Monthly Archives: July 2011

Traditional or Liquid Facelift: How to Choose

It’s not uncommon for many of my patients to ask for help when deciding between a traditional and a liquid facelift in the Boston area. While both procedures have benefits, it’s important to understand what each can offer before determining treatment. Facelift Surgery Facelift surgery is often chosen to tighten and firm the skin in the lower face and neck.…

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Lasers for Gum Treatment?

There are many factors that can cause gum disease, and the best ways to ward it off is by regularly brushing and flossing your teeth; however, many people don’t realize the benefits of keeping to the recommended routine. As a result, more than 75% of American adults over age 35 suffer with gum disease. Most of the time, the disease…

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Is There An Alternative to Breast Augmentation Surgery?

Pills, creams, fat transfer, and vacuum bras are some of the available non-surgical methods for breast augmentation—but do they work? “Breast enhancement” pills typically contain estrogen, which may cause breast swelling, but the effect isn’t permanent. Creams that contain herbs are said to stimulate the body’s estrogen production, initiating the same effect as the pills. The problem arises that the…

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3 Secrets for a Healthy Complexion

A lot of patients want to know the “secret” to beautiful, radiant skin. The truth is, there is no magic elixir that creates the perfect complexion, but daily maintenance and regular skin facials and treatments can drastically enhance the appearance and feel of your skin. Here are my top 3 tips for good skin care in Calgary: 1. Good Skin…

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Understanding the Duodenal Switch Procedure

You may have never heard of the duodenal switch procedure, let alone the laparoscopic duodenal switch surgery. That’s because few bariatric surgeons offer the procedure since it is arguably the most complex weight loss surgery and requires extra, specialized training. Despite its relative rarity, the duodenal switch procedure is highly effective at helping morbidly obese people achieve a healthy and…

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