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In a previous post I discussed a rare cancer linked to a specific type breast implant. This cancer is referred to as BIA-ALCL ( Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma). World-wide, about 550 cases have been reported with 33 deaths. This lymphoma is associated...

The summer season, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, is full of celebrations that often include fireworks. Festivals, weddings, and  of course, July 4th would not be the same without these explosive festivities. And while they bring joy and entertainment to many, they can also be dangerous. Facial plastic...

Achieving a safe and reliable outcome for a procedure is paramount.  This requires collaboration among the patient, the facial plastic surgeon, and the skilled staff at the office or facility. What can you do? Do your homework—on the surgeon, the facility, and how to be...

I am very happy to announce the endodontic practice of my daughter-in-law, Dr. Abigail Edds. Abby graduated with honors from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2003, and then completed a one-year residency in Hospital and General Dentistry at Indiana University. After 7...

Latest trends in facial plastic surgery The survey results are in! According to facial plastic surgeons of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the top three trends in 2015 were requests for natural-looking rhinoplasty results (74 percent), combined surgical and non-surgical procedures (72...

On May 16, 2014, Dr. Edds will be the Mission Director, leading a team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, surgical technicians and support staff to Santa Marta, Colombia for a medical mission. This mission, sponsored by Healing The Children, Northeast, treats children in Colombia, South America,...