Update: Kybella is available at Surgical Artistry as of July 7th, 2015.
Visit my Kybella FAQ page.
I’ve been getting a few buzzing questions about Kybella for the neck. It’s a form of mesotherapy for the adipose tissue in the neck area. I’ve told patients that I’m waiting for a few things which include getting excellent education and training on the product and waiting to see about complications. There is much to learn from others when a new product comes out. I frequently think of these new items as a watchful waiting type of process.
I’ll have updates on Kybella coming soon for our Modesto practice. Stay tuned!
Here’s a website from the FDA regarding Kybella.
Calvin Lee, MD
Modesto Surgeon with needles and injections.
We sometimes take the Bart to the San Francisco Airport – driving from Modesto.
Disclaimer: we are not Bart. I don’t have details about Bart, and most of the time I’m pretty clueless about the Bart because I live in Modesto, and most of the time I have my life buried in our Plastic Surgery practice. They have a telephone number:
Airport Long Term Parking Online Bart Reservations. Here’s the link (it was somewhat hard to find)
- The long term airport parking page at Dublin/Pleasanton. Sometimes called the APLT = airport long term.
- on that page above, we pick the Dublin/Pleasanton link. Then click next on the “select a spot page”
- If there are no spots left at Dublin/Pleasanton, then I might consider the west Dublin Station.
- Address is 6400 Golden Gate, Dublin, CA 94568
- I think you just pick the nights which the car is going to stay over. Thus the “end” date is probably the day before you pick up the car.
- You will have to log in with email as user name.
- Payment is visa or mastercard only.
- A printout needs to be made and placed on the windshield.
I really got a Cellular Signal Booster for a apparent dead zone in Modesto
But all this got me thinking about my Cellular Signal around my house. I decided to take a plunge and get a cellular signal booster. I got the Wilson Electronics DT4G cellular signal Booster 460101. I’m hoping that it would add one or two bars to my reception around our house. There appears to be certain cellular dead zones in Modesto and Del Rio, depending on the carrier. Regardless, I figured, I could try a boost and see what this is all about.
And by cellular, I didn’t mean cells from a biological stand point; instead I mean it from a electronic cell-phone perspective.
WiFi and Cellular Signal – interchangeble when using it as part of my Botox Analogy.
I could have substituted the word WiFi for Cellular Signal in my essay trying to explain how Botox works. Regardless, either type of “signal” works as a pretty decent, but not perfect, example of how Botox works.
Details of the Wilson Electronics Cellular Signal Booster DT4G
- It uses 8 Watts according to the box.
- It doesn’t work with Clearwire.
- But boosts signals for 4G, 3G, and 2G data downloads.
- Uses the RG6 cable – included in kit.
- It is designed to provide boosted signal to a single room.
I also got a CyberPower Battery Backup 625 va / 375 watts (SX625G) to accompany this device
- It has surge protection of 890 Joules.
- Battery runtimes: 65 minutes for DVRs, 18 minutes on a 21 inch iMac desktop computer, 6 minutes with a 32 inch LCD TV with came console.
So far the set-up seems to work well. Phone calls are already clearer! I’ll probably get one for the office so that our office staff and patients can get an even better signal too. Visit us at our Modesto Plastic Surgery and Botox office.
Before Plastic Surgery, Modesto and Botox, we spent met a wonderful retired pianist named Joan Orvis who lived next door.
Here’s the story which I posted on FaceBook, but I share here:
My story of pianist Joan Orvis, our friend.
I want to spend a moment here to celebrate my memory of my friend pianist Joan Orvis. I met her when Tammy and I were young students at Brown University. Tammy lived off campus on Blackstone Blvd. She had a neighbor (Joan) in her apartment complex who played piano from time to time. She found out that I played violin. She introduced me to piano trio music at the highest level. I had always loved listening to piano trios, but never had the chance to play them. Her sister lived nearby and was a professional cellist. The three of us would get together regularly through my 8 years at Brown University and play trios. This was completely off the grid from Brown University. We even performed throughout Rhode Island as a trio. Some of my favorite classical music is piano trios and quartets, and all this blossomed from the time that I spent with Joan and her sister. Joan was a retired piano professor from University of Wisconsin-Platteville for nearly 30 years. I was just checking the internet to see what has happened to my friend whom I’ve lost contact with. I just found out that she passed away in 2001. My memories of that time were jogged when I saw Chee Yun’s posting about a piano quartet which I’ve always loved. I’ve shared that version on FB this morning (please see that video – it is quite worthy). In this link, the piano is played by one of Joan Orvis’ teacher (Menahem Pressler who is now 90 years old), so I share it here: http://youtu.be/W4_aE1CVr1s.
and for reference, here’s Chee Yun’s posting of a rehearsal in Hawaii: http://youtu.be/V0O7egcMCHg
I have much to be thankful for. Thank you Joan for your friendship and the wonderful music.
– Calvin Lee