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Benefits of Underarm Liposuction

Your arms could be giving away secrets about your true age. Or worse, they could be lying, telling the world you’re older than you actually are. Underarm liposuction, combined with a tuck procedure, can help give the right impression.

May 1st, 2022
The Rejuvenating Benefits of PRP

Your body may be the best healer you’ll encounter. Think of the magic you saw as a child when a cut healed without a trace. Regenerative medicine techniques, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, help your body heal more efficiently.

Apr 1st, 2022
Look Years Younger with a Surgery-Free Thread Lift

While a surgical face lift still offers the most dramatic improvement for advanced signs of aging, you may want improvements years before surgery becomes necessary. Consider a PDO thread lift to tighten and rejuvenate your skin.

Mar 2nd, 2022
Varicose Vein Removal: What Are My Options?

There’s little question that varicose and spider veins are unsightly, particularly in moderate to advanced stages. Though they’re usually medically benign, varicose veins do need assessment before you undergo treatment to remove them.

Feb 1st, 2022
What Does It Take to Have My Tattoo Removed?

Times and tastes change, so it’s not uncommon that a tattoo choice of years ago is not what you’d select today. Fortunately, that decision doesn’t have to be permanent — cosmetic lasers provide a way to remove the ink you no longer want.

Dec 1st, 2021
The Importance of Primary Care

With the growth of walk-in clinics and other alternatives to traditional health care models, it may seem less important to have a primary care physician. However, as a woman, you may miss out on the benefits of familiar, personal care.

Nov 2nd, 2021
Using PRP to Enhance the Appearance of Your Skin

As a safe and all-natural way to revitalize the appearance of your skin, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) offers a new way to look younger by potentially increasing the rate at which your skin rejuvenates itself.

Oct 6th, 2021
Understanding Infertility in Women and Men

Planning a child often goes fine when nature takes its course, but sometimes, despite trying, some couples can’t conceive. Infertility can result from female or male issues, and sometimes it’s a combination of both that interferes with pregnancy.

Sep 6th, 2021
Tips for Recovering from a Labiaplasty

While the shape and size of a woman’s labia are as unique as she is, these factors change over the course of her life. Both function and aesthetics can create the desire to resculpt this delicate area, and labiaplasty is the answer.

Aug 5th, 2021
3 Ways Pregnancy Changes Your Body (And How We Can Help)

Your body changes in literally hundreds of ways through pregnancy and childbirth. But, there’s no need to accept all of these changes as permanent. There are procedures to correct the post-pregnancy changes you least enjoy.

Jul 6th, 2021
The Many Benefits of Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is about more than sex appeal. Women choose this procedure time and again with a focus on confidence, and that means different things to each patient. Consider some of the specific benefits breast augmentation surgery provides.

Jun 20th, 2021
How to Prepare for Your Gynecology Appointment

It’s okay to be nervous before a gynecological exam, whether it’s your first or if you’ve had many. With preparation, you can prep the exam process so that this uncomfortable but necessary procedure goes smoothly.

May 5th, 2021
Feel and Look Like Yourself Again with a Mommy Makeover

Your life rightly focuses on your children in their early years, and it can be difficult to find the time for all the self-care you need. The demands of parenthood eventually slow, and it’s the perfect time to consider a mommy makeover.

Mar 4th, 2021
Am I a Candidate for Vaginoplasty?

Vaginal rejuvenation is a growing trend for both practical and cosmetic reasons. While there’s no “normal” appearance or structure for women’s genitalia, some suffer negative effects as they get older. Here’s when vaginoplasty may be helpful for you.

Nov 1st, 2020
Tubal Ligation Reversal: What You Need to Know

Tubal ligation is one of the most effective forms of contraception, and it’s intended to be permanent. In some cases, however, the original procedure can be reversed when changes in your life make additional pregnancies desirable.

Oct 1st, 2020
Five Great Benefits of a Labiaplasty

Time takes its toll on your body, and your genitalia are no different. Pregnancy, childbirth, and even tissue change can alter the shape and appearance of your labia, causing a wide range of issues. When it’s a problem, labiaplasty may be the answer.

Sep 1st, 2020
ThermiVA: Vaginal Tightening Without Surgery

Time and biology can take a toll on the appearance and performance of your vulva and vagina. Though there are surgical approaches to treatment, no-invasive ThermiVa® treatments restore, tighten, and revive genital tissue.

Mar 8th, 2020
Causes of Infertility in Men vs. Women

Are you experiencing trouble getting pregnant? Infertility does not mean the inability to ever get pregnant. Men and women can both suffer from infertility issues that can be solved with the right care.

Nov 1st, 2019
5 Ways Microneedling with PRP can Improve Your Skin

Microneedling with PRP is a relatively new but very exciting treatment option for improving aging in the skin, pores, acne scars, helping with pigmentation, and giving you an overall healthy-looking complexion.

