Ynoplasty™ – Non Surgical Nose Reshaping
Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, is one of the most popular surgical cosmetic procedures out there. At Y LIFT, we are proud to provide a completely non surgical nose reshaping procedure – Ynoplasty! Ynoplasty is a wonderful procedure for those who are looking to make subtle enhancements or changes to the shape of their nose without the need for surgery, incisions, or downtime!… read more
Y EYE featured on The Doctors!
Dr. Yan Trokel and his cutting-edge, instant eye and brow lift – the Y EYE®, have been featured on an episode of The Doctors! Dr. Trokel performs the Y EYE on Ingrid, a Y LIFT patient, who was unhappy with the look of her eyes. She felt they looked tired and sunken in. She decided to get the Y EYE to rejuvenate her eyes… read more
Smartphones Cause Premature Aging?
Earlier this year in March, Dr. Trokel and the innovative chYnjection™ were featured on a segment of The Doctors. Lisa, a Y LIFT patient, was also featured on the segment. Lisa was looking for a procedure to help rejuvenate her chin, jaw and neckline without invasive or major surgery. She felt she was developing a “permanent texting face”, which resembled… read more
Facial peels are one of the best ways to ‘rejuvenate’ your skin. Almost everyone can benefit from a peel. Facial peels improve overall skin tone and texture, diminish appearance of wrinkles and acne scaring and in some cases improve acne prone skin. Choosing the right type of peel for the individual patient is of utmost importance. Peels have varying strengths… read more
Cosmetics: Helping “Cover Up” A New Sign of Aging
Looking at the perfectly proportioned features of a print model or the flawless skin of a celebrity in a magazine shoot, we easily forget that this ‘unrealistic but desirable’ state is achieved with effect of ‘Photoshop.’ To market and sell their products and services, the beauty industry creates the dream through the use of Photoshop where all is ‘perfect.’ Incidentally, the search for beauty… read more
Fat Transfers Make Jump In Popularity Over Liposuction
The number of fat injection procedures have increased by 13% over just one year. In fact, in that time fat injections have become even more popular than liposuction. Over a year liposuction procedures have gone down by 14% putting it in eighth place. What exactly are fat injections? Fat injections are also known as fat grafting or a fat transfer…. read more
Skin Cell Aging Reversed By Fillers
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School investigated the properties of dermal fillers. In independent study was conducted consisting of 21 volunteers over the age of 70. Each participant was injected with dermal filler over a three month period. Studies concluded that the filler stimulated cellular matrix and encouraged the production of collagen. Adding fillers triggered the cells to waken. Overall, it… read more
Fountain of Youth Pill?
The Fountain of Youth is one of the most spoken of and sought after element in the history of beauty and youth. Billions of dollars have been spent on beauty products and anti-aging procedures, products and studies. Recently, there has been research on a new compound which may potentially bring us one step closer to finding beauty’s fountain of youth…. read more
Sea Cucumbers May Hold the Key to Youth
If you have ever had the opportunity to hold a sea cucumber, you’ll understand exactly why this idea is plausible. Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have been studying the genes of both sea cucumbers and sea urchins. These creatures are very unique. They have the ability to change the elasticity of the collagen that is within their bodies. The scientists who… read more
High Brow, Low Brow
We discussed physical beauty and how definitions of it evolve throughout the ages in a recent blog entry, Can Beauty Be Defined? We spoke of the soft, full features of the Renaissance era, the sultry curves of the 60’s and today’s ultra sleek and angular runway models. From heart-shaped faces to pouty puckers, whether it be fashion or style we can… read more
Make Botox Last Longer With Zinc!
A small trial was conducted by select researchers in the US has shown that a combination of an enzyme called phytase and zinc, increases the duration and effect of Botox injections. Botox is a neurotoxin and neurotoxins block the transmission of nerves. Botox in a sense “paralyzes” your muscles when injected during treatment and causing the tissue and skin around… read more
Stem Cells: Treatment For Wrinkles
Skin: It’s elastic, protects our organs, keeps bacteria out, self healing and unfortunately with time, wrinkles. When skin is new it has a natural elastic property that keeps us looking young. This elasticity comes from cells called fibroblasts. As we get older, our bodies ability to produce these cells slows down. This results in less elasticity within the skin causing… read more
Cosmetic Procedures Linked To Decreased Depression
Back in March, we spoke about Brazil and how many Brazilians are able to receive very expensive cosmetic treatments at no charge. The Brazilian government believes that because of the effects of cosmetic treatments on a patients self-esteem that it is all around good for their psychological health. Thus, allowing Brazilians to receive certain cosmetic procedures free of charge. It… 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 Search of Youth, Vigour and Beauty
Dr. Yan Trokel and the amazing Y LIFT® have yet again been featured in a news article. Written by Roopen Roy, it can be found in the Financial Chronicle – the ‘Wall Street Journal’ of India. Roopen is the managing director of Deloitte Consulting in India.
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
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
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
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
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