What Can Fillers Do For You?
Fillers are a great alternative to surgical procedures. Fillers yield long-lasting results, and the best part? – The results are instant! There are many different facial fillers available on the market – the most popular, and widely used, are hyaluronic acid fillers. Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is naturally found within the body. It is a gel-like, liquid carbohydrate that… read more
Y LIFT vs Liquid Facelift
What is the difference between the Y LIFT and a liquid facelift? They have one aspect in common: the use of dermal fillers. The Aging Phenomenon A common misconception about facial aging is that gravity is the culprit, whereas in truth, overall structural deterioration and deflation is to blame. As a person ages, they gradually shrink. The bone density, muscles… read more
The Basics of Aging: A Lesson on the Y LIFT
In past articles, we have discussed how the Y LIFT works. Today we would like to discuss the basics of the aging and Y LIFT, starting with the foundation, or bone structure of the face, skin tissue, and of course, muscle and fat. As we age, the face progressively loses volume. What exactly does this “volume” consist of? Well, there are… read more
How the Y LIFT Works
As we age, the face gradually loses volume. When a person has lost a certain amount of that volume, it can be rejuvenated by re-volumizing it with the Y LIFT. The Y LIFT procedure uses FDA approved fillers to restore lost fat and bone tissue. During the process of aging, the facial bone structure begins to soften and lose its high… read more
Y LIFT 2015 – Janet
Janet noticed that her eyes were beginning to look hollow and that her jawline was not as crisp as it once was. She was searching for a way to rejuvenate her look; surgery was not an option: “I’m afraid to do surgery, so that’s not something I’m interested in doing.” -Janet She couldn’t be more excited about her results. She feels… read more
Y LIFT 2015 – Vicka
Vicka felt her face was beginning to look tired: “The last couple of years, I started noticing big changes in my skin. I felt my eyes looked tired, my face was sagging, and my jaw was not crisp anymore.” – Vicka She began to notice the changes more and more when she saw herself in photos. She decided to have the Y LIFT… read more
Y LIFT featured in Harper’s Bazaar – October 2014 Issue!
We are proud to announce the Y LIFT has been featured in the October 2014 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. The issue highlights the Y LIFT in an article entitled “Diary of a Liquid Face-Lift”, featuring Carol Smith, a Harper’s Bazaar publisher. Carol heard about the Y LIFT procedure and decided to try it out herself. The article details her story,… read more
The Y LIFT® Works For All Skin Types
Have you ever heard of keloid scars? There is a large range of the types of scarring that can occur on the skin. Keloid scars are on the negative side of the scar spectrum. Keloid scars are formed when too much collagen clusters around a wound while attempting to heal it. These scars are raised and habitually not the same color of… read more
Y LIFT® 2014 – Lyn
Lyn noticed that her jaw was beginning to drop and felt that overall, her face appeared tired and drawn. She thought she might need a facelift but, after a consultation with Dr. Trokel, realized she only needed the Y LIFT®. She is so glad she had the procedure done and loves her results!
Y LIFT® 2014 – Virginia
Virginia has had many consultations for facelifts. In the end, she didn’t feel that a facelift would give her the natural look that she was going for. After seeing Dr. Trokel on television, she decided that the Y LIFT® would be the perfect procedure for her. Check out her amazing results!
Stem Cell Advancement: Growing Artificial Body Parts
You may have heard the buzz going around about growing artificial body parts from stem cells… If you haven’t already heard about this remarkable breakthrough, you’re in for a scientific treat! Scientists are able to recreate ears, tear ducts, blood vessels, windpipes and even noses. Before we get into the details, let’s discuss some of the controversy that surrounds stem… read more
Kombucha: An Ancient Chinese Health Elixir
Kombucha: an ancient Chinese refreshment, also known as the “Immortal Health Elixir”, due to it’s nutritional and detoxifying properties. Kombucha is made from fermented tea and has been around for over 2,000 years. It has been known to prevent and fight cancer, arthritis and many other diseases. Rich in enzymes and bacterial acids, Kombucha works great to detoxify the body. It also… read more
The Effects of Social Media on Cosmetic Surgery
A new survey conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) has found that many patients under the age of 30 are seeking facial treatments and procedures in order to better their online appearance. Social media and image based apps and platforms are becoming more and more popular. Many people sign onto Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc…. read more
Could Humans Live to Be 500 Years Old?
