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When ‘Mommy, My Ear Hurts Again!!’ Means Swimmer’s Ear

Posted by admin on Jul 18, 2018 2:28:43 PM

Swimmers ear (Otitis Externa) is a common painful infection and any parent who has cared for a child suffering from this condition knows just how painful it is. So, what is swimmer’s ear, how does it occur, how is it treated and, more importantly, how might we prevent it?

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

10 Tips To Help Cope With Summer Allergies

Posted by admin on Jul 11, 2018 3:55:02 PM


Summer is a time for vacations, lots of outdoor activity and relaxation. If you suffer from summer allergies you’re probably experiencing symptoms such as nasal congestion, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, scratchy throat and cough. Having seasonal allergies can spoil summer fun and vacations, but they can be prevented. Below we talk about some of the biggest summer allergens and some tips to help reduce reactions to them.

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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog, Dr. Jonathan Bell

IPL Treatment Can Help Reduce Blood Vessels On Your Face

Posted by admin on Jul 5, 2018 10:38:37 AM


You might look into the mirror and see those pesky broken blood vessels on your cheeks or around your nose and say to yourself, “I wish I could get rid of them or at least lesson their appearance!” Well you can! The newest technology in IPL (Intense Pulsed Light therapy) helps lesson or eliminate the size and color of broken blood vessels, hemangiomas and red areas on the face caused by different vascular skin issues.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Dermatology

Considering Breast Reduction Surgery?

Posted by admin on Jun 27, 2018 12:16:09 PM

Having overly large breasts can cause both physical and emotional issues, impairing one’s ability to lead a full, active life. Breast reduction, or mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that removes excess breast tissue in order to create a breast size in proportion with your body and to lessen any physical pain or discomfort.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery

How To Fix Torn or Split Earlobes

Posted by admin on Jun 20, 2018 12:00:35 PM


Split or incompletely split earlobes are a common problem we see in our plastic surgery practice. Sometimes the split may be the result of a tear of the earlobe from an accident, say a woman getting an earring caught on something. In other instances, the split may result from a slow tearing of the skin in someone with diminished skin strength from wearing heavy earrings often. Either way, there is a remedy that can repair the damage.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery

Managing and Treating Your Child’s Food Allergies

Posted by admin on Jun 15, 2018 11:17:16 AM


Allergic reactions are frightening at any age but for parents caring for a child with allergies, the sense of a lack of control significantly increases their fear and worry. The article “Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions in Children”, featured in The New York Times’ April 2018 edition, highlighted some important concerns and facts about allergic reactions in children.

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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog

Treating Hormonal Acne: Spirolactone Vs. Antibiotics

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Jun 12, 2018 2:41:11 PM


Can a medication used to treat high blood pressure also treat female hormonal acne? Advanced Specialty Care’s Dermatology PA, Jessica Mangiaracina, shares her own personal experience and weighs-in on a recent article about the use of Spironolactone to treat women’s acne.

Spironolactone is a great drug to use for the right patient: female adult cystic acne that flares around the menstrual cycle. It is questionable whether it will replace antibiotic treatments. The reason for that is because it is a long term medication and takes about 3-4 months to see results from it.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Blog, Dermatology, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C

Losing Hearing In Your 20s or 30s? It Might Be Otosclerosis.

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Jun 8, 2018 11:06:16 AM

If you’re in your 20’s or early 30’s and have noticed that you’re having a harder time hearing, you may have a disease called Otosclerosis that tends to run in families. This condition is the most common cause of middle ear hearing loss in young adults. It typically begins in early to mid-adulthood.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog

Get A Summer-Ready Body With TruSculpt

Posted by admin on May 30, 2018 12:26:29 PM


Is the summer season making you think about ways to burn fat without spending excessive time at the gym or attempting various diets? Today, many people are looking for comfortable ways to improve their appearance and self-image with minimal recovery time or life interruption. That’s the idea behind truSculpt, a non-invasive technology that can be customized to treat the arms, buttocks, thighs, love handles, back, bra wings and abdomen.

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Topics: Dermatology

Your Key To Great Skin: Our Favorite Skincare Products

Posted by admin on May 24, 2018 2:23:45 PM


Taking care of your skin is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Healthy, glowing skin makes you look better – and feel better. We asked some of our skincare specialists about their favorite products for their patients, and themselves. Who knows, you might discover your new favorite!

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Topics: Skincare & Laser