Posted March 30, 2017
Liposuction is a body contouring procedure that can be performed using different technical strategies. The best approach may vary from patient to patient, and patients are ultimately responsible for choosing the technique they desire based on the recommendations and information provided by their surgeon. But choosing your body contouring technique doesn’t have to be a difficult decision.…
Posted August 12, 2010
According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), the average age of patients undergoing invasive cosmetic surgery has increased by two years. The findings were based on data collected by the AACS from 2002 until 2007.
During that time period, the mean age of patients undergoing the top ten invasive procedures grew by two years. The invasive procedures to see the largest growth in popularity are liposuction, forehead lift, sclerotherapy and facelift.…
Posted August 05, 2010
Collagen is imperative in maintaining healthy, youthful skin. As we age, the collagen in our skin slowly breaks down and we begin to wrinkle. Other factors, such as smoking, sun exposure, and free radicals in the air can contribute to the breakdown of collagen.
Fortunately, there are a handful of foods that boost the body’s collagen production.…
Posted August 04, 2010
A group of scientists presented a study at the 61st Annual American Academy of Dermatology meeting showing that men need twice the amount of BOTOX® Cosmetic than women do to achieve similar results. The researchers found that the reason why men need more BOTOX® Cosmetic is due the greater thickness and muscle tone of male skin.…
Posted July 27, 2010
Getting rid of wrinkles can surely make anyone happy. A recent study finds that BOTOX® Cosmetic gives patients a whole new reason to smile. The study, performed by the University of Wisconsin, found that by using BOTOX® Cosmetic to prevent the facial expression of negative emotions your brain is therefore tricked into thinking that those emotions don’t exist.…
Posted July 01, 2010
The use of stem cells in anti-aging treatments is still in its infancy due to controversy over human stem cell research. However, apple stem cell technology is becoming quite prevalent recently across the cosmetic industry. These aren’t your regular Granny Smith apple stem cells, either. Researchers have begun cultivating from a very rare Swiss apple tree that was cultivated over 300 hundred years ago for the long storage life of the fruit.…