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The Micro Pen “Fountain of Youth”

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Think the only fountain of youth is a facelift or something extravagant? There are many treatments which are barely invasive that can often give great results for looking younger, fresher and even less marked by scars.  Dr. Pilest has used the Micro Pen with excellent outcomes for aging skin, wrinkles and acne scars, both with… Read more

Why Sugar is Bad for Your Skin – From Acne to Wrinkles

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Why Sugar Is Bad For Your Skin Sugar or high-glycemic foods quickly convert to sugar. This in turn raises insulin levels and puts unnatural demands on your body to deal with the food you just ate.  Simple carbohydrates, like refined sugar, white bread and soda, cause your insulin levels to spike, which leads to what… Read more

Menopause and the Effect on Your Skin

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Menopause not only affects the internal body, it affects the skin as well. Menopause and the Skin – the hormonal fluctuations don’t always play nicely with your skin. Here’s a quick list of what many menopausal women experience in skin changes: Oily Skin: Estrogen levels decrease so testosterone is no longer masked. Testosterone stimulates sebaceous… Read more

Losing Your Collagen? View These 7 Ways to Slow & Reverse Collagen Loss

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Did you know that your skin begins losing collagen in your 20’s? that only a few years into menopause women experience a 40% loss of collagen? that normal exposure to the environment expedites and increases collagen loss even further? Depressing, isn’t it? But the good news is that you don’t have to stand by and let it… Read more

NutriCosmetics – Treating the Skin from the Inside

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Collagen peptides taken in a supplement have shown to dramatically reduce depth of wrinkles around the eyes – plus cause an increase in collagen and elastin. (Study through Department of Dermatology, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany) People who have high intake of Vitamin C and linolenic acid experience less skin thinning. Topical skin care manufacturers increasingly… Read more

When Fillers are Not for You

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Fillers for wrinkles and volume loss are remarkable for what they can accomplish. But all fillers aren’t okay for everyone. Take note of these circumstances that might mean you aren’t a good candidate: Severe allergies with a history of anaphylactic shock An allergy to collagen (if you want to use a filler containing collagen) An… Read more

About UV and Your Skin

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The UV rays from the sun are two kinds – UVB and UVA. You can tell you’ve had a dose of UVB rays because you will get red and/or tan – UVB is also the initiator of most skin cancers. UVA rays are long rays that are, in their own way, “silent”. UVA is the… Read more

Why Volumizing Matters

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Facelifts have been the “gold standard” for turning back the years for decades. It is only recently, though, that doctors have come to realize the ultimate impact of proper volumizing – either as a complement to surgery or as a stand alone solution. The youthful face has plenty of volume – rounded cheeks, a single… Read more

The Genius of Sculptra

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Every now and then a product comes along in the cosmetic dermatology arena that’s simply a “genius” discovery. One of the most exciting developments in the last 2 decades in our opinion is Sculptra. It’s a revolumizing product made of poly-L-lactic acid, a synthetic polymer made from natural substances, which, when injected, acts like a… Read more

Vi Peel Featured on Dr. Oz

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We’ve been impressed with ViPeel for some time – as have our patients. A Valentine’s Day show with Dr. Oz backs up the benefits and affordability.  See the Dr. Oz show about ViPeel.Vi Peel is a 7 day peel that uses a unique mix of peel agents to smooth the skin, remove discoloration and spots… Read more

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