Vitamin D Deficiency and Obesity

Vitamin D Deficiency and Obesity   Vitamin D, a pro-hormone, has been under intense investigation for its relationship to heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and many other chronic disease entities. In the Journal of  Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism in April 2014, researchers from investigated the relationship of physical activity and individual exertion and the levels of…

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Liposuction of the Calf

    Why do people get liposuction of the calf? This morning Good Morning America had a segment on calf reduction.  The premise was that some women where getting liposuction of the calf in order to wear the new knee high boots for the fall.  The most common reason I see for a calf reduction is…

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Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures: Ages 13 to 19

ASPS Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures between ages 13 and 19   In March, the ASPS (American Society of Plastic Surgeons) an organization with approximately 17000 members, release their annual statistical report concerning cosmetic procedures.  Cosmetic procedures were divided into surgical (like breast augment ions)  and nonsurgical procedure such as laser procedure and injectables.  In the report…

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Breast Lift Procedures Outpace Breast Augmentation

4/23/14 The Surge in Breast Lifts! A clarification of the “In-Depth Report”.   The conflict of breast lifts vs breast augmentation became obvious when the phones of our offices in Louisiana blew up with women inquiring about breast augmentation prices and the type of breast lift procedure I perform. I kind of liked it, but the…

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