Aging skin: Think of a droopy tablecloth

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Over the last decade, we’ve experienced a revolution in our understanding of how skin ages. The visible signs of facial and neck aging once were attributed exclusively to skin laxity or looseness. Today we know that the sagging, drooping, wrinkling, textural alterations and other physical signs that characterize the passage of time are a result [...]

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Considering soft-tissue fillers? Here’s what you need to know

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  Are you considering injectable soft-tissue fillers to add volume and fullness to your face, enhance the definition of your lips and soften and “erase” wrinkles? Dermatologic surgeons have developed and tested various natural and synthetic substances to give skin a smoother and more pleasing appearance. Watch the video to learn the answers to questions [...]

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ASDS members report performing 22 percent more procedures in 2013

2013 Procedures Survey Results

ASDS members performed nearly 22 percent more medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2013 than in 2012, with increases reported in every category – from skin cancer to body sculpting and wrinkle treatments. The 2013 ASDS Survey on Dermatologic Procedures, released Feb. 10, shows members performed nearly 9.5 million treatments – up from about 8 [...]

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Top five things to consider before your injectable treatment

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Are you thinking about having a cosmetic procedure or have you booked one? Then this “top five” list is for you! It can be daunting to undergo an injectable cosmetic procedure such as wrinkle-relaxing injections or soft-tissue fillers, especially if this is your first time. Often you can be worried about doing the right thing, [...]

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

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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 [...]

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