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What causes skin cancer?

Artificial sources of UV radiation, such as sunlamps and tanning booths, can also cause skin cancer. Although anyone can get skin cancer, the risk is greatest for people who have fair skin that freckles easily – often those with red or blond hair and blue or light colored eyes. In addition, skin cancer is related…

Are there any risks or side effects with LASIK?

As with any surgery, laser vision correction involves a degree of risk. Dr. Lahners gives patients the information regarding those risks and answers any questions that they may have. Results of clinical studies indicate that the chances of having a vision-reducing complication are less than 1 percent. Recent studies have suggested that LASIK is safer…

What are the risks of fillers?

Each filler has its own unique risks associated with it. However, risks generally include allergic reactions, bruising, swelling, infections, pain and scar formation.