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Pioneering a Natural Approach to Skin Care

Pioneering a Natural Approach to Skin Care

Dermatologist Gary Goldfaden creates treatments that promote youthful, healthy skin and may provide natural alternatives to cosmetic surgery.

Unlike surgeons who spend little time talking with their patients, Dr. Goldfaden made a priority of communicating with his patients. He believed that if he could practice dermatology and communicate equally well, he would accomplish his goals as a physician.

Reports

Protect and Rejuvenate Delicate Skin Around the Eyes

Protect and Rejuvenate Delicate Skin Around the EyesThe delicate skin around the eyes is constantly exposed to environmental oxidative stresses that break down the fibrous network composed of proteins elastin and collagen. In a remarkable clinical study, three unique ingredients reduced wrinkle depth around the eyes by 17% in 28 days—equaling a skin rejuvenation effect of 6 years in just 4 weeks!
- by Gary Goldfaden, MD, and Robert Goldfaden

Unique Peptide Repairs Aging Skin

Unique Peptide Repairs Aging SkinResearchers have discovered a restorative peptide called acetyl tetrapeptide-2 that triggers reparative processes and cellular reactions usually seen in younger skin.  Early in-vitro studies have shown that acetyl tetrapeptide-2 increased cellular growth by 51% in just 5 days! In addition, it increased keratin production by 75%. The result was noticeable skin regeneration.
- by Gary Goldfaden, MD, and Robert Goldfaden

Revitalize Your Aging Neck

Revitalize Your Aging NeckMost skin care regimens target the face in order to reduce the signs of aging. However, the thin skin on your neck quickly reveals the passage of time through accelerated sagging and wrinkles. Formulators have combined specific cell-communicating compounds that reactivate aging skin cells to repair and tighten the neck’s delicate skin.
- by Gary Goldfaden, MD, and Robert Goldfaden

How Bioflavonoids Create Youthful Skin Tone

Topical Nutrients To Revitalize the Aging NeckThere are approximately 4,000 naturally occurring plant metabolites called bioflavonoids. These compounds are responsible for the vibrant-color of many fruits, vegetables, and flowers. They can also defend your skin against the damaging effects of stress, pollution, and even age itself.
- by Gary Goldfaden, MD, and Robert Goldfaden

Topical Lycopene Improves Skin Cellular Function

Topical Nutrients To Revitalize the Aging NeckNew research on lycopene, a unique carotenoid, has shown it has an ability to defend against some of the factors of skin aging. Topical application of lycopene combats age-causing free radicals and assists in metabolic functions related to growth and repair.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Skin Protection Effects Of Vitamin E

Revitalize Aging Skin with Topical Vitamin CFortunately, there are a number of safe and natural substances that have been scientifically proven to effectively help counteract, and in some cases, even help reverse the physical signs of skin aging such as wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. One of these is topically applied vitamin E. - by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Repair Sun-Damaged Skin

Prevent Glycation-Induced Skin Aging with Topical NutrientsDermatological research increasingly focuses on the value of topical application of concentrated extracts of nutrient-rich foods! Some examples are leafy green vegetables and cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, kale, and broccoli, which provide many internal health benefits. What you may not know is that key phytonutrients in these vegetables can also visibly improve the health and appearance of your skin.
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Activate Self-Renewing Skin Stem Cells

Preventing and Managing Skin Pigmentation DisordersResearchers have found that when applied to the skin, a novel, patent-pending preparation of cultured stem cells derived from the Alpine rose may stimulate epidermal stem cell activity.
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Delay Skin Aging with Cutting-Edge Topical DNA Technology

Delay Skin Aging with Cutting-Edge Topical DNA TechnologyThere’s an on/off switch located within the nuclear DNA of every cell in your body—including your skin cells. It controls how long they live and when they die. Most dermatologists have never heard of it.
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Reverse Skin Aging Around Your Eyes

Reverse Skin Aging Around Your EyesOne of the first places where visible signs of aging begin to emerge is around your eyes. The delicate skin in this area is extremely thin—becoming even thinner as you age—and is especially vulnerable to unsightly age-related changes in appearance, including dark circles, “crow’s feet,” and bags or swelling under or around the eyes.
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Novel Method to Reverse Age-Related Skin Imperfections

Novel Method to Reverse Age-Related Skin ImperfectionsMicrodermabrasion is one of the top non-surgical skin restoration procedures for men and women. This medically administered exfoliation technique has been shown to dramatically reduce the appearance of acne scars, wrinkles, and fine lines.
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Natural Solutions for Skin Reactions Related to Cancer Treatments

Natural Solutions for Skin Reactions Related to Cancer TreatmentsWe all have a family member, a friend, or know someone who has experienced the dreaded side effects associated with cancer treatments. Life Extension® asked leading dermatologist Gary Goldfaden, MD, to discuss the unsightly, irritating, and sometimes painful dermatological problems that can accompany cancer treatment to see what can be done about them.
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Novel Compounds from the Sea Promote Younger-Looking Skin

Novel Compounds from the Sea Promote Younger-Looking SkinWhen you hear the words “water retention,” you probably think of feeling bloated and fat. But did you know that water retention at the cellular level is the ­key to younger-looking skin?
- By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Heal Traumatic and Degenerative Skin Lesions Naturally

