Prevent Bruising from Botox & Fillers View More

By Yvette La-Garde   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… Continue Reading

Foods to Eat to Help Healing View More

Do you have an upcoming surgery scheduled? Are you wondering if there is a post surgery diet you can follow that is full of vitamins for recovery?   Eating the right foods after surgery can promote faster healing and minimize the swelling, bruising and inflammation that often accompany a surgical procedure. Certain foods can also… 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

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

Pineapple Plant View More

Inflammation is the body’s natural reaction to tissue damage.  But despite your body’s healing efforts, inflammation can be unsightly and painful.  This can be especially true in sensitive or frequently used areas like the face and joints.    Much to the dismay of the pharmaceutical industry’s best efforts, many patients are still seeking out natural… 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

Pineapple View More

(Ananas comosus) Pineapple, which is described s both sweet and tart, is second only to banana as the favorite tropical fruit of the United States. Each of the flowers on a blossoming pineapple plant forms an individual fruit that fuses together around a central core. Each fruitlet forms an “eye” that is apparent on the… Continue Reading