What gives the cosmetologist real-time visualization when working with micro-focused ultrasound? Why is it important?
We often mark important milestones that the aesthetic medicine industry is breaking through. It happens as if imperceptibly, because during daily work we do not notice how time flies. It would seem that just a couple of years ago the technology of micro-focused ultrasound appeared, but in fact it happened more than 10 years ago! For cosmetology, this is a particularly important period – it is after 10 years of “life” in the market that we can say that the
technique can be considered truly safe, standard and approved without any “buts”. We talked with Irina Continue reading
Every year, the number of overweight and obese people is constantly increasing around the world, and the “obesity epidemic”, according to WHO experts, is becoming an increasingly acute medical and social problem that threatens not only the health of society as a whole, but also the economy of different countries .
In Russia, the problem of combating overweight is no less acute than in the whole world. According to Russian researchers, the prevalence of overweight among the adult population of Russia in recent years has been 60% for men and 59.2% for women. Moreover, the frequency of obesity in adults is 21.9 and 29.7% among the male and female population, respectively.
Due to the prevalence of obesity among the population, interest in various body shaping methods is currently increasing. An increase in body weight of 20% or more from standard values and obvious deposits of adipose tissue lead to a violation of the aesthetic perception of the human body. This limits the physical activity of patients, adversely affects the quality of life, and in some cases leads to the loss of professional fitness. Many women by the time of puberty Continue reading
Skin aging is the first visually significant sign of involutional changes occurring in the body.
There are two main types of aging: chronological and photoaging (external), although recently such a division is becoming less common. At the same time, much attention is paid to the so-called exposure factors – a complex of different effects on the human body from the moment of birth and throughout life.
Chronological aging (according to Zouboulis C., Makrantonaki E., 2010) is characterized by:
10–50% reduction in the total thickness of the epidermis
atrophy of the prickly layer,
reduction in size and flattening of the cells of the basal layer
decreased mitotic activity of basal keratinocytes
decrease in lipid renewal processes
flattening of the dermoepidermal compound Continue reading