The Journal

Turn your scars into stars.

Scar rehabilitation is the restoring of form and function in scar patients. There are multiple therapeutic approaches have been used in scar management, including surgery (z-plasty), physical therapy, compression, silicone sheeting, corticosteroid therapy, and laser therapy. Leading the way in scar treatments are lasers, which are a scientifically precise and effective treatment modality to rehabilitate […]

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Look on the bright side

The sun is the source of energy that sustains life, but accumulated exposure without proper protection has negative consequences. The main types of rays that damage our skin are UVA and UVB. This damage manifests itself in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, laxity, and discoloration, but the most dangerous consequence is a higher risk […]

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Are you too “vein?”

Spider veins, or telangiectasia, are those small red, blue and purple blood vessels that appear most frequently on the face and thighs. Unsightly veins may appear in any area of the body. Varicose veins are usually larger than ¼ inch in diameter and may appear raised with a bluish color. They appear mostly on the […]

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Don’t let your hands give you away.

“I feel old only when I look at my hands or at myself in the mirror.” John Updike Hands are one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging because they receive so much exposure. Sunlight, the elements, and the natural aging process all contribute to the development of darkened spots, […]

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Fat fusion. Why do we transfer fat?

Fat transfer surgery known also as fat grafting is a surgical technique when patient’s own fat is harvested from the unwanted areas of the body and transferred to the treatment area. Fat harvest is carried out using liposuction. The obtained fat (lipoaspirate) is then prepared and injected into the desired site. The common areas of […]

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