Sep 5th, 2019
Learn How Tubal Ligation Reversal Works

Deciding to get pregnant is a big decision and one that’s possible even after getting your tubes tied. Learn how tubal ligation reversal works, and see if it’s an option for you and your family.

May 17th, 2019
Wrinkles Treatment

Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, but can damage confidence and self-esteem nonetheless. Skin naturally sags, stretches and changes with age. But wrinkles, especially in people who are not elderly, can be unsightly and many people choose to seek...

Mar 27th, 2019
Weekend Liposuction Procedures

Love handles? Saddlebags? No matter what you call excess fat, it has a major effect on your appearance. People frequently turn to liposuction as a way to contour their bodies and have a sexier, more youthful appearance.

Mar 27th, 2019
Vulvodynia Treatment

Vulvodynia is a condition involving chronic vaginal pain. The pain is generally felt in the vulva and the urethra. However, the pain can be more specific to just one area, such as the vaginal opening (vestibule).

Mar 27th, 2019
Varicose Vein Treatment

Veins have in important function in your body: they carry blood throughout your system. When veins become contorted or stop carrying blood properly, this is the condition known as varicose veins.

Mar 27th, 2019
Vaginoplasty Procedure

Due to the effects of aging, childbirth and gravity, the vagina can gradually lose its natural tightness and appearance. Because of this, many women seek out vaginoplasty, also known as vaginal rejuvenation surgery.

Mar 27th, 2019
More on Vaginitis Treatment

Vaginitis is a common condition afflicting women predominantly in their reproductive years which triggers vaginal inflammation. When it occurs in conjunction with vulva (external genitalia) inflammation...

Mar 27th, 2019
Vaginismus Treatment

Vaginismus, sometimes known as vaginism, is a medical condition in which a woman's vagina seizes up or cramps when attempting sexual intercourse. This problem can also occur when attempting to insert a tampon. Vaginismus can lead to the condition known...

Mar 27th, 2019
Vaginal Yeast Infection Treatments

The human body is host to millions of microorganisms, including yeast and bacteria. Yeast is a microscopic species of fungus normally present in moist mucous membranes like the mouth, intestines or vagina.

Mar 27th, 2019
Uterine Fibroids Treatment

Uterine fibroids is the medical term for tumorous growths that occur in a woman's uterus. These tumors, while not typically cancerous or fatal, can cause a number of uncomfortable and painful side effects.

Mar 27th, 2019
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Treatment

Plaguing as many as 1 in every 2 women, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections of any part of the urinary system—kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra—though most infections affect the lower urinary tract (bladder and urethra). UTIs are often...

Mar 27th, 2019
Urinary Incontinence Treatment for Women

Loss of bladder control, or urinary incontinence, is a problem that many women experience as they age. Having the inability to control when you urinate or dealing with urinary leakage can cause embarrassment and make enjoying your life difficult.

Mar 27th, 2019
Urge Incontinence Treatment

Urge incontinence - otherwise known as overactive bladder or spastic bladder—is a condition that causes an involuntary loss of urine. If you suffer from urge incontinence, leakage typically occurs when you have a strong...

Mar 27th, 2019
Tummy Tuck Procedure

Many people struggle with excess abdominal fat, also frequently referred to as stomach fat, a gut or even a beer belly. Some stomach fat and excess skin can be eliminated with proper diet and exercise...

Mar 27th, 2019
Tumescent Liposuction

Liposuction has been one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world for decades. This procedure typically utilizes a small tool known as a cannula to remove excess fat from the body and create a slimmer...

Mar 27th, 2019
Tubal Ligation Reversal

Among the ways to permanently put an end your childbearing years, a tubal ligation procedure is the most popular choice women elect as a means of permanent birth control. A tubal ligation procedure ties...

Mar 27th, 2019
Tubal Ligation

When a woman is finished having children, she may seek a permanent birth control solution. These options provide a way to enjoy sex without the difficulty of daily oral birth control.

Mar 27th, 2019
Tubal Factor Infertility Treatment

Pregnancy hinges upon properly functioning fallopian (uterine) tubes, which carry a women's egg from the ovary to the uterus (womb). The process of fertilization, in which a man's sperm joins with the woman's egg...

Mar 27th, 2019
Facelift Surgery

The facelift—also known as the rhytidectomy—is one of the most well-known and often provided cosmetic surgery procedures. The facelift is designed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and provide an overall more youthful appearance.

Mar 27th, 2019
Eyelid Lift Surgery

Eyes are one of the most expressive parts of the human body. Happiness, anger, joy and youthfulness can all be expressed through the eyes. Much of this comes from the movement of eyelid. As we age, eyelids can begin to droop, causing an older and often...

