Aging population benefits from some rejuvenation procedures as younger segment. However, special precautions must be taken.
New York - Used topically, the antioxidants vitamin E, vitamin C, and selenium can be very effective for preventing and reversing photodamage, but the formulation requirements for attaining those biologic benefits are not met by many commercially available anti-aging preparations, Karen E. Burke, M.D., Ph.D., noted.
Washington, D.C. - Researchers here recently found significant clinical and microtopographic improvement in mild to moderate transverse neck lines after three consecutive monthly treatments with the 1450-nm diode laser.
Two physicians join forces to develop newer fat transfer technique
Las Vegas - Like many plastic surgeons, Fritz Barton Jr., M.D., was taught to perform the facelift by pulling the skin. Unhappy with the results, Dr. Barton devoted himself to the procedure's refinement and incorporated the work of surgeons throughout the years to develop a facelift technique that repositions the midface and lowerface as a single unit.
Despite a widespread perception that the endoscopic browlift approach
is associated with significantly lower instances of alopecia and sensory
loss than the coronal approach, a national survey of the 1998 membership
of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons did not find that to be the
La Jolla, Calif. - Cellulite cannot be cured. It can, however, be successfully controlled by a variety of products according to dermatologist Mitchel P. Goldman, M.D., medical director of the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of La Jolla, Calif.
Las Vegas - Findings from anatomic studies provided insight into
why the cheeks are prone to aging as well as a foundation for understanding
the limitations of current methods for surgical improvement and direction
for developing new techniques, said Gregory S. LaTrenta, M.D., at the annual
meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery.
Birmingham, Ala. - Once considered the most effective answer to wrinkling skin and acne scars, dermabrasion is experiencing a resurgence in popularity after a decade of losing ground to laser resurfacing.
New Orleans - Even as the use of lasers continues to grow and the types of procedures expand, physicians are becoming more aware that the laser may not be the simple solution to cosmetic procedures as once hoped.