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									                FEEL GOOD NEWS
                I n s i d e r T i p s f o r H e a l t h y, W e a l t h y & H a p p y L i v i n g
FEBRUARY 2008




                  Inside This Issue...

                  The New Year
                  Reflections Page 1

                  Instant Message
                  Warming Page 2

                  Shopping for Sheets?
                  Page 2

                  Considering Breast
                  Augmentation?
                  Page 2

                  The History of
                  Valentine’s Day.
                  Page 3

                  How To Look Instantly
                  Younger Page 3

                  Dr. Fisher’s Corner
                  Page 4

                  Beat This Trivia
                  Question to Win a Visa
                  Gift Card Page 4

                  Big Benefits From A
                  Little Exercise
                  Page 4




                                            The New Year:
                                            A time for looking forward and looking back
                                            Dr. Richard Fisher wishes you a happy New Year.

                                                 Hope springs eternal with       money than a married person in “recreational shoppers” have
                                            wishing for a happy New Year.        order to be just as happy.        lower self esteem than those who
                                            Now researchers, psychologists            Sociologists say that how shop for necessities.
                                            and poll takers reflect on how to     people view money is related to       Often, a new year is marked
                                            get one.                             their peers and                                    with hope and
                                            Some of their conclusions:           friends. They say                                  positive energy.
                                                 People who are engaged in       “relative wealth” “Often, a new                    People generally
                                            their work are happier than those    is more important year is marked                   begin a new year
                                            who are not, according to the        th an “ abs o lute with hope and                   feeling refreshed
                Earn Valuable               Gallup Organization. Those who       wealth”.              positive energy.” and wanting to
                Office Credits               are trained for their jobs are            Stanford                                      tackle some
                Give us a brief video       happier than those who are not.      University researchers discovered personal issues they have had on
                testimonial on a your            Psychologists say people who    that people actually get more the back burner. There is no time
                favorite procedure          are more resilient are happier.      satisfaction and happiness from better than a new year to make
                done by Dr. Fisher,
                and we will credit          They know how to view situations     anticipating a purchase than from those decisions about cosmetic
                you or someone you          in a positive light and come up      owning the item.                  surgery or other self-
                designate $50 in office     with solutions for problems.              Researchers at the Marketing improvements.
                credit towards any
                procedure we perform        Economists say that if you are       Department of State University of     Here’s to success, health and
                including Botox.            single, you have to earn more        New York at New Paitz say happiness in the New Year.

                                        For more information about cosmetic surgery go to www.feelgoodaboutyou.com
                                                             Experience Counts....Quality Matters!
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                               Instant Messages
FEEL GOOD NEWS February 2008
                                                                                                        Recent scandals demonstrate that instant messaging is
                                                                                                    not private.
                               Long Term Consequences                                                   Government-monitored IMs found inappropriate
                                                                                                    messages by a member of the the U.S. Congress, who then




                                                                                                                                 ;)
                                                                                                    resigned. IMs have figured in corporate scandals as well.
                                    Instant messages can be tracked in several ways. It
                                                                                                        Instant-messaging services are offering a host of new
                               seems as though your words disappear forever when an instant
                                                                                                  products and tools for tracking IMs. AIM Pro, a free version for
                               messaging session is over. That’s not always so.
                                                                                                  individuals and businesses, automatically archives conversations
                                    Your IM is not a save refuge for private chatter.
                                                                                                  and saves them for 14 days. The feature can be extended or
                               Companies and government agencies can monitor and log
                                                                                                  turned off.
                               instant-messaging conversations conducted on company
                                                                                                        Microsoft’s Live Communications server allows a
                               computers.
                                                                                                  company’s information technology department to log and
                                    Google saves chat sessions automatically and they can be
                                                                                                  search employee conversations, including those on IM services
                               searched later. Users of Google Talk must disable the setting of
                                                                                                  like Yahoo and AOL.
                               choose “off the record” for sessions they don’t want saved.
                                                                                                        A study by the ePolicy Institute shows that only 13 percent
                                    Instant -messaging services such as AOL’s AIM.
                                                                                                  of companies now track and log instant messages. The
                               Yahoo’s Yahoo Messenger, and Microsoft’s Windows Live
                                                                                                  crackdown, however, is starting to take effect. Two percent of
                               Messenger don’t store conversations on their servers
                                                                                                  employers have fired someone because of what they said.
                               automatically. But they offer various tools for companies
                                                                                                        About 26 percent of companies have fired someone for
                               and individuals to log conversations.
                                                                                                  misuse of email.




