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Dr. Raphael Nach

Shingles and Facial Nerve Damage

by Dr. Raphael Nach
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  Herpes Zoster Oticus (HZ oticus) is a form of shingles that is restricted to the area of the ear and its surroundings. Shingles and Herpes Zoster Oticus are a reactivation of the Varicella-Zoster Virus, also known as the chicken pox virus. How does someone become infected with HZ Oticus? After an initial chicken pox […]

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Tattoo Removal – Saline vs. Traditional Method

by Dr. Raphael Nach

  Is the Saline Method an effective and viable alternative to laser tattoo removal? Question: I recently decided to have my tattoo removed but have had some difficulty deciding on a method of removal. I have seen ads on the internet for laser removal procedures but I understand that they are painful.  I saw an […]

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Tattoo Removal

by Dr. Raphael Nach
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  Key Points: There are various methods for tattoo removal with differing levels of efficacy but the Saline Method is known to have high levels of efficacy with low pain, skin scarring, and is relatively affordable compared to other methods. The Saline Method works on both old and new tattoos of all colors. Fewer treatments […]

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HPV & Head and Neck Cancer: Michael Douglas States Cancer Was Due to Oral Sex

by Dr. Ryan Osborne
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  When actor Michael Douglas first revealed he suffered from stage IV tongue cancer in August of 2011, the primary focus was on the aggressive treatment that would be required. Now cancer-free, he recently released a statement that his cancer was caused by oral sex. “Without wanting to get too specific, this particular cancer is caused […]

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Painless Tattoo Removal

by Dr. Raphael Nach
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  Eva Longoria recently made the news when she removed the tattoo that was dedicated to her ex-hubby basketball player Tony Parker.  In-fact she is not the only starlet who has decided to remove a tattoo years after the fact.  Recently, Megan Fox also announced that she will be going under the laser to clean […]

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Fall Cosmetic & Social Seminar

by Dr. Hootan Zandifar
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  Please join our facial plastic surgeons for an evening of  education and fun. Bring your friends for drinks and appetizers while you learn about the latest cosmetic treatments, procedures, and products to help you look your best. WHEN:    Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30pm WHERE:  Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8631 W. Third St  •  Suite 945E, Los […]

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Folliculitis: Frequently Asked Questions

by Dr. Raphael Nach
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeons

What are the painful pimples on my nose? What these “pimples” are, are in fact infected hair follicles. What is the medical term for this? Folliculitis. Why do I keep getting them? The commonest cause is from trimming or pulling out the hairs in the nostril. The nose hair trimmers and scissors are the culprits. […]

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Adenoids: Frequently Asked Questions

by Dr. Raphael Nach
Los Angeles Pediatric ENT Ear Nose Throat Doctors

Doctor, my child snores a lot. What’s the problem? Snoring is the sound of air caused by air passing through the nose and vibrating across the soft palate. The commonest cause of snoring in kids is enlarged adenoids. What are adenoids? Adenoids are tonsil like tissues at the back of the nose, which when enlarged […]

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Advances in Facial Plastics and Cosmetic Surgery #3 – No down time skin tightening methods.

by Dr. Hootan Zandifar
Los Angeles ENT Doctors

With the recent down turn in the economy many find their future plans shattered. Now instead of planning their retirement, they are looking to working well into their 60s, 70s and even 80s. This has brought with it a host of new challenges. Individuals who did not care about their appearance as they were reaching […]

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October Cosmetic Social at OHNI

by Dr. Hootan Zandifar
Los Angeles Ear Nose Throat Doctors

Please join our facial plastic surgeons for an evening of education and fun. Bring your friends for drinks and appetizers while you learn about the latest cosmetic treatments, procedures, and products to help you look your best. To learn more about Dr. Hootan Zandifar or cosmetic surgery, visit: http://www.ohnifacialplastics.com/ You May Also Like:Your Nose, Nasal Surgery […]

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Serum Injection

by Dr. Raphael Nach
Los Angeles Ear Nose Throat Doctors

Over the past decade the cosmetic injectable market has become a multi-billion dollar industry. Various products have been developed to plump, erase and enhance facial appearances. They vary from temporary products such as Jeuvéderm® and Restylane®, semi-permanent products such as Radiesse® and Sculptra® to more permanent procedures such as fat injection. A recent addition to […]

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