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MicroNeedling with Platelet Rich Plasma

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Sep 14, 2018 12:53:57 PM

What if you could harness the power of your own natural platelets to rejuvenate your skin and fuel cellular growth and collagen production?

Believe it or not, MicroNeedling with Platelet Rich Plasma does just that.

On its own, MicroNeedling is already an effective and proven aesthetic treatment for reducing fine lines, acne scars, brown spots, enlarged pores and improving the overall appearance of your skin. Augment with your own platelet rich plasma you’re left with a treatment that’s not only chock full of benefits, but natural too!

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

I Need Hearing Protection for That?

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Sep 7, 2018 11:42:11 AM

The weather is still warm which means you may still be wearing less layers, but that doesn't necessarily apply to your ears! Before you tackle yard work, crank up the tunes, watch the big game or hop on your motorcycle, make sure you aren’t putting your hearing at risk.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore

Back To School: Prepare For That First Infection!!

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Aug 31, 2018 12:01:37 PM

Just as the balmy days of summer transition to the cool nights of fall so parents can anticipate that first back to school infection brought home and shared with all members of the family. While classroom conditions may have improved, and antiseptic cleaning universally deployed, we still see a sharp rise in the incidence of transmitted infections as our children congregate in school. What parent hasn’t cared for that first stuffy nose, the cough or wheeze that disturbs sleep, the sore throat with accompanying fever? Worse than that is the rapidly improving illness in our children which when transmitted to the adults in the household leaves us debilitated with lingering symptoms for weeks.

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat

Five Things Someone with Psoriasis Wants You to Know

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Aug 23, 2018 5:01:01 PM

In honor of National Psoriasis Awareness month, Advanced Specialty Care’s Medical Assistant, Meghan Gomez, opens up about her personal experience living with psoriasis by sharing five things someone with psoriasis wants you to know!

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Topics: Skincare & Laser, Blog, Dermatology, Meghan Gomez

New Faces at Advanced Specialty Care

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Aug 16, 2018 4:19:08 PM

 

Advanced Specialty Care would like to welcome Ear, Nose & Throat Physician and Surgeon, Dr. Paul Koors, Ear, Nose & Throat Physician Assistant, Naomi Steinfeld, and Audiologist, Jenell Douglas, to our practice.

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Topics: News & Events, Dr. Jenell Douglas, Naomi Steinfeld, PA, Dr. Paul Koors

Do You Worry About Food Allergy When Eating In Restaurants?

Posted by admin on Aug 9, 2018 10:02:48 AM

 

Eating at a restaurant can be a wonderful experience. Restaurants provide the opportunity to enjoy a meal with family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere without the time and effort required to prepare the meal, and the bonus of not having to deal with cleanup and washing the dishes. However, for families with food allergies, eating in a restaurant can be a stressful scary experience.

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

Hearing Health: Sounds Of The Storm From An Audiologist’s Perspective

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Aug 1, 2018 2:28:23 PM

As an audiologist, I think a lot about how sound and how it affects hearing health. Background noise particularly important to take into consideration when adjusting my patient's hearing aids.  I recently realized there was a pattern to the sounds of our community in Danbury, Brookfield and New Fairfield following a recent damaging storm on May 15, 2018.

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Topics: Audiology, Blog, Jocelyn Dore

Sunscreen: What Kind? How Much? How Often?

Posted by admin on Jul 25, 2018 3:32:08 PM
When you’re spending time outdoors in the summer – or winter – the sun’s UV rays can be harmful, so using sunscreen is a must. Regardless of what you may have heard about the dangers of sunscreen, the real danger lies in choosing not to use it! There is a lot of different information about sunscreen and it can be confusing to know how to use it properly. Here we help clear up a few misconceptions about sunscreen and clarify how best to use it.
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Topics: Dermatology, Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C

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, Richard Lipton

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