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Allergy & Asthma
Where do you provide Allergy & Asthma Services?
How old must one be to participate in Peanut Desensitization?
How long does the initial Peanut Desensitization office visit last?
What happens at the second visit?
What happens after the second visit?
What is the end point of the peanut desensitization program?
What are the most common symptoms during build-up?
What should I do if there is a reaction at home?
Should routine allergy or asthma medication be stopped before the first Oral Immunotherapy visit?
In someone who has asthma, can a peanut allergic reaction manifest as an exacerbation of asthma, without any other symptoms, i.e., no rash/hives or stomach discomfort?
Should peanut doses be administered on a full or empty stomach?
What time of day is best for the home peanut doses?
Are there specific precautions relating to peanut home dosing?
Does illness affect the peanut dosing schedule?
For how many days can doses be skipped at home without the necessity of decreasing the next dose?
What is the success rate?
At what point will we buy our own food?
What is the cost of the Oral Immunotherapy/Peanut Desensitization?
How old must one be to participate in Tree Nut treatment?
How long does the initial office visit last?
What happens at the second visit?
What happens after the second visit?
What is the end point of the Oral Immunotherapy program?
What are the most common symptoms during build-up?
What should I do if there is a reaction at home?
Should routine allergy or asthma medication be stopped before the first Oral Immunotherapy visit?
In someone who has asthma, can a food allergic reaction manifest as an exacerbation of asthma, without any other symptoms, i.e., no rash/hives or stomach discomfort?
Should the tree nut dose be administered on a full or empty stomach?
What time of day is best for the home treatment doses?
Are there specific precautions relating to home dosing?
Does illness affect the tree nut-dosing schedule?
For how many days can doses be skipped at home without the necessity of decreasing the next dose?
What is the success rate?
At what point will we buy our own tree nuts?
What is the cost of the Oral Immunotherapy/Tree Nut Desensitization Program?
Audiology
What is Central Auditory Processing?
What is a Central Auditory Processing Disorder?
What are some signs of a Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)?
How is CAPD evaluated?
What is neonatal hearing testing?
What milestones should I look for in my newborn's hearing?
What are some warning signs to watch for in my child's hearing?
Where can I go to have my child tested?
How do I know it's time to investigate a hearing aid?
Okay, so how do I begin?
You mean, there are different kinds of hearing problems?
What if it's not for me, but for my relative?
Can I just come in and ask for the same hearing aids my friend has?
What about follow-up care?
Is all this included?
So this will restore my hearing, right?
Are the better hearing aids worth it, then?
What kinds of hearing aids are out there?
Will I hear equally well in all situations?
How quick is the whole process of adjustment?
Do hearing aids last forever?
Where do you provide Audiology & Hearing Aide Services?
Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
How is facelift surgery performed?
How long is the recovery period from a facelift?
How long does a facelift last?
Who is a candidate for eyelid surgery?
Are there limitations to eyelid surgery?
How is eyelid surgery performed?
What can I expect after eyelid surgery?
Is nasal surgery very painful?
What is the recovery like?
Will my insurance cover Rhinoplasty?
Can I combine a cosmetic procedure with one covered by my insurance?
What happens during Brow Lift surgery?
How long does the surgery last?
How long is the recovery period after Brow Lift surgery?
What is BELOTERO BALANCE® Dermal Filler?
How does it work?
What is the difference between BELOTERO BALANCE® Dermal Filler and other fillers?
How soon can I expect results?
What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?
When will I see results from a Botox Cosmetic treatment?
How long does Botox Cosmetic last?
Who will administer Botox Cosmetic?
What is Juvederm®?
What does Juvederm do?
What are possible side effects of Juvederm?
Are there any reasons why I should not receive Juvederm?
Are there any important considerations before I receive Juvederm?
What is Juvederm Voluma™ XC?
How does Juvederm Voluma XC work?
Does Juvederm Voluma XC hurt?
How soon can I expect results from Juvederm Voluma XC?
How long does Juvederm Voluma XC last?
What is Radiesse® wrinkle filler?
What is Radiesse® made of?
How is the treatment performed?
What is the difference between Radiesse® filler and other fillers?
How does Radiesse work?
How soon can I expect results from Radiesse?
How long does Radiesse last?
How much does Radiesse cost?
Does Radiesse hurt?
Is Radiesse safe?
Are there side effects from using Radiesse?
How long is the recovery time after using Radiesse?
Where can I find out more about Radiesse® wrinkle filler?
How is a tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty) performed?
What can I expect after Abdominoplasty surgery?
How is the arm lift surgery done?
How long does arm lift surgery take?
Where is an arm lift procedure performed?
What can I expect after arm lift surgery?
What results can I expect from an arm lift?
Who can have liposuction?
Is liposuction safe?
How is liposuction performed?
What is the normal post-operative course after liposuction?
When can I expect to see an improvement after liposuction?
How much weight do I have to lose before considering post weight loss plastic surgery?
Does insurance pay for post weight loss plastic surgery?
Can all the post weight loss procedures be done at one time?
How much time will I have to take off from work for post weight loss surgery?
What do the scars look like after post weight loss surgery?
Are breast implants safe?
Can I get mammograms following breast implants?
Does breast augmentation affect the risk of breast cancer?
Does breast augmentation surgery affect nipple sensitivity?
How is breast augmentation surgery done?
What type of anesthesia is given during breast augmentation surgery?
What can I expect after breast augmentation surgery?
How does a breast lift differ from an augmentation?
What size will I be following a breast lift?
How is a breast lift performed?
When can I resume normal activities after a breast lift?
How long do breast reconstruction operations take?
What are the complications associated with breast reconstruction?
How long will it take for me to heal from breast reconstruction surgery?
