Miami Plastic Surgery, Anti-Aging & Wellness Blog

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April 10, 2017

Saline vs Silicone Breast Implants

When it comes to breast augmentation, the type of implant used is one of the most discussed aspects of the operation. While neither choice is “wrong”, there are differences between the two breast implant types that may impact whether ...

March 6, 2017

What is Droopy Eyelid Surgery?

Droopy eyelid surgery, or Blepharoplasty as it is medically termed, is essentially an operation that removes excess skin, muscle, and fat from around the eyelids offering a more rested, youthful appearance. As people naturally age, the ...

February 28, 2017

What Can I Do About Sagging Breasts?

As women naturally age, have children, or experience dramatic weight loss their breasts may start to sag and lose their youthful appearance. For some people, this impacts their confidence, and they may wonder about their options to ...

February 22, 2017

Make a Wish Event with Pilot Jeffrey Rochelle

It was a beautiful day at Fontainebleau Aviation Opa Locka Airport this past Friday, just the type of flying conditions that Jabriel had hoped for when making his wish with Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Jabriel is a 9 year old boy<span ...

September 1, 2016

Complete Guide to Menopause

What is menopause? Menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life cycle. It is simply the time in which menstrual periods stop. Clinically, it is characterized as the end of menstruation for a length of one year. Menopause ...

August 30, 2016

Flossing for Dental Health

The Internet is buzzing since a new investigation conducted by Associated Press suggests there is a lack evidence supporting the benefits of flossing. According to their research, data collected over a decade of study indicates that ...

August 27, 2016

Charcoal Teeth Whitening

There’s a new trend in teeth whitening that’s alarming dentists. A YouTube video that has gone viral with over 1.5 million views depicts using charcoal as a natural teeth whitener. In the video, a woman applies the charcoal directly ...

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July 19, 2016

Pola Office Teeth Whitening

Are you looking for an effective way to whiten your teeth, but anxious of discomfort or sensitivity? Well, The MIAMI Institute is proud to now offer the POLA OFFICE teeth whitening system. This teeth whitening system has been in ...

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June 2, 2016

Tummy Tuck Recovery

Tummy tuck recovery is usually the focus of anybody considering the procedure. While it is true that each person’s healing process is unique, there are certainly simple guidelines that should help people understand what they should ...

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May 31, 2016

Breast Lift Scars

The potential of a breast lift scar may influence whether or not a person opts for the procedure that could offer them comfort and a restore the shape of their breasts. While it is understandable to concerned about scarring, there<span ...

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May 23, 2016

Double Eyelid Surgery Guide

Double eyelid surgery is a popular form of plastic surgery that is used to correct the appearance of the eye. The goal of the procedure is to ensure that the eye both operates correctly and is visually attractive. To accomplish<span ...

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May 18, 2016

Adult Female Hormonal Acne

If you had the typical acne blemishes of teenage skin you can probably remember, still, the self-consciousness that was worse than the blemishes. When well-meaning people told you that you’d “grow out of it” you ...

May 11, 2016

Breast Implant Sizes

Breast implants are manufactured in a variety of sizes, shapes, profiles and textures so that each breast augmentation can be customized to specifically fit the unique features of each woman. The variety of factors influencing breast ...

February 19, 2016

The Many Different Uses for Botox

When we think of Botox, we normally think about it be used to help rid the face of fine lines and wrinkles. However, this magic injectable can be used for a few other things as well. There are different variations<span ...

February 4, 2016

Special Offerings February 2016

1. Skin & Wellness Treat yourself and a loved one to a special Hydrafacial and IV Therapy session to brighten, rejuvenate and soften the skin. Hydrafacials are provided by Lisa Da Silva, CMS, LSO, a skincare expert specializing in ...

February 2, 2016

BOTOX Cosmetic Offer Feb 2016

$50 OFF BOTOX. Limited Offer. Allergan, the makers of BOTOX Cosmetic have issued The MIAMI Institute a limited amount of codes for Brilliant Distinctions members that instantly save you $50 off BOTOX treatment of 25 Units or more. ...

January 28, 2016

Winter Party Festival Special 2016

Get your skin ready to party- let The MIAMI Institute host the pre-party! The MIAMI Institute is hosting a Winter Party Festival Primer! As the Official Selfie Preparation Partner of the Winter Party Festival, we are offering a suite ...

