Are You Fit for Surgery? View More

Are you ready for your upcoming surgery?  Have you done everything you can to help with your recovery?  Or are your habits sabotaging your chances at getting the best results?   Hospitals across the country are adopting surgery fitness programs for their surgical patients.  The goal?  To improve a patient’s health before surgery and minimize… Continue Reading

Safely Combining a Tummy Tuck with a Hysterectomy View More

It might surprise you to learn that hysterectomies are the second most common surgery among women in the United States. And with obesity ever on the rise, many of the 500,000 women who get them annually wouldn’t mind getting some elective surgery done also, especially to reduce a hanging belly. Well who says you can’t… Continue Reading

Liposuction and Body Mass Index View More

When it comes to getting rid of body fat, liposuction is considered the closest thing we have to instant gratification. After all, you’re permanently removing fat cells from your body! But every procedure has limits, and the number one question for anyone considering lipo always tends to be: how much fat can safely be removed?… Continue Reading

Music Improves Recovery View More

Are you anxious about an upcoming surgery? Is there anything you can do to reduce post-operative pain and improve the overall surgical experience? Just listen to your fave play list before, during or after surgery, according to a review of over 70 studies published in The Lancet.   A team of UK researchers included 72… Continue Reading

14 Tips for a Rapid Recovery View More

Whether you’re planning on having nose surgery, breast augmentation or a tummy tuck, recovery after plastic surgery is probably a concern.  The good news is that the steps you take now to prepare for your upcoming procedure, can dramatically improve your plastic surgery recovery time.   Dr. David H. Rahm, a board certified anesthesiologist and… Continue Reading