Besides import JD Weatherspoon and the 6-foot-8 Almazan, the Road Warriors have to contend with the deep and prolific Rain Or Shine rotation of Gabe Norwood, Jeff Chan, Beau Belga, Maverick Ahanmisi, Jericho Cruz, James Yap and Jay Washington.Just like NLEX, the Fuel Masters also defeated the Aces (95-93) and the Picanto (118-105) after the high-scoring Eugene Phelps took charge when it mattered most.Opposite the Picanto on Wednesday, Phelps dropped 33 points and pulled down 14 rebounds before scoring the game winner at the buzzer versus the Aces.Meanwhile, Star has replaced Cinmeon Browers after tapping the services of Malcolm Hill, who went undrafted in the NBA.ADVERTISEMENT For the Phoenix Fuel Masters and the NLEX Road Warriors, going three in a row at the start of the conference is a route they have never taken before.They intend to drive smoothly on the same path Wednesday in the PBA Governors’ Cup as the Fuel Masters take on winless GlobalPort Batang Pier and the Road Warriors test the caliber of the Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games View comments LATEST STORIES FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant “We’re really prepared for this conference,” said NLEX coach Yeng Guiao after back-to-back victories over Alaska and Kia Picanto.“We practiced the earliest and brought in our import earliest. It’s a validation of our preparation.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsFacing his former team at the 4:15 p.m. opener at Smart Araneta Coliseum, Guiao is confident that they can sustain their strong start with Aaron Fuller complementing well with locals Kevin Alas, Carlo Lastimosa and JR Quiñahan.The Elasto Painters, whom Guiao led to two championships and six Finals appearances, survived the Batang Pier, 98-96, in their conference opener on Friday after big man Raymond Almazan converted two pressure-packed free throws off an offensive rebound. Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Repeat: Please end injustice in the Palaro MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes
DefinitionDermabrasion is the removal of the top layers of the skin. It is a type of skin smoothing surgery.DescriptionDermabrasion is usually done while you are awake. The health care provider will apply a numbing medicine (local anesthesia) to the area of skin that will be worked on.If you are having a complex procedure, you may be given medicines called sedatives to make you sleepy and less anxious.Another option might begeneral anesthesia, which allows you to sleep through surgery and not feel any pain during the procedure.Dermabrasion uses a special device to gently and carefully “sand” the top surface of the skin down to normal, healthy skin. Petroleum jelly or antibiotic ointment is placed on the treated skin to prevent scabs and scars from forming.Why the Procedure Is PerformedDermabrasion may be helpful if you have:Age-related skin growths (seborrheic keratoses)Fine lines and wrinkles, such as around the mouthPrecancerous growths (keratoses)Scars on the face due to acne, accidents, or previous surgeryThere are othertreatments such as laser or chemical peels exist for many of these conditions. Talk toyour health care provider abouttreatment options for your skin problem.RisksRisks of dermabrasion include lasting changes in skin color changes (either lighter, darker, or pinker).Large scars or keloids may also result.The risks of any anesthesia include:Reactions to medicinesSerious heart or breathing problems (rare)The risks of any surgery include:BleedingInfectionScarringChanges in skin colorAfter the ProcedureYour doctor may give you antiviral medicine to prevent severe cold sores from forming.advertisementYour skin may be treated with ointment and a wet or waxy dressing. After surgery, your skin will be red and swollen. It may be hard to eat and talk.You mayfeel some aching, tingling, or burning for a while after surgery. Your doctor can prescribe medicine to help control any pain. You may need to have follow up visits with the doctor for dressing changes in the days after the procedure.Swelling usually goes away within 2 – 3 weeks. The new skin will itch as it grows.Freckles may temporarily disappear.You may have enlarged pores or whiteheads after the skin-smoothing surgery, but they willgo away in time.If the treated skinremains red and swollen after healing has started, itbe a sign that abnormal scars are beginning to form. Talk to your doctor if this happens. Treatment may be available.Outlook (Prognosis)Men who have this procedure may need to avoid shaving for a while, and use an electric razor when shaving again.The new layer of skin will be a little swollen, sensitive, and bright pink for several weeks. Most patients can go back to normal activities in about 2 weeks. You should avoid any activity that could cause injury to the treated area. Avoid sports that involve balls, such as baseball, for 4 – 6 weeks.Keep your face out of chlorinated water (such as that used in pools) for at least 4 weeks.Protect the skin from the sun for 6 – 12 months until your skin coloring has returned to normal. You can wearhypoallergenic make upto hide any changes in skin color.New skinshouldclosely match the surrounding skin when full color returns.Your skin will turn red when you drink alcohol for about 3 weeks after surgery.ReferencesThomas JR, Mobley SR. Scar revision and camouflage. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier;2010: chap 21.Perkins SW, Sandel HD IV. Management of aging skin. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier;2010: chap 27.Monheit GD, Chastain MA. Chemical and mechanical skin resurfacing. In: Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Schaffer JV, et al, eds.Dermatology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2012:chap 154.Review Date:11/20/2012Reviewed By:Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.
NEW DELHI/ BENGALURU: Senior Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who was being investigated in a case of alleged money laundering, has been arrested, sources said. The Enforcement Directorate, which was questioning him over the last four days, said he was not cooperating with the investigation. On Thursday, Mr Shivakumar, a minister in the erstwhile government of HD Kumaraswamy and the Congress, was summoned to Delhi after the Karnataka High Court decided against the dismissal of the case and did not give him protection from arrest.(Inpus from NDTV.com)