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Facelifts | February 27, 2023

How long will my plastic surgery result last?

the trend I am seeing is about the long game: longer lasting fillers such as RHA, longer lasting wrinkle relaxers such as Daxxify, better breast implant designs such as Ideal saline implants, regenerative facelifts, and even longevity medicine for longer healthspan.

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| December 01, 2022

Meet Daxxify, the long lasting wrinkle relaxer

At long last there is a longer lasting wrinkle relaxer to compete with Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, and Juveau. With these products, the typical duration of effect is 3-4 months, but “Daxi” has been shown to last 6 months or more.

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Breast implants | November 18, 2022

Understanding breast implant sizes: how to make the right choice

there are a LOT of options now for breast implants, which makes it easier to choose the size and shape that is best for each individual. The not-so-good news is that having so many variables can make it more confusing. Here is how to simplify the process

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New Study, Breast implants | August 26, 2022

Update on Breast Implant Illness: What we know now

recent large independent studies have brought us a lot closer to understanding BII. We still don’t know exactly what it is, but we now know a lot more now about what it isn’t. BII isn’t an autoimmune disease, not related to heavy metal exposure, and not associated with silicone gel

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| July 22, 2022

All about the Browlift: Why, When, and How

Browlifts are among the most useful but misunderstood procedures in plastic surgery. Lifting and shaping the brow is often the key to restoring a natural look for the upper face. There are several misconceptions about browlifts (also called forehead lifts), the most common being that they result in a surprised appearance

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New Study, Botox | April 01, 2022

Botox® by the numbers 2022

Botox® cosmetic, the leading brand of Botulinum toxin type A, is having an anniversary this month. It’s been 20 years since Botox® cosmetic was approved

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| March 24, 2022

Anti-aging supplements: what works

Do anti-aging supplements work? It’s a simple question with a complicated answer, but there’s increasing evidence that some of them do, and many do not. The problem is measuring the results, especially if you are a stickler about what anti-aging means.

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New Study | January 12, 2022

The surprising reason why breast implants might protect against breast cancer

overall, having breast implants seems to protect against breast cancer. The effect isn’t subtle; multiple studies show that the odds are reduced by as much as 40%. New evidence points to a possible explanation involving the immune system and anti-cancer antibodies

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New Study | December 27, 2021

2021 Top Ten stories in anti-aging longevity medicine

While headlines in biotech this year were dominated by the seemingly neverending pandemic, it’s also been a big year in anti-aging and longevity science. In no particular order, here is my top ten list of favorites:

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| November 24, 2021

Gratitudology part 5: The anti-aging dividend of thankfulness

Gratitudology – my term for the scientific study of the benefits of gratitude – has become, in the immortal words of Ron Burgundy, kind of a big deal. When I first started writing about gratitude in 2014, I had to do some digging to find legitimate published studies on the topic. Now I find dozens or articles, even a meta-analysis – a survey of the field consolidating key findings. Here are a few of the highlights of the research on the rewards of expressing thankfulness: