September Promotions in the Skin Center

Contact us now to take advantage of these great savings in our Skin Center!   CoolSculpting: *Buy 2 Cycles, Get 1 Free!  ALL THE RIGHT CURVES IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES Whether it’s your stomach, thighs, or waistline, the CoolSculpting procedure can help you feel better in your clothes and in the mirror. Proven in […]

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Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes – A UCSF Event

You Are Invited! Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improved Outcomes UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, 600 16th Street San Francisco, CA Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Parking is located at the Community Center Garage at 1675 Owens Street Presented by UCSF Imaging and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive […]

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August Promotions in the Skin Center

CoolSculpting: Reduce Stubborn Fat – save 15% Eliminate stubborn fat from the abdomen, flanks and thighs with the cold technology of CoolSculpting. During August receive 15% savings per area for our first 25 patients! Latisse – Save $20  Stock up on 5ml Latisse. The prescription that grows lashes fuller, longer and darker. Save $20 this […]

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Primary Care Highlight: Discover Health

From the moment of birth, our children are scheduled for frequent check-ups with a pediatrician who weighs, measures and examines from head-to-toe.  As children get older, visit intervals increase from months to twice yearly, to preventative well-visits just once a year. But what happens when we enter adulthood? We all remember when we outgrew our […]

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Coping with Early Pregnancy Loss

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Miscarriage, or early pregnancy loss, is defined as a pregnancy that ends on its own within the first 20 weeks of gestation. One of the most common forms of miscarriage is called a “missed miscarriage”. This relates to the fact that it is often discovered early in pregnancy without any obvious symptoms of loss. Other […]

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July Events & Promotions in the Skin Center

CoolSculpting Event Join the Golden Gate Skin Center team of experts for an informative event for CoolSculpting! CoolSculpting’s unique technology uses controlled cooling to freeze and eliminate unwanted fat cells without surgery or downtime. FDA approved for the chin, abdomen, flanks and thighs. Join us in learning about the innovative way to reduce fat in […]

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Good bacteria, healthy pregnancy

The human microbiome is a hot topic in medicine that has led to a whole new way of approaching health and disease. The microbiome refers to the trillions of bacteria and other organisms that live in our bodies. Thanks to new technology, we are able to identify specific types and quantities of bacteria colonizing distinct […]

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Postpartum Changes

Some of the most significant changes that can happen to a woman’s body are associated with pregnancy and the birth experience.  After delivery of a child, whether it is a vaginal birth or by cesarean section, a new mother can expect a range of physical and psychological changes. This article is intended to provide some […]

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Ultrasounds: Are They Really Necessary?

When I joined our practice in 1988, most obstetricians did not have ultrasound machines in the office. The first prenatal visit occurred at 8 or 9 weeks gestation, and included both a thorough history and a physical exam with a uterine evaluation. If everything was in order, patients left with an appointment for a four-week […]

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Vitamin D: Are You Getting Enough?

Photo by leasqueaky By now, it is commonly understood that too much sun exposure poses such health risks as premature aging, skin cancer and other skin damage. But more sun protection can mean less production of vitamin D, a vital nutrient the skin makes when it absorbs ultraviolet-B rays from sunlight. Vitamin D, also known […]

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