Buy a BROAD SPECTRUM sunscreen, meaning it must protect you from both UVA and UVB rays. Buy at least a 15 SPF. Most doctors would disagree with this and say you need a 30 SPF, but remember that going up to a 50 or even a 100 doesn’t really make any difference. No sunscreen can […]
(Washington Post 6/11). MEN!!! It seems male patients approaching the ages of 40-60 years feel it is important to keep a youthful look to ensure both social and professional successes, especially in this tight, youthful, and highly competitive job market. IT’S ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF EQUALITY OF THE SEXES.
(Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery 6/11). Reports that crow’s feet responded better to Dysport than to Botox have surfaced. Patients favored the Dysport treated side by a 2:1 margin during a 30 day split face trial. Producers of Botox challenged the study stating that the dosing, limited time, and small number of subjects made the […]
(Dermatology Surgery 6/11). Research suggests that using Botox more than one time allows you to start using less to achieve the same results after 20 months. They also suggest that people who start using Botox therapy between 30-50 years of age can prevent future wrinkles as well as erasing existing ones. Wrinkle prevention seems to […]
(Bloomberg News 6/11). The company Fibrocell Science has received FDA approval for a new injectable wrinkle treatment that restores elasticity to the skin, using the patient’s own cells. The treatment is known as LAVIV, and it is Fibrocell’s initial market product as well as the first treatment for wrinkles that is made from the patient’s […]
Tumor formation was delayed and reduced with chemical peeling agents after exposure to ultraviolet (sun) radiation (Journal Dermatology Science 10/2010) Chemical Peels are popular procedures for the rejuvenation of sun-damaged skin. They can improve fine lines and brown spots on skin that is already at risk for skin cancers. Researchers investigated the effects of Peels […]