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Doctor insights on: Can You Reverse Wrinkles You Get As You Age

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Can you reverse wrinkles you get as you age?

Can you reverse wrinkles you get as you age?

Laser or Chem Peel: Once wrinkles have set in, creams may have a limited role. I do recommend topicals with Retin-A and anti-oxidants, however you really need to try to stimulate new collagen and resurface the skin with laser procedures to see true "correction" in fine lines and wrinkles. Not all lasers are created equally, so seek the advice of a reputable laser surgeon in your area for more info. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you lose you eyelashes as you age?

Yes: and there are many other reasons people can lose eyelashes as well. ...Read more

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Can you develop albinism as you age do you have to be born with it?

Can you develop albinism as you age do you have to be born with it?

Albinism vs vitiligo: If you are born with a genetic mutation that prevents production of melanin (and other pigments), then you are an albino and have albinism. If you begin to lose pigment (typically in patches) as you age, then you likely have vitiligo (e.g. Michael jackson), which is a skin condition where the pigment-producing cells die for various reasons. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vitiligo/ds00586. ...Read more

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How can you find out if you are likely to get gout, so you can do some preventive measures years ahead of time?

How can you find out if you are likely to get gout, so you can do some preventive measures years ahead of time?

Uric acid level: Elevated uric acid levels can lead to acute gouty flares. If uric acid levels are normalized flares may decrease in frequency. ...Read more

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What causes you to lose energy as you get older?

What causes you to lose energy as you get older?

Disease and less mus: As we get older, our muscle mass decreases and thus burns off less energy/food. If we burn less and yet eating/consuming the same amount of food, we gain wt. Also, physically we are able to do less because of diseases-heart, lungs, arthritiis etc..Thus burning less enegery. So stay physically active as much as you can, eat less junk food, see doc regularly, sleep well, and live well. Good luck. ...Read more

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When you get older can you continue to exercise?

When you get older can you continue to exercise?

Certainly!: You may have to modify the types of exercise, but it is possible and highly recommended to continue an active lifestyle as you get older. Depending on your bone density and previous injuries, certain high-impact activities such as running might be more difficult as you get older, but non-impact exercise such as swimming and brisk walking are wonderful for all ages. ...Read more

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At what age can you get botox?

At what age can you get botox?

Rx problem-not age: Treatment of cerebral palsy with adducted thumbs was one of the first indications for treatment with Botox & the procedure was carried out in young boys and girls.It is commonly used for adults for migraines, hyperhidrosis, spasmodic muscles with contractures & cosmetic reasons.See your local plastic surgeon for a consultation if wanting to know about cosmetic applications of temporary paralytics. ...Read more

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Do eyes get smaller as you age?

Do eyes get smaller as you age?

No: The size of your eyes do not get smaller. However, the upper eyelids may droop with age, giving the appearance that the eyes are smaller. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get coolsculpting?

What age do you have to be to get coolsculpting?

Eighteen: The protocol in most offices requires a patient to be old enough to provide medical consent for treatments like CoolSculpting. Though a parent may provide consent for a younger patient, there is also the issue of the developing body to consider. CoolSculpting is a proven method of fat reduction that can complement a healthy diet and exercise program. Learn more at http://dermdocs.com/. ...Read more

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Do you need surgery only once if you get breast implants? What happens to them as you age?

Do you need surgery only once if you get breast implants? What happens to them as you age?

Variable: Some women have a single breast augmentation surgery and things age reasonably naturally. A significant number of women are unhappy with the way their breasts sag over time, especially with the weight of implants. If this occurs, surgery would be required to reposition the breasts and implants higher on the chest wall, with or without removing or changing the implants. ...Read more

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If you are impotent will you get to have a child through icsi?

If you are impotent will you get to have a child through icsi?

Yes, possible: Impotence refers to the inability to have functional erections but you should have sperm. We have several methods to obtain the sperm which can be used for icsi. You should get evaluated for impotence in case treatment works, then icsi not needed. Further, better sex-life. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can you prevent thinning hair as you get older?

How can you prevent thinning hair as you get older?

May be impossible: Male pattern baldness is a genetic trait in some families. The only thing that you can do is to maintain the application of good diet, exercise and adequate rest. ...Read more

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Can you lose any vitamins when you get a sunburn?

Can you lose any vitamins when you get a sunburn?

No: Vitamins are metabolized by the liver and kidneys. If they are water soluble (b, c), they are secreted in the urine. If they are fat soluble (a, e, k), they are stored in the fat. The skin does not secrete or store vitamins so a sunburn would not effect them directly. ...Read more

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How much overweight do you have to be before you can join weightwatchers?

How much overweight do you have to be before you can join weightwatchers?

Any amount.: Weight watchers even welcomes people who are at their goal weight, but want to "be accountable" and do better at keeping their weight stable. So, you can join at any weight. ...Read more

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Can you reverse arterial disease ? I understand that you can stop it getting worse by giving up smoking etc. But can you reverse it and if so how ?

Can you reverse arterial disease ?
I understand that you can stop it getting worse by giving up smoking etc.  But can you reverse it and if so how ?

No quick fix: While strict avoidance of tobacco, exercise, aggressive control of cholesterol and statin use can slow progression or even halt the development of arterial disease, regression occurs less commonly. ...Read more

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If you were able to get free laser eye surgery would you get it or not?

If you were able to get free laser eye surgery would you get it or not?

Free LASIK?: The question is why you are receiving free lasik. Some surgeons will not charge their first patients. If your surgeon has an experienced mentor, this may be ok. Others may want to try out new equipment and that may not be such a good idea. It is also important to find out if you are a good candidate and this can be checked by seeking a second opinion. ...Read more

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How do you prevent teeth from cracking as you get old?

How do you prevent teeth from cracking as you get old?

It all depends: Teeth clenching +/or grinding causes cracks & breakage - night guard will help if teeth don't meet together properly it can lead to cracks - fix the bite imbalance with braces or dentistry photo here shows a deep overbite w/ top & lower teeth tight together. Combine that w/ grinding, it's trouble other habits like chewing pencils or some hard objects can lead to cracks - stop habit. ...Read more

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