Anti-Aging / Skin Care / Uncategorized / Winter Skin

Sunday Soup

The Easiest Zero-Fat Carrot Soup on the Planet Famous for their high content of beta-carotene, these crunchy superfoods contain valuable antioxidants. “An antioxidant is a substance that protects cells in the body from damage, and therefore, is vitally important to maintaining good health,” says Ellen Bass, M.D., co-author of the cookbook Students Go Gourmet: Simple … Continue reading

Anti-Aging / Skin Rejuvenation

Skin Tightening with the GentleYAG Laser

People typically associate skin tightening with its most dramatic form – the facelift.  For some, the first image that comes to mind is that of Joan Rivers, whose numerous cosmetic procedures have left her skin looking warped and unnatural.  While I certainly don’t oppose the use of cosmetic surgical procedures in moderation – my own … Continue reading

Anti-Aging / beauty / skin / Skin Rejuvenation

Cellulite – Causes, Treatments, and the Latest Research

It is estimated that 80-90% of women have cellulite – whether you can see it or not.  In fact, only when cellulite is severe (grades III and IV on a I-IV scale)  does the skin have the unsightly orange-peeled appearance that makes cellulite so undesirable.  Most upsetting  is the fact that there is really no … Continue reading

Skin Rejuvenation / Uncategorized

Pulsed-Dye Laser Improves the Appearance of Burn Scars in Pediatric Patients

Pulsed-Dye Laser Improves the Appearance of Burn Scars in Pediatric Patients

Pulsed-dye lasers are widely used in laser dermatology to improve skin tone and to remove port wine stains and other imperfections.  A new study conducted at the University of Cincinnati suggests that these lasers can be used to improve the appearance and texture of burn scars in pediatric patients.  Article from http://www.medicalnewstoday.com.

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beauty / health / scar / skin / Skin Rejuvenation

Treatment Diminishes Overall Size Of A Scar And Improves The Quality Of Skin Within The Scar

Treatment Diminishes Overall Size Of A Scar And Improves The Quality Of Skin Within The Scar Another interesting article from medicalnewstoday.com.  It appears that a topical formulation containing adenosine-blocking agents may lessen or eliminate scarring when applied to healing skin. Continue reading