Hold Back Time With a Mini Facelift

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It is possible to reverse the signs of aging before they take too much hold, with a Mini Facelift. With only about 5 days of downtime, the procedure, also known as the “Weekend Lift,” is less invasive than a full surgical facelift so the risk and incidence of scarring is kept to a minimum. It is most appropriate for younger patients whose signs of aging are moderate. ..More on Mini Facelift

What is a Liquid Facelift?

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A Liquid face lift is a new, non-invasive alternative to costly facelift surgeries. A quick trip to the doctor’s office can leave patients looking younger in as little as 10 minutes, with no downtime.

As we age, our faces tend to lose volume, resulting in saggy skin, hollow cheeks and wrinkles. In an effort to delay these effects, thousands of people opt for facelift surgery each year. Liquid facelifts achieve the effects of traditional facelifts, but without ..More on Liquid Facelift

Stem Cell Facelift vs Fat Transfer

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 Every year, it seems a new buzz word appears on the cosmetic surgery scene.  For 2011, the buzz is all about “Stem Cell Facelifts.”  But are cosmetic stem cell procedures a true scientific breakthrough or simply a new name for an old technique?

What is a stem cell facelift?

A stem cell facelift refers to a procedure in which a plastic surgeon harvests fat from an area of the patient’s body, often in the lower abdominal or buttocks area, processes it and then reinjects it into the face to restore volume and ..More on Stem Cell Facelift vs Fat Transfer

Stem Cell Facelift vs Fat Grafting

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Every year, it seems a new buzz word appears on the cosmetic surgery scene.  There were “Brazilian Butt Lifts” in 2009 and “Mommy Makeovers” in 2010.  For 2011, the buzz is all about “Stem Cell Facelifts.”  But are cosmetic stem cell procedures a true scientific breakthrough or simply a new name for an old technique?

What is a stem cell facelift?

A stem cell facelift refers to a procedure in which a plastic surgeon harvests fat from an area of the patient’s body, often in the lower abdominal or buttocks area, processes it and then reinjects it into the face to restore volume and eliminate wrinkles.  But there is much debate in the cosmetic surgery industry as to the particular nomenclature of the procedure because it does not utilize a traditional “lift” and there is currently insufficient evidence that it utilizes stem cells.

Stem cells occur naturally and in abundance in human fat and many doctors believe that they hold the key to not only facial rejuvenation but also to a full-spectrum of medical uses such as heart muscle and knee cartilage regeneration.  But other physicians say that true stem cell procedures, where a patient’s adult cells are removed, processed in a lab producing stem cells, and then reinjected into the body is a potentially promising technology but that the studies proving that the stem cells are actually actively working and producing a more youthful appearance are lacking. [Read more…]

Stem Cell Facelift

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Advanced technology in stem cell research has revolutionized the cosmetic surgery industry, offering what many plastic surgeons and beauty experts say is a better, faster, and less painful way to rejuvenate your appearance. The new procedure, referred to as stem cell facelift, is growing in popularity among aging patients who wish to firm their sagging skin and regain that youthful glow without the pain and recovery time associated with traditional plastic surgery. ..More on Stem Cell Facelift

Why Selphyl Is Better Than Artificial Dermal Fillers

 
Having a flawless, young face becomes more difficult as we get older but the cosmetic industry has grown, and modern technology allows us nowadays to delay more and more the aging process. Facial fillers have long been known and according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, about 1.58 million procedures of this type were performed in the USA in 2009. More on Selphyl

Stem Cells: Is this the future of face lift procedures?

 

A new procedure using stem cells from the lower abdomen claims to produce a new age “face lift”.   The results look stunning.   Is this the future of face lift procedures?

The Cell-Enhanced Facelift is a new procedure, which volumizes the face and creates a more youthful look,” Dr. Calabria explains. “The Stem Cell Facelift not only restores the volume in the face, which has always been my goal, but it also adds regenerative cells which are beneficial to the rejuvenation process.”

Stem Cells Plastic Surgery

 

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