Category: Dermatology

[ad_1] These are such great questions!  Thank you!  Since these treatments are not “medical”, basically this means they don’t have to prove it works, they just have to prove it won’t kill us, or cause significant harm. So there’s not a lot of data here. Here’s is my take on this, and then a bottom […]

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[ad_1] Thank you so much!!  We all have facial asymmetries, so I just want to reassure you that many have similar issues.  For most of us, the side that we sleep on is flatter, for example. It sounds like you’ve had this problem for years and it’s not changing. But please everyone, if you have […]

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[ad_1] This is a somewhat complicated topic, but I’ll try to distill it into something that makes sense.  Lasers are light based devices and don’t affect metal implants. Two types of RF devices There are two main types of RF (radiofrequency) devices used for aesthetic skin improvement….. monopolar and bipolar.  Why does this even matter […]

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[ad_1] Please see the first post on contour, if that’s more your issue.  This post addresses sun damage, and crepey skin primarily. Let’s do an analysis first though.  Please go find your mirror and put on a tank top.  Let’s look honestly at what we have.  First we need to decide, is this a problem […]

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[ad_1] There’s so much available on this topic now, that I almost don’t know where to start!  I’ll address sun damage in the second post. Let’s do an analysis first though.  Please go find your mirror and put on a tank top.  Let’s look honestly at what we have.  First we need to decide, is […]

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[ad_1] So Part 1/2 was on all the daily practical things to prevent skin on the hands from aging prematurely.  These are important and really don’t take much time each day.  Experts says it takes about 6 weeks of daily effort to establish a new good habit.  Put a post-it on your bathroom mirror to […]

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[ad_1] I loved this question – thank you Paula!  I also love Louisiana.  The first time I went to your beautiful state, I felt so at home.  And who doesn’t love the music and artistic energy of New Orleans?  Maybe you’ll start a fad for waist cellophane with your comment above. : ) Next post […]

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[ad_1] This is a good question, because as we age, we want to preserve as much as possible: The shape of our face by preserving volume.  We lose about 250 cc of volume in our faces as we age  (25-90) if we don’t replace it. The quality of the skin by avoiding sun damage. The […]

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[ad_1] I think this term is confusing for consumers.  For example, those of us who have been proponents of a very “natural” look with these muscle relaxers, have been using this approach for years.  It keeps some movement in the face so we can still be expressive.  And…..it prevents that “frozen” look.  Here are some […]

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[ad_1] Thank you for sharing this!  I’m hoping readers will see this and take even better care of their skin. When you think of “sun” really think “light” because UVA is present all day long, and UVB is strongest from about 10-3 but still present at other hours.   Tanning IS skin injury!  Because it’s […]

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