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

Breast implants within the bodybuilding, physique, figure and bikini divisions are widely accepted and very common. Choosing to have your implants placed above the muscle will have the least impact on your ability to train, but also results in a less natural look. Choosing to have your implants placed below the muscle severely limits your … 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

Sedation dentistry provides several options for patients who are fearful of the dentist. Nitrous oxide is the most common and affordable option. Side-effects and risks vary depending on the type of sedation chosen. Sedation dentistry is not always covered by dental insurance, unless it’s deemed medically necessary. For as many as one-in-five adults in North … Read more