Michael I Nissensohn Md in Fall River, MA with Reviews - YP.com

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03/06/2013
By: swimfan11
Dr. Charles Sasson, MD
Very happy with the services here. I began coming here just as a walk-in, but became a patient after seeing how much the staff here cares for their patients. The location is convenient for me and I definitely appreciate how kind the staff is.
08/27/2012
By: mrbeatro
Dr. Charles Sasson, MD
The hours are the probably one of the best things here. The staff is pretty nice and they definitely know what they are talking about, but I really love how convenient the hours are.
06/06/2013
By: sp0rtsfanatic
Dr. Charles Sasson, MD
I have just been a patient for a few weeks and it is great. I heard about then when I was in the emergency room. Everyone one is very nice and respectful.
01/25/2013
By: hollylynnewhite
Michael J Kittay MD
I love Dr. Kittay, He is very kind, sweet and gentle. He listens and helps with great compassion. I highly recommend him!
07/17/2014
By: Mirriam J.
Dr. Charles Sasson, MD
I recently came to Prima Care after a hospital referral. The staff was caring and friendly to me.
Tips & Advices
This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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