A New You Awaits You At 40}


Posted by z5w5VCvC | Posted in Medicine | Posted on 06-11-2017

A New You Awaits You At 40



These days, people are living longer and better. But the effects of aging on their look affect their mood and self-confidence in keeping an active and healthy lifestyle.

Dr Rino Lorenzo, MD FPAPRAS of Cosmetic Philippines claims the essential aim of cosmetic surgery is “for women to look younger and for men to look better.” He explains. Dr. Lorenzo also performs a number of breast reductions and tummy tucks on women over 40. He conveys: “It is quite a positive experience for people who have a lot of loose skin either from weight loss or many pregnancies. When they are younger, they don’t have the time or resources, but as they get older they give themselves permission to care about their appearance more. They might say, look, this has always troubled me, but I just couldn’t do something about it until now.'”

Dr. Lorenzo notes that: “Liposuction for both women and men doesn’t work as well when you are over 40 – since the skin doesn’t spring back very well because of the changes in feature and elasticity of the skin. So for this age, we do perform fewer liposuctions and lot more skin excision like tummy tucks, arm lift, thigh lift and butt lift as body-shaping procedures.”

Dr. Lorenzo believes “over 40s considering cosmetic surgeries are lucky that the standard of plastic and cosmetic surgery offered to them here in the Philippines is very high and the equal of anywhere.”

When asked why they want to have plastic surgery, some said to put on physical benefits such as improved appearance, becoming more active, and being healthier. Some mentioned emotional and psychological benefits, such as better happiness, self-esteem, and self-confidence. But wrinkles are nothing to be scared of — they will happen to the best of us. This is why taking preventive measures toward preserving its youthful quality can also give it a boost.

Avoiding the sun, cigarette smoking, and too much alcohol; keeping skin moisturized and well-cleansed; and getting plenty of sleep are natural ways to care for your skin, says Dr. Lorenzo. Not only is exercise and eating healthy important to feeling re-energized and looking refreshed, most doctors would agree that the best candidates for plastic surgery are those who are physically and psychologically healthy. And according to Dr. Lorenzo, unless patients have high blood pressure and/or take contraindicated medications, an older patient and a younger patient are vulnerable to the same risks and uncertainties with plastic surgery.

So what are 40-something and early 60-somethings getting?

Package 1:

Breast lift

Face lift

Varicose vein treatment

Dermal fillers injection

Deep set eye

Package 2:

Breast reduction

tummy tuck

Brazilian butt lift

Brow lift

Slit eye procedure


Package 3:

Breast augmentation

butt augmentation

smart lipo


laser treatment

stretch mark treatment

Dr Rino Lorenzo is a Filipino Plastic Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon based in Manila, Philippines. He is a Board Certified and fully trained Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon, with 6 years of formal training in the field of Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Burn Plastic Surgery. Dr Rino Lorenzo is a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Plastic Surgery and Fellow of the Philippine Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.

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Doctor Note Credible Medical Excuses For The Absent Employee}


Posted by z5w5VCvC | Posted in Medicine | Posted on 27-09-2017

Submitted by: Dr. E.Z. Streat


Reasons for taking time off work vary. Be it a family emergency, a medical condition, a misunderstanding with a co-worker, a hangover or a much needed break from stress employees everywhere and anywhere from the supervisors down to the rank and file will always have reasons to absent themselves. Unfortunately for most companies, employees take time off from work usually for reasons that are just unacceptable in a professional environment. Most of the time the more credible excuses are medical and should come with a doctor note.

The more common and credible excuses used by employees would include the common cold or the flu. Because it is infectious in nature, employees with colds or flu are usually allowed to stay at home in order to keep co-workers from catching the virus. Those with colds and flu are usually advised a day or two of bedrest as well as medication and plenty of fluids.

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Physical injuries such as sprains and muscle strains are also common medical excuses especially if it effectively prevents the employee from performing the current job. A doctor note for injuries may require some amount of home stay and rest as well as special instructions on certain tasks that employees may or may not perform. A doctor note may contain for example certain limitations in terms of the number of hours an employee can stand or as to how heavy a weight the employee can carry. These instructions would of course depend on how severe the injury is. Other related excuses would be severe back pains and other muscular pains and injuries.

Another common medical excuse that an absent employee may present in a doctor note would be intestinal or abdominal pain or discomfort, usually caused by food poisoning and diarrhea. Dehydration resulting from such illnesses can make the employee severely weak. Moreover, the discomfort can also be distracting at work and may compel you to use toilet facilities every so often. For these type of illness a doctor note may recommend another day or two rest.

Skin allergies and infectious skin diseases are also common medical excuses for absences from work. Carbuncles and boils which aside from being painful, can also infect a co-worker are valid excuses that may be placed in a doctor note. Carbuncles take a while but it will not be until its last stages that the pain will become unbearable. This entails minor surgery but will not get you off work for more than a day.

Other acceptable medical excuses are however more difficult to make up because of its severity and extent. Of course if your illness genuinely requires hospitalization then you are more than excused from work

But whatever the reason and whatever the excuse, what’s more important is that you have a good doctor note to back you up. Most of the time unless employees present their doctor note, their absences incur consequences ranging from salary deductions to termination. If you’re faking it a credible doctor note can be found and purchased online, complete with a hospital and clinic logo as well as physician details, contact information and signature.

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