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SUPERFOODS FOR YOUR SKIN

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Posted by 02.20.17

Superfoods are like the “It Bag” of the nutrition world. As soon as one is deemed “in,” it’s no sooner declared “out” and replaced with an even better source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. “What you eat is a very important part of overall health, and superfoods are a wonderful source of antioxidants that protect our cells from damage that impairs their function,” explains Beverly Hills dermatologist, Zein Obagi, MD.

Once a fruit, vegetable or grain achieves “superfood” status, it’s only a matter of time before it gets included in a skincare product—but can these nutrient-dense foods benefit the health and appearance of our skin when applied topically?

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NECK REHAB – DO YOU HATE YOUR NECK?

Posted by 03.16.16

Next to hands, which two areas of our bodies take the most abuse?

If you guessed the neck and décolleté, you win a prize.

The already-thin and delicate skin in these areas gets hit with direct sun and environmental damage. To the rescue: New doctor-approved treatments developed especially for the neck and décolleté – and the best news is that none of them involve surgery.

“The neck and chest regions are often overlooked by most when realizing how much photodamage and photoaging occur in these areas,” say Nashville dermatologist Michael Gold, MD, of Gold Skincare Center. This is poor planning as we have fewer sebaceous glands on the neck and chest, which makes for dryness

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BALDNESS BREAKTHROUGH: KERASTEM HARNESSES THE POWER OF STEM CELLS

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Posted by 12.04.15

Injections of stem cell-enriched fat may help reverse hair loss.

At least that is what an active US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) study of the Kerastem Hair Therapy hopes to show. The treatment is already CE mark approved for people with hair loss outside the United States.

Hair transplants and other treatments that promote hair regrowth or stop hair loss do exist, but each available method has its share of risks and downsides. Stem cell-based treatments like Kerastem Hair Therapy, if validated, may be game changers for the close 80 million people in the US with hereditary thinning or baldness.

The term ‘stem cell’ and ‘stem cell cure’ are bandied about, and there has

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MEET DR. RICK ROSEN – CONNECTICUT PLASTIC SURGEON

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Posted by 01.25.15

Fairfield, CT-based plastic surgeon Rick Rosen, MD, FACS specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. He is best known for his natural and subtle results.
Whether they have had a facelift, nose job or body work, Rosen’s patients always look better, brighter and more rested, never overdone.

It is this approach that has made him a favorite among his patients and earned him Connecticut Magazine’s TOP DOC award from 2011-2014 and the People’s Choice Award from 2008 to 2013, among other honors and accolades. He is also certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Sur

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