                                 Word Of The
                                 Month                                                    Shopping For Sheets?
                                 palindrome,
                                                                Nice soft sheets can
                                                          make drifting off to never-
                                                                                          It’s More Than the Number
                                 \PAL-in-drohm\,
                                 noun. A word,            never land a pleasure, but                                    Egyptian cotton from the Nile Valley is the best.
                                 phrase, or               duplicating that feel in your next set can be a         Its fibers are up to 2 inches in length, compared with
                                 sequence that            little tricky. It’s important to consider both the      Pima cotton which has fibers 7/8-inches long. The
                                 reads the same           thread count and the quality of those threads           longer the fiber, the finer the cotton.
                                 backwards as                   Thread count refers to the number of threads in         Some sheets boast thread counts of 600, 800 or
                                 forwards.                a square inch of fabric both lengthwise and             1,000. Generally, however,
                                 i.e. madam               widthwise. A thread count of 200 or more is             it’s hard to tell the
                                                          considered percale. Many high-thread-count sheets       difference as counts go
                                                          have the sateen finish. They are beautiful and have a   higher than 600.
                                                          wonderful feel.                                               When it comes to
                                                                Europeans don’t designate a thread count in       color, some experts believe
                                                          their sheets. Instead packages tell how the sheet is    in the soothing power of
                                                          made and what kind of cotton it is made of.             beautiful white linens.



                                  Breast Augmentation
                                 This past year, we introduced breast augmentation with saline and silicone implants to our cosmetic surgery practice.
                                 In keeping with the national experience, the satisfaction rate of this procedure is among the highest of those we
                                                 perform. Throughout the short period of time we have been doing breast augmentation, we have
                                                 gained considerable experience in a wide variety of patient presentations, some of which have been
                                                 quite challenging. Currently, in addition to offering primary breast augmentation, we feel comfortable
                                                 in performing revision surgery for those who want to change out or otherwise improve upon their old
                                                 implants. We can place implants through an incision in the armpit (transaxillary), under the breast
                                                 (inframammary) or through the areola (transareolar). This year we will be also performing breast
                                                 augmentation through a belly button incision (transumbilical) for those who desire this approach. If
                                                 you are interested in breast augmentation, visit our website, see our before and after photos, and
                                                 come in for a free consultation.


                                               For more information about cosmetic surgery go to www.feelgoodaboutyou.com
                                                                    Experience Counts....Quality Matters!
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FEEL GOOD NEWS February 2008
                               Quotable Quotes                                                                             The History
                               “When the power of love overcomes the                                                       of Valentine’s Day
                               love of power, the world will be at peace.”                                                     The Catholic Church’s attempt to
                                                              Jimi Hendrix                                                replace a popular pagan fertility rite with a
                                                                                                                          celebration honoring one of its own
                               “Love makes your soul crawl from its                                                       martyrs is the origin of this lovers’ holiday.
                               hiding place.”                                                                             As early as the fourth century B.C.,
                                                     Zora Neale Hurston                                                   Romans engaged in an annual young
                                                                                                                          man’s rite of passage to the god Lupercus.
                                                                                                                          The names of teenage women were
                               Look Instantly Younger                                                                     placed in a box and drawn at random by
                               With A Radiesse Facelift                                                                   adolescent men; thus, a man was assigned
                                                                                                                          a woman companion, for their mutual
                                    What makes many of us look                                                            entertainment and pleasure for the
                               older than we are is the loss of soft                                                      duration of a year. To end this ancient
                               tissue volume in our cheeks. Loss of                                                       practice, the early church fathers sought a
                               cheek volume particularly under the                                                        “lovers’”saint to replace the deity
                               cheek bones gives us a hollow, gaunt                                                       Lupercus. They found a candidate in
                               look that is associated with illness                                                       Valentine, a bishop who had been
                               and age. And as the cheeks deflate                                                         martyred some two hundred years earlier.
                               over time, jowls and deep furrows                                                               In Rome, Valentine had enraged the
                               appear between the edge of the nose                                                        emperor Claudius, who had issued an
                               and the cor ners of the mouth                                                              edict forbidding marriage. Claudius felt
                               making us look even older.                    that married men made poor soldiers because they were reluctant to leave their families
                                    While a facelift can lift a sagging      for battle. Valentine, bishop of Interamna, invited young lovers to come to him in
                               neck and jowls and certainly makes            secret, where he married them. When Claudius learned of this "friend of lovers", he
                               us look younger, it does not restore          had the bishop imprisoned and executed on February 24, 270 A.D.
                               volume to the cheeks. One simple                    To the Church, Valentine seemed to be the ideal candidate to replace Lupercus. In
                               and very effective way we have found          496 A.D., Pope Gelasius outlawed the mid-February Lupercian festival and replaced it
                               to solve this problem is to inject the        with a new celebration and lottery. Now into the box that had once held the names of
                               new dermal filler, Radiesse into the          available and willing single women were placed the names of saints. Both men and
                               cheeks. Radiesse is microscopic               women extracted slips of paper. In the ensuing year they were expected to emulate the
                               particles of hydroxyapatite a natural         life of the saint whose name they had drawn. The spiritual overseer of this affair was its
                               constituent of our bodies that when           patron saint, Valentine. Over time, Romans relinquished their pagan festival and
                               injected into or just under the skin          replaced it with the Church’s holy day.
                               attracts water and stimulates                       During the Middle Ages, it was believed that February 14 was the beginning of
                               collagen formation thereby plumping           birds’ mating season, which added to the idea that the middle of February—
                               it up.                                        Valentine's Day—should be a day for romance. The oldest known valentine still in
                                    Often with as little as two              existence today is a poem written in 1415 by Charles, Duke of Orleans to his wife
                               syringes of Radiesse, we can fill out         while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London following his capture at the
                               and your cheeks and reduce the                Battle of Agincourt.
                               facial furrows. This very affordable                In England, Valentine's Day began to be popularly celebrated around the
                               procedure is performed with a small           seventeenth century. By the middle of the eighteenth century, it was common for
                               amount of local anesthetic to make            friends and lovers of all social classes to exchange small tokens of affection or
                               it nearly painless, takes less than           handwritten notes. By the end of the century, printed cards began to replace
                               thirty minutes and has no                     written letters.
                               downtime. Other than some
                               swelling and occasional bruising,
                               there are no complications. Results
                               are immediate, dramatic and can
                               last a year or more.
                                    If you think you are a candidate
                               for the Radiesse facelift, come in
                               and let us have a look.


