Posts From July, 2014

5 Amazing Benefits Of Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing has become the answer for many people that suffer from skin conditions that tend to diminish self-confidence. Skin resurfacing with a laser can reduce the visibility of acne scars, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, or severe skin damage from being in the sun without protection. The end result of using laser… Read More »

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Breast Cancer Risk Using a Blood Test?

Researchers have recently identified a method of detecting whether or not a woman is at risk for breast cancer using a simple blood test. About 10% of breast cancers are due to mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that are inherited from our parents.  Scientists have discovered that women who had been diagnosed with… Read More »

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3D Mammograms at Woodlands OBGYN Associates

Although tomosynthesis technology is relatively new, it is definitely creating quite the buzz in breast health care. Tomosynthesis, or 3D mammography, is the next step in breast cancer detection. Unlike conventional 2D mammography, tomosynthesis takes multiple pictures of the breast from several different angles. Radiologists are then able to view the images of the breast… Read More »

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Houston Methodist the Woodlands Woodlands Wins Award

We are proud to announce that Houston Methodist the Woodlands and six of its hospitals, including the one here at The Woodlands, have been identified as providing outstanding performance in gynecologic surgery, as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award is given to… Read More »