What’s in our coronavirus future?

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Greg: Hey, this is Greg here from Big Bay Mornings on 99.7 Now and of course that handsome face is board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae. Hello Dr. Bae.   Dr. Bae: Thanks for the compliment, Greg. Happy to be here.   Greg: You’re welcome. I’m glad that you appreciate the compliment. You could say it back if you want, but anyhow…   Dr. Bae:...
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Bae Break: Discussing the Three Vaccines [video]

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Greg: Hey. This is Greg here with board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Bae, This time via video. I love this. I love this new look you got going on here, Dr. Bae. Jonathan Kaplan: Thanks. Appreciate you joining me. This is going to be our new vlog, Bae Break Example thing that we’re going to roll out and see how it goes. But I appreciate...
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Three vaccines: Pros and cons

And then there were three. That’s right, three vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J). All highly efficacious according to Dr. Anthony Fauci. And we have these three vaccines not even a year after the first shelter-in-place orders were issued in the US. Now that they’re all available, let’s review how these three vaccines compare.   Comparison of Effectiveness A great deal of attention......
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You’re worried about this vaccine?! And other myths!

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In the run up to the current vaccine approvals and post approval process, I’m blown away by what is making people worried about this vaccine. I’m not surprised they’re worried. Totally get that. But surprised by what they’re worried about!   Anxiety and fear are completely understandable for a vaccine that was developed in record time and with “newer” technology (mRNA (m = messenger)(RNA = ribonucleic...
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Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine

facial fillers and the covid vaccine
If you saw this article or others, you know by now there’s a potential reaction between facial fillers and the COVID vaccine. If you’re considering not getting the vaccine, this should not be the reason behind your decision. Read on.   Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine First off, it’s not usual to have a reaction to a vaccine. Any vaccine. There’s nothing special about...
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The vaccine is near! The vaccine is safe!

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It’s unheard of. The development of a vaccine in 6 months! Usually vaccine development takes 5-10 years. But even after the impossibly difficult stage of developing the COVID vaccine ends, another difficult stage begins: distribution. According to the Wall Street Journal, we could get the vaccine by next week. And while getting the vaccine to every state is a highly controlled, military operation, we hope...
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If a vaccine is approved, don’t let Kamala scare you from taking it!

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The Vice Presidential debate last week may seem like forever ago. But who can forget Kamala Harris’ statement that she would accept a vaccine from the FDA but not from President Trump. Whether you heard it or not, it’s still nonsense. This has nothing to do with politics and everything to do with the scientific method and science in general. So don’t let Kamala scare...
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Virtual visits are convenient, not just for COVID avoidance

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When the pandemic and shutdowns began, virtual visits came into the spotlight. They were perfect for allowing older, high risk patients to see their doctor. Ensuring ongoing care without the risk of exposure to COVID 19 with in-person doctor visits. But even as the peak of the pandemic recedes (we think), it appears virtual visits are here to stay.   Virtual visits aren’t just safe,...
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The difficulty in diagnosing Breast Implant Associated Illness (BIAI)

If you’re considering a breast augmentation, then you’ve no doubt heard about two potential medical issues. One is Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, or ALCL, and the other is Breast Implant Associated Illness, or BIAI. ALCL, which you can read about here, is a more limited issue that has affected a total of 733 people globally. To be clear, that 733 figure is not this year.......
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