Mar 27th, 2019
Essure Birth Control

There are many reasons why a woman might seek permanent birth control. She may be finished having children, but wish to remain sexually active. Other women find oral birth control to be cumbersome and susceptible to mistakes...

Mar 27th, 2019
Endometriosis Treatment

Endometriosis is a women's health disorder that involves the soft tissue known as endometrium, which normally lines the inside of the uterus. This condition can lead debilitating, even crippling pain. Those suffering from endometriosis are often unaware...

Mar 27th, 2019
Endometrial Hyperplasia Treatment

Endometrial hyperplasia occurs when endometrial cells—which normally form the internal lining of the uterus and then shed each month in the menstrual flow—proliferate abnormally and cause a thickening of the uterine endometrial lining.

Mar 27th, 2019
Endometrial Ablation

A heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) can be completely disruptive to regular life. It can cause embarrassing accidents, restrict what types of activities can be done during the activities and lead to intense pain.

Mar 27th, 2019
Ectopic Pregnancy Treatment

Pregnancy occurs when the woman's ovary releases an egg into the fallopian tube, where it is fertilized by the man's sperm. The fertilized egg, referred to as a zygote, remains in the fallopian tube for 3 to 4 days, after which it travels to the uterus...

Mar 27th, 2019
Earlobe Repair

Earlobes—the part of the ear that typically consists of a small, cartilage-free patch of skin—can become torn, split or ripped. This can occur for a number of reasons, ranging from accidents, specific lobe-expanding jewelry (such as gauges) or heavy...

Mar 27th, 2019
Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse) Treatment

Painful intercourse, known medically as dyspareunia, is a problem that can interfere with health, happiness and relationships. There are many different reasons why painful sex can occur. While it is most associated with women, dyspareunia can...

Mar 27th, 2019
Dermal Filler Injections

As the sands of time take their toll on our features, some fear that the only defense we have against their indelible mark involves a surgeon's knife. Most dermal fillers in use today provide an FDA-approved solution to smoothing out unwanted age lines and

Mar 27th, 2019
Cystocele Treatment

A woman's reproductive and pelvic organs are held in place with a network of muscles, ligaments and tissues. These support structures can weaken, allowing the bladder, vagina, and even the rectum to sag and droop — causing pain and symptoms that can...

Mar 27th, 2019

Cryoablation is a safe and effective in-office endometrial ablationprocedure designed to lighten, or, in some cases, completely eliminate abnormal uterine bleeding—also called menorrhagia.

Mar 27th, 2019
Cosmetic Vaginal Surgery

Cosmetic vaginal surgery is a combination of procedures used to improve the appearance and function of the vagina. Cosmetic vaginal surgery is usually chosen by women who are experiencing vaginal looseness after childbirth, or with age-related changes incl

Mar 27th, 2019
Cosmetic Gynecology

Cosmetic gynecology is a series of surgical procedures used to enhance the function and appearance of specific components of the vagina and vulva (outside of a woman's genitals).

Mar 27th, 2019
Collagen Growth

People are always looking for a way to reduce the fat on their body. What many don't realize is that fat reduction, particularly through conventional liposuction, can have some nasty after-effects. The foremost of which is damaged skin.

Mar 27th, 2019
Chemical Peels

The harsh effects of aging can damage your confidence. With a chemical peel, you can reinvigorate your look with healthy, youthful skin. If you're interested in the skin rejuvenation of a chemical peel, please call (408) 946-9453or contact us online.

Mar 27th, 2019
Cervical Dysplasia Symptoms & Treatment

Cervical dysplasia, also known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), is a medical condition which causes abnormal cell growth on the lining of the cervix (a neck-like passage that connects the vagina and uterus).

Mar 27th, 2019
Best C-Section Doctor

The cesarean section, known most commonly as a C-section, is a procedure created to surgically deliver a baby through the abdomenduring childbirth. This is the opposite of vaginal childbirth, where the baby is delivered through the vaginal canal.

Mar 27th, 2019
Brow Lift Surgery

As we age, gravity and repeated facial contractions begin to take their toll on the skin. This is particularly evident in the forehead, which can become heavily wrinkled and saggy around the area just above the eyebrows.

Mar 27th, 2019
Breast Lift Surgery

Many women find themselves concerned with sagging breasts. Because of this, the breast lift—also known as the mastopexy—is a common cosmetic surgical procedure. Undergoing a breast lift can give you confidence in your appearance and increase your self-este

Mar 27th, 2019
Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast augmentation has been one of the most popular cosmetic procedures for decades. Also known as breast implants, breast augmentation allows women to increase the size and change the shape of their breasts. Breast augmentations can be done for cosmetic 

Mar 27th, 2019
Brazilian Butt Lift

There are certain things about the body that, in the past, could not be changed. One of these was the fullness, shape and firmness of the buttocks. Having this desirable feature was something one was just "born with."

