Leaving Santa Clarita for Eye Care?

 It is not uncommon for me to see a patient who was initially referred outside of the Santa Clarita Valley for care that can be rendered here at the highest level. Sometimes competitive pressures and financial alliances are the reason behind the referral. Other times...

Helpful ways to stay Flu-Free this Year

 With fall and winter months now upon us, the peak of the flu season is fast approaching. According to the CDC’s Summary of the 2017-2018 Influenza Season, an estimated 9.2 million flu related illnesses occur annually and a total of 180 pediatric flu-related deaths...

Oral Health and Pregnancy

 Finding out that you are pregnant is such an indescribable feeling. You are filled with joy, happiness and excitement. There is so much to think about after getting the good news. Sharing the news with family and friends, scheduling prenatal appointments, guessing...

Relief for Heel and Arch Pain Sufferers

 Heel/Arch pain is one of the most common foot ailments affecting millions of people on a daily basis. Unfortunately, this affliction is left untreated by a majority of the population, figuring that it will go away, or accepting that the pain is typical with excessive...

Beautiful, Healthy Smiles

 Dr. Gilbert Snow has been serving the orthodontic needs of his patients, enhancing their lives with beautiful smiles and outstanding orthodontic care since 1971. Together with Dr. Daniel Azani, they are experts and have gained a reputation for the highest quality...

Hope’s Haven Spotlight on Sara R. Fogan

 The mission of Sara Fogan and Calminsense Hypnotherapy® is to help you achieve your self-improvement goals. “Sara R. Fogan, C.Ht., is a certified hypnotherapist and Master in Therapeutic Guided Imagery based in Santa Clarita, California. She is an honors graduate of...

Hearing Loss is on The Rise in Teens

 Did you know that approximately one in five teenagers have some degree of hearing loss? A National Health and Nutrition Survey performed from 2005-2006 found that almost 20 percent of teens have hearing loss most likely related to noise exposure from personal...

Healthy Tips to help prevent diabetes

More than one in three Americans have prediabetes – and 90 percent of them don’t even know it. The good news is that most cases of type 2 diabetes are preventable – healthy lifestyle changes can help you avoid, control, or even reverse the disease. Most of the food we...

Have You Had Your Blood Pressure Checked Lately?

Many people think high blood pressure (hypertension) is a “stress disease” – the result of overwork, no exercise, too many cocktail lunches, smoking, eating an unhealthy diet and other common but shortsighted behaviors. The truth is, such behaviors don’t cause high...

Hear Your Best this Holiday Season!

 The holiday season is just around the corner! As you plan your family gatherings and celebration feasts, consider how valuable these times spent with loved ones are to your life. Oftentimes, the people we love the most are busy throughout the year, and the holidays...

Therapy In Advance… or in crisis?

 Often, people don’t think of therapy while life is going smoothly. People assume therapy is just to deal with major conflicts. Why rock the boat? Many people fear therapy complicates lives, so reluctantly seek it only when they feel they have to. This approach to...

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer rates will double in the next 15 to 17 years and early diagnosis is key. UCLA is a leader in prostate imaging and image guided biopsy; newest diagnostic tools now available in the Santa Clarita Valley. Men in the Santa Clarita area are now able to...

Day of Creating Beauty Open House

 Live demonstrations and presentations on Friday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy over $10,000 in raffle prizes, skin care recommendations, complimentary shoulder massages, breakfast with mimosas, coffee/latte/Frappuccino bar and lunch with a wine bar! Stop by...

Fat Grafting

 Over the past century, transferring fat from one area of the body to another has become increasingly successful. The popularity of liposuction has advanced the field to the point where fat can safely be harvested from one area and injected into another. This...

Wait, Botox from a Dentist?

 Do you suffer from frequent tension headaches or migraines?  If so, you may be able to benefit from Botox treatment at our office. You may not be aware, but many people suffer from headaches as a result of bruxism which is excessive teeth grinding and clenching. The...

Look Your Best This Holiday Season

 With the holidays right around the corner, it is the perfect time to rejuvenate your appearance before guests arrive. Family and friends will think you look younger than last year with Dr. Michael Lin’s non-surgical eye lift. The lower eyelid area can now be improved...

Is Your Hearing Loss Putting You at Risk?

 Untreated hearing loss has been known to be connected with a number of health conditions such as heart disease and depression, but a new study shows that accidental injury could be another health concern to add to that list. Using data collected from the National...

Opioid Abuse Treatment

 Opiates are a broad category of drugs that include heroin, morphine and narcotic painkillers. Opiates cause physical and psychological dependence. If you or a loved one is dependent on opiates, you may need the assistance of a private rehab facility. A residential...