January 22, 2016

Top 10 Anti-Aging Tips for 2016

The MIAMI Institute would like to extend our warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a bright and beautiful 2016! Each New Year brings a great opportunity to assess your goals, health and aspirations for the near future. ...

November 23, 2015

A Complete Guide to Brown Spots on the Skin

Brown Spots Defined Solar lentigo (plural lentigines) is the medical term for brown spots, sometimes called liver spots, or age spots. They occur most often on skin which has had the greatest exposure to sun: the face, neck, hands, ...

October 6, 2015

11th Annual Halloween BOO-Tox Event

The Miami Institute is excited to announce the 11th Annual BOO-Tox event just in time for Halloween . Get ready to look frightfully fresh this Halloween with deep discounts being offered on BOTOX, JUVEDERM AND VOLUMA injectable & ...

July 2, 2015

Dr. Julio Gallo is now offering Kybella

Did you know that according to a 2014 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, nearly as many consumers are bothered by their double chin (68%) as by lines and wrinkles around the eyes (71%)? In fact, the<span ...

June 18, 2015

What is NeoGraft™?

NeoGraft hair restoration is a revolutionary hair loss solution for men and women. The Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) technique of hair transplantation is a dramatic improvement over traditional hair restoration procedures such as ...

May 6, 2015

Got ART?

The MIAMI Institute understands beauty in a way which serves as the cornerstone of the entire practice. This understanding is reaching new levels with MIPAC, the MIAMI Institute Private Art Collect. Art and beautiful medicine merge in ...

May 6, 2015

Meet the New Faces at MIAMI Institute

It is our pleasure to introduce a few new members of the MIAMI Institute family! Meet Physician Assistant Yamiley Gedeon and office manager Martha Rivas. It’s an exciting time at the MIAMI Institute! As we celebrate our 10th ...

January 5, 2015

Recipe for Well-Being 2015

You need a vacation! No, really – and your well-being is at stake! New research from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index shows a clear link between taking regular trips or vacations with family or friends and one’s ...

November 7, 2014

FITTLab is Opening on Miami Beach!

The MIAMI Institute is proud to announce the opening of its comprehensive testing facility, FITTLab, inside Anatomy at 1220 in the Sunset Harbor section of Miami Beach. FITTLab asks a question of prospective patients – What Are ...

October 3, 2014

It’s BOOTOX Time Again!

Join us for the 10th Annual BOOTOX Event! This year our one-day spooktacular specials are available on Wednesday, October 29 – from 10a – 7pm ________________________________________________________________________ New this ...

September 29, 2014

Thank You Note

Kind words shared with Dr. Gallo and the staff at the MIAMI Institute for the care and confidence offered to a patient and her loved one this past month. It is our pleasure to create a kind and caring environment<span ...

August 13, 2014

MIAMI Institute Receives 3-Year Accreditation

    We are pleased to announce that the MIAMI Institute for Age Management and Intervention has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes the MIAMI ...

July 21, 2014

Active FX Pleases Active Patient

While on a trip to the beautiful maritime coast of the  North Atlantic states, a happy patient took a minute send Dr. Gallo this email, updating his results after laser skin resurfacing: I’m now 7 weeks out from my Active FX<span ...

July 3, 2014

Best Botox in Miami

Dr. Julio Gallo is tops on Haute Living’s Best Botox in Miami. The article hit July 1 and touts the “subtle, spectacular results” from Dr. Gallo’s skilled hand. As an Allergan injectables trainer and ...

April 10, 2014

Ultimate Defense for Ageless Skin

Go ahead and soak up those energizing rays of light! Full of vitamin D and a mood-lifting warmth, the sun calls to us, especially, it seems, in the spring as the days get longer and the promise of summer fun<span ...

April 1, 2014

Vain Men Have Poor Health

Seriously? Yes, seriously. Research shows that narcissism in men, that outward self-important swagger, is doing some real damage on the inside. There’s a connection between higher levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, and ...

February 2, 2014

Cosmetic Surgery and the NFL?!

No matter how tough or skilled an athlete is, many of them are just as insecure about their appearance as the rest of us. After all, the infamous Tom Brady – the QB you see in fashion magazines just as often<span ...