Mar 27th, 2019
Botox Treatment

As we mature, skin changes and muscle movement cause wrinkles and facial creases that may make you look older than you feel. There’s a way to reduce them and revive your youthful glow.

Mar 27th, 2019
Birth Control and Contraception

Contraception refers to any medical method or treatment designed to prevent pregnancy. Contraception is available in both short-term and long-term varieties. Contraception is often referred to as simply birth control.

Mar 27th, 2019
Bartholin Cyst & Abscess Treatment

Bartholin's glands—which are also referred to as the greater vestibular glands or simply the Bartholin glands—are two pea-sized glands located to the left and right on the lips of the labia, posterior to the opening of the vagina.

Mar 27th, 2019
Asian Blepharoplasty Treatment

Asian blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure used to add a crease to the upper eyelid of Asian men and women. Sometimes called “Asian eyelid surgery” or “double eyelid surgery,” the procedure relies on..

Mar 27th, 2019
ARTAS Hair Restoration

The ARTAS robotic system is a surgeon-controlled hair restoration system used during a follicular unit extraction (FUE) procedure—a method of harvesting hair directly from the donor. This computer-guided system gives the physician the ability to remove...

Mar 27th, 2019
Antioxidant Skin Treatment

Beautiful, clear skin can be elusive, which causes many to seek out various aesthetic treatments such as laser skin rejuvenation and surgery. But for mild skin improvement, these drastic measures are often not necessary.

Mar 27th, 2019
Amenorrhea Treatment

The menstrual cycle in women is essential to reproductive health. When menstruation is absent or extremely delayed, this is the condition known as amenorrhea. Amenorrhea can affect women of any age.

Mar 27th, 2019
Adult Acne Treatment

Acne takes many forms: whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cysts are troubling and difficult to deal with, especially when they occur in adults (adult acne).

Mar 27th, 2019
Acne Scar Treatment

When acne develops, pores in the skin become blocked with oil. Bacteria begin to grow in the pore, and acne (also called pimples, zits or breakouts) can develop. Acne can be mild or severe and may cause scarring if pimples are squeezed repetitively.

Mar 27th, 2019
Acne Treatment

Most associate acne with teenagers and puberty but a growing number of adults suffer from the condition as well. Acne can ultimately cause scars, so it should always be taken seriously.

Mar 27th, 2019
Acleara Acne Treatment

Acne can damage your confidence and self-esteem, particularly if you have struggled with chronic acne for a large portion of your life.

Mar 27th, 2019
Abnormal Period Treatment

One woman's abnormal period might be another woman's version of normal. In fact, up to 30% of women have irregular periods during their childbearing years. However, there is a baseline that gynecologists use to diagnose whether or not your period is...

Mar 27th, 2019
Thread Lift Procedure

While it is true that the cumulative effects of aging—including collagen loss, sun damage, loss of facial fat and genetics—can take a dramatic toll on your facial appearance, invasive surgery is not a necessity to outwardly turn...

Mar 27th, 2019
Thigh Lift Procedure

The thigh lift is a type of plastic surgery procedure. The thigh lift is similar to other “lift” cosmetic surgery treatments, such as the face lift or arm lift, in that it is designed to tighten skin and reduce a small amount of fat from a certain area of

Mar 27th, 2019
ThermiVa Vaginal Rejuvenation

ThermiVa is a breakthrough non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation procedure that uses heat therapy in the form of radiofrequency (RF) energy to promote the shrinkage and tightening of vaginal tissues.

Mar 27th, 2019
ThermiTight for Skin Tightening

Most people will notice significant changes in skin tightness and fat distribution over time due to factors like sun damage, hormonal changes and the natural process of aging. Some surgical procedures offer ...

Mar 27th, 2019
Well Woman Exam

Regular gynecologist visits and breast exams are of the utmost importance, but they only cover a small portion of your overall health. Any woman over the age of 21 should consider an annual Well Woman Exam.

Mar 27th, 2019
Sun Damaged Skin Treatment

The sun is a big part of our lives. Whether or not you live in a warm climate, chances are that you spend a large portion of your time exposed to the sun's UV rays. While some amount of sun exposure is healthy, too much can lead to sun damaged skin.

Mar 27th, 2019
Stem Cell Hair Restoration

Hair transplantation using stem cells is a new, innovative hair multiplication technique that can effectively grow hair using human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs). Stem cell therapy for hair loss works by activating existing stem cells on the scalp...

Mar 27th, 2019
Stem Cell Facial Fat Transfer Procedure

As part of a facial fat transfer procedure, physicians are now able incorporate stem cells to help patients achieve the best possible results. Traditional facial fat transfer procedures involve using the patient's own body fat to plump up...

Mar 27th, 2019
Skin Tag Removal

Skin tags, also called skin tabs, are small pockets or flaps of excess skin that hang from the body. Unlike moles, which may be cancerous, skin tags are entirely harmless. They are, however, unsightly and can be painful if touched or snagged.

