Let’s face it ladies. Right around the age of 40, we all start to see changes in our lower face and neck. Skin gets lax and crepey, and loses some of its firmness and resiliency, and that crisp and well-defined profile angle we could always count on is no more. We see it in photos, and thus, go to great lengths to camouflage it, with filters, Photoshop, scarves and turtlenecks. It isn’t pretty.
ALASTIN’s new Restorative Neck Complex helps correct these signs of aging, resulting in a firmer, more elastic, and smoother appearance of the neck and décolletage and a more even skin tone. This breakthrough treatment is formulated to address the most common age-related changes below the chin and
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Despite the small amount of facial real estate consumed by the chin, it can be a disproportionate source of beauty stress at any age. Perhaps the most common concern is a double chin, and according to Park Avenue facial plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono, “Excess fat deposits beneath the chin can occur in women and men, creating an undesirable contour or making the neck appear to hang.”
And since Dr. Jacono has brought our necks into the fray, there are a variety of age-related issues there, too. “If there is loosening of the platysma muscles in the neck, vertical bands appear to protrude from the skin. This can be corrected a variety of ways, including Botox, if not severe,” he
If you combine a luxurious five-star experience with innovative aesthetic surgery, you get ‘luxurgery,’ and this is why Sachin M. Shridharani, MD chose this as the name of his Manhattan practice.
“I thought about what I wanted my cosmetic practice to epitomize, and it was clearly the confluence of a luxurious experience and gravity of undergoing aesthetic surgery. I wrote down “luxury” and “surgery,” he recalls. “The words eventually found their commonality and ‘Luxurgery’ – the confluence of luxury and aesthetic surgery-was born.”
Shridharani received his combined BA and MD from the University of Missouri in a six-year, fast-track program straight out of high school.
New Year, New Face – Looking Younger in 2011
Our New Year’s resolutions tend to repeat themselves year after year, like losing weight and working out more. But this year may be the time to make a resolution to take years off your face with a little help from a qualified cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist, and the technological advances available. Choosing the right procedure or treatment involves many related factors including your budget, how much time you can take off work, tolerance for discomfort, acceptance of scars, and the inevitable fear factor. However, injectable treatments are mostly combined with lidocaine for pain control, and lasers are used with