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July 27, 2018
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Vaginal Mesh: Is it a danger to my health?

You may have seen or heard recent news articles about the concerns surrounding the use of vaginal mesh. Surgical mesh has been used by surgeons since the 1950s to repair abdominal hernias. In the 1970s, gynecologists began implanting surgical mesh […]
May 14, 2018
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Urinary Incontinence: Treatments, Causes & Types

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine that can be very bothersome and can prevent women from participating in certain activities that they enjoy. There are three types of incontinence: stress incontinence, urge incontinence, and overflow incontinence. Each is […]
May 14, 2018
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Painful Bladder Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Women with Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS) complain of urinary urgency, frequency, and bladder pain. Symptoms can range from mild, patients complain of frequency and pain with a full bladder, to severe (frequency of multiple times an hour and severe bladder […]
May 14, 2018
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Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Causes & Treatment

Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a condition that results when the tissue of the vagina weakens, allowing one of the pelvic organs to “fall into” the vagina. A cystocele is a weakness in the front wall of the vagina causing the […]
April 25, 2018
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Pellevé: Wrinkle Reduction System

Pellevé is a revolutionary non-surgical procedure to safely treat facial wrinkles with virtually no pain and little downtime. Using advanced radiowave technology, the Pellevé system precisely heats the deep layers of the skin without damaging the epidermis, or top layer. […]