What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?

What is Breast Augmentation Surgery?

What is breast augmentation?  Breast augmentation surgery is a cosmetic procedure performed to increase the size, balance out the size, or otherwise improve the appearance of the breasts to the preference of the patient. Breast augmentation is done using implants (silicone or saline) or fat transfer from another part of the body.  Why do people […]

Resolving to Bring Balance to Your Year

Resolving to Bring Balance to Your Year

The past few years have thrown many of us off-balance in our health & general wellness. Multiple stressful events, whether political, personal or public health-related have caused many people to click into a “survival mode” of sorts. Isolation, fear, and lack of accountability have us making sweeping decisions including a mass exodus in the workforce, […]

Research At-a-Glance: What Painkillers During Surgery Might Mean For Your Recovery

Research At-a-Glance: What Painkillers During Surgery Might Mean For Your Recovery

Did you know?  This study found that high doses of fentanyl (an opioid) during surgery caused higher levels of post-op pain and post-op vomiting. Similarly, this 2018 study found that the high use of remifentanil (another opioid patients are given during surgery to relieve pain) increased the need for early post-op painkiller consumption. In other […]