Botox Overview

January 2, 2019botox
Written by:Newton-Wellesley Surgeons, Inc. Botox has been used for years by the medical community to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and facial creases. Botox is a brand name given to the toxin created by Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium. Other brand names include Dysport and Xeomin. How Does Botox Work? Botox creates a barrier between the nerves and muscles. [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Hiatial Hernia

January 2, 2019hernia surgery
Written by:Newton-Wellesley Surgeons, Inc. A hernia occurs when an organ gets pushed into an area in the body where it should not be. Like its name indicates, the hiatus is an orifice in the diaphragm (the organ separating the chest cavity from the abdomen.) The esophagus goes through the hiatus and leads to the stomach. When a hiatal hernia occurs, [...]