November 16, 2013

FDA (Finally) Takes Hard Line on Trans Fat

One could argue that it took too long for the FDA to get to this point; and they’re not there yet.  But late last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said trans fats are no longer recognized as safe<span ...

November 2, 2013

New Filler Wins FDA Approval

Juvederm Voluma XC is the first and only filler approved to temporarily correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area. Dr. Julio Gallo will be one of the first cosmetic surgeons to be trained to inject Voluma XC. That means<span ...

November 1, 2013

Brazilian Butt Lift FAQ

What is a Brazilian Butt Lift? A Brazilian butt lift is a procedure used to enhance a patient’s buttocks if it appears to have a flat or sagging appearance. As a Brazilian butt lift specialist, Dr. Craft performs the all-natural<span ...

October 31, 2013

AAAHC Accreditation

Our promise to you is to maintain AAAHC accreditation, assuring you are consistently offered the highest level of care in the best facility. In July, 2014, The MIAMI Institute received accreditation for an additional three years, the ...

October 30, 2013

Fall In Love with Your Skin

Expert skin care starts here! In the land of perpetual summer, your skin needs extra care to maintain optimal levels of hydration and plenty of nutrients to fight off the effects of South Florida sun. Here’s a proven protocol to ...

October 22, 2013

5 Reasons to BOOTOX

It’s time to BOOTOX! In exactly one week, Tuesday October 29th, we’ll be opening up our doors to Miami’s greatest age management event of the season! For one day only our operating rooms will transform into a ...

October 3, 2013

Teeth Whitening Foods

 “Teeth naturally yellow as we age so whitening them will automatically make you appear younger,” says Dr. Todd Barsky, the MIAMI Institute’s board certified prosthodontist. Having great teeth is very important in our culture today, in ...

September 20, 2013

Botox Approved for Crow’s Feet

Crow’s feet have met their match! The MIAMI Institute is happy to announce that Botox Cosmetic (botulinumtoxinA) has been approved by the FDA for temporary improvement of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines – ...

September 2, 2013

Brain Health You Can Blend!

Brain health is important in this fast-paced world we live in, things are coming at us from every direction and there’s no slowing it down. When you eat for your brain you will think more clearly, understand more efficiently and<span ...

July 22, 2013

Women Wise Event – Four Seasons Miami

Dr. Julio Gallo and patient coordinator Jeannine Morrissette are pictured in the Summer issue of Brickell Magazine, photographed while attending the Women Wise event at the Four Seasons Miami. Dr, Gallo was a featured speaker during ...

July 12, 2013

Key to Summer Beauty and Wellness: Hydration

Wellness Medicine recommended! Pour it on! Water and lots of it are your secret weapon against the intense heat of South Florida summers and maintaining an ageless appearance. Water works on the inside, aiding in many essential body ...

May 28, 2013

Stressed Out Solution

Feeling tapped out? Got a hair trigger that unleashes a firestorm of frustration? You need to get away from it all. But a vacation is a temporary escape. You’ve got to take on what’s troubling you on several fronts ...

May 28, 2013

An Integrated Approach to Beauty and Wellness

In this comprehensive overview of The MIAMI Institute, Ocean Drive magazine gets to the heart of the matter – that beauty and wellness go hand in hand, and The MIAMI Institute is uniquely designed to address both. Read Article...

May 20, 2013

A Beautiful Option to Reduce Scars

In keeping with all-things beautiful, Elle Magazine did a catch-all story about the latest in aesthetics titled The Faux Arts. Dr. Gallo was quoted about his option for a beautiful finish – without stitches! Read Article...

May 20, 2013

Best of Beauty – Allure Magazine 2009

Medical facials took center stage in the Allure Magazine Best of Beauty Issue in the fall of 2009. Included in a directory of services and providers, The MIAMI Institute was listed along with a photo of a patient undergoing an<span ...

May 15, 2013

Latinas Want to Look Good: LaViv is the Answer

Latinas and ladies of all ethnicities want to look good. No one really needed a study to prove this point. But perhaps those in search of new treatments for youthful appeal haven’t yet discovered cellular therapies. This presser ...

