Herbal Supplements to AVOID When Getting Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers, typically made with hyaluronic acid (Restylane, Juvederm), are becoming an increasingly popular cosmetic treatment throughout Canada and in Edmonton. People seeking to look younger by restoring volume lost to their face or lips, fight the sagging effects of gravity, or relieving the look of tired eyes often forget to consider that some herbal…

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7 Tips to Look Younger than Your Age

Jarret Morrow MD is a cosmetic physician located in Edmonton. Other than Botox®, Dysport® and dermal fillers (Restylane® and Juvederm®) or IPL laser, here are seven more tips to look younger than your age. Today we’re going to review anti-aging skin care tips from a recently published article in the Journal, Maedica. Tips to Look…

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How Do You Stop Sleep Wrinkles?

How you sleep can play an important role in the development of wrinkles. One of the more common discussions that I have in my cosmetic practice is about the prevention and treatment of sleep wrinkles. While Botox itself or other neuromodulators may seem like the magical wrinkle eraser, it primarily works on dynamic wrinkles that…

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How to Prepare for Your First Botox / Filler Appointment

Dr. Jarret Morrow is a licensed physician in Edmonton, Alberta practising cosmetic medicine at Serene Radiance Rutherford Laser Centre located in South Edmonton. If you are considering Botox or dermal fillers (i.e. Restylane or Juvederm), then naturally if it is your first time you might be feeling a little bit nervous. This article covers the…

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5 Simple Tips to Maintain a Youthful Appearance

To varying degrees, many of us are concerned with trying to maintain a youthful appearance especially when it involves our face.  As a physician who offers cosmetic procedures such as Botox® along with hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvederm®, I can tell you that these products are only growing in popularity—even in the Edmonton area among…

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Can You Lower Your Cholesterol Levels by Eating Pistachio Nuts?

Elevated levels of serum cholesterol represent a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. In fact, there’s actually a direct relationship between not only plasma levels of total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and coronary heart disease, but also coronary mortality. In Canada, the current guidelines recommend screening of men over 40 and women over…

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Health Benefits of Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin is a very potent antioxidant that we’ll be hearing more and more about over the coming years.  Specifically, it functions as a carotenoid antioxidant though it does not get converted to vitamin A.  Though it’s a ubiquitous pigment found in the marine environment which  provides the pinkish-red color to lobsters, shrimp, salmon, and crayfish,…

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