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8 Amazing Benefits of the Icon Laser Nov 1st, 2019

Aesthetic laser treatments are well-known for their ability to treat a range of skin imperfections and signs of aging. At Maria Cole Family Practice in Odessa, Texas, our nurse practitioners prefer the Icon™ laser for its ability to treat many different skin problems all at one time.  All about the...

Here's What Happens to Your Body When Your Hormones Are Imbalanced Oct 1st, 2019

Hormones have to be one of the most misunderstood parts of human anatomy. This is partly due to their nature and also how our culture talks about them. Because estrogen and testosterone play such a big part in reproduction and puberty, they often serve as a stand-in for all hormones....

Myths and Facts About Facial Fillers Sep 1st, 2019

If you’re looking into getting facial fillers, you definitely aren’t alone. Fillers have become one of the most popular minimally invasive aesthetics procedures available. Their rise has been dramatic. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, use of fillers soared from 1.8 million procedures in 2010 to 2.6 million...

Why BioTE Hormone Therapy May Be Your Best Solution to Bothersome Menopausal Symptoms Jul 29th, 2019

Are you worried about the side effects of menopause due to your hormone levels tanking as your body goes through the process? You aren’t alone. Every year, hundreds of thousands of women enter menopause and have to deal with the changes that lower hormone levels bring. Fortunately, Maria Cole, FNP,...

5 Steps to Take to Prevent Bruising and Get the Most out of Injectable Cosmetic Treatments Jun 18th, 2019

Injectable cosmetic treatments are an oft-requested procedure by women aged 30-50. They can enhance the look of your face, smoothing away wrinkles, filling in fine lines, and plumping lips for a younger appearance. But what can you do about the bruising that often accompanies injectable treatments? Injectables don’t have to...

How a Medically Supervised Weight-Loss Program and HRT Can Help You Lose and Keep Off Excess Pounds Jun 10th, 2019

Nearly 40% of adults in the United States tip the scales into obesity, which is why almost 50% of adults in the U.S. have tried to lose weight between 2013 and 2016, a figure we’re sure hasn’t changed much. The weight crisis in the United States is a clear and...

Understanding How Non-Invasive SculpSure® Eliminates Stubborn Fat Deposits Apr 6th, 2019

When it comes to losing unwanted fat, most people will tell you to get plenty of exercise and eat a healthy diet. But sometimes, this just isn’t enough. Several other factors play a role in fat deposits, including your genes and hormones. And, all of these components can lead to...