Moms rejoice—It’s back to school time!

The kids are headed back to school and moms everywhere are breathing a sigh of relief. With the rush of summer play dates, pool days, beach trips and day camps finally slowing, parents enjoy the return of normalcy and routine. But don’t let the same-old, same-old sink in. Instead take this opportunity to treat yourself. … Continued

Vein and Vascular Treatments for Grandparents on the Go

Grandparent’s Day is coming up on September 10th! How will you celebrate? For ideas, check out the American Grandparents Association’s great tips for fun family activities to mark the holiday. With lots of memories to make, don’t let anything stop you from enjoying time with your grandkids— especially painful varicose veins. Many people, particularly middle-aged … Continued

2017—The Year of Injections & Fillers

As medical advances continue to lengthen life expectancy, an aging population has turned to cosmetic surgery to help their appearance match their inward health. From targeted facial treatments to body contouring procedures, there is an incredible range of surgical options for patients looking to make aesthetic changes. While cosmetic surgery in general is on the … Continued

Finishing Your Weight Loss Battle—Post-Victory Aesthetic Surgery

Losing significant weight is a tough battle. Unfortunately, dropping the pounds isn’t where the fight ends for many people. Excess skin and inelastic tissue can mask newly developed muscle tone and body shape, leaving weight loss warriors in a frustrating position as their outward appearance may not reflect the full extent of their body’s transformation. … Continued

Surgicare Arts & Aesthetics Grand Opening | New Cosmetic Surgery Practice

On August 1st, 2017 Dr. Angelina Postoev will open her cosmetic surgery practice, Surgicare Arts & Aesthetics, to patients in the Metro Atlanta area. This debut coincides with the six-year anniversary of Georgia SurgiCare, which was co-founded by Dr. Christopher Ibikunle and Dr. Postoev in 2011. Dr. Postoev, or Dr. Angelina as her patients call … Continued

Take a bite out of summer

Are your go-to healthy snacks out of season? Try these fresh summer superfoods to give your diet a colorful variety! Zucchini is a member of the summer squash family and looks similar to a cucumber. It is a great source of fiber and Vitamin A, and has been shown to help lower cholesterol. While zucchini … Continued

Beat the Heat: Heatstroke and how to avoid it

Summer months are fun, but they take a toll on your body as the hot weather makes it hard to stay hydrated and regulate internal temperatures. There are numerous heat-related illnesses to look out for, including heatstroke and heat exhaustion. Heatstroke is a serious medical emergency that results from the body being unable to cool … Continued

Summer Skincare: Enjoy the Sun, Skip the Burn

Summer is here, but it’s important to take proper precautions before heading out to soak up some sun. According to the National Cancer Institute, skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, with 2.2 percent of Americans diagnosed each year. Of these cases, two percent are an aggressive form of skin cancer … Continued

Getting to the bottom of the top health issues for men

During Men’s Health Month, Georgia SurgiCare is helping to raise awareness of health issues that are of relevance for men. As we noted in an earlier blog, men are still much less likely than women to visit their doctor for annual exams and preventive procedures, which are essential for the early detection and treatment of … Continued

Tips for Staying Physically Active

In our last blog we discussed the importance of getting enough exercise. Physical activity can reduce risk of disease and help you maintain your weight, which is even more important if you’ve just undergone weight loss surgery. One of the biggest obstacles to improving your level of physical activity is simply getting started. Here are … Continued