Heal Traumatic and Degenerative Skin Lesions NaturallyOne of the frustrations expressed by some aging people is that they develop degenerative skin lesions (such as ulcers on the foot and lower extremities) that do not readily heal. In other instances, minor trauma, venous insufficiency, or inflammatory reactions create an open wound that lingers far too long. - By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Optimal Skin Protection with Vitamin D

Optimal Skin Protection with Vitamin DPeople today are aware of the importance of maintaining optimal blood levels of vitamin D for their overall health and well being. What many people do not know is that vitamin D is also indispensable to the health, beauty, and longevity of the largest organ in the body: your skin. - By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Getting Your Beauty Sleep with Topical Melatonin

Getting Your Beauty Sleep with Topical MelatoninRecent research reveals an unexpected culprit behind leathery, wrinkled, “graying” skin: chronic insomnia. Scientists have discovered that skin possesses receptors for the hormone melatonin, the body’s natural sleep regulator. A unique topical intervention can halt degradation of skin tissue and restore its youthful appearance. - By Gary Goldfaden, MD and Robert Goldfaden

Prevent Glycation-Induced Skin Aging with Topical Nutrients

Prevent Glycation-Induced Skin Aging with Topical NutrientsCollagen fibers provide the skin’s underlying structural support. Glycation reduces the ability of collagen fiber to regenerate, leading to skin wrinkling and sagging. Low cost topical solutions containing extracts from blueberry, pomegranate, and other fruits have demonstrated profound age-reversal effects in a human clinical trial. The anti-glycation effects of these plant extracts resulted in younger looking skin in these aging women. - by Gary Goldfaden, MD, and Robert Goldfaden

Impede Unwanted Hair Growth

Impede Unwanted Hair GrowthA nuisance endured by men and women is the need to constantly remove body hair. European scientists have developed a novel topical compound that human clinical studies have shown reduces unwanted hair growth up to 82%! - by Gary Goldfaden, MD, and Robert Goldfaden

Revitalize Aging Skin with Topical Vitamin C

Revitalize Aging Skin with Topical Vitamin CVitamin C is an essential component in the body’s production of collagen. Regrettably, relatively little orally ingested vitamin C reaches the skin. Fortunately, studies show that when applied topically as a cream, vitamin C not only rebuilds skin collagen but also has potent antioxidant properties that protect skin from age-causing free radicals. - by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Apple Stem Cells Offer Hope For Aging and Damaged Skin

Apple Stem Cells Offer Hope For Aging and Damaged SkinAs we age, the reduced turnover of our cells means we can lose control over how our skin ages. Epidermal stem cells needed to create healthy new skin are significantly reduced and function less efficiently.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Nutrient-Rich Skin Care

Nutrient-Rich Skin CareSince ancient times, nutrient-rich mixtures have been applied as facial masks to treat conditions ranging from acne to dry, aging skin. New skin care techniques provide facial rejuvenation naturally.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Protecting Hands Against Unsightly Aging

Protecting Hands Against Unsightly AgingDr. Gary Goldfaden discusses natural agents that have been scientifically shown to protect hands against the unsightly effects of aging.

Topical Nutrients To Revitalize the Aging Neck

Topical Nutrients To Revitalize the Aging NeckUnhealthy looking skin on our neck can often reveal our age. Learn how youth-restoring nutrients can protect this vulnerable area of our skin against the ravages of aging and environmental stressors.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Revitalize Aging Feet

Revitalize Aging FeetIgnoring foot problems can result in feet that look and feel tired. Commercial foot-care products provide little substantive benefit in the long term. Fortunately, topically applying essential oils and plant extracts can rejuvenate one’s feet and protect against fatigue, microbial infections, and deleterious aging processes.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Preventing and Managing Skin Pigmentation Disorders

Preventing and Managing Skin Pigmentation DisordersDermatologist Gary Goldfaden discusses how to prevent and manage skin pigmentation disorders.

Topical Alternatives to Cosmetic Surgical Procedures

Topical Alternatives to Cosmetic Surgical ProceduresGary Goldfaden, Dermatologist, discusses topical alternatives to expensive, potentially risky cosmetic surgical procedures.

Rub Away Aged Skin

Rub Away Aged SkinDeveloped by a university dermatologist, Self MicroDermAbrasion can help to safely renew aging and damaged skin. Now you can get the same results of physician-administered MicroDermAbrasion treatments in the privacy of your own home—at a fraction of what you would pay a dermatologist.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Topical Treatments for Rosacea

Topical Treatments for RosaceaRosacea is a chronic or long-term disease that affects the face and sometimes the eyes. It is characterized by excessive redness, pimples, and, in advanced stages, thickening of the skin.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Reducing Dark Circles and Puffiness Under the Eyes

Reducing Dark Circles and Puffiness Under the EyesIn basic physiological terms, dark circles and puffiness under the eyes indicates a problem retaining blood in the skin’s upper layers. - by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Preventing and Treating Bruises

Preventing and Treating BruisesA bruise is a black and blue mark caused by an injury to tissue beneath the skin. Purpura is the medical term for bleeding in the skin. - by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

Topical Use of Tea Benefits Skin Health

Topical Use of Tea Benefits Skin HealthTea has been prized throughout human history for its health-promoting effects. In ongoing research, scientists are discovering that the topical use of tea may confer numerous benefits to the skin. Rich in antioxidants, topically applied tea extracts help promote healthy, youthful skin.
- by Dr. Goldfaden, Dermatologist

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