Feeling Your Best is a phone call away

 As technology becomes more and more advanced lasers have become a safe, effective treatment for multiple cosmetic concerns. Laser resurfacing is one treatment that can reduce wrinkles or skin blemishes and acne scars.  The technique itself is the direction of short...

Implant Placement

 Revitalizing Your Smile Through Outstanding Replacement Procedures. Losing a tooth can be a traumatic and painful experience that can leave you with a gap in your smile. Thankfully, with advancements in technology, there is now an effective way to replace a single...

Dr. Campano Opens New Valencia Office

 Dr. Ruwanthi Campano trained and worked in San Francisco for nearly 10 years, then moved to Southern California to lend her expertise in facial plastic surgery, to Antelope Valley residents. With over 20 years of experience as a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Campano...

Leaving Santa Clarita for Eye Care?

 It is not uncommon for me to see a patient who was initially referred outside of the Santa Clarita Valley for care that can be rendered here at the highest level. Sometimes competitive pressures and financial alliances are the reason behind the referral. Other times...

Stem Cell Therapy At Valencia Medical Center

 A lot of our patients have come to the realization that they are close to getting a knee or hip replacement surgery. Many years of suffering, injections, swelling and pain have cornered patients into thinking surgery is their last and final option. Valencia Medical...

Did You Know…

 The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin (mucosa) that is smooth and coral pink in color. Any alteration in the texture or appearance of the mucosa could be a warning sign for a pathological process. The most serious of these is oral...

Plastic Surgery for Skin Cancer

The incidence of skin cancer is increasing every day. Fortunately, the majority of skin cancers are treatable, but the key to successful treatment is early detection. The earlier a skin cancer is found, the better it is controlled. More importantly, the smaller the...

Non-Surgical Eye Lift

 The lower eyelid area can now be improved dramatically with a combination non-surgical approach. The dark circles under the eyes can be caused by shadowing from volume loss, pigmentation on the surface of the skin, and excess fluid under the skin. The surface of the...

Invisalign Day One Day Only!

Snow Orthodontics wants to give you something to smile about, with Invisalign Day on Friday, October 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A straight, beautiful smile, not only builds confidence, it’s worth sharing.  During Snow Orthodontics’ Invisalign Day, you’ll enjoy savings...

Don’t Let the Flu Get you Down!

 It’s never fun to be sick, but the flu is more serious than the common cold. It can be dangerous—especially for older people, children under four, and pregnant women. The timing of flu season is very unpredictable and can vary from season to season. “It can take up...

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging

 Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults, one in three people older than 60 and two-thirds of Americans seventy and older have hearing loss. This condition is often ignored and underreported even though it has been proven to...

Hormones and Belly Fat

 Many people who have never had a weight problem suddenly find themselves with extra stomach fat in their forties and fifties – and this type of fat is often a lot harder to lose. Extra belly fat can be an indication of imbalanced hormones such as high estrogen,...

Take A Deep Breath… ANCO Design Build

Of course, only if you can breathe clean air. The quality of your air depends on many factors, clean air ducts, and clean air entry points. Your air vents allow outside air to enter your home. Dust, dirt, and smoke particles can enter through your roof, attic, gable...

Making Sense of Varying Mammography Guidelines

 Breast Cancer Awareness Month occurs every October, an always-busy time for our UCLA Breast Imaging Service because this national observance reminds many women to get their mammograms. It also may have women asking, “How often should I have a mammogram?” Their...

Welcome to Total Care Pharmacy!

 We offer a variety of services at Total Care Pharmacy including: free home/office delivery, fast, friendly service, the best cash price in town, medical supplies, vaccination, vitamins, medication therapy management, a wide array of OTC products, home health care...

Scar Revision Surgery

 Scars are a natural result of the body’s response to an injury.  Unfortunately scar-less surgery is not yet a reality.  Scar revision surgery aims to minimize old scars so that they are less visible and blend in better with the surrounding skin. Scars tend to be most...

Myths about Addiction

 For decades addiction towards psychoactive substances or chemical dependency was considered to be a moral issue in modern American society. Social stigma towards the disease of addiction prevented scientific and medical community from rigorous research and clinically...

What is a Tummy Tuck?

 A tummy tuck removes excess fat or tissue underneath the skin of the abdominal area. As a result, the stomach appears flatter, firmer, and more toned. This cosmetic surgery is widely regarded as being very safe. At Valencia Plastic Surgery, the tummy tuck is a...

Cancer Treatment Minimizing the After Effects

 I often refer my patients to Henry Mayo Hospital’s Physical Therapy department. The needs of my patients are varied but the amazing therapists at HMH always know what to do and have helped every one of them. I have invited Elizabeth to enlighten us so that patients...