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Jun
11

New Skin Treatment Method Uses Regeneration to Improve Wrinkles and Color

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As we age, the skin on our face and neck naturally begins to form creases and wrinkles, which for some, becomes a source of concern. Fortunately, doctors, plastic surgeons, and scientists have been working tirelessly to help reverse or slow down the visual effects of aging. A commonly used term for certain skin treatment methods is "regenerative medicine," which strives to not just stop new imperfections from forming, but to actually rebuild and renew cells and tissue.

Jun
2012

How to Get Jennifer Lopez’s Full and Youthful Cheeks

One of the secrets to Jennifer Lopez’s youthful looks is her heart-shaped face. Jennifer’s plump, lifted cheeks help her retain a very youthful appearance and this feature has been deemed the cornerstone of a younger-looking face. As we get older, the fat in our cheeks tends to disappear and this area can even appear hollowed out. Plastic surgeons recommend facial fillers to restore the lost volume in the cheeks or even fat grafting if you want a more permanent solution.
May
2012

Tom Cruise Says He’s Never Had Plastic Surgery – And Never Will

Tom Cruise, now 50, has maintained most of his young, boyish looks from his Top Gun days and has some critics wondering if the star has gone under the knife. Cruise recently interviewed with Playboy and revealed that he has never gone under the knife – and probably never will.

People been commenting on Tom Cruise’s youthful appearance after some pictures next to his much younger wife, Katie Holmes.

Earlier this year, Hollywood Reporter, EPOCA magazine claimed that Cruise had been talking to a Brazilian cosmetic surgeon. This sparked buzz that Cruise either had, or was going to have, plastic surgery.
Jul
2010

Physicists Find Clues to the Evolution of Wrinkles

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst have been studying the evolution of wrinkles in a recent dermatological study, and have published several papers in the current issue of Physical Review Letters about their findings. Scientists are attempting to understand the formation of wrinkles in biological tissue, and looked at how wrinkles in a sheet adapt to an edge that tends to be flat.

In a related study, researchers looked at the transition from soft wrinkles to sharper folds, and proved that folds in the tissue, like the edges of a neatly made bed, strain the sheet and help to smooth out wrinkles.

Jan
2010

Coolaser Offers New Option for Treating Crows Feet

The small wrinkles that develop around the edges of the eyes and around the lash line are among the telltale signs of aging, but there are several cosmetic procedures that can help to reduce the appearance of these lines – also known as crows feet – or eliminate them altogether.

Skin tightening treatments and Botox injections can provide temporary wrinkle relief, but an innovative laser that works by promoting collagen regrowth may also offer some benefits.

Aug
2009

Azzalure Deemed 'Baby Botox' for Subtle Lines

42-15653301 While many men and women run to the plastic surgeon’s office to get a much-needed Botox injection upon the arrival of a few wrinkles on the forehead, others are choosing a milder version for a more natural look.

Botox injections can deliver an ‘instant facelift’ and get rid of deep expression lines and furrows in one simple treatment. Researchers report that Botox can also improve your mood, give you more self-confidence and increase your chances of landing that dream job.

Jul
2009

New Drug May Help Slow Down Aging Process

CB008328 Many and women head to the plastic surgeon’s office to get rid of wrinkles, tighten up loose skin and defy the aging process, but there may soon be another option.

According to results of a research study published by Randy Strong, PhD of the Aging Interventions Testing Center in San Antonio, a drug that was found in the soil of Easter Island in the South Pacific may be effective at slowing down the aging process.

Jun
2009

Sonya Dakar Launches Innovative Anti Aging Skincare Line

sonya-dakar There are now hundreds of anti-aging skincare products on the market, and the multi-billion dollar industry continues to grow at a rapid pace as more people join the quest for the fountain of youth.

Major brands in the industry continue to create innovate facial products such as serums, creams and vitamin-infused gels that promise to reduce wrinkles and improve the texture of the skin. Sonya Dakur is one of them, a high-end skincare and makeup company that now boasts a complete anti-aging product line.

Jun
2009

FDA Approves At-Home Wrinkle Removal Device

palomar If you’ve considered going to the medical spa or cosmetic surgeon’s office to get rid of wrinkles for good with a laser treatment, you may not need to make an appointment just yet.

The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved an at-home laser device that has been designed by Palomar Medical Technologies. This hand-held device is expected to launch in the consumer market through Johnson & Johnson, and will cost several hundred dollars.

Feb
2009

Berkeley Lab Researchers Claim a Protein Could Eliminate Wrinkles

lab1 While many people are lining up for their latest Botox fix or injectables session, researchers say we could be saying bye-bye to Botox sooner than we think. A recent study shows that RHAMM protein, a protein that has been linked to the spread of several major human cancers, has the ability to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, and rejuvenate the skin.  RHAMM stands for Receptor for Hyaluronan Mediated Motility, a compound that is directly involved with signaling fat cells to repair wounds and injuries that result from skin cuts, or even a heart attack.

High concentrations of this compound in the blood can trigger rapid skin tissue repair and healing, which mean the skin could be restored after significant tissue damage from the sun and other environmental factors.

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