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Skinformation: Wrinkles and sagging skin

Published on May 29, 2024 by
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Q: I’m turning 90 this year! My family is planning a big celebration and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone. However, when I think about the party, I find myself wishing that I looked better. I have wrinkles and sagging that make me look older and tired, even though I feel great. Can I have
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Skinformation: Bags under eyes

Published on April 24, 2024 by
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Q: In the last few years, the bags under my eyes have gotten larger. Now it seems that I look tired all the time, no matter how much sleep I get or how much makeup I put on. I’ve tried eye creams, tea bags, and even cucumber slices, but nothing helps the puffiness. Is there
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Skinformation: Smoker Lines

Published on November 22, 2023 by
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Q: I have wrinkles around my mouth that make me look much older than my actual age. They are annoying for several reasons. One – my lipstick bleeds into them causing them to look messy, and two – people sometimes assume I smoke cigarettes because of the lines. I’ve tried several different wrinkle creams, but
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Skinformation: Sagging Facial Skin

Published on October 25, 2023 by
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Q: I’m 44 years old and have dark olive-colored skin. In the last few years, I’ve noticed that my face has started to sag and some lines have appeared on my cheeks. I’ve tried a number of different creams that are supposed to help, but I haven’t seen any improvement. What would you recommend for
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Skinformation: Filler

Published on December 7, 2022 by
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Q: Filler injections seem to be a very popular treatment. Sometimes fillers look great, but sometimes people look puffy and have huge lips. What is the difference? I’ve read about fillers being used in other areas of the face. Can you explain what it does, and if it would be beneficial for me? A: Filler
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Skinformation: Neck Line

Published on November 2, 2022 by
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Q: I’ve been wearing more of my clothes that have lower necklines. I can’t help but notice how bad the skin on my chest looks! It is totally different from the skin on my face, which is actually pretty good. Why is this? And what can I do about it? A: The skin of the
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Skinformation: Laser Treatment

Published on October 14, 2022 by
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Q: When I look at old pictures of myself, I looked good. Now my skin looks dull and tired. I moisturize my skin and wear sunscreen every day, but do you think I need to have some kind of laser treatment or chemical peel? A: When we are children, our skin is effortlessly healthy and
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Skinformation: Facial Volume Loss

Published on August 1, 2020 by
Facial Volume Loss

I was complaining to my daughter that I look old and tired, and she told me that it’s because my face has “volume loss.”  I hadn’t heard that term before, but after she told me about it, it made sense.  Do you think she’s right? It’s very likely.  As we age, we see that our
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