Monthly Archives: January, 2016

PDO Threads – The Latest Minimal Invasive Lifting Procedure

Thread lifting is not a new concept. It was first developed in 1999 by Dr. Sulamanidze in Russia. APTOS Threads (a non absorbable suture made of polypropylene) were used for lifting and tightening skin without surgery. Contour threads of similar make up were introduced in the US in the early 2000’s. There were problems with these …

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ThermiVa Rejuvenates the “Va”

It’s okay to talk about these things now. Women are discussing this subject at bars and parties. Restoring and enhancing the vaginal area is now popular, the “in” thing. The industry has gotten onboard with no less than 6 devices that have entered the market in the last 12 months for treating this area cosmetically. A colleague has …

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Smoking and Aesthetic Procedures Don’t Mix Well

Smoking is well known for its detrimental effects to one’s lungs and health. Lung cancer, heart disease, chronic lung disease, strokes are all sited to have much higher rates in those that smoke. It certainly is no leap of faith to imagine the harm smoking causes to the largest organ of the body, the skin. …

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Vanquish ME Vs Coolsculpting for Fat Reduction

Coolsculpting ushered in the era of non invasive fat reduction in 2009. Who would ever have believed that a one hour procedure could remove fat permanently, without incisions? Coolsculpting can produce reliable fat loss of approximately 20-25% with no downtime and minimal risk. It is clearly the market leader with over 2 million treatments. For …

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