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5 Top Habits of Successful Gastric Sleeve Patients

Obesity isn’t just uncomfortable. It can lead to a lot of serious health problems, too. Gastric sleeve surgery can help you lose those excess pounds — and these five habits can help you maintain your results.

May 1st, 2022
When is Gastric Band Revision Surgery Necessary?

Gastric band surgery has helped many patients lose weight. But in others, the minimally invasive procedure has resulted in poor results or complications. Here’s how to tell when it’s time for revision surgery.

Apr 1st, 2022
7 Tips to Prepare for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is very effective at helping men and women finally win their weight-loss battles. But the surgery does come with some big changes. Here are seven tips to help you get ready for your surgery and your recovery.

Mar 8th, 2022
6 Types of Noncancerous Breast Disease

Breast lumps or pain are cause for alarm for many women, but the fact is, many breast symptoms are completely unrelated to cancer. Here are six noncancerous breast conditions every woman should know about.

Feb 1st, 2022
5 Signs of Vein Disease

Vein disease affects millions of Americans, yet many don’t know it, in part because they don’t know what symptoms to look for. Here’s a quick overview of five of the most common symptoms, so you can get treatment as soon as possible.

Jan 1st, 2022
Main Causes of Boils

A boil might look a lot like a pimple, but these two common skin infections have some major differences, including their underlying causes. Here’s a quick overview of what causes boils and how we treat them to prevent serious infections.

Dec 1st, 2021
When Does a Skin Cyst Require Medical Intervention?

Skin cysts are common, and often, they don’t cause any worrisome symptoms. But sometimes, a cyst can be a sign of another problem that requires medical attention. Here’s how to tell when it’s time to have a cyst evaluated by a doctor.

Nov 14th, 2021
4 Different Ways to Repair Your Hernia

Hernias affect millions of people every year, and while some mild hernias can be monitored, others require surgery to prevent complications. Here are four techniques our team uses to repair hernias and help our patients feel their best.

Oct 14th, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Vein Treatments

Vein disease affects millions of Americans, interfering with circulation and sometimes causing life-threatening complications. Fortunately, state-of-the-art vein treatments can help. Here’s a quick overview of your vein treatment options.

Sep 7th, 2021
The Benefits of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery

Minimally invasive surgical techniques like laparoscopy and robotic surgery offer lots of benefits for patients and doctors alike. If surgery is in your future, here are some of the most important benefits to know about.

Aug 17th, 2021
How Can I Get Rid of My Boil?

A boil might look like a large, pus-filled pimple, but the way a boil forms — and how it’s treated — can differ significantly. Here’s what to do to get rid of your boil and prevent serious infections from spreading.

Jul 12th, 2021
When Your Diverticulitis Can Benefit from Surgery

Diverticulitis can often be treated with antibiotics and dietary changes. But sometimes, surgery is the most appropriate treatment, aimed at preventing more serious complications. If you have diverticulitis, here's when surgery might be recommended.

Jun 29th, 2021
Why Wound Care Is Important

Millions of people suffer from hard-to-heal wounds, putting them at a higher risk of dangerous complications. If you have a wound that’s taking a long time to heal, here are seven reasons why wound care is very important for your health.

May 25th, 2021
5 Signs of Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder disease is very common in the United States and around the world. Yet even though millions of people suffer from it, many people don’t know why it happens or what signs and symptoms to look for. Here’s what you should know.

Apr 18th, 2021
What Is a Lipoma and When Should it Be Removed?

Any kind of skin growth can be scary — but not all growths are cancerous. Lipomas are one kind of benign growth that becomes more common with age. Here’s what you should know about this relatively common, noncancerous growth.

Mar 18th, 2021
The Role Your Thyroid Plays in Your Health

Your thyroid plays a major role in your health and wellness, yet most people have no idea what this gland does — or what symptoms thyroid disease can cause. Here’s what you need to know about this very important gland.

Feb 17th, 2021
Sclerotherapy Could Be the Answer to Your Vein Problems

Sclerotherapy has a long history of safe, effective use for treating varicose veins and spider veins. If you’re suffering from these unattractive, sometimes painful veins, here’s how state-of-the-art sclerotherapy could help you.

Jan 19th, 2021
Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

Believe it or not, everyone is at risk for skin cancer, not just people with lighter colored skin. Learn what the risk factors are and how to protect yourself for years to come.

Nov 12th, 2020
Are Skin Cysts Dangerous?

A skin cyst isn’t dangerous most of the time, but sometimes it is. Learn what signs to look for and when to seek medical treatment.

Apr 30th, 2020
When Does an Abscess Require Surgery?

Sometimes an abscess can turn from a nuisance to a potential threat to your health. Here’s how to know if you have an abscess that most likely requires surgery.

Mar 25th, 2020