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Anti-Aging Methods—Hits or Misses?

Every day, there is a new anti-aging treatment or product on the market (facial massager, stem cell injection anyone?). How do we know which is the best for us? 1,237 more words


Doublo-Gold Launch!

As non-invasive face lifts become increasingly popular and rapidly outnumber surgical procedures, patients are now looking for quicker, more effective and more comfortable solutions to meet their anti-ageing needs. 87 more words


Gosh, why does my face look rounder as I grow older?

This is a common question I get from my clients.

Many don’t understand that the first sign of skin laxity and aging is when it starts getting pulled to the ground by dreadful gravity so that our faces no longer looks sharp and slim but fat and round. 204 more words

Aesthetic Procedures

The misleading promotion of HIFU as a treatment for prostate cancer

We were recently made aware of a video on Facebook promoting high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) as a treatment for prostate cancer. The video promotes the services of a particular group of physicians who specialize in this form of treatment. 1,125 more words


UChicago Medicine urologist performs Chicago’s first ultrasound treatment for prostate cancer

On September 11, a University of Chicago Medicine surgical team, led by Arieh Shalhav, MD, chief of urologic surgery and director of the robotic surgery program at UChicago Medicine, used the… 599 more words

Beauty Friday: What is HIFU or Ultherapy?

HIFU is short for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, or what is more commonly known as “Ultherapy” or “Ulthera”. Ultherapy or Ulthera is the brand name, but the actual procedure or treatment is technically known as “HIFU”. 568 more words