It sounds like a plot of a new Steven Spielberg movie, but its real. Turns out that our fat is loaded with stem cells and that when injected into the face, stem cells actually encourage regrowth for healthy fuller contours. I learned about this and other anti-aging techniques that are just on the horizon at a press event hosted by cosmetic surgery expert Wendy Lewis. One of the smartest women I’ve ever met, she assembled a blue ribbon panel of dermatologists and surgeons to explain these new wrinkle busters at Waldorf Astoria press conference.
Park Avenue plastic surgeon Dr Z. Paul Lorenc explored new fillers that actually stimulated the growth of new healthy collagen. So when the filler is gradually absorbed, the skin stays smooth and young because of strong fresh skin cell growth that … Continue Reading… →
It sounds like something that you would see on the Sci-Fi Channel. Injections of fat and stem cells are “harvested” from your butt and love handles and injected into areas of your face that need rejuvenation. Not only does the fat fill out areas that lost volume (eg cheecks and under eye hollows) the adult stem cells are supposed to generate healthy new collagen. Really?
Here’s how its done. Fat is extracted from your body and is processed with chemicals or lasers to concentrate the stem cells– in a process that is news to the FDA. Then this stuff is injected into the face. You can see immediate resuts from the fat while the new collagen growth is supposed to show firmer skin over the next few months.
Does the stem cell face lift work? According to just about every expert, the stem cell facelift is not a facelift nor does it … Continue Reading… →