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In this short presentation, one of California's leading plastic surgeons will share his top three tips for keeping skin healthy, moist, and firm - without expensive lotions or moisturizers. Please make sure your sound is on!
Dr. Paul Chasan is a board-certified plastic surgeon, who owns the Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery Center, in Del Mar California. He has completed over 25,000 procedures in his lifetime, holds a patent for a novel plastic surgery device, and is a frequent guest lecturer at UCSD.

Citations From Dr. Chasan's Research

  1. Marzatico, F., Nobile, V., and Cestone, E. (2011). Placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical-instrumental evaluation of the efficacy of a dietary supplement in improving skin moisturization and skin microrelief
  2. Rogers J, Harding C, Mayo A, Banks J, Rawlings A. (1996). Stratum corneum lipids: the effect of ageing and the seasons. Borut Poljšak and Raja Dahmane , (2012). Free Radicals and Extrinsic Skin Aging.
  3. Tamara E. Lacourt, Elisabeth G. Vichaya, Gabriel S. Chiu, Robert Dantzer, and Cobi J. Heijnen, (2018). The High Costs of Low-Grade Inflammation: Persistent Fatigue as a Consequence of Reduced Cellular-Energy Availability and Non-adaptive Energy Expenditure.
  4. Roger T. Engeli, Simona R. Rohrer, Anna Vuorinen, Sonja Herdlinger, Teresa Kaserer, Susanne Leugger, Daniela Schuster, and Alex Odermatt1, (2017). Interference of Paraben Compounds with Estrogen Metabolism by Inhibition of 17?-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenases.
  5. Eleni Papakonstantinou, Michael Roth, and George Karakiulakis, (2012). Hyaluronic acid: A key molecule in skin aging. Sheau-Chung Tang, and Jen-Hung Yang, (2018). Dual Effects of Alpha-Hydroxy Acids on the Skin.
  6. Perricone NV, DiNardo JC, (1996). Photoprotective and antiinflammatory effects of topical glycolic acid.
  7. Kong R, Cui Y, Fisher GJ, Wang X, Chen Y, Schneider LM, Majmudar G, (2016). A comparative study of the effects of retinol and retinoic acid on histological, molecular, and clinical properties of human skin.
  8. Quaglini, M, and Marzatico, F. Clinical evaluation of skin moisturization and skin microrelief improvement of a product by oral route.
  9. Valerie Bizot, Enza Cestone, Angela Michelotti, and Vincenzo Nobile, (2017), Improving Skin Hydration and Age-related Symptoms by Oral Administration of Wheat Glucosylceramides and Digalactosyl Diglycerides: A Human Clinical Study Bizot-Foulon V, Rousset G, Buisson N, Hornebeck W, (1998). Encapsulation of all-trans retinoic acid into wheat ceramides micro vesicles enhanced influence on collagenase and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 production by human skin fibroblasts.
  10. Parcell S, (2002). Sulfur in human nutrition and applications in medicine.
  11. Chen RJ, Lee YH, Yeh YL, Wu WS, Ho CT, Li CY, Wang BJ, Wang YJ, (2017). Autophagy-inducing effect of pterostilbene: A prospective therapeutic/preventive option for skin diseases.
  12. Vaughn AR, Branum A, Sivamani RK, (2016). Effects of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) on Skin Health: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Evidence.
  13. Aggarwal BB, Yuan W, Li S, Gupta SC, (2013). Curcumin-free turmeric exhibits anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities: Identification of novel components of turmeric.
  14. Cosgrove MC, Franco OH, Granger SP, Murray PG, Mayes AE, (2007), Dietary nutrient intakes and skin-aging appearance among middle-aged American women.
  15. Harris ED, Rayton JK, Balthrop JE, DiSilvestro RA, Garcia-de-Quevedo M, (1980). Copper and the synthesis of elastin and collagen.
  16. Parat MO, Richard MJ, Leccia MT, Amblard P, Favier A, Beani JC, (1995), Does manganese protect cultured human skin fibroblasts against oxidative injury by UVA, dithranol and hydrogen peroxide
  17. Schwartz K. A bound form of silicon in glycosaminoglycans and polyuronides.
  18. Reginster J, et al. Long-term effects of glucosamine sulphate on osteoarthritis progression: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.