Botox injector

How do I know if my Botox injector is credible?

The global attempt to slow down the aging process is as strong as ever. Granted, none of us has control over how old we are, but it’s nice that we can still maintain a youthful appearance and eliminate all those wrinkles and fine lines that seemingly multiply by the day. Botox and injectables are a…

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Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

5 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal. Removing unwanted hair on your legs, face, arms, or bikini line can feel like a never-ending saga. On the one hand, you have options, whether it be shaving, tweezing, or waxing. But which is right for you? Which is the quickest and least painful? That’s the tricky part, and it…

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Benefits of Progesterone

4 Neurological Benefits of Progesterone in Women

Women face a litany of hormonal changes that often get so out of whack when they are peri- or postmenopausal everything from their appetite to mood can change significantly and without warning from one day to the next. Progesterone is a female sex hormone that naturally stabilizes all of this while also providing several neurological…

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spider veins

Treating Unsightly Spider Veins Just Got Easier With ClearV

Spider veins are much smaller than varicose veins and usually far more harmless. But in all the years I’ve been practicing medicine and surgery, I’ve never met a woman who didn’t want to get rid of them. After all, those web-like blue and purple lines on the face and legs can creep up on you…

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Filler in the Lips

Filler in the Lips

Filler in the Lips. Voluptuous, pouty lips have been considered attractive for centuries.  In ancient Egypt, various dyes and substances were used to paint the lips in order to make them look larger and more attractive.  Even in the U.S., in 1900, there were documented surgical efforts to make the lips larger.  However, in our…

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Osteoporosis and Hormone therapy

Osteoporosis and Hormone therapy

Hormone replacement therapy and the “amazing testosterone pellets” are quickly becoming the new trend in health care.  Most people come in for hormone replacement for the desire to lose stubborn belly fat, increase sex drive, eliminate afternoon fatigue, and to build lean muscle. Currently, our society has a bad habit of believing getting “older” equates…

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Illegal Steroid Usage

What Separates Illegal Steroid Usage from Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

What Separates Illegal Steroid Usage from Testosterone Replacement Therapy? The 1970s is considered by many to be the golden era of bodybuilding, and the birth of the modern-day weight lifter and with that came to the rise of performance-enhancing drugs (PED’s).  In short, with advances in the field of exercise and PED’s, we went from…

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Avoid Dad Bod

How to Avoid “Dad Bod”

Avoid the Dad Bod. I first heard the term “dad bod” about 3 months ago and when I heard it, I immediately laughed because the term is so dang descriptive. The term is used to describe the physique of so many dads who have some excess fat in the belly area combined with a loss…

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Butt Lift

My Thoughts on the Sculptra Butt Lift

The injectable filler called Sculptra if FDA approved for the treatment of shallow to deep nasolabial folds (smile line) and works well for adding volume to the face.  The Sculptra Butt Lift has been touted recently by some large, chain medspas as a great option for augmenting the buttocks.  It is performed by injecting Sculptra…

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