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As a mother, a registered dietitian, and a philanthropist, Raman has used her professional expertise and lived experience, to make a difference. During the course of her life and career she has gained a deeper insight to the power of prevention, and how education, knowledge transfer, and building capacity in those around her can lead to empowerment, and the confidence to make a positive change. This passion fueled her to open NEA Medical Aesthetic Clinic, as well as co-found a charity focusing on wellness, touching the lives of over 25,000 people. With over more than 20 years of volunteering, and working experience, she seeks out local solutions that help people live healthier lives â€”
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According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), hair loss affects more than 80M American men and women (Note: that’s roughly the entire population of Great Britain), and the symptoms can range from increased shedding or a widening part up to bald patches.Â So, if youâ€™ve started noticing more hairs on your pillow or in the shower drain or worse, here are some ways to prevent further hair loss and promote new growth.
Prevention and Maintenance
Thereâ€™s a genetic component to both male and female pattern hair loss. Even if the DNA odds arenâ€™t in your favor, there are a variety of simple steps you can take to preserve and optimize the health of your hair. Acc
Lasers and ultrasound-based skin rejuvenation devices are great and get the job done, but they come with a lot of downtime and some pain, says Marina I. Peredo, MD, a Manhattan-based dermatologist.Â â€œThey also do nothing for skin laxity,â€ she says.
Thatâ€™s why Dr. Peredo is so excited about Cuteraâ€™s Secret RF, a microneedling device powered by radiofrequency energy. â€œItâ€™s my new favorite toy.â€ Dr. Peredo made her comments at a media breakfast held at Skinfluence, her Park Avenue office.
Microneedling uses tiny needles to create tiny holes in skin,Â which stimulate your skinâ€™s natural healing process i.e. the production of collagen
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Imagine this. You book yourself in for a “Vampire Facial” treatment a la KKW and you end up with HIV? It sounds like a science experiment gone wrong, but this actually happened.
Tragically, two customers of the VIP Spa in Albuquerque, NM, were found to be infected with HIV after having PRP injections. This precipitated the New Mexico Department of Health to offer free HIV and Hepatitis B and C screenings to anyone who was injected there for a specified period before the spa was ultimately shut down after a health inspection found thatÂ unsafe practices may have spread blood-borne infections, like HIV.
This may leave you wondering how this could happen in 2019.
Here’s how, accordin