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ASC Welcomes New Dermatologist to Its Specialty Practice

Posted by admin on Jan 17, 2018 10:33:45 AM

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Dr. Rand Werbitt recently joined Advanced Specialty Care working with physicians within Dermatology Specialty Care. A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Werbitt treats adult and pediatric medical dermatological issues such as acne, eczema, moles, skin infections and skin cancers. He also performs cosmetic dermatology procedure such as Botox, fillers, laser and phototherapy, skin tightening, chemical peels, microneedling and skin resurfacing. Dr. Werbitt has owned his own dermatology practice in Stamford for more than 25 years. He will work out of ASC’s Stamford, Norwalk and Danbury offices.

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Topics: Dermatology, News & Events

Is Earwax Bad and How Do I Remove It?

Posted by admin on Jan 12, 2018 12:40:48 PM

Earwax is a normal human secretion called cerumen. Our ears are designed to clean themselves naturally. Unfortunately, in some people, this is not always the case. Earwax can build up and get impacted – impairing your hearing. If built up earwax is bothering you, it’s important to remove it properly so as not to harm yourself.

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

Intense Pulse Light Can Reduce Brown Spots, Age Spots And Other Blemishes

Posted by admin on Jan 4, 2018 9:30:46 AM

 

Skincare specialists often use Intense Pulse Light (IPL) to addresses a variety of benign skin conditions such as red and brown blotches, rosacea, broken blood vessels, acne and other blemishes. There are a lot of advantages to IPL; it is safe and noninvasive, and can easily be tailored to meet different people’s particular needs. Below we delve a little deeper into what IPL is all about and why it may be right for you.

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Topics: Skincare & Laser

Suffering From Chronic Sinus Headaches, Congestion? Consider Balloon Sinuplasty

Posted by admin on Dec 27, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Your nose is always stuffed. Your head feels heavy and you feel constant sinus pressure and pain. If these symptoms have been going on for weeks and months, you like many Americans, millions in fact, suffer from chronic sinusitis. This severe inflammation of the mucus membranes that line the sinus cavities and other spaces in the face causes a number of symptoms and can impact your quality of life significantly. If you’ve been to a doctor over and over again, taken antibiotics to no avail, it might be time to think of balloon sinuplasty as a treatment option.

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

Everything You Need To Know About Facelift Surgery

Posted by admin on Dec 20, 2017 12:00:26 PM

Aging takes its toll on the face. The facial skin sags and loosens creating unwanted folds and creases. Although the structure beneath may still be youthful, the hanging skin hides that structure and an aged look results. If you’re looking for a more youthful look, you may want to consider a facelift. Facelift surgery reshapes the facial skin and the soft structure beneath to a more youthful contour. Facelift with or without a neck lift removes the aged appearance by pulling the skin up and back to a location with a better contour, higher and smoother.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery

Hearing Aid Problems? We Can Help With That!

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Dec 14, 2017 10:34:37 AM

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Contemporary hearing aids are pretty durable devices. However, hearings aids can and do fail. Most hearing aid problems are pretty straightforward. Many are avoided by proper maintenance by the user. But, sometimes, a hearing aid will fail and needs our expert assistance and TLC.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog

Do I Have Hives?

Posted by admin on Dec 6, 2017 11:28:01 AM

You're noticing that you have welts or raised patchy areas on the skin that show up in a variety of shapes and sizes in different areas of your body. And they are intensely itchy! You may be suffering from urticaria, or hive.  These are very common, affecting up to 20% of the population at some point in their lifetime. But how can you tell that the rash you have are hives?

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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog

When You Need To See A Doctor For A Hoarse Voice

Posted by admin on Nov 29, 2017 3:08:42 PM

Speaking should be effortless and easily reproducible; and like many things we have in abundance, we often take it for granted. It’s not until our natural vocal production is impaired that we appreciate how demanding and complex speech is. Hoarseness, or dysphonia, is a voice-related restriction such as a change in voice quality, pitch, volume or it takes effort to speak. It’s important to remember that hoarseness can be caused by a number of factors and is a symptom, not a disease.

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

Six Reasons Why HydraFacials Are So Popular

Posted by admin on Nov 15, 2017 3:57:42 PM

 

You may have heard about the relatively new skincare treatment called HydraFacial®. It’s become increasingly popular and celebrities love it. One reason, you can get it the same day as your big event and your face will look great! Here are some other reasons why HydraFacials are so popular

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Topics: Skincare & Laser

5 Critical To-Dos When You Get A Dog Bite or Bad Cut

Posted by admin on Nov 8, 2017 2:33:57 PM

Getting a dog bite whether from playing with your dog or from a stray or unfriendly dog can be traumatic. Canine teeth can do damage. Similar damage can occur if you get a major cut from an object or a fall. One of the biggest immediate risks is infection. Here are steps you need to take immediately.

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Topics: Blog, plastic surgery