• Nasal Contouring Filler

    OVERVIEW While nose jobs are most commonly thought of as being performed via plastic surgery, there are several other options available to give you the results you want without going under the knife. This can be especially helpful if you have health or other concerns that keep you from having surgery

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  • More Bang for Your Buck: Top 3 Cosmetic Treatments that are "Tried and True"

    OVERVIEW Want to get the most out of your skincare treatment, but feel overwhelmed by the options available? Well, you’re not alone; there are hundreds of thousands of treatment options out there, and they all claim to be better than the last! But what treatments are worth investing in? What are the

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  • Microdermabrasion

    OVERVIEW Our skin suffers from wear and tear from a multitude of influences every day. Whether it is stress or environmental factors, the skin requires continuous maintenance to give its best defense against the elements. Microdermabrasion provides an effective solution and helps increase the strength

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  • Melasma:Tips to Make It Less Noticeable

    OVERVIEW Also sometimes referred to as a "pregnancy mask," melasma is a skin disorder that results in irregularly shaped dark-brown or shadow-like patches of skin on your face and neck. Melasma most often occurs on your cheeks, chin, forehead, jaws, and neck. What are the Causes of Melasma? You're more

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  • Melasma

    OVERVIEW If you notice a sudden unevenness in skin tone with darker or darkened patches of skin, you may have a common skin condition known as melasma. If melasma has you feeling less confident about your appearance, scheduling an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist can help you correctly

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  • Lip Injections

    OVERVIEW Lip injections are one of the most common kinds of dermal, or skin, fillers. According to a 2017 report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, lip injection demand increased 312% between 2000 and 2017. Celebrities and pop culture stars are often rumored to have lip injections to create

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  • Laser Hair Reduction

    OVERVIEW If you're tired of routinely shaving, waxing, or plucking your unwanted hair, you may want to consider laser hair reduction. One of the most common cosmetic procedures performed by board-certified dermatologists. What is Laser Hair Reduction? Laser hair reduction is a standard cosmetic procedure

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  • Juvederm

    OVERVIEW Juvederm is a dermal filler that provides a non-invasive way to attain a more youthful appearance. It is a non-surgical wrinkle treatment that, when injected into the skin, restores the skin’s volume and hydration. Juvederm is used to smooth away wrinkles and nasolabial folds, otherwise known

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  • Jawline Fillers

    OVERVIEW Jawline fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure because they are natural-looking and can be done in just one visit. But before getting into the details of jawline fillers, it's important to understand the science behind what makes them effective, why people want them, and how

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  • IV Therapy

    OVERVIEW IV therapy, also known as intravenous therapy, is a process in which medications or fluids are delivered into the bloodstream through an IV line. There are many forms of IV therapy, but most follow the same protocol and provide similar benefits to patients usually recovering from surgery or

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  • How to Use Topical Retinoids

    OVERVIEW Topical retinoids are available in many over the counter skin care products as well as prescription strength medications. They work to treat a variety of skin care problems ranging from fine lines and wrinkles to acne breakouts. Talk to your dermatologist about whether topical retinoids might

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  • Hair Loss in Women

    OVERVIEW Hair loss in women occurs for a variety of reasons. Noticeable hair loss occurs when there is greater than the usual loss of hair that outpaces new hair growth. When men have hair loss, it’s typically associated with balding, but women usually have hair loss without going bald. Signs and Symptoms

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  • Fillers for Undereye Bags

    OVERVIEW Undereye bags are one of the key areas of focus for many people who are over the age of thirty. This is one of the most noticeable signs of aging, and many people want to be able to effectively reduce the appearance of aging in this part of the face. Cosmetics sales in the US related to eye

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  • Eliminating Nasolabial Folds

    OVERVIEW Do you have nasolabial folds? If so, you're not alone. Nasolabial folds are a common cosmetic concern for many people. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can help eliminate nasolabial folds. This article will discuss the various treatment options available and how they work. We

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  • Body Toning Treatments

    OVERVIEW Body toning treatments are becoming increasingly popular. People are always excited to hear that there is a chance that they can handle their saggy skin, wrinkles, or aging skin with a treatment that will make their skin better than ever. These toning treatments can be done in various ways,

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  • Best Candidates for Dermaplaning

    OVERVIEW If your face has been looking a little dull and lackluster lately, a session of dermaplaning may be right for you. This popular cosmetic procedure is non-invasive, quick, and results in a brighter complexion, as well as smoother-looking skin. Here's what you need to know about dermaplaning,

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  • Vaginal Prolapse

    OVERVIEW What is Vaginal Prolapse? Vaginal prolapse, a type of pelvic organ prolapse, is a medical condition in which a woman's uterus weakens and falls out of its normal position, causing complications. The condition is not life-­threatening, but it can be quite painful and inconvenient if not treated. What

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  • Uterine Fibroids

    OVERVIEW What are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are noncancerous tumors that form on the uterus, most typically during the childbearing years. Uterine fibroids are typically not dangerous and they often come with no symptoms. According to Womenshealth.gov, 20-­80% percent

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  • Urinary Incontinence

    OVERVIEW Do you ever have trouble with bladder leakage or making it to the bathroom in time? If so, you may be suffering from urinary incontinence, a common medical condition that involves a loss of bladder control. It may happen when you laugh at a friend’s joke, or when you cough during a bad cold.

