Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology

ISSN - 2161-1173


Discovering the 21st Century Fountain of Youth: A Discussion of the Effectiveness of Popular Anti-Aging Therapies

Christopher J Salgado, Charlotte E LaSenna, Rebecca Cissel, Xiaoyi Li, Catherine E Gordon, Andrea R Marcadis and Wrood Kassira

Physical appearance has a significant effect on social and psychological aspects of self-esteem and overall wellbeing. With physical appearance so highly emphasized by current society, many are seeking ways to look younger and healthier. As a result, ant aging therapies are in demand and the market is constantly inundated with new products claiming to be the next best therapy for aging skin. Consumers as well as physicians often encounter difficulty in making informed decisions when choosing among treatment options.