Atherosclerosis And Vascular Surgery: How Can You Maintain Low Cholesterol Levels After Surgery?

If you recently underwent vascular surgery to treat atherosclerosis, your doctor may prescribe you special medications called statins to reduce your cholesterol levels once you arrive home. Although the medications may improve your chances of survival post-surgery, you may want to make a few changes yourself that help ensure that you stay on track to good health. If you don't maintain good health, such as eating nutritious foods, your cholesterol levels may increase and endanger the success of your vascular surgery. Read More 

Tired Of The Bum Rush At Your Doctor’s Office? What Are Your Healthcare Options?

If you feel as though you're being hurried out the door every time you schedule an appointment with your primary care physician, you may be wondering what you can do to get a more comprehensive level of care. With insurance policies becoming more and more complex (and reimbursement rates dropping), many practices are feeling the financial pressure and adapting by attempting to squeeze as many patients as possible into a limited time frame. Read More 

5 Tips For Reducing Dry Eyes

Whether they are due to aging or certain medications, dry eyes can feel quite uncomfortable. In fact, it can be difficult to concentrate when your eyes are itching and sensitive to light. The good news is that making some simple changes can relieve this issue. Here are five helpful tips for reducing dry eyes: Purchase a Humidifier Indoor air can get quite dry in the wintertime, which can make your eyes suffer. Read More 

Tired Of Your Weak Chin? What Are Your Surgical Options?

If you've grown to dread the thought of side-angle photos of yourself or find yourself browsing the turtleneck aisle of your local clothing store in an effort to conceal what you perceive as a "weak" or recessive chin, you may be wondering whether cosmetic surgery is an option. Both chin implants and facelifts can help improve your profile and jaw line permanently -- however, going under the knife, even for a minor procedure, can be a scary prospect. Read More 

Dark Skin And Laser Hair Removal: Choosing Methods That Are Safe And Effective For Darker Skin Tones

Laser hair removal is a convenient method of removing hair permanently and avoiding the hassle of shaving, tweezing and other time consuming methods. It has previously been the most effective for individuals with light skin and dark hair because the type of laser system commonly used was attracted to melanin in the hair shaft. Lighter hair has little to no melanin, making it hard for the laser to target the hair. Read More