What Are Collagen Peptides, Do They Work and Are They Safe? AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Collagen Peptides SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Collagen helps promote hydration and elasticity in the body’s tissues—from bones to muscles to skin and beyond. Aging, genetics, poor diet and environmental factors can lead to collagen deficiency and the commons signs of aging (wrinkles, stiff joints, muscle loss and more). Some people take collagen peptides to boost collagen levels but what are they, do they work and are they safe? First, let’s take a look at the role collagen plays in the body and what happens when production of this fibrous, amino-acid-packed protein drops. What is Collagen? Collagen is a non-soluble protein found in the connective and fibrous tissues of
Having a dedicated skincare routine is essential, but did you know you should be switching things up seasonally? AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Summer Skin Care SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL At the start of every summer, we all expect a beautiful, glowing complex. However, the Texas heat and humidity can do everything but make our skin attractive. Instead, we are forced to deal with splotchy, sunburnt, and sometimes hyper-pigmented skin. Many people stick to their regiment year-round but read on for important tips and treatments that should be on your radar in the coming months. And, when it comes to summer skincare, much of the conversation is focused on prevention methods. Whether you’re dealing with extra oil, shine, or the occasional sunburn, we have some expert ideas for you.
If you’re like many people, reversing or slowing the signs of aging is a big concern. Yet, so many options exist today—natural treatments, surgery, minimally-invasive procedures and millions of skincare lines—how do you choose? Let us show you how! We share preventive measures to take NOW and review the top anti-aging treatments available today. AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Anti-Aging SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL What factors cause the skin to age, and how can I avoid them? Environmental factors (HELLO UV rays and free radicals!), unhealthy habits, genetics, hormone imbalance and ethnicity can all play a role in premature aging of the skin. Let’s take a closer look at these factors and how to limit their impact. PREVENTIVE SKIN ANTI-AGING TIPS PART 1: 1).
New technology and innovative treatments have made it easier to tighten skin without surgery than ever before! Over the years we’ve seen patients from all walks of life, both men and women, who are concerned with how their features change with time. We’re happy to say that you can now refresh your look, rejuvenate your skin, and have a fresh glow—WITHOUT surgery! AUTHOR Dr. Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Aesthetics SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL Tighten Skin Without Surgery With These Treatments Until recent times the only options to tighten your skin were on either sides of the spectrum, being extreme measures that meant a long and painful surgery that may not leave you happy or quick fixes that never seemed to last. Nowadays there are various treatment options that require
When you think of your skincare routine and anti-aging, many people will say look at the neck. At a certain point, it's natural for our neck skin to start sagging, become wrinkled, or crepey. AUTHOR Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC CATEGORY Skin Routine POSTED ON August 1st, 2019 SOCIAL @EVEXIASMEDICAL There are plenty of ways you can protect this area, whether it's by cutting out bad habits or getting specific treatments or perfecting your skincare routine. We'll break it all down for you here! Think about your skincare routine. How many different creams, serums, cleansers, etc. are on your bathroom counter right now? How many of them are you putting on your neck as well? So many patients are dedicated to their skincare in an attempt to fend off the effects
What if we told you there was a tool that could revive dull skin, boost collagen, improve the look of scars, and it was minimally invasive? Lucky for you, at EVEXIAS, we have a treatment that can do all of the above and more! Microneedling isn't a new treatment, but it has been regaining popularity in recent years. This minimally invasive skin rejuvenation treatment boasts quick recovery time and was designed to stimulate the body's natural collagen production. People everywhere are opting for microneedling rather than chemical peels or laser treatments. If you're nervous about trying one of those treatments, microneedling may be a good place to start! What is Microneedling? As we explained above, microneedling, also called collagen induction therapy, uses a tool that has tiny needles to make small pricks in the top layer of the skin. The needles are micro-fine, and range in diameter from 0.5
Refreshing your look, contouring your face, or lifting, plumping, and softening lines can be down without the risk and commitment of surgery. In fact, dermal fillers have been offering patients these benefits for a while! However great most Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers are, there's always a "catch". In the case of HA-dermal fillers, it's usually a bit of swelling, but we're excited to announce a new dermal filler option that has all the same aesthetic benefits and more, Revanesse® Versa™ dermal filler. Revanesse® Versa™ is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler we use to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, including nasolabial folds. This formula has been a hit worldwide and is quickly becoming a favorite of patients and providers alike. Learn more about this new formula and how it could help you achieve your skin rejuvenation goals. What is Revanesse Versa? Revanesse is made up of Hyaluronic
When it comes to dermal fillers, the options are endless! However, not every filler is created equal. And, they certainly aren't intended to target the same issues. Many patients seeking aesthetic treatments love fillers because you can see immediate results! They can make a huge difference in your overall appearance. Many patients who are looking to target two main areas, keep coming back for Bellafill. Smile lines Acne scars Learn why this dermal filler is a favorite of many and how it could help you! What is Bellafill? Bellafill® is a smooth, collagen-based dermal filler. It's the only one that is FDA approved to be safe and effective for up to 5 years. When performed by someone skilled, like our team of injectors at EVEXIAS, you can use Bellalfill to tackle: Undefined cheeks Sagging jowls Sunken temples Bellafill has polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres. The collagen gel in Bellafill provides immediate
Fresh off of a spring break trip or are you ready to jet set all summer long? Whatever gets you out and traveling in the coming months whether it’s by plane, train, automobile, or a mix of all be sure that you’re taking the proper steps to protect your skin. Travel, no matter the method, can take a toll on our skin. Why? A nice mix of improper diet, stress, change in weather, and exhaustion. Even if you have a relaxing vacation, it may be the journey there or back home that gets to your skin. If you want to keep your healthy complexion no matter the environment, here are some expert recommendations. Things to Keep in Mind When traveling, especially on a plane, your face, cuticles, lips, nose, and even your eyes are all exposed to humidity and poor air circulation. When we travel, our skin dries out
While aging is completely natural and everyone will experience a fine line, dark spot, or dull tone over time, it’s also completely natural to want to keep signs of aging at bay. If you’ve experienced wrinkles, sun damage, dry skin, sagging skin, or you simply want to prevent any of the above from occurring we have some options. You can slow down, stop, and prevent signs of aging with some of these simple tips. Skincare and a solid skincare routine are important at any age, but especially for those in their 20s and 30s; however, if you’re over that age limit don’t worry! Skin Care to Prevent Signs of Aging Before getting into specific steps to combat signs of aging, here are some of the professional skincare lines you can find at EVEXIAS Medical Centers that address a variety of skin issues and may be used as a complement