                                               For more information about cosmetic surgery go to www.feelgoodaboutyou.com
                                                                    Experience Counts....Quality Matters!
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                               Dr. Fisher’s Corner
FEEL GOOD NEWS February 2008
                                                                                           Be the first to answer this trivia
                                   In each “Feel Good News,” Dr. Fisher makes              question and win a Visa gift card!
                               himself available through this column to answer                 The first person to email Dr. Fisher or fax the correct
                               any questions you may have related to cosmetic              answer to the following trivia question will receive a Visa gift
                               surgery. So, if you have a question for Dr. Fisher          card for $50.
                               to address, please fax it in to 623.876.8159 or
                               email it to rfisher@feelgoodaboutyou.com.                   This month’s trivia question. . .
                               Dr. Fisher will answer one or two of your
                               questions each newsletter.                                      A nineteenth century
                                                                                           president of the United

                                   Q.        What is the difference between
                                             liposuction and lipodissolve?
                                                                                           States was born on the same
                                                                                           day as a famous and
                                                                                           controversial British
                                                                                           naturalist. Who were they?

                                                  That’s a great question. Liposuction is a surgical procedure usually requiring sedation to remove

                                   A.        unwanted fat from under the skin. The area concerned is numbed with dilute local anesthetic (tumescent
                                             anesthetic) and a long slender tube (cannula) attached to a suction device is introduced through tiny holes
                                             made in the skin. The fat is removed by moving a cannula back and forth in the tumesced area until it is
                                             contoured appropriately. Liposuction is very safe, usually complication-free, recovery is rapid, and the
                                             results are predictable. Large areas of the body can be treated at one time and rarely more than one
                                             treatment is required.
                                                  Lipodissolve is a non surgical procedure requiring no sedation. The doctor injects small amounts of a fat
                                             dissolving chemical under the skin in the area concerned. Results are less predictable than liposuction and
                                             more than one treatment session is usually required. Not uncommonly after a lipodissolve treatment there can
                                             be painful swelling and inflammation. Lipodissolve is not an appropriate way to treat large areas of the body.
                                             However, for those who do not want surgery and have a small area they want improved, this procedure may be
                                             ideal. Shortly, we will be offering lipodissolve to our patients.



                                 Did you know...?


                                                                                                                   A Little Exercise,
                                 Dr. Fisher has now qualified for his second consecutive
                                 three year “Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery Education”
                                 awarded by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
                                                                                                                                         Big Benefits
                               Thank You...                                                        Health guidelines suggest 30 to 60 minutes
                                                                                               a day of exercise, but it takes a lot less than that
                               for reading my FEEL GOOD NEWS newsletter.                       to make a big difference in your health. Various
                               I wanted to produce a newsletter that has fun                   medical studies showed these benefits for people
                               content and is valuable and beneficial to you.                  who did just a little exercise. According to the
                               Your constructive feedback is always welcome.                   No Sweat Exercise Plan:

                                                                                               * One hour of gardening per week showed a 13 percent lower death rate
                               And whether you’re thinking of something to
                                                                                               * Walking just one hour each week resulted in a 51 percent lower
                               help you look and feel better, or just want to                    risk of coronary artery disease
                               stop by and say “Hi,” I’d love to hear from you.
                                                                                               * Regular, demanding house cleaning lowered heart attack risk
                               Richard Fisher, MD                                                by 54 percent for men and 84 percent for women
                               13090 N. 94th Drive, Suite 200                                  * Exercising just 30 minutes a day, six days per month resulted in
                               Peoria, AZ 85381                                                  a 43 percent lower mortality rate from all causes.
                                                                                               * A different study reported that exercise benefits reduced the
                               rfisher@feelgoodaboutyou.com
                                                                                                 risk of dying from all causes by 20 to 30 percent.
                               p. 623.876.9494    f. 623.876-8159


                                               For more information about cosmetic surgery go to www.feelgoodaboutyou.com
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