Mar 27th, 2019
Rosacea Treatment

There are many conditions that affect the skin. One of the most common of these conditions is rosacea, which affects millions of people worldwide. Rosacea is a very visible skin condition, as such it can be very damaging to your self-confidence.

Mar 27th, 2019
Rhinoplasty Nose Reconstruction

Rhinoplasty, colloquially referred to as a nose-job or nose reconstruction, is a plastic surgery procedure designed to alter the size, shape or function of the nose. Rhinoplasty has been performed for many years and is generally a safe, effective procedure

Mar 27th, 2019
Restylane Lyft Dermal Filler

With each year that passes, your skin—particularly on the face—changes, and can begin to increasingly look tired, aged and loose. Hyaluronic acid—a substance naturally produced by the skin to retain moisture—begins to diminish, contributing to these...

Mar 27th, 2019
Restylane Injections

Some may show it better than others, but we all age. This process takes a toll on the skin, leading to unsightly laugh lines, wrinkles and crow's feet. Do you know someone who seems to have skin that's resistant to these problems?

Mar 27th, 2019
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Dealing with pregnancy loss, frequently known as a miscarriage, is one of the most difficult things for any woman to go through. This difficulty is magnified when it comes to recurrent pregnancy loss, where multiple miscarriages have occurred consecutively

Mar 27th, 2019
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Treatment

A woman's regular menstrual cycle can bring about more than 150 symptoms, both physical and emotional. They generally show up during the time between her ovulation and menstrual bleeding in a space called the luteal phase.

Mar 27th, 2019
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe extension of the symptoms that occur during premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The physical symptoms of PMDD, such as breast tenderness, fatigue, and bloating, are similar to PMS...

Mar 27th, 2019
Premature Ovarian Failure Treatment

Every woman has two ovaries which produce essential hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When a woman's ovaries are functioning normally, the pituitary gland releases a precise amount of hormones during the menstrual cycle...

Mar 27th, 2019
Preeclampsia Treatment

Preeclampsia, also known as toxemia or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), is a complication that arises in pregnancy which can put both mother and baby at great risk. Typically developing at any point after the 20th week of pregnancy...

Mar 27th, 2019
Postpartum Depression Treatment

Giving birth to a healthy child is meant to be a joyous occasion. For many mothers, however, the period after a child is born can become something else entirely. Postpartum depression is a legitimate medical condition that affects mothers worldwide.

Mar 27th, 2019
Post Bariatric Body Lift and Contouring

Patients who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss often have dramatic results. Because the procedure is reserved for patients who are very overweight, many men and women find themselves losing hundreds of pounds.

Mar 27th, 2019
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Treatment

In addition to the female hormones estrogen and progesterone, the ovaries produce small amounts of male hormones. In some instances, the ovaries produce larger quantities of these chemicals, leading to a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome.

Mar 27th, 2019
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Scar Reduction

latelet rich plasma, also known as PRP, has many medical uses. Platelet rich plasma is a type of natural stem cells - those that are drawn from your own blood and used for healing purposes. Because of that process, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy...

Mar 27th, 2019
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Facial Rejuvenation

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. Platelets contain growth factors; when applied to the skin, they can stimulate the growth of collagen. Collagen plumps the skin, giving it a youthful and supple appearance

Mar 27th, 2019

Photofacials use high-powered light to rejuvenate facial skin and provide relief sagging, wrinkled or damaged skin. To learn more about photofacial treatments, please call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Mar 27th, 2019
Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment

Pelvic organ prolapse refers to a medical condition that affects the reproductive organs of women. During pelvic organ prolapse, a certain pelvic organ - such as the bladder, uterus or small bowel - descends and starts to push against the vagina.

Mar 27th, 2019
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Treatment

An infection of the upper female reproductive system—including the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries—is referred to as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Usually the result of contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD)....

Mar 27th, 2019
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

The pelvic floor refers to the muscle tissue that holds a woman's reproductive organs in place. When the pelvic floor becomes weakened or damaged, it can lead to pelvic organ prolapse where one...

Mar 27th, 2019
Pap Smears

A pap smear or pap test is a medical diagnostic procedure used to detect cancer and other issues in the female reproductive system. For women of a certain age, this test may be performed every few years.

Mar 27th, 2019
Painful Periods (Dysmenorrhea) Treatment

Menstruation is an important part of the female reproductive system. That being said, some women experience immense pain during their monthly period. Often referred to as painful periods...

Mar 27th, 2019
Overflow Incontinence Treatment

Overflow incontinence—also known as chronic urinary retention—happens when a person's bladder doesn't completely empty when using the bathroom. Loss of bladder control...

Mar 27th, 2019
Ovarian Cyst Treatment

Your ovaries are almond-shaped glands that sit on either side of the uterus and are responsible for producing hormones—estrogen and progesterone—which play a key role in your reproductive abilities and overall wellness.

