Author Archives: George Peck, Jr

Celebrex Decreases Post Op Pain

New study in JAMA shows that Celebrex may decrease pain after facelift surgery. Celebrex may also decrease the need and the use of narcotics.

Decreasing Post Operative Pain

Interesting article about decreasing post operative pain without opiods.

Breast Lift ~ Decrease Cup Size

The following is an interesting article from NYU about the results of breast lift (mastopexy) and cup size. It certainly makes sense that if one removes excess skin for breast ptosis (droopiness), that breast size would become smaller.

The Future of Curing Cancer – Immunotherapy

Your best defense is your own defense.

Mammograms Are Not Cost Effective?

An interesting study in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine shows that mammograms may save an occasional life but mammograms are not cost effective for the masses. The liklihood of a 50 year old woman dying from breast cancer in the next ten years is 0.5%. A mammogram screening program has a marginal affect […]

Reduce Bruising and Swelling

Bromelain from pineapples and Quercetin from capers, apples, red onion, and citrus fruits may help. Arnica and the old fashion treatment of rest, ice, compression, and elevation may also work. Check out this article-

Junk Food

Junk food is everywhere and is hard to avoid. Many people are addicted to junk food, which is directly related to the rise in obesity. Obesity is associated with many medical problems and a 10 year decrease in  life expectancy similar to smoking.

Breast Lifts Up 70% Since 2000

Breast lifts up 70% since the year 2000  

Race and Rhinoplasty

More non-caucasians are having nasal surgery to look more caucasian.

Trend – Selfies Associated with Increase in Plastic Surgery

It makes sense that the more we take pictures of ourselves and post them to social media, the more we care about our looks.

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