Yearly Archives: 2019

How can I reduce belly flab?

Q: “I work out all the time but still have belly flab. What can I do?" Answered by Dr. Gary Vela, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon I hear this frustration frequently! Many people who eat well and exercise regularly still don’t get the results they want. This visible excess fat is called subcutaneous fat (the jiggly, pinchable …

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How can I minimize scarring from transition surgery?

Q: “What can I do to make the scars from my upcoming transition less noticeable?” Answered by Dr. Ciro Martins, Board-Certified Dermatologist* I’m glad you asked, for there is quite a lot you can do to minimize transition scarring. Gender reassignment often requires multiple surgeries to alter the appearance and function of existing sexual characteristics. …

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Intimacy has become uncomfortable. Can laser treatments really help?

In most cases, yes! Specialized laser treatments have shown to be highly effective for reducing discomfort during intercourse, especially for menopausal women. Painful sex, clinically known as dyspareunia, can be caused by a wide range of physical and psychological conditions, but the primary cause is vaginal dryness, a common symptom of menopause. Menopause is a …

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What can I do to prevent melanoma?

Q: “My brother was just diagnosed with melanoma. What can I do to reduce my chances of getting it too?” Answered by Dr. Ciro Martins, Board Certified Dermatologist First, I’m sorry to hear about your brother’s diagnosis; I wish him a swift recovery. I’m happy you are seeking information on preventive measures, for the risk of …

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2019 Baltimore Running Festival

  What a great day! The 2019 Baltimore Running Festival was incredible. The inaugural Belcara Health 5K race was a huge success, and watching the beautiful city of Baltimore come together to welcome runners from all over the country was such a special experience. Our very own Dr. Michael Cohen opened the weekend festivities as …

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A woman smiles after seeing the results of her skin resurfacing.

3 Compliments You’re Likely to Get After Laser Skin Resurfacing

There are many ways to protect your skin and fight the signs of aging. While skincare regimens are an important part of keeping your face fresh and healthy, sometimes lotions and serums alone aren't enough. Good news: laser skin resurfacing can rejuvenate your skin in ways other treatments can’t. There are several different types of …

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Leila

“Intimacy was uncomfortable. The CO2RE Intima laser treatment at Belcara Health changed that part of my life. It brought my husband and me closer together.” - Leila, Actual Patient Click below to hear more about Leila's experience and results: Learn More If you’re interested in learning more about Belcara Health Wellness services, schedule your private …

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Louis

"I got fabulous results. Even though I was scared, the surgery was not painful, and my sight is better. Dr. Adler likes to stay on top of things to make sure everything is stable, so I come now every six months and it’s always a pleasure. Everyone is friendly and professional.  Another reason I really like …

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Maria

“This has been the greatest investment. It’s allowed me to get more enjoyment out of every day. I feel fantastic, I feel confident, I feel younger, I take better care of myself, I’m able to wear anything I want. To anyone considering plastic surgery, I say, ‘Do it!’ - but only with Dr. Vela.” – …

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