Category: Health & Wellness

What the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 Mean for You

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The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) was released earlier this year, and there’s a lot to be excited about, from a personalized approach to eating that considers individual characteristics, to customized eating for different stages of life. In honor of National Nutrition Month—and because we know how important proper nutrition is when it comes to the aging process—we’re diving into what the new 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines mean for you. […]

Do I Need to Wear a Mask to My Plastic Surgery Consult? Plus Answers to Important Questions About Cosmetic Surgery During COVID

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COVID-19 is still very much with us. How will that impact your visit to our Asheville-based Plastic Surgery office? Here are some answers to the most common questions we’ve received. If you don’t see the answer you’re looking for here please don’t hesitate to call us at 828-210-9333 or email us. Can I have a cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery in North Carolina during COVID-19? Yes, at this time elective […]

A Doctor’s Tips for Staying Safe from COVID-19

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Living in the US, we usually have enough medical care to go around. The novel coronavirus is changing that for the time being—and doing your part to “flatten the curve” of transmissions is critical to all those working on the front lines of this pandemic. As a doctor, I want to offer the following pieces of advice. Note that this list is not intended to be complete. You should follow […]