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Breast implants | February 02, 2021

Beyond Informed Consent: Breast Implant Patient Decision Aid

the Food and Drug Administration announced that patients considering breast implants receive more detailed information about potential complications and rare health risks that can occur. The new breast implant guidelines would require that standardized patient decision materials called a Patient Decision Aid

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| January 05, 2021

How’s my webside manner? Tips for effective online consultations

Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your online consultation: 1. Remember that the privacy of a medical consultation, virtual or not, is protected by doctor-patient confidentiality. On our end, we use a HIPPA-compliant Zoom platform.

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New Study | December 15, 2020

Top Ten advances in Anti-Aging and Longevity Medicine 2020

This month I became one of the first doctors to complete a course in the emerging specialty of Longevity Medicine. Here is a summary of my top ten developments in anti-aging and longevity this year

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New Study | November 09, 2020

Is generosity the next beauty trend? Gratitudology part 4.

It’s called the “good-looking giver” effect: Beautiful people are perceived to be good, and goodness is seen as beautiful. New studies show that generosity and thankfulness enhance beauty even to those who don't anything about you.

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New Study | October 27, 2020

Your skin is being attacked by zombies. How to fight back

as cells in your body get old or accumulate damage, they often fall into a zombie-like state called senescence. These “zombie” cells are bad news: they’re not quite dead and not quite alive, but they do create a lot of inflammation and accelerate aging. The first skin care product proven to reverse effects of aging by targeting senescent cells was released this month

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| October 15, 2020

Is your skin older than you are? The new Photo Age Clock

I’ve been working with a company who have developed a sophisticated program called the Photo Age Clock. It is being used primarily by companies developing skin care products and anti-aging researchers, but I am looking into how this might be used in clinical practice.

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Facelifts | September 21, 2020

The colors and ages of beauty: What it means for plastic surgery

When you go to a plastic surgeon for facial rejuvenation, you expect him or her to recommend a plan specific to you. It may seem obvious, but standards of beauty and youthfulness are diverse, so it is important for your plastic surgeon to understand how the aging process varies by ethnicity and skin color, among other things

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| August 26, 2020

From collagen to Covid: Why clinical trials are important

many issues need good clinical trials now, from best practices to optimize breast implant safety to the scramble for answers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether from the rush to hype a new procedure or respond to an epidemic, reliable solutions come from clinical studies with measurable results

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Surgery Report | August 10, 2020

The eyes have it: Looking your best when a mask hides the rest

It’s been said that the eyes are mirrors of the soul, but nowadays they are even more important in reflecting how we are perceived and how we express ourselves. Eyelid rejuvenation is more popular than ever, whether by surgery, Botox, or injectable fillers.

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| August 05, 2020

Update on anti-aging diets

There is no lack of research on dietary strategies for longevity, health and beauty, but with so many books and websites about anti-aging diets, it’s a challenge to figure out which is makes the most sense. Most likely there isn’t a single answer that suits everyone, but there are some common denominators. Here’s my take on what’s hot now in anti-aging nutrition.