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Aug 3 2013

The Aging Face – Why and How our Faces Age

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

FAT: A youthful look depends on having the right amount of facial fat in the right places. Aging can cause redistribution, accumulation, and atrophy of fat which leads to facial volume loss. Some areas lose fat, for instance the forehead and cheeks. We see lines in the forehead, and sallow cheeks. Other areas gain fat, for example the mouth and jaw. As these fat pads Read More …

Jul 5 2013

PRP and Alopecia

Friday, July 5th, 2013

It seems the list of applications for PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) just keeps growing. In addition to being used for injuries, skin rejuvenation and aesthetic enhancement, a recent study from France indicates that PRP can be effective in the treatment of thinning hair and pattern baldness, as well as a viable treatment for Alopecia.  Click here to read the article.  In addition, while researching this Read More …

Aug 10 2012

PRP…A Testimonial

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Recently, a colleague emailed me this story. Hello Gail, About 2 years ago, while working her way through college and playing soccer, a woman injured her left ankle. It swelled from what she was told, was “bursitis.” After her doctor gave her a cortisone injection the muscle and skin atrophied (an unwanted side effect) to the point that she was embarrassed to wear a dress. Read More …

Jun 10 2011

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment: Rejuvenation From Within…

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Platlet rich Plasma or PRP is a treatment that involves injecting a concentrated source of platelet rich plasma obtained from patient’s own blood to into respective area of concern to promote tissue healing. PRP has been used not only for cosmetic purposes but also in treating orthopedic conditions such as joint degenerative conditions, tendonitis, plastic surgery, wound healing post surgery or burn injury to name a Read More …

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