Ban The Butts For Beautiful Results

by Dr. Darshan Shah, MD, FACS The number-one reason for undergoing cosmetic surgery is to enhance appearance and boost self-esteem. That being said, one would think patients would follow their doctor’s orders…especially if non-compliance could negatively impact their post-surgery results. However, when it comes to smoking and surgery, this is […] Read more »

Beautologie CEO Improves Patient Care Even Further

Dr. Shah Trains Patient Coordinators During Educational Weekend Retreat Bakersfield, CA – Dr. Darshan Shah, the CEO of Beautologie Medical Group, Inc. (, recently took his Patient Care Coordinators for an educational weekend retreat to perfect even further the friendly service and professional care his center is so well known […] Read more »

Northbrook Court Dental Associates Earns Better Business Bureau Accreditation

Northbrook, Illinois – Becoming an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau is an honor not accorded to all businesses; because not all businesses meet eligibility standards. Northbook Court Dental Associates ( is pleased to announce today that it has met all BBB standards and is now an Accredited Business. […] Read more »

Diagnosing and Treating TMD/TMJ

by Michael Vold, DDS, JD Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) is a physical condition caused by the deterioration of your jaw joints. It is also known as TMJ, which is an abbreviation for temporomandibular joint. There are two temporomandibular joints, one on each side of the face. The temporomandibular name comes from […] Read more »

Northbrook Court Dental Provides Treatment Program for TMD

Northbrook, Illinois – Northbrook Court Dental Associates ( announced a treatment program for temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD), also known as TMJ. The painful physical condition is caused by deteriorating jaw joints and can lead to tooth loss if not corrected. “We have successfully treated many cases of TMD with a […] Read more »

Producer/Director Steps Up Activities on Constitutional Film

Re-Orientation to the Constitution is Goal of Film; Necessity Increasingly Evident, Says Producer (LOS ANGELES, CA) – Film producer and director Norm Novitsky ( has increased the pace of efforts on his constitutional feature film “In Search of Liberty” after expressing his concern over what he calls “the declining adherence […] Read more »

Patient Pointers: Preventing MRSA Post Cosmetic Procedures

by Dr. Darshan Shah, MD, FACS What Is MRSA? MRSA—short for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—is a bacterial “staph” infection dubbed by the media a “superbug” because of its resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics including methicillin, oxacillin, penicillin, and amoxicillin. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), MRSA bacteria […] Read more »

Beautologie Nominated for Better Business Bureau Ethics Award

A+ Rated Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center is a Candidate for Further Recognition Bakersfield, CA – Beautologie (, a leading cosmetic surgery and laser center with branches in Bakersfield, Malibu and Fresno, has made the final list of nominees for the BBB Central California Ethics Award for 2013. Beautologie became […] Read more »