Author: Judy L Bourget MD

The desire to rid unwanted fat is not a novel concept. Roman physican and philospher Galen classified overweight individuals as being either pachis (fat), efsarkos (overweight) or polysarkos (obese). One can...

Dermal fillers are different from Botox. Botox relaxes muscles to minimize wrinkles, while the fillers replenish volume loss under the skin. Dermal fillers are considered sculpting agents that dramatically change one’s appearance. Fillers have multiple uses, either...

The desire to rid unwanted fat is not a novel concept. Roman physican and philospher Galen classified overweight individuals as being either pachis (fat), efsarkos (overweight) or polysarkos (obese). One can...

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is found in 3% of the American population. That means nearly one million individuals suffer from embarrassing, anxiety-inducing episodes of severe sweating. Previous modalities to treat hyperhidrosis included creams (not that effective), pills (lots of side effects), Botox (effective but expensive and...