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November 18, 2013
4 Reasons Why Botox or Dysport Do Not Work

4 Reasons Why Botox or Dysport Do Not Work

Botox is a wonderful medication and an integral part of any effective anti-aging and whole-face rejuvenation strategy. For years, injection of Botulinum toxin type A (including Botox and Dysport) have remained the number one non-surgical cosmetic medical procedure in the US and around the world – even more popular than dermal fillers, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion or IPL! But being so popular does not mean that Botox and Dysport will always work and yield the desired results. Here, we look at some of the reasons why Botox or Dysport fail to do the magic to smooth out the fine lines and wrinkles! But first, […]
November 17, 2013
5 Top Foods for Eye Health

5 Top Foods for Eye Health

Do your eyes have all the nutrients they need to help prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and more? Kale: See the Light! This leafy green is a rich source of lutein and zeaxanthin, which are related to vitamin A and beta carotene, and are believed to protect eye tissues from sunlight damage and reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration. Your body needs fat to absorb lutein and zeaxanthin, so be sure to eat them with a bit of healthy fat like a drizzle of olive oil. Sweet Potatoes: The Color of Health These orange tubers are a good […]
October 17, 2013

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Want to know how to avoid heart trouble?  No matter your age, your gender, or your past lifestyle, now’s the time to start building a healthier heart. Keys to a healthy heart: Prevent and control high blood cholesterol Prevent and control high blood pressure Prevent and control diabetes No tobacco Moderate alcohol use Maintain a healthy weight Regular physical activity Diet and nutrition Once you know which foods to eat more of and which foods to limit, you’ll be on your way toward a heart-healthy diet. 1. Limit unhealthy fats and cholesterol A diet consisting of 25-35% total fat, <7% […]
August 17, 2013

Attention Deficit Disorder & Your Child’s Diet

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are neurological conditions characterized by developmentally unbalanced levels of attention, concentration, activity, distractibility, and impulsivity. Glucose is the brain’s main source of energy. With ADD and ADHD, brain regions that normally inhibit impulses and control attention utilize less glucose; this decreased activity in the brain leads to inattention. Iron and Zinc deficiency cause abnormal activity in the brain which is another implication of ADD/ADHD in children. Also, children with ADD/ADHD may have low levels of certain fatty acids (including EPA and DHA) in their bodies. Most ADD/ADHD cases are identified by age […]
July 31, 2013
How Can I Treat Spider Veins?

How Can I Treat Spider Veins?

Spider veins on your legs can be so embarrassing that result in a wardrobe full of long pants and skirts. You don’t have to hide anymore. At AmoDerm Cosmetic and Wellness Medical Center in Irvine, we can reduce the appearance of spider veins and get you back to the beach. Spider veins are dilated blood vessels close to your skin’s surface. Usually they are blue or red in color and occur most commonly on your legs. Treatment for spider veins usually takes less than an hour and requires little recovery time. We offer both laser vein removal. For spider veins, […]
July 24, 2013

What Can a Dermal Filler Do for Me?

Dermal fillers are versatile tools for reversing the signs of aging in your face. Our Newport Beach area patients can benefit from fuller, more youthful looking skin and the reduced appearance of lines and wrinkles. We offer a variety of dermal fillers to cater to each of our patient’s specific needs and aesthetic goals. You may benefit from: Belotero Balance® Juvederm® Radiesse® Restylane® and Perlane® Sculptra® Each dermal filler has its advantages for certain treatment areas. For example, Restylane is great for use around your mouth. It works well in correcting nasolabial folds (the lines from your nose to the […]
July 17, 2013

What is PRP?

At Amoderm Cosmetic and Wellness Medical Center we strive to bring our Orange County patients the latest, most up-to-date techniques and procedures to keep you looking healthy and youthful. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is one of our newest age-defying offerings. During your Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) procedure, our clinician withdraws a small amount of your blood to serve as the basis for your treatment. A high concentration of your nutrient-rich cells will be used to create your injection. The PRP injection will increase volume in the treatment area and stimulate a regenerative process within your skin to bring back the lively hue […]
July 10, 2013

How Often Should I Get Botox Treatments?

In general, you should plan to receive BOTOX® treatments every three to four months. Each of our Newport Beach patients is different, so your specific results may vary. During your consultation, we will discuss your specific needs and beauty goals to determine an injection schedule that is right for you. BOTOX works by blocking nerve impulses to the affected muscles. This helps the muscles in the injected area to relax, leaving you with a reduced appearance of wrinkles in the treatment area. You may see improvement for up to 30 days and the treatment gradually wears off over the course […]
June 17, 2013

What Is the Correct Way of Eating Fruits?

We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and just popping it into our mouths. It’s not as easy as you think. It’s important to know how and when to eat. IT MEANS NOT EATING FRUITS AFTER YOUR MEALS!  FRUITS SHOULD BE EATEN ON AN EMPTY STOMACH. If you eat fruit like that, it will play a major role to detoxify your system, supplying you with a great deal of energy for weight loss and other life activities. FRUIT IS AMONG THE MOST IMPORTANT FOOD YOU EAT. Let’s say you eat two slices of bread and then a […]
May 17, 2013
Five Ways to Boost Energy

Five Ways to Boost Energy

In the field of Holistic Nutrition, the two most common complaints we hear from the patients are that they lack energy and that they are under too much stress. The net result is tiredness, exhaustion, lethargy, apathy, poor concentration, and lack of motivation. What can be harder to recognize is a low-grade energy drain. In this case, you may not necessarily feel the classic signs of exhaustion – like achy muscles or that all-over tired feeling. What you do experience is an increasing lack of get-up-and-go for many of the activities you used to love. If this is starting to […]

 

 

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