Dr. Ifeoma (Iffie) Okoronkwo, is a Regenerative Medicine and Biocosmetics doctor who recently launched her new practice Beyond Beauty by Dr. O in New York City. Dr. O, as she is fondly known, uses her vast knowledge of all aspects of the human body to help her patients look and feel like their younger selves. She uses regenerative medicine techniques, proteins and specialized medical equipment to turn back the clock of aging both inside and out. Her goal is to redirect her patients’ focus from striving to look like someone else to being the best versions of themselves. She accomplishes this by addressing not only a patient’s concerns about his or her outward appearance but also eval
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There are countless anti-aging ingredients used in skincare today, but few have the potential regenerative capabilities of stem cells. With the remarkable ability to limitlessly divide into new stem cells or more specialized cells such as muscle, blood cells or brain cells, stem cells play an integral role in repairing and replenishing all parts of our bodies—including the skin. But as with many other types of cells, stem cells in the human body decline with age.
New York City dermatologist Dr. Gary Goldenberg recognizes the significance of stem cells and their impact on the skin and hair, which is why he offers umbilical stem cell injections at his practice. “By harnessing the power
MEET DR. WILLIAM H. TRUSWELL: PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FACIAL PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY (AAFPRS)
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In October 2017, Dr. Truswell was instilled as President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The Academy is the world’s largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery, representing more than 2,500 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.
Over the past four decades, Dr. Truswell’s practice has included major head and neck cancer resection and reconstruction, and facial trauma. Today, his practice focuses on cosmetic facial surgery. In addition to running his own thriving cosmetic surgery practice, Dr. Truswell frequently travels throughout the United States, South America, Asia and Europe to lecture and present
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It’s been a long, strange trip but the pot our hippie forbearers fought to smoke has become mainstream—and part of a growing personal-care scene—but not without confusion. For starters, hemp and marijuana are both variations of the cannabis plant. Hemp-based hair- and skincare products are nothing new, as hemp oil has been used to soothe skin for centuries. (For the record, industrial hemp grown for oil contains no psychoactive compounds.)
But skincare with CBD—a non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant—is a relative newcomer, and it’s been touted for its positive effects on acne, irritation, psoriasis and more (without getting you stoned). To make this brave new