A group of researchers in California have increased the lifespan of a lab worm (Caenorhabditis elegans or C. elegans) by genetically tweaking it’s DNA. The C. elegans is widely used in anti-aging research and is the first animal to have it’s entire genetic code mapped The scientists modified two of the worms genetic pathways. Doing so let the worms live… read more
Calcium May Help Reduce Waist Size
Colleagues from the Institute of Preventative Medicine and Frederiksberg Hospital (both in Denmark), joined forces to conduct a study on the relationship of calcium intake and waist circumference. The study consisted of 7,569 men and women. Each participants’ diet, BMI (body mass index) and 54 SNPs (pronounced “snip” or “snips” plural) were monitored. A SNP is a DNA sequence (see… read more
Processed Food: The Detrimental Effect of Low-Fat & Simple Carb Diets
According to recent research, the low-fat, simple/high carb diets may not be as beneficial as they were previously said to be. There is a lot of hype on the dangers of cholesterol and clotted arteries, however, this new research states that these ‘healthy’ diets are actually responsible for destroying blood vessel walls, not cholesterol. When one consumes simple carbs multiple… read more
The Anti Aging Properties of Antioxidants
Eat your antioxidants, they help fight UV rays! Ultraviolet rays from sunlight play a huge role in the aging process of the skin. Once UV rays have penetrated through the skin, abnormal amounts of free radicals can form. Over time, these damaging free radicals can cause serious mutations within the skin cells which, in return, cause rapid aging. Free radicals… read more
chYnjection Featured on The Doctors!
Dr. Yan Trokel & chYnjection were featured on The Doctors which aired Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Lisa has gotten older and noticed she has begun to form a double chin – what she calls “permanent texting face”. “Dr. Yan Trokel performs the non-invasive jawline rejuvenation procedure chYnjection™ to revitalize Lisa’s look.“ – As quoted on www.thedoctorstv.com chYnjection – Instant Jawline Rejuvenation… read more
Facial Procedures Take Lead Over Breast & Buttock Augmentations
For the last 6 years the amount of breast and buttock augmentations increased each year… until 2012. In 2012, the amount of buttock and breast procedures declined due to the increasing amount of facial procedures. Baby Boomers are responsible for this dramatic change in cosmetic statistics. In 2012, 14.6 million procedures were performed in the United States alone, that is… read more
Y LIFT featured on WSVN 7News in Miami
Shirley felt time was truly taking its toll on her. She decided to visit Dr. Yan Trokel at the Y LIFT Center Miami for the Y LIFT® procedure. She received amazing results and was featured along side Dr. Trokel on a news segment called “Skipping Surgery” which aired February 1, 2013 on WSVN 7News in Miami. The Y LIFT® is… read more
Can Beauty Be Defined?
Can one truly define beauty? Are there certain guidelines that make one person more beautiful than another? In fact, beauty changes with the times. Back in the Renaissance era, softer fuller features were considered attractive and highly regarded. We can see this with the paintings that emerged from that time. In the 60’s, Marilyn Monroe’s bodacious curves were in high demand… read more
In an April blog entry The Chin is In we talked about chin implants or “chinplants” and how fast they have risen to popularity in the cosmetic world. With the latest video chat technology such as Skype, FaceTime, iChat… people are becoming more and more aware of their jawlines. Thus, skyrocketing the percentage of chin augmentations performed. chYnjection ™ Instant Jawline… read more
Y LIFT® on the Doctor Oz Show | “The 30-Minute Miracle Facelift”
Dr. Yan Trokel and the Y LIFT were featured on a segment of the Doctor Oz Show! During the Doctor Oz segment, Dr. Trokel demonstrated the procedure on Diane, a Y LIFT patient, and reveals just how instant and effective the results of the Y LIFT truly are. More About The Y LIFT® The Y LIFT is a minimally invasive facial contouring procedure,… read more
Dr. Yan Trokel & the Y LIFT® Featured On WCBStv
Dr. Trokel and the Y LIFT® featured on a segment WCBStv with Dr. Holly Phillips! Check out the WCBStv segment to see Dr. Trokel’s interview along with a demonstration of the revolutionary, minimally invasive Y LIFT procedure – also called “The 30-Minute Miracle Facelift” by Dr. Oz form the Doctor Oz Show. More About the Y LIFT® The… read more
More About The Y LIFT | The Lunch-Time Facelift
The Y LIFT is named after the resulting “Y” effect of harmonious facial proportions, with youthful facial contours shaped liked the letter “Y”. Youthful facial contours are shaped like the letter “Y”. The face appears wide at the top in the eye and cheekbone area, then narrows down to a point at the chin. As the widening occurs, the… read more
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