STRUNZ AND FARAH-MOSAICO

If you are from Costa Rica or Iran, you have probably heard of Jorge Strunz and Ardeshir Farah.  These are two phenomenal guitarists who have been playing together for over thirty years. Mosaico is their first album, released in 1982.  I clearly remember it was around 11AM or 12PM, and I was driving on the…

Multiple Facial Surgery Procedures – Case Study

COMBINATION FACIAL PROCEDURES: A POWERFUL METHOD OF FACIAL REJUVENATION Combining of facial procedures, when indicated, can make a huge difference in a patient’s facial appearance.  A very powerful combination is rhinoplasty (nose surgery) and a chin augmentation in a patient with large nose and small chin. In the patient shown below, the patient had upper…

NRA – Gun Safety

 NRA – No Rationale At all The NRA held a news conference this morning, addressing their solution to the tragedy which happened in Connecticut. Mr. Lapierre, the Executive Vice President of the NRA, suggested the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun, is to have a good guy with a gun available…

Skin Tumor or Cyst, Case Study Diagnosis

LONG STANDING SUPERFICIAL MASS LEFT THIGH LIPOMA VERSUS SEBACEOUS (DERMAL) CYST “Lumps and bumps” are very common reasons patients come to my office.  They may have removal recommended by their primary physician or dermatologist, but the main reason these patients come to me are either the size of the mass or concern about cosmetic and…

INNOCENCE: LOST AND FOUND

My oldest daughter Lena is 19 months now.  She goes to a very nice day care three times a week and she loves it. The advantage of day care is she has developed social skills and is learning words which we may not have thought of teaching her.  The disadvantage of day care is that…

THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE IN AMERICA

Where will US healthcare be in 20 years? I know, the title sounds very serious and imposing, but in reality, it is one person’s opinion…mine.  However, I would like you to file this blog somewhere and re-read it in 20-30 years and see if I am right!  Now that the election is over, here are…