How ORBERA® Works

  This animation explains how the ORBERA® Gastric Balloon works and it placed and removed. ORBERA® is a soft, yet durable, weight loss balloon designed to fit comfortably in your stomach. A team of physicians designed it to be a temporary tool and simple non-surgical weight loss solution. Its volume and shape are meant to…

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Sinus Surgery

Traditional sinus surgery removes diseased or obstructive sinus tissue resulting in improved natural sinus drainage. Post-operative care is as important as the sinus surgery. Balloon sinuplasty or sinus ostial dilation surgery is a newer method to address sinus disease. It involves expanding the natural drainage openings of the sinus passages. It is an approved, safe…

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Piedmont HealthCare Welcomes Nicole Wellbaum, MD!

Piedmont HealthCare is pleased to welcome Nicole Wellbaum, MD. Dr. Wellbaum joins Lake Norman OB/GYN in Mooresville, North Carolina. A graduate of Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, she earned her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. PHC – Lake Norman OB/GYN 131 Medical Park Road Suite 102 Mooresville, NC 28117 704-663-1282 Phone…

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Why miraDry?

Are you bothered by underarm sweat? Tired of underarm stains in your clothes? Want a natural way to effectively eliminate excessive sweating? Then miraDry may be the answer. Mooresville Dermatology Center offers the miraDry® procedure, a quick, non-invasive, FDA-cleared system for dramatically reducing underarm sweat — with no surgery, no injections, no harsh chemicals and…

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Why Dysport®? Lake Norman ENT

As a person ages, the skin loses elasticity creating wrinkles from the constant movement of facial muscles. Dysport® is directly injected into the muscles connected to the wrinkles, also called glabullar muscles, immobilizing them to create the appearance of smoother skin. On average, around 3 to 5 injections are needed to adequately cover the wrinkled…

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Swimmer’s Ear Infection (External Otitis)

Swimmer’s ear, or external otitis, is typically a bacterial infection of the skin of the outer ear canal. Swimmer’s ear can occur in both acute and chronic forms. Excessive water exposure and frequent instrumentation (usually with cotton swabs) of the ear canal are important causative factors. Early symptoms include: itchy ears, a feeling of fullness,…

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