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Slow Ageing Guide to Skin Rejuvenation

Learn - Understand - Select - Proven Treatments

By Merlin Christopher Thomas, John Flynn, Dr John Flynn

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Format: Paperback, 248 pages
Published In: Australia, 01 November 2016
Discover what really works to slow the ageing process; read the latest science so you can learn what to do and when to do it. 'Slow Ageing Guide to Skin Rejuvenation' explains what happens to skin as it ages, de-mystifies cosmetic medicine, and presents clear, no-nonsense advice on the many options available - including surgery-free, non-invasive techniques that you can utilise right now. It is the second book in the successful Slow Ageing series.

Table of Contents

Authors/Contributors Preface Introduction 1. Cutting through the confusion The Slow Ageing approach Cosmetics, cosmetic medicine and cosmetic (plastic) surgery 2. What happens to the skin as it ages? The Epidermis The Dermis (inner skin) The Subdermis 3. Exposed to the Elements - Environment and Impact on Skin Ageing The sun - enemy of the skin Smoke and air pollution Other environmental impacts on ageing skin 4. Diet and Lifestyle Antioxidants Fat and the ageing process Sugar accelerates the ageing process Exercise and skin Skin microbiome and prebiotics Sleep and its impact on ageing skin Stress promotes skin ageing 5. Hormones Hormones and their impact on the ageing process 6. Skincare Cleansing Moisturising Topical antioxidants Retinoids Proteins and peptides 7. Injectable Skin Treatments Botulinum neurotoxin anti-wrinkle injections Fillers and volumisers Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) 8. Resurfacing - Peels, Dermabrasion and Microneedling Chemical peels Microdermabrasion Microneedling 9. Resurfacing - Light Therapies including Lasers and IPL LED therapies Laser resurfacing Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) 10. Treatment of Veins Sclerotherapy Laser sclerotherapy 11. Skin-Tightening Treatments Radiofrequency for skin tightening Ultrasound for skin tightening 12. Cellulite and Fat Loss Treatments Cryosculpting for fat loss Ultrasound for treatment of cellulite and fat loss Radiofrequency for fat loss 13. Making an Informed Decision Choosing a practitioner Appendix: Kate Marie (Author) Skin Story

About the Author

Kate Marie is the driving force behind the 'Slow Ageing' collaboration. Drawing on her frustrations with established medical practice and the generic 'anti-ageing' industry, her work aims to provide transformational health information which gives all men and women the realistic means to control their own ageing and love getting old. Professor Merlin Christopher Thomas MD, PhD is a clinician scientist. His research focuses on the role of diabetes, glycation and oxidative stress in accelerating the changes of ageing, and finding a practical means for their control. Dr Thomas has published over 150 articles in many of the worlds' leading medical journals. Dr John Flynn MBBS, Dip RACOG, FRACGP, Dip.P.Derm, FACCS graduated from The University of Queensland Medical School and has obtained a Dermatology qualification in the UK, Board Certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery, Fellow of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery.


"presents a practical approach, showing readers how to achieve greater skin health by eating well, exercising, as well as skin rejuvenation technologies that best support ageing skin"

EAN: 9780980633917
ISBN: 0980633915
Publisher: Health Inform
Dimensions: 22.1 x 20.83 x 1.52 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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