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The Latest Hot Treatments in Plastic Surgery
I hope you had a nice Memorial Day! I spent the weekend with some old friends at our new lake home in Brighton, Michigan. It was relaxing, but also a lot of learning (such as how to prevent geese from pooping on the beach, get a seadoo running, and tie nautical knots). In addition to […]
- Posted on: May 30 2019
Newtox / Jeuveau is HERE in Metro Detroit, Michigan!
We are proud to announce that YPS is the first practice in Metro Detroit to offer the newest alternative to Botox to our patients. It’s called Jeuveau, but is nicknamed Newtox. This injectable treatment from the company Evolus is the first true Botox competitor in ten years. Studies show it works very similarly to Botox, […]
- Posted on: May 17 2019
The Truth About Collagen Supplements
What is the truth about collagen supplements? This is a question I get asked to me all the time. Does eating collagen improve the collagen of your skin? The answer is: YES. One double-blind placebo-controlled study from Germany found that ingesting collagen increased the skin’s elasticity. Another placebo-controlled clinical trial published in the Journal of Cosmetic […]
- Posted on: May 16 2019
Five Simple & Inexpensive Tips to Look Younger Today!
We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]
- Posted on: May 8 2019
This Is What You Should Eat
Keto. Paleo. Vegetarian. Vegan. Mediterranean. There is a lot of debate among nutritionists, dieticians, and physicians about which diet is best for your health. Should you eat meat? What about bread? Is dairy bad for you? What types of fat should you eat? Like the vast majority of doctors, I wasn’t taught anything about nutrition […]
- Posted on: May 2 2019
The Real Truth About Hormones
For many health practitioners and patients, hormones are a big mystery. Is it normal to feel fatigued, take a long time to fall asleep, have stubborn weight gain, and look tired all the time? No! I often hear from my patients who tell me that because their labs are normal, their doctors tell them they’re […]
- Posted on: Apr 25 2019
Clearing Up Confusion
I often get messages on Instagram asking me, “What is the difference between X and Y?” So this week I’ve decided to clear up some confusing terms and treatments. Do you know the difference between a sun spot and an age spot? What about Fraxel and fractional lasers? How about BBL and IPL? Let’s clear things up, […]
- Posted on: Apr 18 2019
Don’t Believe the Hype!
I often get questions on social media regarding certain popular treatments that are promoted as the newest, best thing. While I’m all about giving my patients the absolute best and most state-of-the-art options in cosmetic medicine, there are a lot of treatments that are hyped up, only to disappear later. A recent read through the […]
- Posted on: Apr 11 2019
The Truth About Wine
Do you love drinking wine like I do? If so, then you probably already know about the major health benefits of drinking wine, especially red wine. Red wine contains hefty amounts of resveratrol, a powerful anti-aging antioxidant. That’s the good part of wine. But what about the bad? Did you know that most commercial wine […]
- Posted on: Apr 3 2019
Is Your Doctor on Board with the Future of Medicine?
What is the future of medicine? Is the future of medicine more medications, more invasive treatments, and Big Pharma, like many doctors and health care professionals would like you to believe? Or is it something more? For the past couple years I’ve introduced you to physicians and health care providers who are on the cutting […]
- Posted on: Mar 27 2019