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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…

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…

lip injection

Hyaluronidase is an enzyme present in products used to remove certain FDA approved facial fillers. It is injected under the skin to speed up the natural disintegration of hyaluronic acid, which is the active ingredient in some facial fillers. Patients that seek treatment with the hyaluronidase enzyme usually do so to eliminate or lessen the effects of a facial filler…

Preventative Botox

Is an ounce of Botox worth a pound of wrinkle prevention? Experts are divided about whether preventative fillers can stop skin from wrinkling. Some studies suggest that pre-wrinkle Botox can help weaken the muscles over time, therefore lengthening the amount of time needed between treatments later on. Others believe that there’s no use in treating something that doesn’t exist, and…

snap-on smile

Snap-On Smile is a noninvasive removable dental arch that snaps over existing teeth. This appliance is less expensive than other procedures, and offers a temporary solution to cosmetic dental issues. While porcelain veneers are more expensive, they are also permanent, more durable, and stain-resistant. What is Snap-On Smile? A removable cosmetic dental arch that snaps over existing teeth, Snap-On Smile is…

drop and fluff

Since every patient is different, understanding the drop and fluff process is an important part of breast augmentation recovery. "Drop and fluff." It may sound like something out of a pillow care guide, but it refers to a process breast implants go through after breast enhancement. As the breast skin stretches and the muscles relax, the implants slowly shift downward…

Lasers for stretch marks

No cream can magically erase stretch marks. Laser treatments remain the most effective non-surgical stretch mark treatment option. Lasers are all the rage these days. Among numerous popular applications, they’re being used to zap away veins, tighten the skin, and eradicate unwanted hair growth. And to the delight of those living with unsightly stretch marks on their stomach, upper arms and legs,…

orthodontic headgear

While braces are an effective way to realign the teeth, alternative means are sometimes required. Orthodontic headgear can be used to correct an overbite or underbite, and is usually prescribed to growing children. Slight discomfort is normal and side effects are rare. Orthodontic headgear refers to an appliance that creates the necessary force to adjust teeth to their proper position and…

ClearCorrect

ClearCorrect aligners offer a discreet way to achieve straight teeth. A 3D model that perfectly matches your teeth helps minimize discomfort. Adults and teenagers alike can follow this FDA-approved treatment plan. ClearCorrect offers some benefits over Invisalign, namely in terms of pricing. If you've been thinking of getting your teeth straightened, you probably know how difficult it is to find…

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