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Category: Non-Surgical Procedures

Injectable Fillers and Your Skin

Posted January 08, 2013

Patients in Los Angeles and elsewhere understand that cosmetic injectables and other facial rejuvenation skin care procedures can be excellent ways of supplementing their skin care needs. Skin care is a crucial element of one’s overall cosmetic maintenance routine, and cosmetic injectables can address some problems that too-often go unaddressed. There are a wide variety of injectable fillers to address different problems.

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Best results for facelift are under 50

Posted December 20, 2011

Hollywood celebrities have known what a recent study has just proven. Facial rejuvenation is most appealing when performed early in the aging process. According to a recent newswise article online, younger patients with “early or minimal signs of facial aging” achieve better results and higher satisfaction rates at least a decade after facelift surgery, according […]

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Belly wraps are they really the answer?

Posted October 18, 2011

Consumers are notorious for hoping to find easy solutions to complex problems. Post pregnancy bloating and excess abdominal skin is a common problem for new mothers.  According to a recent ABC news story a new garment promises to return a woman to her prepregnancy figure.   The garment known as a belly wrap  is designed to be […]

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USC embraces the benefits of social media and kicking the habit

Posted September 27, 2011

Who would have thought that kicking the bad habit of smoking would merge with the popularity of social media? USC recently released the results of research which shows that the mobile media applications designed to help people stop smoking really do produce better results than just quitting alone. It is not surprising that the key […]

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Talking to kids about sex or drugs easier than weight

Posted September 20, 2011

In our society talking about weight has become the new white elephant in the room.  According to a recent report parents don’t even like to talk about it to their children.  The politically correct politeness of not talking about it doesn’t change the fact that it is a huge problem( no pun intended) in our […]

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Weightloss programs could save Medicare billions

Posted September 12, 2011

Our culture has known for many years that  obesity is costly not only to our health but also to our pocketbook. It is well documented that loosing weight to achieve a stable and healthy weight improves a person health.  Once this is achieved some patients are saddened and discouraged because they have large amounts of […]

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Active leg syndrome linked to heart problems

Posted September 12, 2011

Thanks to the power of advertising most Americans are familiar with restless leg syndrome.It can be debilitating for some people, and a new study has linked a different but similar condition, active leg syndrome to heart problems.  Patients who suffer from active leg syndrome could also  suffer from obesity or other obesity related illness.  Patients […]

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Laugh more; healthy heart (treat your laugh lines)

Posted September 06, 2011

The old adage that laughter is the best medicine  is true according to a recent report. The report highlights the benefits of laughter and heart health. Dr. O’Toole explains to patients who are concerned with what are commonly known as laugh lines, that cosmetic surgery procedures are available that will not only treat the laugh lines, […]

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Second hand smoke proves to be an issue; at least for children in the home

Posted September 05, 2011

The past few decades in the United States has been marked by a considerable reduction in the number of people who smoke. Research has shown that secondhand smoke is also harmful and as a result smoking has been banned from most public places, especially in California. But, smoking in one’s own home is still permitted. […]

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