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10 Ways the Sun Sneakily Damages Your Skin

10 Ways the Sun Sneakily Damages Your Skin

While getting a healthy- and sexy-looking tan may be a big temptation to many, it's actually a poor health choice, according to experts. That's because sun overexposure contributes to the majority of skin cancers in the United States. And the American Cancer Society (ACS) says skin cancers acc... Read More


In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

Cosmetic surgeons are saying that surgeries such as facelifts and breast augmentations are down, while procedures that don't entail going under the knife - and which are less expensive - are up. Read More


Cosmetic Laser Surgery: The Cutting Edge

Cosmetic Laser Surgery: The Cutting Edge

Laser surgery has become the cutting edge in cosmetic medicine. Why? Because it's able to accomplish just as much as invasive surgical techniques in less time and with faster recovery rates. Using laser surgical techniques is also more precise, and produces less bleeding, bruising and scarrin... Read More


Injectable Fillers Produce Youthful Appearance

Injectable Fillers Produce Youthful Appearance

The latest strategy to overcome wrinkles, sagging facial flesh, bony hands and flappy earlobes is under-the-skin injections of cosmetic fillers with exotic names like Restylane, Radiesse, Sculptra, ArteFill, Juvéderm, Ultra Plus and Perlane. The idea behind all of these fillers is to i... Read More


Berry Antioxidant Prevents Sunlight-Caused Wrinkles

Berry Antioxidant Prevents Sunlight-Caused Wrinkles

In a small preliminary study, scientists recently found that topical application of an antioxidant common in many fruits, vegetables and nuts blocks key causes of wrinkles, such as inflammation and collagen destruction, in both human skin cells and the skin of hairless mice.    ... Read More


Expert Commentator: Anil R. Shah MD, SC 11/13/2009

Expert Commentator: Anil R. Shah MD, SC 11/13/2009

An oily complexion is a very common problem. For certain occupations, such as lawyers, actors, models, teachers, anyone with a public persona, an overly oily face can be quite embarrassing and a hindrance to their career,. There really aren't conventional treatments that can help this conditi... Read More


Expert Commentary: James Platis, M.D. - 11/04/2009

Expert Commentary: James Platis, M.D. - 11/04/2009

Here are a few more thoughts about encountering the sun during the summer season. Driving without sunscreen: Of course applying daily sunscreen is a good idea, especially in the summer. But it's important to note that there are many moisturizers available that contain sunscreen and would be... Read More


Cellular Stress May Cause Graying of Hair

Cellular Stress May Cause Graying of Hair

Environmental toxins - typically ultraviolet light, ionizing radiation and harsh chemicals - that damage the DNA of the cells that produce hair color are probably what causes hair to go gray, a recent study revealed. Read More


Expert Commentator: Dr. John A. Kotis FACOS

Expert Commentator: Dr. John A. Kotis FACOS

The article regarding usage of Botox for improving condition of acne has many unique advantages with treating large pores and oil production leading to the improvement of acne breakouts. Typically Botox is widely used to temporarily smooth out facial lines and wrinkles by relaxing the muscles.... Read More


"Miracle" Protein Removes Wrinkles, Belly Fat

When the amount of a special cellular protein is reduced in the body, facial wrinkles are smoothed out and health-threatening visceral fat is diminished, a recent study revealed. Another fascinating aspect of the protein is that when its level is lessened, cancerous tumors begin to shrink. ... Read More



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