Y LIFT Now Available at Clarkston Dermatology
We are proud to announce our official partnership with Clarkston Dermatology in Clarkston, MI! The Y LIFT Team would like to congratulate Dr. Wendy McFalda for becoming a Certified Y LIFT Provider! She was trained personally by Dr. Yan Trokel, Founder and CEO of Y LIFT, in the Y LIFT technique. Dr. McFalda is a Board Certified Dermatologist and founded Clarkston Dermatology in 2005…. read more
Transformational Thursday: Dr. Yan Trokel & Dr. Wendy McFalda
We are happy to feature one of Dr. Yan Trokel’s and Dr. Wendy McFalda’s Y LIFT transformations for this week’s Transformational Thursday! Dr. Trokel is the Founder and Creator of Y LIFT. For nearly 10 years, Dr. Trokel has been performing the Y LIFT and his results and procedure have been featured among some of the top national broadcasts and magazines! Dr…. 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
The Y EYE ®
Get an instant eye and brow lift with the minimally invasive and instant Y EYE ® procedure by Dr. Yan Trokel They say eyes are the window to the soul. Our eyes show others when we’re happy, tired, sad… They’re the first thing others see and if we’re feeling good we don’t want our eyes to look tired and… read more
Exercising After Lipo Reduces Fat Regrowth
Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that successfully removes fat from different sites of the body. It’s a quick way to reduce large amounts of fat from the abdomen, buttocks, back of the arms, thighs, neck and any other areas considered problem. Although it is effective in fat removal, you may have heard stories of lipo patients who regained the fat… read more
Easter Island Elixir
There has been a lot buzz going around about the Maoi (Easter Island statues) and how they have bodies. This was actually discovered quite a while ago but there were a lot of skeptics and no one really believed the pictures they saw were real. They recently started re-digging up the statues to try and further understand their meaning/symbology. Since… read more
Only Half of His Face Aged!
This man is 69 years old. You can see by this photograph that the left half of his face appears much older than his right half. Test results came back positive for photodamaged skin (dermatoheliosis), but only on the left half making it unilateral dermatoheliosis. It’s quite a difference, so how could this be? This patient reported to have been… read more
One Blue Ribbon for Oregano
We’ve recently been discussing newly discovered properties of natural medicines and how they benefit us in different ways; Today, I have a new one for you: oregano. The University of Long Island here in New York, have done a study on a component of oregano called carvacrol and it’s link to prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is a growing epidemic. Studies… read more
Pepper Fights Fat!
Black pepper – the “king” of spice. It has been used for centuries as a culinary spice, in traditional Eastern medicines and therapeutically in dentistry. Black peppercorns contain exceptional amounts of minerals like potassium, zinc, calcium, iron and magnesium as well vitamin C, A and B complex groups. You can even add a teaspoon of pepper to your wash load to keep the… read more
Don’t Get Burned By Sunscreen!
In the last blog entry, Vitamin D: Key to Lower ♥ Disease,we talked about Vitamin D and it’s link to the sun. The sun is a great way to soak up much needed Vitamin D but we still need to be careful and remember to use sun protection. Recently, the Environmental Working Group released the 2012 Sunscreen Guide. According to this… read more
Vitamin D: Key to Lower ♥ Disease
Vitamin D – the sunshine vitamin. We get most of our Vitamin D though sunlight rather than food. It activates the Calcium in our bodies that we need for strong, healthy bones. According to researchers, Vitamin D can help reduce the risk of heart disease! Researchers from universities in Germany as well as Austria, came together and created the Ludwigshafen… read more
Pregnancy Glow vs Pregnancy Mask
Pregnancy Glow vs Pregnancy Mask We’ve all heard about the infamous pregnancy glow. Little spoken of is the pregnancy “mask”. This mask is a darkening of the skin called melasma. The glow is caused by hormonal changes as well as increases in blood flow that gives a “blushed” look. Because of the darkening, the glow is muted. Being pregnant can… read more
Florence Colgate: Most Beautiful Face
Florence Colgate from the UK won a competition held in Britain called “The Most Beautiful Face”. If you’ve never heard of Marquardt’s mask you’re in for an interesting bit of information. Marquardt’s mask is a set of proportions that most faces have. It works for both male and female as well as for all races, eras and cultures. The reason… read more
Strawberry Surprise: The Anti-Cancer Fruit
The Strawberry is a delicious, sweet fruit and a favorite of many. Did you know that one serving of strawberries (about 8 of them) provides more vitamin C than a whole orange? Not only are they rich in vitamin C, studies show that they have anti-cancer and anti-mutagenic properties. Researchers from Oklahoma State University did a study on 16 women… read more
Red or White Wine? That is the Question.
