By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.
We all know how important it is to maintain a healthy diet. But cutting down on the junk food and increasing your intake of vitamins and minerals affects more than just your waistline; it can renew and replenish your skin. While no one food can completely change your complexion by itself, eating right improves your skin just as it improves the rest of your body. So next time you're nourishing your body, don’t forget about your largest organ. Your skin spends all day protecting you, isn’t it time you indulged it?
If you already have sun-damaged skin from too much sun exposure this season, you may be a good candidate for a laser skin rejuvenation treatment. The Sciton laser is one of the newest laser technologies available at many premier plastic, cosmetic, and aesthetic surgery centers around the country. The laser was featured on The Doctors TV show earlier this year and is currently a popular laser used for the MicroLaser Peel offered at the Southern Surgical Arts Center in Chattanooga. The doctors at the Southern Surgical Arts Center recommend this particular laser for treating sun-damaged skin, vascular lesions, acne, and even wrinkles.
You’ve perfected your diet and renewed your commitment to the ab machine at the gym, but when you’re still struggling with extra fat around the waistline, it could take months to catch a glimpse of that six-pack.
After the joys of pregnancy subside and your newborn is safe at home, it's time to take care of yourself with a complete health and body makeover. Pregnancy can leave you with hormonal imbalances, a few extra pounds, a ruddy complexion and stretch marks. A few key procedures and treatments can help you get back into shape with ease so you can start enjoying life with your little one. Contact cosmetic or plastic surgery doctors in your area to discuss options for getting a mommy makeover.
Whether you’re booking up BOTOX appointments or heading off for a microdermabrasion treatment, your age plays an important role in the results of your procedure. That’s what experts at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) conference explained during a discussion about cosmetic surgery for aging skin in 2007, shedding some light on how each decade in life correlates to dramatically different results in most patients.
As more and more people turn to cosmetic enhancements and plastic surgery to improve their appearance the latest trend reports show that age really is just a number. Aging gracefully has become a top priority for baby boomers, especially those who are approaching their 50s – and beyond.
Pregnancy causes drastic changes in the body, but few women are able to restore their bodies to its pre-pregnancy status with diet and exercise alone. Surgery after pregnancy is a rising trend as procedures become more affordable and safe; here’s a closer look at the treatments fueling ‘Mommy Makeovers’ across the country:
As millions of Americans pursue an ideal figure with a tummy tuck and other fat removal procedures, many prefer to steer clear of painful surgery especially since some cellulite removal treatments pose several health risks.
Life in your 40s offers plenty of joys and challenges, but when you’ve said goodbye to your days of youth, wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin don’t have to add years to your appearance. From crow’s feet to frown lines, the telltale signs of aging can creep up as soon as you hit middle age; fortunately, there are several ways you can stop that clock from ticking.
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