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Articles & Blogs2022-04-19T12:25:10-04:00

Cosmetic Surgery Around The Eyes: What Should You Know?

This month’s theme is “Listen.” Indeed, we would all do well to be better listeners. In medical practice, much of the diagnostic process relies on good listening skills. In my estimation, 75-90% of a diagnosis is made by listening to the patient, and the final 10-25% comes from a physical exam and various tests to assess and confirm the clinical suspicion. In a cosmetic plastic surgery practice, the first step of any evaluation is to listen to what the patient is aiming to accomplish, and what their priorities are. There is so much misinformation and so many false narratives in [...]

Vitamin D: The Story Behind Our Skin Color

These are summer days in Michigan, and everyone is out and about, enjoying the sunshine. Michigan is a double peninsula, “upper” and “lower,” surrounded by water. As a result, our skies are often overcast, even in summer. And given our northern latitude, winters are long and sunny days are few. The result is that much of the year, we get little to no sun exposure. Unfortunately, this is associated with chronic vitamin D deficiency in much of Michigan’s population. In this month’s column, I’d like to share information about vitamin D and its role in our health. Vitamin D is [...]

Why Do We Sing To Our Babies?

In 1981, Professors David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their pioneering work on the neuroscience of visual processing. This Nobel Prize was the culmination of decades of work that began in the 1950s, when Dr. Hubel first used a tungsten wire (an electrode) to record electrical activity from a single neuron. Next, in the 1960s Hubel and Wiesel collaborated to show that specific neurons were activated by vision from one or the other eye. In these experiments, neuron activities of a kitten’s brain were measured while the kitten was shown various visual [...]

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