Turkey Neck surgery

Beat the Wattle: Turkey Neck Surgery and Minimally-Invasive Alternatives

Whether we like it or not, unsightly sagging skin beneath the chin is one of many unfortunate byproducts of aging. For many of us, developing a “turkey neck” is an especially frustrating experience because it’s very difficult — if not downright impossible — to lose through diet or exercise. In extreme cases, all that sagging neck … Read more

Intracel Skin Tightening treatment

Intracel (RF Microneedling): Before & After, Side Effects, and Cost

While Intracel was only approved by the FDA for use in the United States in 2016, Europeans have been enjoying what’s being billed as a “revolutionary” new skin tightening treatment for over half a decade, and Koreans for even longer. Here’s what you need to know about this increasingly popular device. What is Intracel? Intracel … Read more

Razor Burn

Razor Bumps: How to Avoid, Treat, and Remove Them Permanently

Razor bumps are small, itchy red bumps caused by shaving. Single-bladed razors may help prevent razor bumps, but not in all cases. Specific creams and ointments can be used to minimize irritation and discomfort. Laser hair removal can be pricey, but it will permanently solve the problem. Hair bumps, razor bumps, razor burns, these are … Read more

Calf Raises

Calf Implants (Augmentation): Cost, Before and After, Risks, and Recovery

Solid silicone and silicone gel implants are the most common types of calf implants Almost everyone returns to their full normal activities within four to six weeks of their operation The average cost for calf implant surgery in the United States falls between $4,500 and $6,500 Augmenting one’s calves typically calls for implants to be … Read more

Zoom Teeth Whitening

Zoom Teeth Whitening: Procedure, Review, Side Effects, and Cost

The entire Zoom Teeth Whitening treatment takes less than an hour when performed by a qualified professional. Some people report it was the most painful experience of their entire lives, however dentists familiar with the procedure will tell you these claims are wildly exaggerated The results of the procedure far outweigh the side effects What … Read more

Estriol Skin Cream

What Is Estriol Skin Cream? Does Is Actually Work?

Estriol added to anti-aging skin creams is a good example of a promising new technology you’d be wise to research before allowing your hopes to get too high. Here’s what you need to know about the latest craze in facial rejuvenation – estrogen-based beauty products. What is estriol? Estriol is an estrogen, which along with … Read more

weight loss

Brown Fat: The Key to Sustainable Weight Loss?

There’s certainly been no shortage of hype lately around the issue of “brown fat” and its apparent potential to revolutionize the way we address obesity and weight loss. Still a relatively new discovery in adult humans, brown adipose tissue (BAT) is an entirely different substance than that stubborn rolls of fat found in the midsection … Read more

flawless skin

Human Growth Factors: Skin Care Science or Marketing Scam?

There have been few, if any, new beauty products introduced to the market that have generated as much excitement or debate as those containing human growth factors, particularly with respect to their effectiveness as anti-aging serums and creams. However, most of the literature currently available on the subject has been generated by the skin care … Read more

man facelift

Top 10 Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men in 2019

More guys are going under the knife for cosmetic purposes than ever before. The rising popularity of these 10 procedures is a sign that many men have finally come to embrace plastic surgery as the norm. Cosmetic procedures performed by qualified physicians have always been a popular option for those wishing to refine specific areas … Read more

dr dave, tattoo removal

Fresh Start: Dr. David Ores’ Non-Profit Jail Tattoo Removal

As the founder of Fresh Start, a not-for-profit organization that helps the previously incarcerated transition back into society, Dr. David Ores — a.k.a Dr. Dave to his patients on the Lower East Side of Manhattan — is set on offering free tattoo removal services to thousands of former inmates across the country. In the beginning… … Read more