Richard Troy

Medical Blogger committed to accuracy, I am passionate about delivering my readers critical insights into the medical field. Former paramedic, instructor and medical school student. You can read more about me in the dedicated section of the website.

Salmon DNA treatment: PDRN skin injection and use in cosmeceuticals

The term “salmon DNA” is growing in popularity in Asia with cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic medicine clinics advertising injections and treatments that promise benefits for the skin as well as skin care manufacturers including this ingredient in their formulations for a multitude of alleged benefits. What is exactly Salmon DNA or PDRN? Salmon DNA is …

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What is face slugging? A science-based overview of petrolatum (Vaseline)

Face slugging is a trending skincare routine originating on social media which promises to give you a glowing and rejuvenated look by applying petrolatum, like Vaseline, on your face before bedtime. Slugging takes its name because of the consistency of petroleum jelly, which is slimy as slug mucus, and has nothing to do with other …

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