Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Not

I’ve been told that I need to have surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. It is really hurting but I don’t want to have surgery. Are there any non-surgical alternatives you might recommend? Dr Hankins’ Answer: In answering this question, I…



Can You Match This Price?

As insurance reimbursements are dropping, more and more physicians are gravitating to the aesthetic market. That is why it is so important for the patient to select with great care and due diligence, the practitioner who will be administering the…



Facelift: What you need to know

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a procedure in cosmetic surgery that aims to give a more youthful appearance to the face. It reshapes the lower half of the face by removing excess facial skin. Rhytidectomy can tighten loose, hanging skin…



What goes into a Mommy Makeover?

What goes into a Mommy Makeover? If you’ve been doing research on cosmetic surgery, you’ve likely come across the term “Mommy Makeover.” There is often confusion over this phrase, as some people think it consists of one singular plastic surgery…



The Benefits of Breast Reduction

Ask the average people on the street what they know about breast cosmetic surgery, and odds are they will say, “breast implants.” Although breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures the world over (over 1,600,000 surgeries performed in…



The Benefits of Breast Reduction

Ask the average people on the street what they know about breast cosmetic surgery, and odds are they will say, “breast implants.” Although breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures the world over (over 1,600,000 surgeries performed in…



Carpal Tunnel Release

What is carpal tunnel release surgery? Carpal tunnel release is a surgery used to treat and potentially heal the painful condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. Doctors used to think that carpal tunnel syndrome was caused by an overuse injury…



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