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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 12 Noon

Expert Advice on Cosmetic Treatments & Procedures

with Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD and J. Vicente Poblete, MD


Have you considered cosmetic treatments or plastic surgery to refresh your appearance, but have some questions you would like to ask first? From Botox® and chemical peels to tummy tucks and face lifts, cosmetic surgery can help reawaken your natural beauty, and improve your confidence and overall outlook. But when deciding if this is right for you, there are many things to consider. Let our experts help. Join Cleveland Clinic dermatologist Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD and Cleveland Clinic plastic surgeon J. Vicente Poblete, MD to answer your questions on everything cosmetic surgery.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12 Noon

What You Should Know about Scoliosis in Children and Adults

with Ryan Goodwin, MD , R. Douglas Orr, MD and John O’Connell, MD


Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curvature and rotation of the spine. Although most common in young teenagers, scoliosis affects children as well as adults. Scoliosis affects about 2% – 3% of the pediatric population and up to 30% of adults worldwide. Scoliosis may be detected in infancy, childhood, adolescence, or adulthood. Take advantage of this chat to speak to a pediatric scoliosis specialist, Ryan Goodwin, MD, adult scoliosis specialist, R. Douglas Orr, MD and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist John O’Connell, MD.

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