Lasers for stretch marks

Laser Stretch Mark Removal: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Cost

No cream can magically erase stretch marks. Laser treatments remain the most effective non-surgical stretch mark treatment option. Lasers are all the rage these days. Among numerous popular applications, they’re being used to zap away veins, tighten the skin, and eradicate unwanted hair growth. And to the delight of those living with unsightly stretch marks on their … Read more

Dermamelan Depigmentation

The Dermamelan Depigmentation Treatment: What It Is and How It Works for Your Skin

Many people find that their complexion changes as they age. This is often due to changes in the way your body produces melanin, the pigment that gives your skin color. Over the course of your life, a number of factors can affect the skin cells that produce melanin. For example, prolonged exposure to the sun … Read more


Zerona ‘Shrinks Fat Cells’ from Your Body: False Promises Uncovered?

The promise of a treatment that can shave 3.72 inches from the waist, hips or thighs is an appealing proposition for any person who wants to target these stubborn problem areas. Better yet, this is a treatment that causes zero pain, with zero downtime. If you’re already feeling excited by the possibility of such a … Read more


Skin Tightening: The Latest Non-Invasive Treatments Reviewed

Non-surgical, non-invasive aesthetic procedures work by causing controlled damage that jump-starts tightening, skin rejuvenation or weight loss. If you’ve got nagging flaws you want to fix but are hesitant to go under the knife, there’s no shortage of non-surgical options. Whether it’s fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin, or unwanted pockets of fat, doctors are making use … Read more

truSculpt 3D

truSculpt 3D Body Shaping: Review, Before & After, Side Effects, and Cost

While surgery remains the gold standard for fat reduction, according to the International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM), non-invasive fat elimination showed a 58% increase between 2014 and 2015 alone. With the myriad of devices from which to choose, change is the only constant in the business of body sculpting. So, what sets … Read more

TCA Peels

What Is a TCA Peel and How Does It Work?

What is a TCA peel? TCA is the abbreviation for trichloroacetic acid, a chemical commonly used in a wide range of chemical peels. TCA peels use a type of acid that can be customized to a variety of applications and strengths, from a quick lunch-break treatment to a complete restart for your skin. “Trichloroacetic acid … Read more

Does CoolSculpting Work

Does CoolSculpting Work: Treatment Areas, Reviews, Before and Afters, Cost

Quick Facts About Treatment areas Number of treatments needed Results Cost Medical Review What Is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a non-invasive body-contouring procedure designed for people at, or close to, their ideal weight. During a CoolSculpting treatment, subcutaneous fat is cooled to a temperature low enough to cause fat cell death (apoptosis). Subcutaneous fat refers to … Read more

SculpSure vs. Coolsculpting

SculpSure vs Coolsculpting: Pros, Cons, Cost, and More

There’s a plethora of options nowadays for honing and sculpting your physique into a work of art. When diet and exercise just don’t cut it, an increasing number of people choose non-invasive body contouring procedures to get rid of stubborn fat deposits. With patients willing to pay thousands of dollars for these treatments, competition between … Read more

Ultrasonic Cavitation

Ultrasonic Cavitation: What It Is and How It Compares to Other Contouring Treatments

In keeping with the increase in demand for non-surgical alternatives to liposuction, a slew of new body sculpting options are now being offered to American consumers. These treatments use machines that deliver bursts of cold air, radiofrequency energy, and even laser beams to rid the body of cellulite, stretch marks, and stubborn fat deposits. Ultrasonic cavitation  … Read more


Bellafill (Artefill): Review, Before and After, Complications and Cost

What is Bellafill? Bellafill® is a long-lasting, injectable filler used to smooth away smile lines (nasolabial folds) and fill in acne scars. The injection is made and marketed by Suneva Medical, Inc. and was previously called Artefill®. It has been FDA-approved for use in the United States since October of 2006, but an earlier version … Read more