May 7, 2013

5 THINGS YOUR MOTHER SHOULD HAVE TOLD YOU

Momisms, the little nuggets of wisdom we know and love. We’ve caught ourselves repeating them and had personal aha! moments when one of those sayings actually came true! But there are a few things Mom didn’t tell you that everyone<span ...

May 7, 2013

CASE OF THE MONTH

MOMMY MAKEOVER MAKES BUSY MOM LOOK AND FEEL GREAT Ms. V felt her body wasn’t quite where she wanted it to be. She is a busy working mother of three and her curves were letting her down, literally. “Being a mom is<span ...

May 7, 2013

WELLNESS FOR GENERATIONS

When your hormones are out of balance, you pay the consequences. It might be simply a bad mood or a week of on and off headaches. You might be struggling more with maintaining a healthy weight. No matter what the<span ...

May 7, 2013

MIAMI Institute In The News

Doctors from The MIAMI Institute were featured speakers for an evening of beautiful information at SOHO Beach House in April. Real beaquty is imperfect. That was the central theme of the talks given by three doctors form The MIAMI ...

May 7, 2013

40 PLUS and FABULOUS

Not quite ready for a full on facelift? But a little lift here and a little tightening there would make you look as young as you feel, right? You are not alone. Amid the various options to rejuvenate your face<span ...

April 25, 2013

Celebrate Mom

Gift certificates make beautiful gifts for the special women in your life. Celebrate Mom with the gift of wellness, beauty and a longer, happier life!...

April 16, 2013

Sugar High Impairs Immunity

Besides adding to an expanding waistline, eating refined sugar can reduce your body’s immune response to common colds and more serious illness. Research shows that white blood cells become dysfuncitonal for up to five hours after ...

April 16, 2013

COMPLOT Magazine Article

COMPLOT, the popular Spanish language lifestyle magazine printed a three-page feature story about The MIAMI Institute that included photos of the luxe interior, treatment rooms and an interview with medical director Dr. Julio Gallo. ...

March 25, 2013

Prescription Madness

More than 4 billion prescriptions were written in 2011, the most recent year with available data. A few quick calculations and that equates to 13 prescriptions EACH for every person in the U.S. How many prescriptions are you on? ...

March 18, 2013

Hollywood Tackles Mental Illness

Actress Jennifer Lawrence brings home an Oscar for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook. But the story goes much further than the headline. Writers, directors and actors alike are hopeful the movie will open a broader and more ...

January 31, 2013

Lead poisoning and work hazards

Lead poisoning is one of the oldest known environmental and work hazards. In this modern age of instant information and medical technology, it seems odd to be discussing lead poisoning in much the same way it was 50 years ago.<span ...

December 11, 2012

Case of the Month

Patient: Mr. C Age: 32 Surgeon: Dr. Phillip Craft Procedure: Abdominoplasty   It wasn’t supposed to come to this. Mr. C took care of himself. He was fit and strong and successful and had a nice social life. He always<span ...

December 7, 2012

BEAUTIFUL GIFT IDEAS

Give the gift of beautiful skin! We’ve sorted through the endless options and selected our top picks for “best in class” skincare products that you can give with confidence and in turn, give the gift of confidently brighter, younger ...

November 6, 2012

HEAVY METAL MADNESS

Lead poisoning is one of the oldest known environmental and work hazards. In this modern age of instant information and medical technology, it seems odd to be discussing lead poisoning in much the same way it was 50 years ago.<span ...

November 6, 2012

Dr. Julio Gallo Named in Best Doctors

Dr. Julio F. Gallo has been named one of the Best Doctors in America for 2013. The prestigious recognition marks the first time that Dr. Gallo has earned this honor. Being named a Best Doctor is truly a special honor.<span ...

November 5, 2012

Body of Work

Stem cells are the future of anti-aging. These abundant and powerful cells have been used for decades to treat burns and wounds, helping to regenerate new skin tissue. Today, adult stem cells are used as natural dermal fillers with ...

November 5, 2012

The X Factor of Anti-Aging

Simon Cowell has discovered plenty of stars and been super critical of plenty more. But the entertainment executive, TV producer and personality with a non-stop schedule, social life and all the pressure that goes with it, seems to ...

November 5, 2012

Another Successful BOOTOX Event!

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s annual BOOTOX Event a great day of fun and savings! Don’t forget to use and share the coupons in your goodie bag. Since you are already familiar with the rejuvenating effects of<span ...