“He (or she) who aspires to be a serious wine drinker must drink claret.” -Samuel Johnson Have you heard a glass of wine a day can help protect your heart? It’s been said that wine can actually increase the risk of breast cancer in women. However, new information poses that red wine may not actually have this threat on women. In fact, a new study… read more
We’ve talked about how modern Botox was discovered in a previous blog post: The United States of BOTOX. Recently, scientists have been working with the main ingredient in Botox – botulinum toxin. They have come up with a topical, gel-like version of this ingredient and with it have created a treatment called RT001 (Topical Botox). Enough of all the science talk –… read more
ATTENTION: Possible Cure for Balding!
Balding happens in both men and women. It’s part of a larger topic known as hair thinning. The degree and pattern of baldness varies from person. The most common cause is male and female pattern baldness. A research team with members from Tokyo University of Science, Showa University and Kitasato University have developed a technology using stem cells that… read more
The Chin is In!
Aging shows first along the jawline and chin. Due to the increased popularity and use of video chat technology like Skype, iChat, Facetime, etc. people may notice that their jawline isn’t a crisp as it could be. Thus creating a demand for chin implants and augmentation. In 2011, there were more chin augmentations than both Botox and liposuction combined. Overall,… read more
TOPICAL Fillers? Syringe Free!
Ionic Nano Particle Technology – a delivery system for topical Hyaluronic acid that penetrates the skin barrier and improves smoothness as well as eliminating roughness. A study was done on participants between the ages of 35 and 65. They were evaluated on the 15th, 45th, 90th and 120th day during the duration of the study. On the 120th day, 100%… read more
Please, Don’t Pass the Sugar.
Soft drinks, energy drinks, commericially made juices – all beverages that are largely consumed on a daily basis, as well as containing abundant amounts of sugar. There was a 22 year long study done on 42,883 male subjects starting in January of 1986 and ended on December 2008. Blood samples were taken and diet and health habit questionnaires were… read more
The United States of BOTOX
10 years ago this week, Botox was approved by the FDA as a treatment for frown lines. In 1987, Jean Carruthers, an opthamalogist from Vancouver, B.C., discovered the use and benefits of using the product on frown lines when she treated one of her patients for muscle spasms. The woman said that said that her expression looked more beautiful and… read more
Breast Implants: A Lifetime Commitment
You may have heard late last year, the French government told 30,000 of its female citizens that they must have their PIP breast implants removed. They were recalled because the silicone used to fill the implants was originally intended for industrial use in mattresses. There were reported cases of 8 women with these implants who got cancer as well as… read more
WARNING: Trans Fats Preserve Aggression
A study was done on 945 adults to see if irritability and aggression are linked to the amount of trans fat we consume. What are trans fatty acids anyway? Trans fats are a form of “good fats”. They are added to food to create a longer shelf life. They help preserve the natural vegetable oils and keep them from… read more
A Brand New Face for Richard Norris
For the last 15 years, Richard Norris (37) from Hillsville, Virginia, has avoided being seen in public. He was involved in a gun accident at the age of 22, resulting in a tragic loss of the majority of his facial features. Starting March 19, 2012, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, over 150 nurses and surgeons performed a… read more
Childhood Acne: Treatments Now Available
Acne can be a major issue for all ages. It tends to be most common among teenagers but, what about the few preadolescents who suffer from it? The first acne treatments and guidelines for children starting at the age of 7 have been revealed and are both efficient and easy to understand! Now, thanks to these new treatments and… 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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