Thursday, June 16, 2011

Surgical Correction for Patients with Breast Asymmetry

Often unrecognized, the vast majority of women have mild to moderate asymmetry of their breasts. Caused by genetics or hormonal fluctuations, asymmetry occurs during adolescence or pregnancy. Depending on the degree of breast asymmetry, you have options to correct your condition.

Women with a large size difference in breast size find appropriate clothing and bra fitting extremely difficult. Some women may also feel self-conscious or embarrassed about their condition which affects their sense of body image. Cosmetic surgery may be a viable solution to their problem. Surgical options include breast augmentation, breast lift or breast reduction – or a combination of any two or all three.

Monday, June 13, 2011

5 Steps to Improve the Health of Your Skin

Even on cloudy days, UV rays can negatively affect your skin. Such rays cause long-term damage whether you’re outdoors, or sitting by an office window, or driving your car. The first type, UVA rays, are very long and affect the lower layers of the skin where new cells, collagen and elastin begin to form. UVA rays differ from UVB rays, which are short and do not have a direct affect on the skin.