Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mike Bowman

A member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Great question: I have no idea. :) rhinoplasty is a nose reshaping operation. The prefix -an usually means "without.". You may have a mis-spelling or perhaps s... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Any can, Few should: Any md *can* perform a chemical peel. Only experienced and properly trained doctors should perform peels. Medical grade peels can get great results,... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
No, depends on depth: Generally no. Peels, when done right, are safe. The depth of a peel determines how much of a result you expect. Deeper peel=better results but highe... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Depends: That could be caused by any number of different problems. It can be mild or severe...It could be a nuisance or could reflect a severe problem. Defin... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Get a consultation: I only perform facial plastic surgery, but improvement from 50 to 30 is probably an unrealistic expectation. You need a consultation with a qualifie... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
SITUS Inversus?: Situs inversus is a condition where the body's organs are backwards (heart on right, liver on left, etc). I'm not a cardiothoracic surgeon but i'm su... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Probably not: Long standing and/or severe ear pain should be evaluated. See your primary doctor or local ENT as a first step for treatment. Sleeping medicine will... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Health over age: There isn't an age limit...General health concerns are more important than age. I might not offer an procedure to a 50 year with overall poor health.... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Healthy lifestyle: Things not to do: avoid smoking and tobacco, avoid excessive alcohol use. Things to do: eat well, and exercise regularly, use good sun protection,... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Biopsy: Biopsy is the only way to know for sure. Your doctor or dermatologist can determine whether or not a given skin spot will warrant the biopsy. If you h... Read More
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