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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 …

May 4 2013

Celebrities and PRP

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Celebrities are always on the cutting edge when it comes to beauty and fashion (after all it is their stock and trade). A decade ago the celebrity magazines would all write about the latest star getting yet another facelift. Surgical procedures where the only option to help those celebrities (and those others that could afford) stay young and beautiful looking. Times have changed! Recent advancements 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 …

Jul 11 2011

Platelet Rich Plasma treatments for alopecia

Monday, July 11th, 2011

It has long been known that platelet rich plasma can be used successfully to help with wound healing, skin regeneration and transplant hair graft survival. Today it is has been shown that platelet rich plasma may actually wake up dormant hair follicles. This is a huge potential beak through in treating hair loss and growing hair. Blood is made of about 93% red blood cells, Read More …

Jun 12 2011

Facial Rejuvenation with Mesotherapy & Platlet-rich Plasma

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Facial rejuvenation combining mesotherapy and Platelet Rich plasma is a natural treatment that is being used to restore dermal regeneration. Platelet Rich Plasma is the plasma taken from one’s own blood. These platelets release growth factors and have proven highly effective in skin rejuvenation. This is a unique form of cell therapy that has a high safety profile. A mesotherapy (very small) needle is used 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 …

Jun 10 2011

Fractional Lasers & Skin Rejuvenation

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Fractional ablative lasers, such as the Erbium or the CO2 laser are known to be the gold standard in skin rejuvenation. Both of these lasers have shown considerable efficacy in reducing wrinkles and improving the texture and tone of the skin. These lasers are used to treat severe to mild photo damage and have been received well by the public as far as results.  The Read More …

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