The no-chip manicure is one of the latest trends today. The two-week longevity is quite appealing to a lot of people but can this fashionable luxury be causing more harm than good?
Ideal no-chip manicures require newly painted nails to be placed under an ultraviolet drying light. However, exposure to UV lights can cause an increase risk in photo-aging and skin cancer. Repeated dosage over the years may increase the risk of melanoma or non-melanoma skin cancer.
Some patients ask if a rhinoplasty procedure is functional or aesthetic. Some parts of a procedure are clearly aesthetic while other portions are more functional, while other portions of a rhinoplasty may have a component of both involved.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) have released a new clinical consensus statement on septoplasty. A consensus statement is an opinion by groups of experts who if they all share the same opinion on it but there is not enough evidence to create an official guideline. Dr. Shah will share his opinion as well with the statement.
A new study from The Lancet, a medical journal, found that music given to patients before, during or after surgery can decrease anxiety and patients to have less postoperative pain. The study found its data from a group of patients who randomized to either receive music, no music, or white noise (not Taylor Swift but static noise).