Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Anti-Aging Cream Discovered By Accident!

It is not unheard of to stumble upon something incredible simply by accident. For example, Botox, Quinine (an anti-inflammatory pain killer) and even Viagra were all medical advancements discovered while attempting to treat completely unrelated ailments.

A new anti-aging cream was also serendipitously discovered.

Researchers from Cambridge University (UK), developed a cream as an attempt to cure liver disease. However, they believe the cream to be a potent anti-wrinkle treatment.

The researchers have named the concotion MitoQ. They claim MitoQ will reverse signs of aging all while softening and lightening the skin.

How does an attempt to cure liver disease turn into an effective anti-aging cream?

The Cambridge researchers were attempting to deliver antioxidants straight to the mitochondria (found within the cells membrane) within the liver, which is the source of free radicals.

Antioxidants are molecules that help discourage the oxygenation of cells. Basically, if too much oxygen is introduced to a cell it can increase production of free radicals.

Why are free radicals so concerning? Free radicals can cause rapid aging and also have the ability to damage or even kill other cells.

According to its creators, MitoQ encourages this process of delivering antioxidants to the mitochondria within skin cells and inhibits free radicals from being produced. Thus, slowing down skin aging and cell destruction caused by free radicals.

Yan Trokel, MD

Cosmetic Contouring

New York, NY

Friday, June 28, 2013

Coffee Could Lower Skin Cancer Risk

A group of analysts from Harvard Medical school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, observed 112,897 participants over a 20–year span.

Over the course of 20 years, the researchers recorded 22,786 occurrences of basal-cell carcinoma.

Basal-cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer. It is rare for BCC to be life-threatening; it also rarely spreads to other parts of the body like many other cancers. Nevertheless, BCC is considered malignant (very infectious, cancerous) due to its ability to create a consequential amount of damage and disfigurement to the skin tissue.

The researchers from Harvard based the study of the participants on their dietary routines and habits. They monitored the amounts of coffee ingested as well as other sources of caffeine intake, such as cola, tea and chocolate. However, decaffeinated coffee yielded no decline in basal-cell carcinoma risk.

The study's data denotes the more [caffeinated] coffee consumed, the smaller the risk of developing basal-cell carcinoma. Although the results of this study exemplify the positive effects of caffeine consumption, increasing intake is not necessary nor recommended.

Yan Trokel, MD

Cosmetic Contouring

New York, NY

Y LIFT® 2013 - Susan

The Y LIFT® is a minimally invasive procedure, suitable for both men and women, that lifts and revolumizes the face while accentuating the cheekbones, jaw and under eye area. Referred to as the "lunch-time facelift", the entire Y LIFT® procedure takes between 30–45 minutes, delivers instant results and lasts between 1 to 2 years. The patient can resume most daily activities immediately.

For more information on the Y LIFT® call Y LIFT Central Reservations at 1 (212) 861 7787

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Yan Trokel, MD

Cosmetic Contouring

New York, NY

Friday, June 21, 2013

Smartphones Cause Premature Aging?

chYnjection™ Patient - Lisa
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 a double or multiple chin.

Lisa decided on the chYnjection™ procedure. Post procedure, Lisa's jawline was instantly rejuvenated.

Interestingly enough, Lisa was on to
something when she called her aging face a "texting face". The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery claims overusing smartphones can cause premature aging.

Why is this and what can we do to prevent it?

The more we check our email, apps, messages, etc., the more we are looking downward. This causes creases and lines along the neck and jawline that will eventually become permanent wrinkles.

The most efficient way to prevent this from happening is to cut back on our cellphone use.

Nowadays, cutting back may seem very difficult as cellphone dependency is extremely high. However, with this awareness, we can try to minimize unnecessary use of smartphones to prevent formation of "cellphone wrinkles".

Yan Trokel, MD

Cosmetic Contouring

New York, NY

Monday, June 3, 2013

chYnjection™ Featured in Long Island Pulse Magazine

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More About chYnjection™

Innovative Jawline Rejuvenation

A minimally invasive procedure derived from the Y LIFT® which reshapes the chin and jawline restoring your natural, youthful "Y shaped" symmetry.

chYnjection™ smooths out wrinkles and instantly lifts jowls for a more sculpted & attractive jaw, chin and neckline. The profound result is a crisp, structurally rejuvenated appearance which can rival even the most ideal facial features!

No anesthesia • No incisions • Instant results

The procedure utilizes a unique 3-phase technique:
1. 'Lift' - lifting the muscles and tissues in the jawline
2. 'Fill' - utilizing a filler material to hold the elevated muscles and tissues
3. 'Sculpt' - manually sculpting the lower region of the face to achieve dramatic definition

For more information or to book your chYnjection™ appointment call
Y LIFT® Central Reservations today at 1.212.861.7787


chYnjection™ Before & After Photos

Elizabeth (featured on The Couch)
See her Before & After video HERE

Lisa (featured on The Doctors)
See her Before & After video HERE

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

AminoMar C: A Fish Protein Supplement For Hair Loss In Women

A deep-sea fish protein called AminoMar C, was discovered in the diets of the indigenous peoples of Greenland. This protein has shown dramatic results in women with hair loss.

Photo by LyndaSanchez via Flickr
A professor from the University of California conducted a study consisting of 72 women suffering from  hair loss caused by poor diets, stress and hormones. A portion of the women were given the fish protein in the form of a tablet, while the remaining women took control pills (placebo).

After three months, hair loss had been reduced by 1/5 for those taking the protein. After six months, hair thickness was increased by 7%.

It has been estimated that 99% off hair growth products are unsuccessful. This protein may be one of the only nutritional supplements that have proven results of hair growth in women.

Hair is made up largely of protein. Maintaining a proper diet and protein intake can greatly effect hair growth and health.

Yan Trokel, MD

Cosmetic Contouring

New York, NY