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Understanding Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers—also known as soft tissue implants, injectable gels, or wrinkle fillers—are medical devices formulated to effectively soften the appearance of wrinkles and lines. These implants can also be used to treat other frequently reported aesthetic imperfections, such as undefined facial contours, sunken facial regions, scars, dehydration, and dullness. Besides that, some fillers are also designed to non-surgically augment less than desirable facial features, like thin and shape ... READ MORE

Treating Permanent Dermal Filler Complications

Injectable cosmetic fillers have quickly become a cornerstone treatment in the field of aesthetics in the last few decades. Soft tissue augmentation has existed since the early 20th century, when industrial-grade silicone was used. Injectable cosmetic fillers started with bovine collagen in the 1980s. It developed in the 1990s to become the second-most popular minimally invasive aesthetic procedure in North America that mainly focused on volumizing and recontouring the facial region. In 2013, mo ... READ MORE

Juvederm Injections For Penis Girth Enhancement Work

Using Juvederm® for Penis Enhancement The anatomy of the penis The male reproductive organ also serves as the urinal duct. It is made of 3 major parts: the root (radix), the body (corpus), and the glans. The body of the penis is composed of 1 column of corpus spongiosum tissue on the ventral side flanked by 2 columns of corpora cavernosa tissues on the dorsal side. The urethra is joined by the ejaculatory duct before passing through the corpus spongiosum, and its opening, the meatus, i ... READ MORE

Tips for Remodeling the Earlobe

Anatomy of the Earlobe Understanding the anatomy of the earlobe is important so that the appropriate approach to the treatment of aesthetic imperfections can be determined. The external ear consists of the auricle—also known as the pinna—and the ear canal. The auricle, which is the visible part of the ear, is made of several components including the helix, antihelix, tragus, antitragus, and the lobule. These structures are mainly composed of cartilage covered by skin. The earlobe, ... READ MORE

Botox Crows Feet Explained - Why Is It So Popular

If you’re looking to treat what patients call “crow’s feet” with Botox®, you’re looking to treat lateral canthal rhytids.1 The orbicularis oculi muscles are important in eyelid closure, but contraction of their lateral fibers can produce lines that radiate from the lateral corners of the eyes. Smiling, frowning, and squinting can lead to this common sign of aging—wrinkles—which are all that crow’s feet are. They can make someone look tired or a ... READ MORE

Ways To Prevent & Treat Wrinkles: Botox Injections, Quit Smoking?

Top 5 Tips To Prevent Wrinkles Through Your Lifestyle   Spend less time in the sun. The sun is at its peak from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Try to avoid outdoor activities during these hours. Always wear protective clothing and apply sunscreen with a minimum of SPF30 if sun exposure is inevitable. Apply an antioxidant-rich moisturizer or cream every day, even if you have oily skin. Consult a dermatologist to find out which type of wrinkle prevention cream suits your skin type, such as ZO Skin H ... READ MORE

Younger Weight Loss Surgery Better for Knee Pain

Since excess weight can wreak havoc on the knees, it is not surprising to discover weight loss surgery can help reduce knee pain. Now researchers have learned that when it comes to knee osteoarthritis, weight loss is better earlier than later. Obesity's Impact on Knee Health Obesity is the top preventable risk factor for osteoarthritis, partly from the physical impact of this extra load on the joints but also from fat cells triggering inflammation, scientists have demonstrated. Strain on ... READ MORE

Is Sensory Deprivation the Key to Stroke Recovery?

A stroke can be devastating and patients may face a long road to recovery. Gradually, rehabilitation can help patients recover some or all of their movement, but anything that can help speed up the process would be an improvement to patient wellbeing. The brain's plasticity allows recovery, and as stroke research continues, scientists may have just discovered the key to improving recovery time: sensory deprivation. The Stroke Sensory Deprivation Study For their study, researchers at Was ... READ MORE

Anti-aging: Researchers Discover Structure of Key Hormone

The search for the fountain of youth has lasted millennia, but scientists are now one step closer to finding the secret. Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have discovered the molecular structure of a key anti-aging hormone, providing insight into how it helps slow aging and overturning previous ideas about what exactly keeps aging from accelerating. What Scientists Previously Thought About Aging In the late 1990s, researchers genetically-manipulated mice to lack either the α-Klotho p ... READ MORE

How Botox Can Help Heart Patients, as Heart Failure Rises

Sometimes it seems Botox is a wonder drug, from its humble origins treating eye spasms to its famous wrinkle-relaxing abilities. As researchers continue to find new uses for botulinum toxins, including treating migraines and excessive sweating, they have discovered a new Botox application cardiologists may be interested in: atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal heart rhythm, triggered by disorganized electrical impulses causing irregular heart muscle contractions. Given the re ... READ MORE

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