Common Causes and Treatment of Trigger Finger

The condition known as trigger finger is very misleading. Trigger finger doesn’t just happen when you repeatedly fire a gun. Actually, your forefinger is used more than any other digit, and it can easily become injured through repetitive motion. Here are some of the most common causes of trigger finger and how it is treated. What Is Trigger Finger? Trigger

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Ask the Plastic Surgeon: What Are The Different Types of Breast Surgeries Available?

As we prepare for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we thought this topic was very timely. There are many different types of breast surgeries, and often the surgeries are performed together, as in the case of a breast augmentation and breast lift (Mastopexy). Breast surgery is one of our many specialties and we use all of the current cutting edge techniques

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ASK Dr. Polecritti: What Are The Benefits of CO2 Fractional Laser?

Question: What are the benefits of CO2 Fractional laser? How do I know if I’m a candidate? Answer: Resurfacing laser treatments have come a long way in the last 10 years.  Originally, fully ablative CO2 laser resurfacing was the only choice.  These lasers provided a very nice result but required patients to undergo general anesthesia and then they had a

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Tampa Florida Area – Typical Breast Surgeries?

These are the three most typical Breast Surgeries I see in my plastic surgery practice (located in Spring Hill, FL – the Tampa area of Florida on the Gulf Coast)  1. Breast Augmentation Surgery Breast augmentation improves the size and to some extent the position of the breast. Saline and Silicone gel implants are both FDA approved for cosmetic augmentation. 

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