Mar 27th, 2019
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)

A doctor who focuses on obstetrics and gynecology targets not only a woman's overall health, but he or she will also be there to help you through your pregnancy and the birth of your child. These doctors are typically called....

Mar 27th, 2019

Pregnancy is at the same time one of the most wonderful and most difficult things a woman can experience. Thankfully, obstetricians provide special care to women before, during and immediately after pregnancy. This type of care is called obstetrics.

Mar 27th, 2019
Obstetric Ultrasound

Pregnancy can be a beautiful experience for both the mother and father of a child. One of the most memorable moments in any pregnancy is first viewing the fetus via an obstetrical ultrasound. In addition to this, ultrasound has many other purposes for...

Mar 27th, 2019
Neck Liposuction

Liposuction is most often associated with fat reduction around the midsection of the body. What many don't know is that lipo can also be used in other areas of the body to produce similar results. Neck liposuction is one variety of cosmetic surgery...

Mar 27th, 2019
Natural Childbirth

There have been many medical and scientific advancements made in the childbirth process. Some women, however, prefer to give birth with as little medical aid as possible. This is known as natural childbirth.

Mar 27th, 2019

A myomectomy is a surgical procedure in which fibroids in the uterus are removed. Fibroids, also called leiomyomas, are benign tumors made up of smooth muscle tissue.

Mar 27th, 2019
Mole Removal

Dark or pigmented growths on the skin are referred to commonly as moles. The majority of moles are benign and harmless, if somewhat unsightly. Some skin moles, however, are a sign of major illness and possibly even cancer. Regardless of the severity...

Mar 27th, 2019
Mid-Facelift Procedure

The face is the most noticeable part of your body. It defines how the world around you perceives the way you look. Because of that, the facelift is a very popular cosmetic procedure. With advances in cosmetic surgery, new techniques have been developed....

Mar 27th, 2019
Microdermabrasion Treatment

Commonly referred to as the "lunchtime facelift," microdermabrasion offers a quick and cost-effective solution to restoring the youthful appearance of skin. This unique skin procedure is used to improve uneven skin color and reduce fine lines that form....

Mar 27th, 2019
Menopause Treatment

Menopause is the term used to describe the loss of ovarian follicular function (fertility) and menstruation in women, which occurs 12 months after a woman's last period. Most commonly a result of the aging process, menopause typically impacts women...

Mar 27th, 2019
Melasma Treatment

Melasma, also known as chloasma or brown spots, is a common skin condition which affects various parts of the face, including the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin. Characterized by dark, discolored patches which range in color from brown to gray, melasm...

Mar 27th, 2019
Mammogram Screening Procedures

A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast used for screening and detection of breast cancer. Mammograms can be performed once a year as part of a routine screening, or as a more thorough diagnostic exam if a doctor believes a tumor may be present.

Mar 27th, 2019
Lower Face Lift Surgery

Gravity, environmental damage and age all contribute to loose or sagging skin on the lower face and neck. To treat this problem, patients may consider a lower face lift.To find out more about lower face lift surgery...

Mar 27th, 2019
How to Lose Love Handles

Certain parts of the body accumulate more fat than others. One of the most prominent areas of excess fat is the abdominal region, which has given life to the term abdominal obesity. There are many different names for types of abdominal obesity.

Mar 27th, 2019
Get Rid of Excess Fat

Excess fat is the broad term applied to various problem areas where undesirable or unwanted fat is present. Some of the common terms given to excess fat include love handles, saddlebags, paunches and more. In many cases, excess fat can be treated.

Mar 27th, 2019
Liposuction Procedure

Liposuction is a very popular aesthetic procedure that millions of people use across the world. It provides a way for patients to reduce areas of problem fat such as love handles and saddlebags. Liposuction is a safe, effective procedure that has been perf

Mar 27th, 2019
Latisse Treatment

Many women want eyelashes that are longer, fuller and darker. Until recently, the only solution to this problem was costly, inconvenient and sometimes dangerous eyelash extensions. Latisse® is an FDA-approved prescription product designed to deliver...

Mar 27th, 2019
Laser Vein Removal Procedure

Small veins may develop anywhere on the body and often make those who have them feel self-conscious. Small veins can be distracting and unsightly, which is why removing them is quickly becoming a popular response.

Mar 27th, 2019
Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure that uses a laser to change the appearance of skin. Beams of light are directed toward targeted skin, and the skin is removed layer by layer.

Mar 27th, 2019
Laser Hair Removal

There are many reasons why people opt for hair removal treatments. Unwanted hair can be unsightly in both men and women, damaging self-esteem and confidence. Others merely prefer a no-hair look. Laser hair removal is one of the most popular aesthetic....

