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Healing Hyperpigmentation with Light

If you suffer from hyperpigmentation or discoloration on the skin, you may be a good candidate for a treatment called IPL photofacial. Though summer may be over, signs of the sun may still be lingering on your skin. Sunspots, as they are called, can cause facial discoloration and uneven skin tone that many women choose […]

Who Should Get a Total Joint Replacement?

Patients seeking relief from temporomandibular joint dysfunction may be good candidates for a procedure called total joint replacement. What is total joint replacement surgery? Temporomandibular joint dysfunction can be cured with surgical intervention. If you have temporomandibular joint dysfunction, you are likely no stranger to the pain and stiffness that goes along with it. Temporomandibular […]

Can Dr. Sanovich Treat My Facial Trauma?

Accidents happen, and if you or a loved one has a facial injury, it is important for you to seek medical care right away. Facial injuries like fractures can disrupt your vision, respiratory function, and nervous system. Fortunately, Dr. Randy Sanovich is board-certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as facial cosmetic surgery. As […]

Liquid Rhinoplasty Vs. Surgical Rhinoplasty, Which One Should I Choose?

If you are considering a rhinoplasty but aren’t sure what your options are, this explanation of liquid versus traditional rhinoplasty can help shine a light on the differences. Up until recently, there weren’t many options for patients unhappy with the look or size of their nose. Surgical rhinoplasty (otherwise known as a “nose job”) was […]

Junior Otoplasty- Is it Safe for My Child?

Why otoplasty (ear reshaping)? If ears are very large, prominent, or distorted, they tend to catch the attention of unfortunate bullying & can severely lower children & young adults self-esteem. Protruding, or poorly shaped ears can be flattened & contoured to a more desired form with an ear reshaping surgery. The cartilage in the ear, […]

Create Beautiful Ears with an Otoplasty

Do you have protruding ears that stick out further than you’d like? Are you tired of trying to cover your ears with your hair, hats or scarves? You may believe you have to live with protruding ears for the rest of your life, but there’s good news. There is a procedure to correct them, and […]

The Surprising Medical Benefits of Orthognathic (Jaw) Surgery

Learn more about what orthognathic surgery is, and how it could have medical benefits for you. The mouth is arguably the most important gateway to our bodies. The condition of our teeth and gums can affect everything from diabetes to cancer, but sometimes it can cause pain a lot closer to home: in the jaw. […]

What to Expect from a Face-Lift Procedure

Why choose a face-lift? Face-lifts: They’re one of the most effective ways to combat the signs of aging, but they’re often the most misunderstood. Between the stigma that still surrounds them to the confusion about what exactly the procedure entails, it’s normal to have questions and apprehensions about this safe and impressive procedure. Here’s are […]

Can Jaw Surgery Correct Sleep Apnea?

“Sleep apnea.” You’ve heard the term, but what does it really mean? Simply put, obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue is pushed to the back of the throat, blocking the airway and decreasing the flow of oxygen to the brain during sleep. Once oxygen is low enough, the patient is startled awake and sleep patterns are disrupted. Many patients do not […]