October 30, 2012

The Power of Pumpkin

Have your pie and great skin, too! Pumpkin is loaded with powerful nutrients that can help minimize the signs of aging. Packed with vitamins A and C that help increase cell turnover and collagen production, pumpkin also contains a ...

October 16, 2012

YOUR COSMETIC ROUTINE NEEDS A BOOST

There’s something simple and symbolic about washing your face; clearing away the day’s activities, revealing a freshness on the skin and a renewed sense of being that runs much deeper. But that cleansing face wash ...

October 9, 2012

CASE OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER

Patient: Ms. J Age: 53 Diagnosis: Hormonal Imbalance Physician: Dr. Adonis Maiquez, MD Hot flashes, mood swings, not sleeping very well. These are classic symptoms of menopause yet Ms. J thought to herself, “Yeah, but it’s not so bad. ...

October 9, 2012

THE SECRET TO A GREAT SMILE: CERAMISTS

There’s an artist behind every dazzling smile. But it’s not just your prosthodontist you need to thank, but the ceramist he chooses to work with, too. It’s the combined work of these two professionals that recreate ...

October 9, 2012

TAKING IT ON THE CHIN

The chin implant is the fastest growing plastic surgery procedure among all major demographics, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. And it’s growing in popularity among people getting nose jobs. This ...

October 9, 2012

DROP 30 BY THANKSGIVING

At any given time 50% of American women and 25% of American men are on a diet. 95% of all dieters will regain the weight they lost in 1-5 years. Of all occasional dieters, 35% will turn into chronic dieters.<span ...

October 9, 2012

SOOTHING COMFORT AND RAPID HEALING

Patient care is our number one priorty so we’re extending our concierge services to include specialty healing and comfort packages to pamper you. From your inital consult through every treatment, you are surrounded by the finest ...

September 25, 2012

INFUSED

Imagine spending a quiet 45 minutes just for YOU. And while you rest comfortably, your body is drinking in a specially-formulated fluid of nutrients it needs right now and will bolster your overall wellbeing. Sounds delicious, right? ...

September 25, 2012

THE LONG AND SHORT OF AGING

We age because our cells divide. Our cells divide in a constant cycle of life. Every time our cells divide our telomeres shorten. It follows that if we measure our telomeres, we can tell how old we are, or how<span ...

September 20, 2012

INTERVENTION: TEMPORAL LIFT

A life well-lived leaves traces in crow’s feet, laugh lines and diminished facial volume. There is a quick and effective solution that will perk up your appearance with minimal downtime and lasting results, the Temporal Lift. If you’re ...

September 3, 2012

Case of the Month: Prosthodontics Changes Lives

This month’s featured case comes from a patient whose life is completely changed through prosthodontics. These are her words, directly from a letter she wrote to Dr. Todd Barsky after her treatment plan was completed. It’s a story that ...

September 3, 2012

Getting Schooled on Weight Loss

Back to School should be a time of excitement over the coming a new year, new friends, promises and possibilities. Instead it is a flurry of to-do lists, anxiety and a mandated return to routine from the youthful freedom of<span ...

September 3, 2012

Stressed Out Isn’t In

The tick tock, tick tock of a beating heart is the rhythm of life that makes us real, whole and human. But what was once thought to be a steady beat with regular intervals is now revealing itself to be<span ...

September 3, 2012

Do You Know What Your Brain Is Up To?

It’s only fitting that the hypothalamus is in the center of it all, located in the center of the brain. This small region is the functioning center for four of the brain’s most powerful neurotransmitters. Taste and smell impulses. ...

September 3, 2012

Top Four Body Parts that Reveal Your Age

Your body is giving away your secrets! There are four spots that tell the world that you are aging. Can you guess which ones are the tattlers? The most popular answer is the face. You’re close, but focusing all your<span ...

August 3, 2012

CASE OF THE MONTH

Mrs. A F is a 54 year-old woman with recent symptoms of anxiety including frequent panic episodes that would strike unexpectedly, sometimes forcing her to pull off a busy  highway, other times keeping her from joining family and ...

June 13, 2012

UVA Sun Damage

This unidentified 69-year-old trucker (pictured below) who has been on the road for 28 years has accumulated lots of exposure to ultraviolet A (UVA) radiation. The truck driver took the brunt of the damage on the left side of his<span ...

