Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgery ’

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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What You Need to Know About Breast Implant Illness and My Opinion on BII

Breast Implant Illness, or BII, is one of the hottest topics in plastic surgery today. Breast implant illness refers to a constellation of symptoms that some women appear to develop after undergoing breast augmentation with implants. These symptoms include fatigue, muscle and joint pain, brain fog, fevers, rashes, and hair loss. Until recently, there have […]

  • Posted on: Mar 21 2019
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Small Thoughts, Big Ideas For You

I’ve been spending a lot of time sharing my thoughts on my Instagram account. I thought I’d share some of my most popular posts with you today. I hope you enjoy them. Several years ago I was a regular columnist for CNN.com. My articles often went viral, with millions of people reading them. I was […]

  • Posted on: Mar 21 2019
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Reverse Aging by Altering When You Eat

I’m sure you’ve heard of intermittent fasting (IF). This is a simple idea that WHEN you eat can be as important (or more important!) as WHAT you eat. Many people are finding that by eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16, they’re losing weight, having more energy, and even thinking more clearly. But did […]

  • Posted on: Mar 14 2019
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Have you heard of this newest trend in skin care?

Have you heard of this one? Many skin care companies are now infusing CBD into their topical products! It’s become one of the hottest skin care ingredients today. So is it worth the hype? Or is it all just a cloud of smoke? CBD has been used successfully in the past as a topical pain […]

  • Posted on: Mar 6 2019
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