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Eye-lift in a jar: Can skin care ingredients replace the scalpel?
Eye-lift in a jar: Can skin care ingredients replace the scalpel?
Eye-lifts have made the top five esthetic surgical procedures performed in the United States, according to 2016 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The average cost is approx. $2,874, not including anesthesia, operating room f...
Cocoa pod extract deemed effective as antiwrinkle gel
Cocoa pod extract deemed effective as antiwrinkle gel
Cocoa pod extract (CPE) can be used as an active ingredient of antiwrinkle products, with effects seen after three weeks of application of CPE gel, according to a study published online April 4 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. The concentration...
Estimating unmet need for cleft lip and palate surgery in India
Estimating unmet need for cleft lip and palate surgery in India
An estimated more than 72,000 cases of unrepaired cleft lip and/or palate exist in 28 of India's 29 states and poor states with less health infrastructure had higher rates, according to an article published online by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Cleft ...
FDA warns skin whitening cream includes risk of mercury poisoning
FDA warns skin whitening cream includes risk of mercury poisoning
The FDA has issued a warning to consumers not purchase a skin whitening cream called “Crema Piel De Seda” because of the risk of mercury poisoning. The FDA has urged consumers to discontinue using Crema Piel de Seda, and for anyone who had ...