June 2, 2012

Weight Loss Tips

EAT. REST, HYDRATE. LIFT. The stronger and larger your muscles get, the easier your body burns fat. Your muscles act like a furnace burning calories throughout the day. With aerobics, your body burns fat immediately but with muscle ...

May 7, 2012

The Miami Institute Mommy Makeover

After having children, many women find themselves at an impasse. The physical effects of childbirth on a woman’s body lead to stretched breasts, sagging or bulging stomachs, more weight on the hips and thighs. The muscles of the ...

May 7, 2012

Weight Loss Tips

As May is “ National Physical Fitness and Sports Month”, as declared by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, we decided to focus more on physical activity instead of our usual weight loss tips. Adults need at least<span ...

May 7, 2012

Facial & Microdermabrasion Benefits

If your facial skin has lost its youthful glow and suffered damage by mild acne, sun damage, large pores, uneven texture or even fine lines and wrinkles, microdermabrasion is a wonderful addition to a facial and should be an ...

May 7, 2012

Luscious Lips Tricks

Women seeking Luscious Lips are prepared to try anything in the pursuit of the perfect pout. Treatments such as fillers and lip plumpers, such as Vivite Lip Plumper and Juvederm are the most popular ways to plump up thinning lips<span ...

December 19, 2011

Neograft

NeoGraft is not your ordinary hair restoration procedure. It is the least invasive procedure of its kind with no sutures, no scalpel incisions, and no linear scars. This means that your recovery or down-time will be minimal – usually ...

December 19, 2011

Dermagenetics

Our genes are what make each of us different. And, the timing of and the degree to which we each experience our first signs of aging is unique to each of us. Just consider how some people seem to age<span ...

December 19, 2011

Laviv

LAVIV™ is the first and only FDA-approved autologous cellular therapy to improve the appearance of moderate to severe nasolabial fold wrinkles.LAVIV™ is an autologous cellular product containing fibroblast cells, which are grown from a ...

April 8, 2011

A Window to Your Cellular Age

Telomeres are sections of DNA at the end of each chromosome that cap genetic material and act as protective buffers keeping the ends of chromosomes from becoming attached to each other or rearranging. Each time a cell replicates, it’s ...

April 8, 2011

Redness Relief is Here

A clinical breakthrough that reduces visible redness by addressing the underlying causes, while helping to promote healthy skin. SkinMedica has introduced the newest addition to their skin care product line. Redness Relief Calmplex™ is ...

February 18, 2011

All-on-4™ Dental Implants

Imagine replacing all of your unhealthy teeth or removable dentures with fixed beautiful new teeth in just one day…with only 4 implants and no bone grafting! Board-certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Todd B. Barsky and his team, have ...

February 18, 2011

Join The B12Booster Club

Tired? Forgetful? Blue? These are all symptoms of a deficiency of B12, a key nutrient needed to make red blood cells and DNA and keep the nervous system working right. Vitamin B12 deficiency is officially considered rare, affecting ...

December 29, 2010

New Regime For The New Year

Do you want to be healthier but don’t know where to begin? Are you tired of feeling depleted, drained of energy? Do you recognize that you might be losing your vitality, your health, your “spark” and want to reclaim it<span ...

December 13, 2010

Holiday Cheer can age you

Yikes! Alcohol might be adding years to your appearance. Too much partying can be a dead giveaway of your age. Drinking on regular basis can be aging. Not only is it dehydrating, but heavy drinking can also affect our absorption<span ...

December 13, 2010

Please brush your tongue

Yes, it is important to brush your tongue, but we know that people with a sensitive gag reflex can really hate having to do it. It’s also important to brush the roof of your mouth. Tongue scraping (and brushing) alone<span ...

December 13, 2010

5 Top Holiday Skin Care Gifts

In search for that perfect present for a close coworker, friend or loved one? Consider the gift of high-quality, effective skin care. Whether it’s for your boyfriend, BFF or yourself, we’ve found the perfect assortment of skin care ...

October 6, 2010

Stem Cell STEALTH lift

Stem Cell technology has changed the dynamics of plastic surgery as we know it. The latest from our Stem Cell practice, the Stem Cell STEALTH Lift is the new celebrity secret. The implication, and success of this new procedure, is<span ...