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  • Ultrasound Exam

    OVERVIEW Prenatal ultrasounds are a common part of a new mother’s prenatal testing. Using high­-frequency sound waves, ultrasounds produce images of a fetus and the mother's reproductive organs. These sessions, which are usually performed in a doctor's office, track fetal growth and development and

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  • STI Screenings

    OVERVIEW Sexually transmitted diseases, also called sexually transmitted infections, are spread through sexual contact. Because most of these infections do not immediately cause symptoms, it is important for sexually active people to have screening done regularly, to treat any STIs before complications

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  • Prenatal Visits

    OVERVIEW What is a Prenatal Visit? A prenatal visit is a routine visit you make to your doctor or midwife while pregnant. You should expect to make several visits to your doctor or midwife throughout the course of your pregnancy. When Should I Schedule My First Prenatal Visit? The date of your first

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  • Preconception Counseling

    OVERVIEW Pre-conception counseling involves meeting with a doctor (typically an obstetrician or gynecologist) prior to becoming pregnant. If a woman or couple are planning to have a child, experts suggest initiating this sort of counseling approximately three to six months prior to attempting conception.

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  • Postpartum Depression

    OVERVIEW Considering the many chemical changes that happen before, during and after childbirth, it really should come as no surprise that many pregnant women and new mothers experience confusing mood swings. While this is normal, there does come a point when the sadness has lasted long enough and been

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  • Post-Partum Care

    OVERVIEW Giving birth is a beautiful, natural process, but it can also take quite a toll on your body. Thankfully, there are plenty of tips and products out there designed to make your recovery easier. Here is what nurses and experienced moms everywhere recommend. Pain Reduction Find out if your hospital

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  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

    OVERVIEW What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a common endocrine disorder affecting as many as 1 in 10 women of childbearing age, according to womenshealth.gov. PCOS is characterized by enlarged ovaries that contain follicles, or small collections of fluid, and

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  • Pap Smear

    OVERVIEW A Pap smear, sometimes called Pap test or cervical smear, is a routine screening done at a gynecologist's office to detect irregularities in and on the cervix. Its name is an abbreviation of its inventor, Greek doctor Georgios Papanikolaou, who developed the test in 1923. It is the most common

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  • Ovarian Cysts

    OVERVIEW What are Ovarian Cysts? Ovarian cysts are pockets of fluid that form on the surface of a woman's ovary. Ovarian cysts are very common, and most women have one away on their own without treatment. Symptoms Ovarian cysts do not always cause symptoms. When they do, the symptoms can include loss

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  • Menopause

    OVERVIEW Menopause is a natural and expected hormonal shift that marks the end of the childbearing age with the cessation of the menstrual cycle. Nearly all women go through this change at some point in their lives, with the vast majority of women experiencing it between the ages of 40 and 60. Menopause

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  • Menopausal Hormonal Therapy

    OVERVIEW Hormone replacement therapy is a medical intervention designed to boost a woman's hormone levels. As women get closer to menopause (the average age at onset is 51), their naturally occurring hormone levels ­- particularly estrogen and progesterone ­ decrease considerably. This deficiency can

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  • Infertility

    OVERVIEW Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of regular, unprotected sex. This span is shortened to six months if the woman is over the age of 35. Women who can become pregnant but are unable to sustain the pregnancy may also considered be infertile. Approximately a third

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  • Hysterectomy

    OVERVIEW A hysterectomy is a medical procedure in which all or part of a woman's uterus is removed. A woman's ovaries and Fallopian tubes may also be removed at the same time, depending on the reason for the hysterectomy. When is a Hysterectomy Needed? A hysterectomy can be used to treat a number of

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  • High Risk Pregnancies

    OVERVIEW While complications could potentially happen in any pregnancy, a high­-risk pregnancy is one in which there is a greater risk of complications. A pregnancy could be considered high-­risk whenever the mother has one or more of the following risk factors: Age: Women who are younger than 18

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  • Heavy Menstrual Periods

    OVERVIEW While the amount of blood a woman loses during a menstrual cycle can vary widely depending on the woman and the cycle, some unlucky women experience blood loss and cramping so severe that it interferes with their day-to-day activities. The condition is called menorrhagia, and it affects more

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  • First Trimester Screening

    OVERVIEW What is a First Trimester Screening? A first trimester screening, performed roughly between 11-13 weeks of pregnancy, is used to detect chromosomal abnormalities such as Down's Syndrome, Edwards' Syndrome and Patau's Syndrome. It involves two parts, a blood test and an ultrasound screening referred

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Ringhoffer OBGYN

3715 Dauphin St #6-E
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 344-3233

Office Hours

Monday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Tuesday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Wednesday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Thursday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Friday:

8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

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