All Article News for Age & Anti-aging

  • Serum vs. Facelift: Which is more effective?

    If reducing the signs of aging is a priority, tightening serums and facial exercises could be enticing, low-cost options. However, don't expect these alternative methods to produce the same benefits as a surgical procedure. Here's important information to keep in mind when contemplating the best way to eliminate wrinkles and reveal smoother, younger-looking skin. 

  • Nipping wrinkles with neck lifts

    Plastic surgeons have seen an increase in demand for neck lifts for a variety of reasons this past year, ranging from the desire to decrease sagging skin associated with aging to looking to lift the area after substantial weight loss. However, according to one New York-based surgeon, technology may be one of the greatest contributors to the rising popularity of this procedure. 

  • Can cosmetic surgery counter-effect gravity?

    Are we alone in the universe? Will we ever branch out to other planets? And, more importantly, how will space affect our skin? 

    People have long speculated about the possibility of extraterrestrial life, and setting up camp on a planet that is not our own, but how realistic is this possibility? According to CNN, the human race may not be too far off from residing on new plants, as NASA recently reported that it found a planet similar to Earth in both size and atmosphere. 

  • Seniors seeking surgeons

    How far would you go to snag your dream job? For some older adults, the answer is under the knife, as a rising number of people over the age of 50 have flocked to surgeons in order to stay competitive in the workplace. 

  • Smokers might find relief in skin enhancement procedures

    When we talk about the potential harms of smoking, we mostly focus on the damage it does to internal organs - mainly, the lungs and heart - and tend to overlook its external effects. However, smoking can change your skin in more ways than just those dreaded "smoker's lines" around the mouth. A new study published reveals that quitting smoking doesn't just add a few years to your life, but also your skin.  

  • Women have many options for a wrinkle-free bust

    Wrinkles in the cleavage area are often a sign of early aging, commonly appearing in middle-aged women. According to The New York Times, these deep, vertical lines result from gravity, hours of sleeping on one's side and a lack of collagen, which decreases in the body as women grow older. 

    "It is definitely something women complain about," one California-based plastic surgeon told the news source via email. "Most of what we have to offer is skincare to try and plump up the skin." 

  • Signs of aging you might not be expecting

    Crows feet, laugh lines, forehead wrinkles - these are all common signs of aging that many people expect to develop once they reach their 40s or 50s. But these facial lines aren't the only blemishes that will crop up as you age. There are other parts of your body that will prove to be evidence of how long you've been around. To avoid being blindsided by these issues, here are a few unexpected signs of aging and how you may be able to treat them with plastic surgery. 

  • Want to improve your complexion? Then look at your plate

    You can spend thousands of dollars on moisturizers, lotions and makeup products, but there's no guarantee that the trendiest items will keep your skin healthy into old age. A better strategy may be to examine the foods you​'​re​ putting on your plate. Your diet has a major impact on your skin quality, so if you want to have blemish- and wrinkle-free skin, keep this article in mind the next time you're writing out your grocery list.