Beauty

Freeze Your Fat Away!

Coolscuplting® is getting local and national attention By Annette Pinder Face it – everyone wants to look great – especially with upcoming vacations and warmer weather on the horizon. But for many, unwanted fat can be persistent, despite our best efforts to reduce it and attempt to improve our appearance through diet and exercise. “For many women, common problem areas are typically the abdomen and... »

Get Rid of Your Double Chin!

Kybella™ may just be the new botox! The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first drug that melts fat with a simple injection, and the results are pretty amazing. Todd Koch, M.D., of Williamsville, says, “In the past, people had to undergo the knife to eliminate unwanted chin fat, but Kybella™ has changed that. Now we have a simple injection that melts away fat in much the sam... »

Acne Scars? Stretch Marks? Wrinkles?

Dermapen® Just Might Be the Answer to Help You Regain Your Confidence this Spring by Annette Pinder Betsey R. of Grand Island was embarrassed. She had suffered throughout her adolescence and young adulthood with acne and the scars it left behind. Then after gaining 100 pounds with her first pregnancy, and left with unsightly stretch marks after dieting, she was seeking answers. Only in her 20s, Be... »

Missing Teeth?

They Are Only Cute When You’re Young by Dr. Todd Ellis Shatkin We chuckle when we see young children with missing teeth, and think it’s cute. But tooth loss may occur past childhood for many reasons. Gum disease, periodontal problems, untreated cavities and tooth decay, auto accidents and falls are a few reasons. While protecting teeth from cavities and gum disease is fairly straightforward with p... »

Spring Your Skin Back to Life

Tips from Aesthetic Associates Centre for Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care by Samuel Shatkin, MD Soon we’ll really be saying goodbye to winter and be ready to come out of hibernation. Spring, a time of grow-and-glow, applies to our skin as much as it does to our garden. Just as we must nurture and cultivate flowers to make them bloom, so must we manage our skin to its rebirth. Here are my si... »

Wrinkle-Busting Skin Care Tips for Boomer Women

by Annette Pinder Time brings plenty of changes, but the desire to have healthy, good-looking skin transcends age. While some skin-care tactics—sunscreen and moisturizing—are important for skin of any age, baby boomers need to update their skin care strategies to ensure that their skin stays healthy and youthful-looking as long as possible. “Fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration are only th... »

Sink Your Teeth Into This

Replace Your Missing Teeth or Stabilize Your Dentures in One Visit With Mini Dental Implants by Annette Pinder Have a fear of smiling? Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth? Unable to eat what you want? Gums sometimes sore? Trouble speaking clearly? Do you want to restore your smile and confidence instantly? Mini dental implants may be the answer for you. What are mini dental implants? M... »

The Ideal You – WNY Weight Loss Center and Protein Protocol

by Annette Pinder “You don’t have to be thin to love yourself! You have to love yourself to be thin.” Tran Tien Chanh, M.D. According to the World Health Organization, “Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die annually from being overweight, 44% from diabetes, 23% from heart disease, and between 7% and 41% of certain cancers are attributa... »

Lose Weight – Lose Inches What’s the Real Skinny on Zerona?

It’s been showcased on Rachel Ray, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, NBC and FOX News. And yet, it sounds suspiciously like a gimmick. After all, how could six 40-minute treatments possibly shrink body fat and inches? Nothing’s that easy, is it? So it was with a heavy dose of skepticism that I began my research into a new laser weight-loss treatment called Zerona. I began by meeting with Dr. Hratch Karamanouki... »

Ultherapy: What Comes After Botox and Lasers? The Latest Buzz is Ultherapy

By Annette Pinder Ultherapy® is the latest FDA approved treatment to enter the $30 billion aesthetics market. It was recently profiled on the Doctor Oz show. However it is different than other in-office aesthetic procedures. Based on well-known ultrasound principles used by physicians for decades, Ulthera technology allows aesthetics physicians to see and treat deep below the surface of the skin, ... »

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