Other Chat Transcripts

Here you can find transcripts from our past doctor chats on topics such as skincare, vision, and weight loss. If you ever have a request for a new topic you'd like us to cover, you can let us know!


Body Lifts | Dr. Erica Anderson | Emory Aesthetic Center

Dr. Erica Anderson of the Emory Aesthetic Center recently hosted a live web chat about body lifts and how they can improve your shape and tone, and raise sagging body contours. During this live chat, Dr. Anderson discussed lift options ranging from thigh lifts, to butt lifts, breast lifts and more. If you have questions about how these procedures are performed, what makes for a good candidate, the recovery time involved and the results you can expect, check out the chat transcripts to ensure you are confidently ready to take the next step. 



How to Get Motivated to Exercise
 | Dr. Christopher Hart | Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Dr. Christopher Hart, the Chief of Staff at Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Medical Director of the hospital’s Atlanta Bariatric Center recently hosted a  live web chat on How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise.  Dr. Hart offered tips on how to you get over the hurdles that keep you from getting active. Whether you’re trying to kick off a New Year’s Resolution or seeking to lose weight prior to a surgery, check out the transcript from the chat with Dr. Hart to help get you on the path to a regular exercise plan.



Cosmetic Injectables & Fillers
 | Dr. Anita Sethna | Emory Aesthetic Center

These days we are bombarded with the latest and greatest products to retain the youthful appearance of our skin. Injectables and dermal fillers have revolutionized the field of facial rejuvenation by filling in areas of the face that are missing fullness and restoring volume. Nearly everyone knows someone who has had Botox®, Juvederm®, or other injectable product, but what exactly are these products, how do they work and what is the best solution for me? Let Dr. Anita Sethna of the Emory Aesthetic Center answer these questions for you. If you are considering a cosmetic injectable filler procedure, join our live chat to ensure you are confidently ready to take the next step.



Liposuction, Tummy Tuck and More
 | Dr. Felmont Eaves | Emory Aesthetic Center | August 20, 2013

Body contouring procedures can all improve the shape of your body and tighten excess or loose skin. If the normal effects of aging or childbearing have made you wonder if a cosmetic body contouring procedure is right for you, check out the transcript from our chat with Emory Aesthetic Center’s plastic surgeon, Felmont Eaves, MD, during which he discussed many options – including liposuction, tummy tucks, arm or thigh lifts and surgery after weight loss. 



Breast Augmentation Chat | Dr. Felmont Eaves | Emory Aesthetic Center | July 9, 2013

Choosing breast augmentation surgery is a big decision, and we know it’s important for you to understand your surgical options, the implants, and what you can expect after the surgery. Emory Aesthetic Center’s plastic surgeon, Felmont Eaves, MD, conducted an online web on July 9, 2013. He was available to answer your questions about breast augmentation.



Strategies for Successful Weight Loss | Dr. Arvinpal Singh | Emory Bariartic Center | June 25, 2013

Arvinpal Singh, MD, Medical Director of the Emory Bariatric Center, hosted an online chat discussing strategies for long term weight loss success. Dr. Singh, along with Joe, a successful Emory Bariatric Center patient, answered questions on what it takes to get on the path to lasting weight loss and offered inspiration to help you reach your weight loss goals.



Risks, Signs and Symptoms of Stroke | Dr. Fadi Nahab | Emory Stroke Center | April 23, 2013

Stroke is the number four cause of death in the United States, as well as the leading cause of adult disability. Fortunately, many of the risk factors for stroke can be controlled or prevented altogether with the right combination of a healthy lifestyle and medical management. Fadi Nahab, MD, Stroke Medical Director at Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown, discussed how you can help both prevent and also spot the symptoms of a stroke in yourself or in others in a live web chat. Dr. Nahab also addressed why every second counts when seeking help for a stroke.



New Year, New You - Lose Weight in 2013 | Arvinpal Singh, MD, Medical Director| Emory Bariatric Center | January 8, 2013

Medical Director of the Emory Bariatric Center, Arvinpal Singh, MD, conducted a web chat on January 8, 2013 on how to make 2013 the year you commit to getting healthy through weight loss.  He answered questions on healthful living tips, discussed surgical and non-surgical weight loss and offered pearls of wisdom for lasting weight loss.



Facial Plastic Surgery | Dr. Anita Sethna | Emory Facial Center | June 28, 2012

These days, you cannot flip through a magazine or turn on the television without being flooded with information on the latest beauty craze or anti-aging procedure. So how do you navigate through all the clutter to select a procedure that is right for you? Board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Anita Sethna, answered questions about the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques to enhance your facial appearance.



Uterine Fibroid Embolization Chat | Gail Peters, MD | Emory Radiology | June 13, 2012

Emory Radiology specialist Gail Peters, MD discussed uterine fibroid embolization, an minimally invasive alternative procedure to surgery for women with uterine fibroids. Included is discussion on UFE effectiveness (vs. hysterectomy and alternate treatment options), risks, and symptoms of uterine fibroids.




Weight Loss Surgery | Dr. Edward Lin | Emory Bariatric Center | January 26, 2012

Is weight loss part of your new year’s resolution?  Are you considering weight loss surgery?  Check out the transcript from an online chat with bariatric surgeon, Dr. Edward Lin of Emory Healthcare, who covered everything from bariatric surgery options, to their benefits and risks, to how patients determine if they are qualified as a surgical weight loss candidate.



Healthy Eating Choices during the Holidays | Meagan Mohammadione, RD | Emory Bariatric Center | November 10 , 2011

With a little help from Emory Bariatric Center’s registered dietitian, Meagan Mohammadione, you can keep from eating too much and choose healthy options during the holidays. Check out the transcript from the Healthy Eating chat by using the link above and get answers to questions about holiday recipes and substitutions that can be made to make sure your holiday cuisine is both tasty AND healthy!



LASIK Chat | Dr. Bradley Randleman | Emory Vision | October 12, 2011

If you’re interested in LASIK but have unanswered questions, check out the transcript from Dr. Randleman’s live chat on LASIK surgery! A great chat with lots of good questions from attendees! Check out the LASIK chat transcript.



Summer Skincare Chat | Dr. Anita Sethna | Emory Facial Center | July 27, 2011

If you’re looking for ways to beat the summer heat and keep your skin looking healthy and fresh, check out the transcript from our recent live chat with Anita Sethna, MD, Director of the Emory Facial Center. Check out the transcript.