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What drugs can reverse signs of aging?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
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Cosmetics coat the surface of the skin and hide imperfections. The most popular cosmetic drugs, the "cosmeceuticals" glycolic acid and vitamin C, penetrate the skin and improve appearance. The true pharmaceuticals, tretinoin (Retin-A) and hydroquinones (fading creams), alter your genetic destiny and can reverse signs of aging. These drugs work slowly, generally taking months or years to show any effect.
Straight Talk about Cosmetic Surgery (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)

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Straight Talk about Cosmetic Surgery (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)

The public’s recent exuberance toward cosmetic surgery has spurred an unprecedented demand for appearance-changing procedures. But how can an average consumer discern the hype from solid truth? ...

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