Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy is a medical technique where a part of the body or the entire body (from neck to toe) is exposed to extremely cold temperatures for a few minutes. The temperatures can range between -100 to -140 °C (-148 to -220 °F). For many years, localized cryotherapy has been used to remove extra skin growth such as warts, skin tags,…

Considering cosmetic procedures to enhance existing physical appearance may be overwhelming, but choosing the right plastic surgeon matters. Generally, many people spend a lot of time discussing and researching the procedure and the potential results, but seldom about the plastic surgeon. In plastic surgery, the crucial factor is selecting the right plastic surgeon. Not only does this choice determine your…

injectables

Considering cosmetic procedures have become a trend among the population to acquire healthier, younger-looking skin instantly. There are a wide variety of cosmetic treatments offered, ranging from invasive to non-invasive procedures. While considering cosmetic procedures, it would be wise to look at the options that would best suit your needs. In the recent past, non-invasive procedures such as the Injectables…

emsculpt theraphy

Many of us put our best efforts into maintaining our body contour with a healthy lifestyle and routine exercise regimen. Despite this, certain areas in the body tend to have stubborn fat that sag with age. While there are many treatment options available in dermatology and plastic surgery to help shed fat and sculpt the body, Emsculpt has evolved as…

led facial treatment

If you follow any celebrities on Instagram, chances are you’ve come across a picture of an LED treatment before. You know, that strange-looking mask that retails for about $2,000? That’s it. Perhaps you’ve thought of trying one of the many at-home handheld devices, such as the Quasar MD Plus that Kim Kardashian uses  --apparently, she’s “really big on laser facials."…

beautiful hair

Concerns have been raised over the risks associated with spironolactone, an androgen blocker that can be used to treat female pattern baldness. We researched this popular treatment to find out more about its effectiveness and potential side effects. If you suffer from female pattern hair loss or telogen effluvium, you’ve probably tried using over-the-counter treatments, and may have even looked into hair transplant surgery. One…

Rogaine

The active ingredient in Rogaine is minoxidil. Minoxidil increases the blood flow to blood vessels surrounding hair follicles. Although Rogaine has a proven track record, it does not work for everyone and there may be better alternatives for your hair loss. What is Rogaine (minoxidil)? Minoxidil was initially used to treat high blood pressure until it was discovered that a…

Capillus Laser Cap

Low-level laser therapy is believed to promote hair growth, and several new hair-growth products using the technology are currently being sold. A company called Capillus claims that its low-level laser caps can effectively reverse hair loss while simultaneously increasing hair counts in just six minutes a day. There’s very little evidence to support the efficacy of Capillus caps, and consumer…

zinc pill

A small amount of dietary zinc is necessary for good health. Approximately 12% of the U.S. population is at risk for zinc deficiency. Zinc is effective at managing dandruff, warts, diaper rash, and preventing sun damage. Zinc is not as effective against acne, hair loss, eczema or psoriasis. Zinc has been touted in the media as a miracle substance that…

laser liposuction

Liposuction is the top cosmetic surgery in the United States, with some 400,000 procedures performed every year on various parts of the body. Laser liposuction is one of several relatively new technologies that are now offered as a way to replace or enhance this classic body contouring procedure. Laser liposuction might seem like a great option on the surface. However, many plastic surgeons warn that…

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