All posts by drgeorge

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Troubling. Troubling, indeed.

Shakespeare famously wrote “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. BFT sadly cannot agree. This post discusses a new product and marketing ploy that can only be […]

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Daily Dose of Inflamm’aging. Adipose Stem Cell Cytokines in Skin Care.

This is a follow up to our earlier post revealing the dangers of fat stem cells secretions as the basis of daily application cosmeceuticals. To be clear, we are not […]

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The Horror of Hair Loss and What You Can Do About It (Hair – Part III)

Having discussed the anatomy and physiology of hair growth, let’s take on the issue that everyone cares about most – hair loss – something that affects nearly all men at […]

Emily Bland, 3, plays with Rishi, a 3 year old male orangutan. They first met 2 years ago when they sat and played and crawled around together. Now 2 years later they met up again and spent the afternoon climbing, swinging and playing in a paddling pool. In the wild orangutan's are threatened with extinction from to loss of habitat for palm oil production. Rishi lives at The Institute of Greatly Endangered Species, T.I.G.E.R.S., Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. Photo by Barry Bland 23/06/10

The Naked Ape is Actually Covered in Hair? Yep. (Hair – Part II)

It may come as a surprise to nearly everyone to learn that except for mucus membranes, the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, both men and women, […]

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Hair, Glorious Hair – Part I

Every year, American women spend billions of dollars on hair products, haircuts, hair styling, hair extensions, perms and straightening, hair color, hair accessories, wigs, etc. Men are generally less hair-obsessed […]

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Vaginal Rejuvenation: Beauty Below the Belt

  Pudendal pulchritude, or attractive genitalia, is, depending on one’s point of view (no pun intended), an important and legitimate concern in the world of female beauty, or a “yucky” […]

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Do you know that fat stem cells and bone marrow stem cells are really, really different?

Some things seem like they should be the same, but in fact are really, really different.  You know, like those celebrity pictures posted online or in tabloids where you see […]

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Snail Growth Factor Allergy with Microneedling? May not be such a tiny problem.

Microneedling, whether done at home, by an esthetician, or a medical professional, results in thousands of microscopic perforations in the stratum corneum, the uppermost layer of the epidermis. The result is […]

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Skinflamm’aging and Rusty Faces

As iron oxidizes, the result is rust. As faces oxidize, the result is chronic inflammation leading to the appearance of aging.  But rather than getting soft and crumbly like rusty […]

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Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation

The word inflammation comes from the Latin “inflammo”, meaning “I set alight, I ignite”. Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response. Initially, it is beneficial when, for example, your skin […]

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Melasma, melanin, and mosaicism

  While our facial skin’s cells all start out with the exact same DNA, they don’t all look alike. Skin, more than any other organ, reflects a genetic “mosaicism”, which […]

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Injectable Fillers – Smart or Not?

Injectable dermal fillers aka “facelift in a bottle” The liquid face lift has been popular for years and for understandable reasons – a more youthful appearance with no downtime, no […]

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Roll your own. Face.

Does this man look 70 years old to you? He is. He published an article in 2006 about a procedure he has used fifty times. Dr. Desmond Fernandes is a […]

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Slather on your vegetables, they’re good for you …botanicals in skin care.

It’s organic! It’s natural! It’s green!  What is it? Snot, when you have a bad cold.   Sorry for such a disturbing illustration here, but I wanted to point out […]

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