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Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? Sunscreens and Skin Aging

  Everyone by now knows the value of using sunscreens in lowering the risk of getting skin cancer. By decreasing the amount and duration of ultraviolet light skin exposure, the skin cells have more time to repair themselves and less chance of permanently damaging the natural healing mechanisms of the cell’s structure. In addition, it Read More…

Skin Care Before and After a Facelift

  Any patient that undergoes a facelift has understandably great expectations given the commitment involved. But a facelift alone can not correct all facial aging problems. Preparing for a facelift is not only a matter of education but also benefits from before and after surgery skin care. When a patient is looking for and is Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? Mineral Water

  Everyone knows the benefits of drinking water for hydration and ultimately for survival. But what is the deal with mineral water? While tap and many bottled waters have a modest amount of minerals, it is just a fraction of what is found in various mineral waters. Such water is derived having flowed through rocks Read More…

The Effects of Broad Band Light (BBL) Treatments on Aging Skin

  High-intensity pulsed light has become a very popular method of treating a wide variety of skin conditions. From pigmentation issues to rosacea, the beneficial effects of pulsed light have shown great clinical benefits. One of the its even more widespread uses has been in the overall improvement of aging skin. Numerous clinical and histological Read More…

The Evolution of Over The Counter Topical Skin Care

  Topical skin care has come a long way since the days of my mother’s  Ivory soap and Noxzema. Beyond the explosion in available products from drug stores, retailers and doctor’s offices, the potential capability and claims of contemporary skin products at times seem extraordinary if not unbelieveable in many cases. But the hope that Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? The Growth of Cosmeceuticals

  While plastic surgery procedures have increased significantly over the past decade, it is no surprise that the simplest form of cosmetic enhancement, cosmeceuticals, has increased as well if not more. Applying a topical lotion, cream or serum to prevent, improve or cure cosmetic concerns has been used since Egyptian times. Retail sales of cosmeceuticals Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? Proper Use Of Suncreen

  Everyone knows that an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. That is certainly true for wrinkles and an even worse consequence of too much sun, skin cancer. Protecting your skin from excessive sun exposure is one of the best ways to avoid the long-term deleterious effects of its penetrating radiation Read More…

Product Review: The Vi Chemical Peel for the Face, Neck and Chest

The use of lasers and light therapies has dominated the talk about skin retexturing and resurfacing over the past decade. While they do produce some wonderful results, their use has overshadowed the historical approach of chemical peeling of the face. Chemical peeling today has been largely relegated to the superficial peels done by aestheticians and Read More…

Common Questions about Skin Rejuvenation

  1.      What is the best approach to make my skin look better?   To make your skin look and feel more healthy and attractive, one must reduce or prevent wrinkles, sun spots and loose skin, improve skin texture and color, and remove blotches or damaged blood vessels.   Such total skin rejuvenation requires a Read More…

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