September 30, 2010

Meet Dysport, New Relaxer

Since 1989, Relaxers like BOTOX have evolved from being used as an ophthalmologic treatment for spastic eyelids, and waging the war on wrinkles. Now it’s the country’s most popular cosmetic procedure and its second most recognized ...

September 30, 2010

Obesity Epidemic

More States Reach 30 Percent Obesity Rate. Obesity is common, serious and costly. Learn how you can promote policies and programs at school, at work and in the community that make the healthy choice the easy choice. The obesity ...

August 10, 2010

Fluoride in Black Tea

Most people get their cavity-preventing fluoride from toothpaste and tap water—unless you’re a fan of black tea, often used in iced tea mixtures. Previous estimates of the fluoride level in this popular breakfast brew have been ...

August 10, 2010

Benefits to Eyelid Surgery

Facial aging around the eyes starts to develop early in the mid- to late thirties with excess skin, crow’s feet, and lower eyelid bags for some. Aging continues through the 40s and 50s. This process makes the focal point of<span ...

August 10, 2010

Fillers with Lidocaine

Approved by the Food and Drug Administration, a number of fillers containing lidocaine hit the market this spring and are quickly coming into fairly widespread use. Whether one of our experienced members of our medical team  is doing ...

June 1, 2010

Tips for neutralizing bad breath

Let’s face it, bad breath is embarrassing. The good news is that for the most part, bad breath (also known as halitosis) can be avoided. Here are some great remedies from our Smile Architect, Dr. Todd B. Barsky. Gargle on<span ...

June 1, 2010

Detecting Diabetes

BiophysicalPre-D is a tool for physicians and patients who want to understand the risk for developing pre-diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 57 million people are estimated to have pre-diabetes, a ...

April 5, 2010

Transforming Emotional Eating

Health professionals and experts are starting to realize that 75% of overeating stems from our emotions. Our relationship with food is complex. Eating is strongly connected to feelings such as happiness, sadness, loneliness, boredom, ...

March 2, 2010

What is a Prosthodontist?

A Prosthodontist is a specialist in caring for adult patients who want a higher level of routine care, have high expectations, desire improvements in the appearance of their smile, or who need more involved dental problems expertly ...

December 9, 2009

Cognitive Decline Prevention

Aging is the single most important risk factor for the development of Dementia. It is estimated that 4.5 million people had some type of dementia in the year 2003 and that the numbers will continue to rise as the U.S.<span ...

June 10, 2008

Slender. Medicine.

Dr. Juan Remos of The Miami Institute for Age Management and Intervention, is launching a new physician-supervised weight management program focusing on losing weight quickly and safely as well as successfully maintain long-term ...

June 5, 2008

Meet Angie Barnett, Director of Operations.

Founder and CEO, Stephen Watson has named Angie K. Barnett as the new Director of Operations of The Miami Institute. Says Watson, ”She brings energy, vision and knowledge to our team.”  Previously, Ms. Barnett held the position of ...

March 19, 2008

Interventions for Sexual Health

Interventions for Sexual Health Sex has long been the force that excites our bodies and touches our souls. It connects us mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. At a time when there is a demand for the highest quality of ...

March 19, 2008

Marriage Wisdom Through the Ages

Marriage Wisdom Through the Ages Be 100% committed to your marriage and family. Intend to be a role model for your children and teach them through example how to love honor and respect. Be loyal, respectful, protective and supportive ...

March 13, 2008

The Ultimate Lifting Facial

The pinnacle of aesthetic pampering… Following a cleansing facial, with ultrasound and an eye contour treatment, a unique face and décolleté firming serum is applied. This new facial has no equal and uses premium skincare products and ...

March 7, 2008

Neurofeedback – A brand new service

Neurofeedback, also referred to as EEG Biofeedback, is an anti-aging strategy enabling individuals to improve and maintain mental performance, normalize behavior and stabilize mood. Neurofeedback is a technique which trains the brain ...

February 19, 2008

A Message From Dr. Gallo

You don’t need to make resolutions to enjoy a happy and healthy new year. Whether you want to whiten your smile, brighten your complexion, detoxify, shed extra pounds or simply get some more sleep, it all starts with small, simple ...

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