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2014-06-16 23:12:56

People 55 and older make up increasingly larger proportions of patients seeking wrinkle-relaxing injections and soft-tissue fillers, according to a survey of ASDS member dermatologists. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Cosmetic procedures to smooth wrinkles and rejuvenate facial skin increasingly are appealing to patients older than 55, according to recent survey results from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. “Older patients are realizing more and more that they...

2014-06-16 23:01:25

What’s New: A Bionic Future for Hearing Aids Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Center for Audiology welcomes hearing aid users to the future. Hearing aids have taken a significant step forward with new “made for iPhone hearing aids.” Through an iPhone app, a user can now control hearing aid features such as independent right and left volume, directional microphones, and also adjust bass/treble balance. While many hearing aids do many of these functions automatically, the made...

2014-06-12 23:00:36

Dr. Cory Torgerson (http://www.drtorgerson.com), a leading Toronto facial surgeon specializing in the latest cosmetic surgery procedures and non-surgical facial treatments, is pleased to announce that his cosmetic surgery clinic in Toronto will offer Living Proof Neotensil™ Daily Under-Eye Reshaping Procedure, the most advanced nonsurgical treatment available for reducing the appearance of bags and wrinkles. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Dr. Cory Torgerson...

2014-06-12 08:30:08

Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, FACS, Director and Founder of The Aesthetic Facial Surgery Center of New York and New Jersey, named to distinguished list for the second year in a row. NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly, Ltd., the nation's leading and trusted source for identifying the best doctors in America has recognized Oleh Slupchynskyj, M.D., FACS as one of America's Top Doctors for this year. This highly selective list of doctors are nominated by their peers and...

2014-06-10 23:02:48

Dr. Sal Taliercio, fellowship trained laryngologist, will begin practicing full-time at ENTA’s Sleepy Hollow site, located at 358 North Broadway, beginning August 1st, 2014. Dr. Taliercio will become the newest member of the Practice’s Voice & Swallowing Center, a sub-division consisting of all seven of ENTA’s world class laryngologists. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is home to over 100 of the finest otolaryngology specialists in...

2014-06-09 23:07:54

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills, commends award-winning fashion student for her final collection that was inspired by her battle with Bell’s palsy. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills commented today on Julia Wolner’s fashion collection that won the prestigious Liz Claiborne Award at the Pratt Institute’s 2014 Fashion Show in Manhattan. Wolner’s award also...

2014-06-09 16:25:44

Southern California Surgeon Notes Shifting Trends in Breast Augmentation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no longer DDs or bust for women seeking breast augmentation surgery. For many women today, a little lift is all it takes. In fact, the number of breast lift procedures performed grew by 70% from 2000 to 2013, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Even in a locale like Southern California, where breast implants have long been in...

2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Deadbeat, who are both stage IV oral cancer survivors, recently teamed up to play three benefit concerts in the North East to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Following Deadbeat's benefit performances this spring, with Mark playing...

2014-06-06 23:07:04

The Center for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills Announces 15% Discount on Top Skin Care Products in June Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 To help his patients start the summer off on the right track, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the Center for Advanced Facelift Surgery, today announced a 15% discount on skin care products during the month of June. The Beverly Hills facelift expert offers top-of-the-line brands, such as TIZO, Elta MD, and ZO by Obagi. Protect Your...

2014-06-05 23:14:19

Washington, DC plastic surgeon holding Facebook contest to refresh Dad’s look this summer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Rondi Walker, MD, founder of Walker Plastic Surgery in Washington, DC, is holding a Facebook contest for patients and their friends to give Dad a free Ultherapy procedure this month. The Ultherapy procedure is the only treatment FDA-cleared for a non-invasive neck, eyebrow and under-chin lift. Dubbed “Dad’s Chin Could Win!,” the Ultherapy procedure will...


Latest Otolaryngology Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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