Mar 27th, 2019
Laser Body Sculpting

Areas of problem fat, such as love handles, potbellies and saddlebagscan damage your self-confidence. You may even keep up with vigorous exercise and a healthy diet, but still struggle with these tricky areas.

Mar 27th, 2019
Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery

Undergoing surgery can be a stressful ordeal, from preparation to recovery. As medicine and gynecology has advanced, however, certain methods have been developed to minimize invasiveness and recovery time. One such method is laparoscopic gynecologic...

Mar 27th, 2019
Labiaplasty Surgery

The labia are folds of skin located on the outside of a woman's genitals. These folds have two parts: the inner labia and outer labia. The labia protect the vagina and come in many different sizes and shapes.

Mar 27th, 2019
Labial Hypertrophy Surgery

The labia are folds of skin found on the outside of a woman's genitals. This is also called the vulva. The labia are responsible for protecting the vagina, clitoris and urethra. There are two types of labia - the outer, larger folds called the labia...

Mar 27th, 2019
Labia Minoraplasty Procedure

The labia are folds of skin found on the outside of a woman's genitals. This is also called the vulva. The labia are responsible for protecting the vagina, clitoris and urethra.

Mar 27th, 2019
Labia Majoraplasty Procedure

The labia are folds of skin found on the outside of a woman's genitals. This is also called the vulva. The labia are responsible for protecting the vagina, clitoris and urethra.

Mar 27th, 2019
Juvederm Voluma XC Injections

Injectable treatments are one of the most popular aesthetic options available today. Until recently, there have been no FDA-approved injectable treatments designed to correct the loss of facial volume. The new treatment Juvederm Voluma XC has been FDA...

Mar 27th, 2019
Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)

Many women recoil at the thought of having to take a birth control pill each day. What's more, fear can strike when a woman forgets to take the pill, potentially altering the effectiveness of her birth control method. The truth is....

Mar 27th, 2019

A cystoscopy is an endoscopic procedure that allows your doctor to view the urethra and bladder through a cystoscope, which is an instrument similar to a small telescope.

Mar 27th, 2019
Rectocele Treatment

A rectocele is a bulging of the wall of rectum (the lower segment of the intestine) into the wall of the vagina. Rectoceles are usually the result of thinning or weakening of the muscle that separates the two and weakening pelvic floor muscles.

Mar 27th, 2019
Radiesse Filler Injections

When you're young, your skin is full of naturally occurring solutions that give it volume. Collagen, hyaluronic acid (HA) and elastin are what make your skin have a youthful, vibrant appearance.

Mar 27th, 2019
Skin Lesion Removal

While most skin blemishes are harmless, they can definitely be unsightly. Otherwise known as lesions, these imperfections could take the form of growths, moles, brown spots, or vein imperfections beneath the skin.

Mar 27th, 2019
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)

The C-section, also known as cesarean delivery, is one of the most important developments in obstetric care. It has allowed many women to safely give birth and avoid health risks...

Mar 27th, 2019
Arm Lift Procedure

The arm lift is a plastic surgery procedure that targets the upper arm. Much like a facelift or a thigh lift, this treatment option is designed to tighten skin and decrease laxity in a certain part of the body.

Mar 27th, 2019
Interstitial Cystitis Treatment

Painful bladder syndrome, known medically as interstitial cystitis, is a problem that many men and women deal with. Even a mild case of interstitial cystitis can wreak havoc on everyday life and cause intense pain. Thankfully, there are interstitial...

Mar 27th, 2019
Infertility Treatment

Infertility refers to the inability to conceive a child. Despite some common misconceptions, infertility can be an issue that affects both men (male infertility and women. Infertility can make conceiving a child a difficult situatuion both mentally and ...

Mar 27th, 2019
Hysteroscopy Procedure

The uterus—a vital organ of the female reproductive system—is responsible for the development of human life, nourishing the fetus prior to birth. It is incredibly strong and dynamic, stretching from a pear-sized organ preconception to the size of a...

Mar 27th, 2019

Hysterectomy is a surgery performed by gynecologists, women's health doctors and other medical professionals. This surgery is designed to remove the uterus, and can be performed for a number of reasons. There are many types of hysterectomy surgery.

Mar 27th, 2019
Hyperpigmentation Treatment

Hyperpigmentation is the term given to a series of medical conditions that darken the skin. This skin darkening typically occurs in small patches and is possible in nearly any part of the body.

Mar 27th, 2019
Hyperemesis Gravidarum Treatment

Experienced by over 50% of pregnant woman, morning sickness—characterized by nausea and vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy—is often one of the first signs a woman is pregnant

Mar 27th, 2019
HPV Vaccine

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the US. It is spread via vaginal, anal, or oral sex with another infected person. Some types can even be transmitted via skin-to-skin contact...

