Blog Archive

Hernias after pregnancy Apr 16th, 2021

Why does my abdomen look and feel different after pregnancy? When you are pregnant, the abdominal muscles relax and partially separate to accommodate the growing fetus and uterus. After the pregnancy the muscles are designed to “recoil” back to their normal position. Unfortunately, like a rubber band that loses its...

Covid-19: Can I have surgery during the pandemic? Oct 8th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tremendous test of American resolve. We mourn the loss of thousands of Americans in 2020 in addition to the economic and social impacts which continue to change the way we live everyday. Mercifully we have seen the number of cases in Texas come down...

COVID-19 update Apr 25th, 2020

GREAT NEWS! Dr. Farrow is excited to announce that beginning Monday April 27, 2020 we will be doing elective surgery again. Thanks to Govenor Greg Abbott and the countless health care professionals, citizens, and essential workers, we have moved Texas into a position where we can start doing elective surgery...

Covid-19: Update and implications for surgery Apr 9th, 2020

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last 6 weeks you are keenly aware that the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has affected hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Thankfully, here in Texas, we have yet to see the number of cases and deaths as those living in China, Italy and...

Five things you need to know about hernia mesh Jan 30th, 2020

Five things you need to know about Mesh If you have a hernia, and are considering undergoing a hernia repair, you might wonder about the safety of using “mesh”. While there have been isolated recalls and complications from a few specific mesh products in the past, the overwhelming majority of...