When the buzz on lasers as an anti-aging tool first started in the early 1990s, people didn’t know what to make of it. To most people, lasers were symbols of the kind of high-tech wizardry associated with the characters in Star Wars. Faster than the speed of light, however, lasers went from being a novel idea of the future to a much-improved alternative to the cosmetic procedures that already existed.
Monthly Archive: September 2010
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Ah, wrinkles. Wrinkles seem to be the symbol for aging, and they are the focus of nearly every slick advertisement for skin care flashing across your television screen. A preoccupation with all types of lines and wrinkles is likely to start in a woman’s late twenties to early thirties, when she sees the first indication that she’s no longer a teenager. In younger women, the presence of wrinkles is usually linked to a premature degeneration of collagen and elastin from sun damage. In time, however, everyone, including people who were diligent about sun protection, will end up with some wrinkles.
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