Botox Injections in the Neck? The Nefertiti Lift Explained

The Nefertiti Lift is named after the Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, who lived during 14th Century BC and was well known for her distinct and elegant jawline. Here’s what you need to know about this increasingly popular, no-knife neck rejuvenation procedure. What Is the Nefertiti Lift? Botulinum toxin type A, commonly known as Botox, is generally … Read more


Melanonychia (Nail Pigmentation): Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Finding the root cause of melanonychia is quite a complex process. Most cases are benign, but it can occasionally herald serious medical conditions. Here we describe the different types of melanonychia, how a diagnosis is made, and treatment options available to you. What is melanonychia? Melanonychia is a condition defined by a pigmented band within … Read more

Mondor's cord

Mondor’s Disease: An Uncommon Breast Surgery Complication

Mondor’s disease — also known as Mondor’s cord — is a rare condition that occurs when veins within the tissue of the breast, pectoral muscle or abdomen become severely inflamed. Skin around the inflamed veins retracts and tightens, causing indented or protruding squiggly line to appear across part of the chest or abdomen. What are … Read more

Breast Implants For Bikini Figure Competition

Breast Implants for Bodybuilding, Bikini, and Figure Competitors: Advice from the Pros

Losing a significant amount of fatty breast tissue is inevitable for most women training to compete in bodybuilding, physique, figure or bikini divisions in the overall sport of bodybuilding. If you’re a female bodybuilder, here’s what you need to know before undergoing breast enhancement surgery. Why Are Implants So Common Among Bikini Competitors? While some … Read more

Microblading Recovery

Microblading Recovery & Aftercare: Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for a hassle-free, natural-looking way to fill out your sparse, wispy eyebrows? Semi-permanent eyebrow tattoos may be the solution you’ve been waiting for. Here’s what you can expect in terms of healing and results. What can I expect right after my first treatment? The most important thing to remember before, during, and especially after … Read more

Addressing the Risks Associated with Diabetes and Plastic Surgery

Can People with Diabetes Undergo Plastic Surgery? A diagnosis of diabetes shouldn’t limit a patient’s options for plastic surgery, but how you manage your diabetes will have a significant impact on your eligibility for surgery as well as your overall recovery. Although there is no known cure, type 2 diabetes can be reversed through various … Read more

sedation dentistry

How Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients Overcome Dental Phobia

For as many as one-in-five adults in North America, visiting the dentist is a source of great anxiety. Sedation dentistry helps make this experience more tolerable. What is sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry is used to help patients relax when challenged by anxiety and fear during visits to their dentist. Anxiety during a dental appointment can … Read more