Blog Archive

Top 10 Dos and Don’ts During Pregnancy Sep 1st, 2019

The many stages of pregnancy can feel a bit overwhelming, even if you’ve already been through it before. To help keep you healthy and on track for a smooth delivery, Derakhsh Fozouni, MD provides comprehensive prenatal care. As an experienced OB/GYN, Dr. Fozouni understands how confusing pregnancy can be. He...

Congratulations, You’re Pregnant! When Should You Start Seeing a Doctor? Aug 1st, 2019

Learning you’re pregnant is one of the most exciting, and sometimes overwhelming, moments of your life. Seeing the positive pregnancy test can evoke a variety of emotions and many more questions. A good place to start on your journey to a healthy pregnancy is with a visit to experienced OB/GYN,...

Everything You Need to Know about a High-Risk Pregnancy Jul 9th, 2019

Hearing that your pregnancy is high-risk can be confusing and overwhelming. With the guidance of an experienced OB/GYN like Derakhsh Fozouni, MD, you can rest assured that you’re well cared for and your baby has what he or she needs to thrive in spite of certain risk factors. Learn more...

Can Endometriosis Affect My Fertility? Jun 1st, 2019

Endometriosis affects nearly one in 10 women across the United States and an estimated 200 million worldwide, causing painful periods and a variety of other issues that affect your reproductive health. Because the condition develops during your childbearing years, endometriosis can affect your ability to become pregnant. Experienced gynecologist, Dr....

3 Facts You Might Not Know About Uterine Fibroids May 1st, 2019

Uterine fibroids are a common condition that affects the reproductive health of many women each year. Dr. Derakhsh Fozouni offers both comprehensive diagnostics and treatment services that can address fibroids, and their related symptoms, to protect your health. Understanding fibroids Fibroids are noncancerous growths that develop on your uterine wall...

The Benefits of a 3D Ultrasound Vs 2D Apr 1st, 2019

As part of your pregnancy, you can expect to undergo a number of diagnostic tests that monitor the health of both you and your growing baby. One of the most anticipated tests for many parents-to-be is the ultrasound, a painless imaging test that gives you the first glimpse of your...

How to Choose the Right Birth Control for Your Body Mar 1st, 2019

There are a lot of options available to help you plan your family the way you want it to be. Deciding between the options can be a difficult choice and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Dr. Fozouni can certainly help you make the right decision based on your needs...

Dealing with Pesky Stretch Marks? The Icon Laser is Here to Help Feb 6th, 2019

If stretch marks due to childbirth or a recent weight loss are affecting how you feel about your appearance, you may be the ideal candidate for treatment with the advanced Icon™ laser system. Dr. Fozouni offers this revolutionary treatment to effectively reduce the appearance of stretch marks. The laser system...

Feel Confident in Your Body This Year With SculpSure Body Contouring Jan 10th, 2019

If you’re self-conscious of your appearance because of stubborn areas of fat hanging around your abdomen and thighs, you aren’t alone. Many people, as they age, find it more difficult to lose excess fat because of biological changes, hormone fluctuations, and a slower metabolism. The good news is there is...

Get Rid of that Unwanted Baby Fat with Nonsurgical, FDA-Approved SculpSure Dec 5th, 2018

Getting your pre-pregnancy body back is often a goal for women in the months after giving birth. However, the difficulties losing stubborn baby fat becomes so frustrating for some, they give up without a fight. The reality is baby fat can be incredibly tough to lose because of your biology....

Top 5 Benefits of Getting a Pap Smear Nov 20th, 2018

As part of your preventive healthcare plan as a woman, a routine Pap smear should be at the top of your priority list. The quick and painless test is typically done during a pelvic exam as a screening for cancer. Even if there’s no history in your family of cancer,...

Banish Stretch Marks with Laser Therapy Oct 30th, 2018

Millions of women have stretch marks, and while they’re extremely common, having them can cause you to feel self-conscious. Women often find themselves covering their stretch marks with clothing or trying a host of creams and compression garments that claim to get rid of them. If you’re looking for a...

Things to Consider When Choosing A Birth Control Method Sep 4th, 2018

With so many birth control options on the market, it can be a tough task to choose one. At Dr. Derakhsh Fozouni OB/GYN & Associates, we want to ensure that you’re making the best choice for you, so here are a few basics to help you with your birth control...