In the last 25 plus years, thousands of doctors and millions of users have trusted in VitaMedica’s surgery & recovery supplements to help speed healing, and for good reason. As this New Beauty article on cosmetic treatments explains, “With any cosmetic procedure that involves surgery, there is bound to be a recovery time. It… Continue Reading
Preparation & General Surgery Info
Are You Ready for Surgery?
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
20 Supplements to Avoid Around Surgery
We often associate December with the holidays, visiting with family and giving gifts. But for those with extra vacation days or who have reached their health insurance deductible, the year-end is often a good time to schedule a surgical procedure. To ensure the best outcome, taking stock of the nutritional supplements you take is… Continue Reading
How to Select the Best Breast Implants
Have you been thinking about getting breast implants? Have you been trying to figure out the best time to fit in the surgery without using up your limited vacation time? The holidays can be a great time of year to get breast augmentation. Recovery time is relatively short and you can get back to… Continue Reading
3 Reasons to Get a Tummy Tuck With a Hysterectomy
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
How Much Liposuction is Safe?
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
Having Surgery? Why You Need to Bring Your I-Phone
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
Can Plastic Surgery Make You More Likeable?
Are you considering getting a facelift but are unsure how others’ will react? Is your sagging facial skin and wrinkles making you look angry or sad? Between cell phone cameras, social media, and selfies, it feels like there’s more pressure than ever to look our best. But is looking good just a self-esteem booster,… Continue Reading
Diet Eaten Prior to Surgery Impacts Healing
Prior to surgery, there’s a laundry list of dos and don’ts you need to follow carefully to make sure your procedure goes well. Now, a new study suggests that in addition to these guidelines, watching what you eat before surgery can have a significant impact on how you heal. The study, conducted by… Continue Reading
14 Tips on Plastic Surgery Preparation
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