Plastic Surgery and Skincare

The Fountain of Youth Needn’t Be Costly or Invasive

Written by Jamal Bullocks, M.D. on Feb 21, 2015 11:30:00 AM

I talk to many patients each week who would like to do something to help slow down the aging process. Too much sun, smoking and air impurities can wreak havoc on skin, but many people think addressing these issues will be costly, dangerous or painful. The truth is, there are minimally-invasive, affordable alternatives to facial rejuvenation that do not require lengthy recovery times.
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Topics: plastic surgery, skin damage from sun exposure,, brown spots,, anti-aging skin care, chemical peels, wrinkles, injectibles, botox

Anti-Aging Skin Care Advice

Written by Alisa Baker, PA-C on Feb 14, 2015 12:30:00 PM

Our bodies need vitamin D. It’s an important factor in promoting healthy bone formation and in boosting the immune system. While Vitamin D is most commonly generated within the body after exposure to the sun, it’s important to remember that too much sun exposure isn’t safe and could end up making you look older than your real age.

Think about all of the time your skin is exposed to the sun during the day. Walking to or from your car, running errands, taking a walk outside during your lunch break – these can all add up to more sun exposure than you may have realized during the course of an entire day. When you combine your normal daily sun exposure with those weekends at the beach or floating in the pool, the amount of time spent in the sun can be surprising.

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Topics: skin damage from sun exposure,, brown spots,, UV rays, skin cancer,, sunscreen,, hyperpigmentation, liver spots, ultraviolet radiation, anti-aging skin care

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