Mar 27th, 2019
High Risk Pregnancy

While a pregnancy is almost always a happy occasion, many women are faced with the prospect of a high risk pregnancy. Whether due to a pre-existing illness, age or any other factor a high risk pregnancy requires special care.

Mar 27th, 2019
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia) Treatment

Menstrual bleeding is a normal part of the female reproductive cycle. Many women, however, experience excessive or prolonged bleeding during their period. This is the medical condition known as menorrhagia.

Mar 27th, 2019
Gynecology Clinic

A doctor that focuses on gynecology, also known as a gynecologist, targets a woman's overall health, especially as it pertains to her reproductive system.

Mar 27th, 2019
Gestational Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way the blood cells absorb sugar. Gestational diabetes is a form of this condition that occurs in pregnant women. Gestational diabetes can cause harm to both the mother and child if left untreated.

Mar 27th, 2019
Geriatric Care

As we age, it becomes more important than ever to schedule regular appointments with a healthcare professional. A geriatric care physician can help you maintain the quality of your lifestyle.

Mar 27th, 2019
Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing is a non-invasive procedure designed to reduce or erase signs of aging on the skin. The fractional laser treatment works by targeting the epidermis (uppermost layer of the skin)...

Mar 27th, 2019
Fertility Evaluation

The desire to have children is not an unusual one; in fact, over 350,000 babies are born into the world each day. However, having a child of your own could present a unique set of unexpected challenges including many factors that may be causing you...

Mar 27th, 2019
Fat Transfer Hand Rejuvenation

With aging comes the degradation of your body's cells, causing, among other negative effects, your skin's loss of elasticity and natural volume. The oil glands gradually produce less oil, causing your skin to become dryer, thinner and finely wrinkled.

Mar 27th, 2019
Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

Autologous fat transfer, also commonly referred to as fat grafting, is a minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure which removes fat from an area of the body—such as the abdomen or hips—and transfers it to areas of the body in need of additional volume.

Mar 27th, 2019
Fat Transfer Procedure

Fat transfer—also called fat injection or fat grafting—is a powerful way to restore the fullness and youthful appearance of various areas of the body. This is done by relocating fat from another area of the body.

Mar 27th, 2019
Family Planning

Whether parents seek to have one child or many, family planning can be a very useful resource. More than a single treatment, family planning instead is compromised of a variety of solutions designed to help potential parents grow their family...

Mar 27th, 2019

The facial is one of the most popular spa treatments in the world. By combining a number of different treatments, a standard facial provides an experience that is both relaxing and rejuvenating.

Mar 27th, 2019
Facial Fat Transfer Procedure

Facial fat transfer—also called autologous fat transfer—is a procedure in which an individual's own body fat is used to plump up sunken or emaciated areas of the face....

Mar 27th, 2019
Facial Aging Treatment

Aging is an unavoidable part of life. We all grow older and expect to see some signs of aging in our appearances. But have you noticed that some people seem to age much more dramatically than others? That's because facial aging affects every person ...

Mar 27th, 2019
Treatment Options For Ovulatory Dysfunction

Female-factor fertility problems are often linked to ovulatory dysfunction, or ovulation that’s either irregular or that doesn’t occur at all. Find out what causes this all too common condition, and what you can do to overcome it.

Mar 27th, 2019
Colposcopy Procedure

A colposcopy is a gynecological exam which gives your healthcare provider a magnified look at your cervix. Often recommended after receiving abnormal pap test or pelvic exam results, a colposcopy can detect signs of disease and abnormal cells that are...

Mar 27th, 2019
ThermiSmooth™ Skin Tightening

ThermiSmooth is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that improves the appearance of aged skin by naturally increasing collagen production over a period of time. ThermiSmooth uses radiofrequency (RF)energy....

Mar 27th, 2019
Stress Incontinence Treatment

Stress incontinence occurs when urine leaks from the bladder because there is sudden extra pressure within the abdomen that affects the bladder. This potentially embarrassing condition differs from general....

Mar 27th, 2019
Hymen Reconstruction Surgery

The hymen is a thin tissue that partially covers the opening to the female vagina (birth canal). The presence of the hymen has long been considered a mark of virginity in women.

Mar 27th, 2019
Facial Vein Treatment

Your body relies on small blood vessels called veins to deliver blood from your body to your heart. Veins are usually not visible through the skin; however, in fairer-skinned individuals (more commonly in women), veins may become visible and are commonly..

Mar 27th, 2019
Vaginal Prolapse Treatment

The vagina is a muscular, tube-shaped organ that composes part of the female reproductive system. It extends from the vulva or outer portion of the female genitals to the cervix inside the body.

Mar 27th, 2019
Cellulite Reduction

Cellulite is a troubling issue for women from all walks of life. Pockets of dimpled fat that typically appear around the thighs, buttocks and elsewhere, cellulite can be extremely damaging to confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are many different

Mar 27th, 2019