Prevent Bruising from Botox & Fillers View More

Have you received Botox or Juvederm and experienced bruising after the treatment?  Or, are you scheduled for Radiesse or Sculptra and worried that you might bruise after these dermal fillers?   As a woman in her 50s, I’m no stranger to getting Botox and Juvederm.  And, as the director of education at VitaMedica, I know… Continue Reading

Speedy Recovery After Surgery View More

Whether you’re planning on having a small, elective procedure or something more comprehensive, recovery after 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 recovery time.   In my almost 30 years as an anesthesiologist, I’ve helped thousands of… Continue Reading

The ABCs of Recovery Support View More

When preparing for surgery or sidelined from a sports injury, your doctor is more likely to provide you with information on nutritional supplements to discontinue than information on supplements that could help improve your recovery. If you’re lucky, you might be handed a laundry list of vitamins and minerals that can help; only now you’re… Continue Reading