Manipulating The Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System (SMAS)

Manipulating The Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System (SMAS)

By Kelsey Chisholm Article Highlights A facelift surgery can help to provide a youthful facial rejuvenation while still achieving a lifting result. Several of these methods involve manipulating the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) The SMAS layer and skin start to lose their strength and laxity which causes the “sagging appearance” The ideal patient is male/female with […]

The Hands Of Time, Smoothing Out Wrinkles

The Hands Of Time, Smoothing Out Wrinkles

Article Highlights An outdoors person and spends a lot of time gardening, and they get a lot of sun exposure, then they’ll have a lot of changes in their hands, especially in the back of the hand, where the tendons are Chronic sun exposure without sun protection can induce not only skin cancers, but also […]

Sunspots, Treatments And Prevention

Sunspots, Treatments And Prevention

Article Highlights A combination of genetic propensity and environmental factors (primarily sun exposure) causes the pigment producing cells of the skin (melanocytes) to increase in number and distribute their pigment (melanin) unevenly Repetitive exposure to the sun continues to stimulate certain melanocytes to grow in number and increase their irregular pigment disposition Topical treatments either […]

Your Skin, Acne Or Rosacea: Finding The Answer

Your Skin, Acne Or Rosacea: Finding The Answer

The days are long gone when your rosy complexion was admired. Now, this blush is a characteristic you need to hide under layers and layers of foundation. This pinkness combined with bumps popping up seemingly out of nowhere leads you to invest in a whole range of anti-acne lotions and creams, only to find your […]

How to Treat Your Varicose Veins

How to Treat Your Varicose Veins

By Java Nguyen  Article Highlights Genetics are the most common reason for varicose veins as a portion of the population will be at risk regardless of the precautions taken Varicose veins occur when the one-way valves in the legs stop working properly due to increased pressure or poor functioning The best way to diagnose would […]

Combat Hair Loss With PRP Therapy

Combat Hair Loss With PRP Therapy

By Java Nguyen  Article Highlights About 21 million women experience hair loss, and that’s only considering women in the U.S. Clinically undetectable hair loss can damage the quality of life of patients PRP is derived from the patient’s own body, there’s little risk of allergy, hypersensitivity or foreign-body reactions Not only does hair play a […]

Gummy Smile, How To Correct It

Gummy Smile, How To Correct It

Article Highlights A gummy smile has to do with the amount of gum visible relative to the amount of tooth that’s visible Crown lengthening is the most recommended procedure There are minimal post-operative complications with crown lengthening and lip repositioning If esthetic reasons have made you self-conscious about your smile, you might feel like you are […]

Choosing Your Facial Plastic Surgeon

Choosing Your Facial Plastic Surgeon

Article Highlights Facial plastic surgeons are trained to perform all facial operations, apart from eye surgery and brain surgery A facial surgeon must know the ins and outs of all organs in and around your face, from neck to ears to throat Head and neck represent the part of the body with many crucial anatomical regions […]

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