Shedding extra pounds can boost your energy levels, improve your quality of sleep, and give you a big boost of confidence. Many people kick off the new year with the goal of losing weight, but it can be difficult to achieve on your own. Medically-assisted weight loss is an excellent strategy for reaching your optimal weight. It’s safe, effective, and
How Nicotine Use Sabotages Plastic Surgery If you’re contemplating getting plastic surgery, there are a few health factors that you’ll need to consider before undergoing the procedure. One of these key factors is nicotine use. Nicotine use sabotages plastic surgery results and can severely hinder the flow of blood and oxygen to your skin tissue. Here, we’ll delve into the
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
Correct Carpal Tunnel with Less Downtime with This Treatment Carpal tunnel can be a debilitating condition, especially when left untreated for a long period of time. Many people put off getting treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome because they don’t want to take time off work or not be able to handle daily activities on their own. With this new treatment,
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
ASK Dr. Polecritti 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
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.
Dr. Marc Polecritti explains the difference between saline and silicone breast implants. [box type=”note” size=”medium” style=”rounded” border=”full” icon=”none”]Learn more about Breast Augmentation »[/box]