Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, “I could just use a little nip or tuck” but aren’t ready to take the big dive into a significant surgical procedure like a facelift or neck lift? Well, there are several smaller nips that can be done in the clinic without any sedation at all.
Mary (not her real name) didn’t come to my office thinking she had a skin cancer. She was only 34 years old. She came in for a rash. While examining her back, I noticed a small mole, not much bigger than a pinhead, but I quickly recommended a biopsy. It revealed what I suspected: a very early stage melanoma.
Moisturizers are the first line of defense against winter itch. It seems so basic, but applying moisturizer twice daily is the best way to replenish your skin’s moisture. Evidence shows that externally applied creams are more effective at hydrating the skin than drinking lots of water.
The days of Kenny Rogers and Joan Rivers with their unnatural pulled look, wide lips and wind-blown sweeping cheeks are long gone. Facelift techniques have become more sophisticated over the years and now are boasting natural-looking results that last.