When can I bathe or shower after breast reconstruction surgery?
When do the sutures come out after breast reconstruction surgery?
When can most patients expect to return to work after breast reconstruction surgery?
When can I exercise again following breast reconstruction surgery?
Can patients have radiation or chemotherapy if they have a breast reconstruction?
What size will I be after a breast reduction?
Where are the incisions placed during breast reduction?
What is the recovery like after breast reduction surgery?
When can I resume normal activities after breast reduction surgery?
Can I breast feed after a reduction?
Does nipple sensation change after breast reduction surgery?
Does breast reduction surgery affect the risk of breast cancer?
What is the typical recovery period for Gynecomastia?
Does insurance pay for this Gynecomastia surgery?
What do the scars look like after Gynecomastia surgery?
What is the normal post-operative course following Gynecomastia?
What conditions do Chemical Peels treat?
Who is a good candidate for a Chemical Peel?
Where are our Chemical Peels performed?
Who will perform your laser hair removal?
How does the laser work?
Why do you need to do a skin test before laser hair removal?
How much do the laser hair removal treatments cost?
How many laser hair removal treatments will I need?
What do I need to know before I have my first laser hair removal treatment?
What happens during the laser hair removal treatment?
What will the laser hair removal treatment feel like?
How do I take care of my skin after I have my laser hair removal treatment?
Can I use an anesthetic cream prior to laser hair removal treatment?
What is LATISSE ® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03?
What is hypotrichosis of the eyelashes?
How does LATISSE work?
How do I apply LATISSE?
What should I use to apply LATISSE with?
Why do the directions say to only apply LATISSE solution to the base of the upper eyelashes?
How soon will I see results from LATISSE?
Is LATISSE a replacement for mascara?
Is LATISSE (bimatoprost ophyhalmic solution) 0.03 different from non-prescription products that indicate eyelash growth?
What if I forget to apply LATISSE one night? Or for a few nights?
What happens if I stop using LATISSE?
What are the possible side effects of LATISSE?
What should I do if I get LATISSE in my eye?
Who should NOT use LATISSE?
What are the ingredients in LATISSE?
What is skin hyperpigmentation?
What is elevated intraocular pressure (IOP)?
What should I do if I experience eye redness after using LATISSE?
What should I do if I experience eye itching after using LATISSE?
What is HydraFacial™?
Why is HydraFacial good for my skin?
Am I a candidate for HydraFacial treatment?
How long does the HydraFacial treatment take? Is there any downtime or pain involved?
What results may be expected from HydraFacial? How many treatments are needed to see results? How long do the results last?
What is IPL or Intense Pulse Light?
Why are multiple the IPL Photo rejuvenation treatments necessary?
How do other treatments compare to IPL Photo rejuvenation?
What conditions can IPL Photo rejuvenation treat?
What should I expect after IPL Photo rejuvenation treatment?
Where do you provide Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery services?
What is Photorejuvenation?
How does the IPL work?
What happens during a photofacial?
Is IPL safe?
What can I do to help maintain the photofacial improvement?
Dermatology
What is Dermatology?
What is Skin Cancer?
What is Acne?
What is Shingles?
What are Warts?
What are the signs and symptoms of Poison Ivy Rash?
What is Eczema?
What is Rosacea?
What is a Cyst?
What is Molluscum Contagiosum?
What is Botox Cosmetic?
What are Injectable Facial Fillers?
What are Leg Vein Injections (Sclerotherapy)?
What is a Mole?
What is Psoriasis?
What is a Skin Tag?
What is an Angioma?
What are Fungal Nail Infections?
What is a Rash?
What is a Scar?
What is Melasma?
What is Hair Loss?
Where do you provide Dermatology services?
What is Rosacea?
ENT / Head & Neck Surgery
What is middle ear fluid and why does it form in some people's ears?
Once middle ear fluid has formed what happens?
How do you treat middle ear infections?
What are the myringotomy tubes?
What happens to the myringotomy tubes after they're put in?
What is Meniere's Disease?
What is Positional Vertigo?
What is Tinnitus?
What are the tonsils and adenoids?
When should tonsils or adenoids be removed?
What is a "deviated septum"?
What problems can a deviated septum cause?
What can be done to improve a deviated septum?
What is silent reflux?
How do I know if I have LPR or Silent Reflux?
How is lpr treated?
Will I need lpr treatment forever?
Can children get lpr?
What about snoring?
What are some non-invasive Treatments for Snoring?
Is there a surgical way to treat snoring?
What is Radiofrequency Assisted Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?
What is Sleep Apnea?
What is the treatment for Sleep Apnea?
Where do you provide ENT / Header & Neck Surgery services?
What is a ballon sinuplasty?
What are nasal polyps and how are they treated?
How is a deviated septum corrected?
Nose bleeds
Why is my voice hoarse
Is a nasal fracture the same as a broken nose?
Snoring and sleep apnea
Should my child’s tonsils and adenoids be removed?
Why is my nose so stuffy?
How could I have reflux if I don’t get heartburn?
What’s the difference between a tonsil infection and a strep throat?
General Surgery
What is a general surgeon?
Where do you provide General Surgery services?
Hand Surgery
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
What is the cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
How do I know if I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? What are the Symptoms?
How do you diagnose CTS?
Can I schedule an appointment to determine if I have CTS?
What is "Dupuytren's Disease"?
What are the symptoms of Dupuytren's Contractures?
What is the treatment for Dupuytren's Contractures?
What are nerve injuries? How do you treat them?
What is Osteoarthritis? What can you do about it?
Where do you provide Hand Surgery services?
Skincare & Laser
Where do you provide Skincare & Laser services?
How will I look right after the Peel treatment?
Who should not have Chemical Peels?