January 07, 2015

There has been an enormous amount of publicity about the use of stem cells for cosmetic enhancements. Although stem cells have been proven effective in the treatment of certain blood diseases and there is lots of on-going research into their use on numerous things like heart patients and diabetes along with spinal cord injuries, I am afraid that there have been a number of doctors trying to profit from people’s desire for the newest fad. Stem cells can be derived from a number of different places in the...

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January 01, 2015

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There is a huge buzz about stem cells and their potential benefits. Unfortunately there are some less than scrupulous practitioners out there claiming there can inject stem cells into your face a provide a more youthful. Well, sorry fans, not so fast. Below is a link for a recent article that clearly says what many of us have been alerting you...

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December 31, 2014


We are all aware of the push to use compact fluorescent light bulbs in order to replace incandescent bulbs. Many of us have also heard about the potential safety issues were one of the bulbs were to break during its placement or removal. The area would then need to be treated like a miniature toxic area in order to decrease...

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December 25, 2014


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Yesterday I wrote about an app where children can look at liposuction as a possibility for them, not a good idea in my opinion. Today, I present another app to drive the already neurotic into a tizzy. An app...

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December 18, 2014


There have been a rash of recent reports in the news about people getting cosmetic surgery for their toes. I will say that for many years, podiatrists have been performing surgery for afflictions of the toes, such things as hammer toes or when toes over ride one another. These have been done to correct pain and inability...

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December 11, 2014


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Ever wonder what a little cosmetic enhancement might look like? Wanting to post a picture on Facebook but want it to look better. There is a fun new app for iPhones that lets you play. The results are what one might expect with a laser or chemical peel , or fillers and...

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December 04, 2014

There is  anew app for your smartphone developed by Allure magazine in conjunction with a medical imaging company that allows you to objectively see the amount of damage you skin has. It looks at fine liens and wrinkles, red and brown spots and is as easy to use as taking a selfie and then using a little included software similar to a photo retouching app. I will post the link below for your reading and educational purpose. It might surprise you when you see the results!

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November 29, 2014


It has been a sad state of affairs these last few years with people becoming seriously ill and/or dying from back room cosmetic procedures performed by unscrupulous people taking advantage of others. Las year we had a lady in Las Vegas die from unauthorized injections to enlarge her buttocks performed in the back of a tile store performed by someone who was not a doctor. Below is one of the latest people being brought to justice for assaults such as these. Wait until...

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November 22, 2014


You have heard the old adage, you are what you eat. Well here is an 21st Century tip on how to affect your skin in a positive fashion by eliminating something from your diet that has been advertised lately for a slew of other bad effects, including obesity. The bad player is high fructose corn syrup. It is in so many...

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November 15, 2014


Another sad case of a person seeking cheap plastic surgery who endangers her life. It frightens me that with these issues in the media, that people still flock to unlicensed individuals in order to save money.

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