This episode of Inside Cosmetic Surgery covers a topic drowning in red tape, controversy, and mixed reviews: Stem Cells. What are stem cells? How are they being used in cosmetic surgery? Why are these tiny objects so highly prized?
Dr. Mark Berman, former president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), answers all these questions and lots more. He tells us why the stem cell facelift involves a lot more than just stem cells and what his organization, The California Stem Cell Treatment Center, is doing with their work on the topic.Read Dr. Mark Berman on Stem Cells in Cosmetic Surgery article
All too often, people explain away certain unpleasant symptoms simply by saying, “It’s just hormones.” In this episode of Inside Cosmetic Surgery, we speak with Dr. Robert Grafton, a plastic surgeon that specializes in hormone therapy. He tells us why Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is a great addition to our arsenal in combating the signs of aging.
Dr. Grafton also suggests getting to the root of the problem, instead of seeking a quick fix solution. Check out this eye opening interview!Read Dr. Robert Grafton on The Importance of Hormone Replacement article
Spending some time in the sun is actually good for you. It is a great way to soak up some vitamin D, which helps speed up metabolism, stimulates sweating which has a detoxifying effect, and improves blood circulation. There is, however, a very fine line between what is a healthy dose versus overexposure to the [...]Read Protect Yourself From The Sun article
More and more people who don’t like the notion of going under the knife for a facelift choose photo rejuvenation instead. Deciding whether to opt for an ablative or a non-ablative treatment is a crucial choice. Non-penetrative operations such as laser facial rejuvenation is very sought after these days. There are several types of facial [...]Read Non-Ablative Facial Rejuvenation article
Gum lovers beware! According to a recent story on MSNBC, chewing gum could be the culprit behind those frown line wrinkles.
This doesn’t apply to the occasional gum smacker, but if you’re a compulsive gumoholic, you may be at risk.
It sounds silly of course, but Dr. Joel Schlessinger, a cosmetic surgeon and dermatologist in Nebraska, thinks, [...]