Surgery

If you spend the money on gum surgery, whether it's for cosmedic or medical reasons, it's in your best interest to spend the effort on quitting cigarettes. A recent study show...

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Surgery For Sagging Thighs

Unhappy with the perkiness of your pulkes? You may want to consider a thigh lift. A thigh lift removes excess skin and fat from the upper half of your legs. Incisions often lea...

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Do Breast Implants Cause Cancer?

Most safety concerns about breast implants have been all but disproved by years of medical research. This week, however, the FDA announced a surprising new possible link between...

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Beware Of Rare Infections After Lasik

Planning LASIK surgery? You're unlikely to be one of the less than 1% of patients who experience severe side effects-dry eye, pain or worsened vision-and even less likely to get...

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What Causes Capsular Contracture?

One of the possible but atypical side effects of breast augmentation is capsular contracture, which occurs when scar tissue forms around the implant and makes the breast look an...

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Care For Skin Cautiously After A Procedure

Your skin needs time to recover from any type of peel, resurfacing or surgery, and specialized skin care can help. Skin care in the first days following your procedure should be...

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How To Handle Breast Reduction Scars

Scarring is the biggest tradeoff associated with a breast reduction, but an overwhelming majority of patients say the scars are well worth the enhanced quality of life they expe...

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Temporary Hair Loss After A Trauma

Categorized as a temporary type of hair loss, telogen effluvium (also known as shedding) occurs when the body experiences a major stress or trauma like childbirth, malnutrition ...

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