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Category Archives: Anti-Aging

Signs of Early Aging? Cut This Out of Your Diet in 2022

Are you one of the many that crave your afternoon caffeine boost in the form of a sugary, bubbly beverage? As adults, we know that soda isn’t the best choice of beverage, yet the taste and energy boost are hard to pass up. But new research is uncovering that soda may do more than perk you up and expand your waistline. Current Nutrition Reports recently shared that drinking sugar-sweetened drinks like soda impacts your gut bacteria, causes inflammation, and increases oxidated stress. Do you know what all those things have in common? They’re causes of early aging. In fact, researchers from the University of California San Francisco shared, “For a daily consumption of the current standard 20-ounce serving size for sugar-sweetened sodas, this corresponds to 4.6 additional years of aging.”

So, why exactly does it cause that type of accelerated aging? Let’s dig a little deeper.

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CT Post: New Year, New Technologies: Esana’s Plastic Surgeons Reveal the Best Non-Invasive Anti-Aging Technologies for 2021

Heading into the new year, many of us are having the same thought: after 2020, I need an upgrade. Seeing our faces staring back at us from our screens this last year had many of us realizing just how much we’ve aged. In the past, some may have turned to injections or plastic surgery to help reverse the signs of aging, and while these treatments are effective, they carry certain physical risks and recovery times.

Times have changed. Now there are multiple non-invasive, effective anti-aging treatments with little to no necessary recovery time offered by plastic surgery centers and select MedSpas around the country. Ultherapy, Morpheus8/Fractora, and Evoke are 3 treatments that fight the effects of aging—sagging skin, wrinkles, and sun damage—without the use of scalpels or injections. By naturally stimulating your body’s collagen production, these alternatives to more invasive procedures can produce stunning results.

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Our Doctors’ Best Advice for all Ages

Esana Medspa offers a range of non-invasive (and invasive) treatments for all ages. To help you achieve your goal of maintaining a youthful appearance, our staff have the unique benefit of consulting with two board-certified plastic surgeons on a daily basis. Dr. Pan and Dr. Davila agree there are many benefits to developing a regimen of treatments and products to fight visible signs of aging. Below are their customizable recommendations to consider based on age:

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Wide Awake About Tired-Looking Eyes

Many people have concerns about a tired appearance around their eyes. Even when they are full of energy, they appear tired because of dark circles, hollow eye appearance, or sagging eyelids. These symptoms can be caused by various genetic and environmental factors. With advances in medicine, there are now treatments to address each of the issues that cause tired-looking eyes.Continue Reading Wide Awake About Tired-Looking Eyes

Summertime help for your skin!

Are you looking for a way to improve the health of your skin throughout the summer months? One of the best, tried-and-true ways is with a microdermabrasion. Many people have never experienced one, even if they are frequent visitors to Esana.
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A New Year, A New You

What is your new year’s resolution? A new diet, more exercise, maybe a new job, or even a vacation long overdue? Or is this the year you finally fix the one body issue that concerns you most, from abdominal changes after pregnancy to stubborn frown lines that make you look like your mother—when she’s angry.

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Ten Years of Client Relationships

“As long as they are happy, they always come back.”

“We help people obtain what is attainable, in terms of their skin,” says Vicki Lashette, who has been the medical aesthetician at ESANA Plastic Surgery Center & Medspa since it opened, 10 years ago. She oversees all care for the skin, from facials and microderms, to chemical peeling and microneedling. “I have a passion for skin care,” says Vickie, who switched to medical aesthetics after 30 years of practicing cosmetology. “Every year there is something new in skin care modalities.”

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The Hollywood Standard of Beauty

Hollywood has always set the standard for both feminine and masculine beauty since the dawn of the movie era. Actors made insecure by close-ups and unrealistic demands of physical perfection all have personal beauty secrets, from special cosmetics to diets, exercise programs, and plastic surgery procedures that help them to retain the youthful good looks they rely on to stay in the public eye—and employed.

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Keeping Skin Glowing: the Five Basics

What says youthfulness more than smooth, glowing skin? Follow these five essential steps for a healthy, radiant look at all stages of life:

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Sound advice for your aging face


20’s: In our twenties, skin starts to slow down its renewal process and things like dryness and lines can start to form. Earlier damage from sun exposure can also surface with increased freckling and blotchy pigmentation. In this decade it is important to make sure your skin product regimen is correctly tailored for your skin. Retin-A based products (such as our Esana Essential) would be important to stop small lines from forming and to maintain collagen production. Sun avoidance is also necessary to prevent looking like a dried leather bag in the future. For some women, early forehead or frown lines may need Botox treatment to reverse and prevent them from etching the skin.Continue Reading Sound advice for your aging face