Archive for February, 2012

Dr. Mandell-Brown Named to American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery’s Board of Trustees

Dr. Mark Mandell-Brown has been installed as a Board of Trustee for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). As a trustee, he will serve a two-year term helping to oversee the largest organization of cosmetic surgeons. This is truly an honor, said Dr. Mandell-Brown. The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, with headquarters in Chicago, […]

Natural Supplement Found to Increase Skin’s Hyaluronic Acid Production

A natural anti-aging supplement increases hyaluronic acid production and improves the skin’s elasticity, according to a small study. Researchers at the Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Dusseldorf, Germany, had 20 female participants, between the ages of 55 to 68, take 75 milligrams of Pycnogenol each day for 12 weeks. Their skins’ hydration, elasticity […]

Dermal Filler Side Effect Examined in Study

If you are looking for a non-surgical treatment for adding volume to your face, dermal fillers are a great option. Hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Juvederm and Restylane, are safe and effective, but patients should be aware of some possible side effects. A new study examined the incidence of edema, one potential side effect of […]

Topical Skin Cancer Treatment Looks Promising in Trials

A topical skin cancer treatment showed promising results in a study done in Rome, reports The Telegraph. The topical treatment is for basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. The cream kills tumors using rhenium-188, a radioactive isotope, and does not damage the skin around it. In a study of 1,000 patients, […]