BHRT: A Match Made in Anti-Aging

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, February 10, 2017

Cosmetic surgery and hormone replacement address the same issue from different vantage points. As such, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT, is a powerful tool that should be incorporated into all successful cosmetic practices, according to Kevin Light, DO, MBA, a cosmetic surgeon and age management specialist in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Light presented “Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Cosmetic Surgery Practice” yesterday at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery’s (AACS’s) 2017 annual scientific meeting in San Diego, Calif.
Dr. Light, author of the book OutSmart Aging, tells Cosmetic Surgery Times that, from a cosmetic perspective, aging negatively impacts the skin, with thinning, wrinkling, age spots and pigmentation, as well as loss of elasticity, resiliency and glow. Cosmetic aging results in soft tissue volume loss, in the face, breast and abdomen. It also results in bone loss, or shrinkage of the skull and mandible; hair loss, weight gain and fat redistribution.
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