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How to combat against knee arthritis and joint pain

Get Rid of Knee Pain Without Surgery There are many contributing factors that may cause joint pain and arthritis in the knee. First off, there are 3 different types of arthritis that affect the knee—rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory condition, whereas post-traumatic arthritis is the direct result of an injury being sustained. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of knee arthritis, and occurs when the cartilage i ... READ MORE
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Liquid Facelift: The Dermal Filler Experience

Dermal fillers versus facelifts While dermal fillers and facelifts can achieve similar results, they are not the same treatments. Moreover, they may be less effective than facelifts in certain populations. Dermal fillers can rejuvenate the skin without the drawbacks of pain and recovery time associated with getting a facelift. They are ideal for minor to severe signs of aging. Why slow down the aging process? Age, genetics, and lifestyle all influence skin health and contribute to aging ... READ MORE
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Are Silicone Injectables Safe?

The first commercially available silicone was introduced by Dow Corning in 1940s for industrial wartime use. Soon after, physicians and non-physicians alike had been reportedly using liquid silicone for soft-tissue augmentation in Japan, Germany, and Switzerland. Suffice to say, silicone was the first synthetic, permanent, soft-tissue-augmenting material used for correcting cutaneous and subcutaneous atrophies. Due to its natural texture and long-lasting duration, it was the soft tissu ... READ MORE
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Botox vs Juvederm vs Restylane: Costs, Effectiveness and Duration Compared

Both Botox and dermal fillers like Restylane and Juvederm are great for treating wrinkles. When comparing Botox vs Juvederm or Botox vs Restylane, it is important to keep in mind they work in different ways. Botox is better for preventing wrinkles and to treat dynamic wrinkles, while Juvederm and Restylane are great for treating static wrinkles by filling and restoring skin volume. In this article, we will review various aspects comparing treatment with Botox and the two top dermal fillers Res ... READ MORE
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Are Dermal Fillers Right For You? Facial Fillers Precautions and Benefits

The approval of bovine collagen injectable heralded a new era of soft-tissue augmentation. The number of approved soft tissue fillers in the United States and Europe has continued to grow rapidly in the last decade. Hypersensitive reactions were common occurrences in bovine collagen use, which led to the development of bioengineered human collagen. Hyaluronic acid (HA) displaced human-derived collagen’s place in the market due to the latter’s limited duration of effects and dif ... READ MORE
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Prevent and Treat Wrinkles with Soft Tissue Fillers

Soft tissue fillers, also known as dermal fillers, or wrinkle fillers, are gels or viscous suspensions that are injected underneath the skin to soften the appearance of wrinkles, fill hollow areas in the face, and enhance the lips. Regardless of the type of filler used, repeat injections are often required to maintain the result or correct undesirable effects. As people moved away from permanent fillers like liquid silicone because of higher risks and more incidence of unwanted results, t ... READ MORE
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Is a Thread Facelift Worth It? Surgical Facelift Quick Guide

Is a Thread Facelift Worth It? A thread lift is a type of facelift that is less invasive. It employs the use of special threads that hold the repositioned skin in place once the surgery is performed. This eliminates the sagging of the skin around the forehead, jawline, cheeks, and neck. This procedure is a great option for those who aren’t experiencing severely sagging skin but still want to refresh their appearance. During a thread facelift, the surgeon inserts the thread int ... READ MORE
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20 Facts You Should Know About Botox

Reasons to use Botox Botox is a neurotoxin used to temporarily reduce the movement of muscles. Therapeutically, Botox is used to treat disorders such as strabismus (crossed eyes), involuntary blinking, muscle stiffness, torticollis, overactive bladder, severe underarm sweating, and chronic migraines. Cosmetically, it is used to treat frown lines and crow’s feet. When is Botox used? Botox works wonders for a variety of conditions, including: Around the eye region to manage cr ... READ MORE
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Does Your Skin Need Hyaluronic Acid?

In the beauty industry, there are thousands of hyaluronic acid (HA)-containing products being marketed to benefit various skin concerns, such as dry skin, fine lines, and wrinkles. But is there any truth to these claims? Does your skin need hyaluronic acid to stay healthy? And, most of all, what’s the best way to incorporate this popular beauty ingredient on your skincare routine? The role of hyaluronic acid in the skin HA has a high turnover rate within the body. It is a polysacc ... READ MORE
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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
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