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Open House Hosted by Dermatology Specialty Care and Advanced Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery

Posted by admin on May 16, 2018 9:49:11 AM


Summer is on the way! Warm days, t-shirts, bathing suits and vacations. If you’re looking to improve your appearance this summer, get an expert opinion on skincare, or want to know more about a cosmetic treatment or procedure, join Advanced Specialty Care’s Dermatology and Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery physicians at an Open House on Wednesday, May 30. The event will be held at 5:00pm at the Ridgefield office, 901 Ethan Allen Highway, Suite 101. To RSVP to the event, call (203) 840-4700 ext. 8758.

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Topics: News & Events

Dr. Goldenberg Featured In Danbury News-Times For Unusual Tumor Surgery

Posted by admin on May 8, 2018 3:40:13 PM


Advanced Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery physician Dr. Goldenberg and the two other physicians were recently interviewed for a feature story in the Danbury News-Times on a recent unusual surgery. Dr. Goldenberg was one of a team of doctors at Danbury Hospital that changed the life of a 38-year-old woman. The team removed a 132-pound tumor in her abdomen - one of the largest tumors ever to be removed, worldwide.

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Topics: News & Events

Enlarged Breasts in Men - Treatments and Causes

Posted by admin on May 2, 2018 4:14:02 PM

Over-developed or enlarged breasts in men can occur at any age. This condition, called Gynecomastia, can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs. It can cause emotional discomfort and impair your self-confidence. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy simply to hide their condition. Below we’ll discuss what how to treat male gynecomastia and what to expect.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery

What Do I Do About My Aging Hands?

Posted by admin on Apr 25, 2018 11:38:26 AM

Our hands, just like our faces, often give away our age. As cosmetic procedures for the face have increased in popularity, similar treatments for their hands have lagged behind. So, what can be done to hide the signs of aging in your hands?

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, plastic surgery

10 Seasonal Allergy Tips For Spring

Posted by admin on Apr 18, 2018 3:01:10 PM


Spring is in the air, and so begins a season of sunshine, flowers and…sneezing, nasal congestion, watery eyes! Pollen, one of the biggest allergy triggers in spring, occurs when these tiny grains are released into the air from trees, grasses and weeds. When pollen gets in your nose, if you’re allergic, your body's defenses go wild, producing the symptoms above. Here’s a quick list of ten things you can do to reduce your allergic reaction to pollens in the spring.

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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog

Physicians of Advanced Specialty Care Receive Connecticut Recognition

Posted by admin on Apr 12, 2018 9:03:25 AM


ASC’s Dr. Jonathan Bell was recently named as one of Connecticut’s best doctors by Connecticut Magazine. He specializes in asthma, nasal allergy, food allergy, stinging insect allergy, drug allergy, hives, and eosinophilic esophagitis. Dr. Bell has been practicing at Advanced Specialty Care as an allergist since 2009.

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Topics: News & Events

Should You Use Q-Tip’s For Cleaning Ears?

Posted by admin on Apr 4, 2018 12:13:48 PM

There’s an old expression that goes something like “put nothing into your ears smaller than your elbow.” That’s good advice and certainly includes cotton swabs. The package that cotton swabs come in is in agreement, stating not to use them inside your ears. They’re meant to be used around the outside folds of the ear. Below we discuss why.

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

Hearing Aids Can Help A Range of Hearing Loss

Posted by admin on Mar 28, 2018 1:50:28 PM

Many more Americans than you’re probably aware of experience some type of hearing loss. About 15% of adults (37.5 million) over 18 in the U.S. over say they have some trouble hearing. For those between 65 and 75, that increases to approximately one in three people with hearing loss. Once 75 and older, nearly half have difficulty hearing.[1]   Luckily, modern hearing aids can help a wide range of hearing loss and listening needs.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog

Why Are My Allergies Worse At Night?

Posted by admin on Mar 21, 2018 9:56:02 AM

You may have noticed worsening of your allergy symptoms during the nighttime hours. Does your nose start to run? Do you feel congested or have a lot of post nasal drip? Do you find yourself sneezing, coughing, itching, or snoring while sleeping? If nighttime allergy symptoms are preventing you from sleeping well, you’re not the only one! At least 50% of allergy sufferers report their symptoms affect their ability to sleep. We know that sleep deprivation affects our cognitive function, our immune system, and even our blood pressure.

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Topics: Allergy & Asthma, Blog

The Difference Between Freckles and Sunspots

Posted by admin on Mar 14, 2018 12:04:38 PM

Ever wonder where those freckles on your skin are from? Or maybe you’ve discovered different, new spots on your skin. What are those and where did they come from? Here we give an overview of freckles and sunspots, where they come from and what’s the difference between the two.

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Topics: Dermatology