“Never say never” – Michelle Obama open to cosmetic procedures

She’s the picture of good health and beauty on her 50th birthday – and it’s no surprise. Michelle Obama has always stressed the importance of everyone taking care of themselves and eating healthy. Part of her secret is making sure she gets regular health check-ups, exercising frequently and eating a balanced diet with lots of [...]

read more

We asked, you answered: And the most sought non-invasive cosmetic procedures are …

Did you know that microdermabrasion treatments, wrinkle-relaxing injections, chemical peels and laser/light procedures rank as the top four cosmetic treatments that consumers seek? This and other findings of the 2013 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures –a blind online survey of more than 6,300 consumers asked for opinions on cosmetic treatments in general and [...]

read more

Is that bargain-priced cosmetic procedure really a bargain?

With the proliferation these days of spas, salons and walk-in clinics offering cosmetic treatments at what seems like bargain-basement prices, it’s important to remember these treatments are medical procedures. Serious side effects – including burns, scars and pigmentation disorders – can occur when consumers visit non-physicians or physicians who do not specialize in dermatology for [...]

read more

Don’t let your hands give your age away

You want to look as young as you feel, so you’ve made sure to keep your face refreshed with wrinkle-relaxing injections, soft-tissue fillers, chemical peels or dermabrasions from your dermatologic surgeon. Your skin is glowing and youthful, and you haven’t had anyone guess your real age for years. But did you know that even if [...]

read more

The Botox behind the smile

Did you know that Botox can improve your smile – inside and out? It’s no secret that wrinkle-relaxer Botox has become the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure today. But did you know that there is scientific evidence suggesting that a Botox injection not only smooths those worry lines and wrinkles but actually can help you [...]

read more