Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 117
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younger eration in which surgical incisions are made above and in front of the patient's ears and under her hair. Slack skin is undermined and the excess is removed. The remaining facial and neck skin is pulled taut. A face-lift removes Sabby excess tissue, but it does not rejuvenate the surface of the aging skin. Chemosurgery, though, actually removes the outer layers of the old skin, allowing new youthful skin to grow in its place, Therefore, when both procedures arc needed, the dermatologist and plastic surgeon cooperate to produce maximum improvement. Let's assume you are a Hollywood actress of 53 who still wants to play lover instead of mother roles on the screen. Say --and this is often the case--that time, heredity and constant exposure to the sun have dried, wrinkled and aged your skin, especially around the neck, eyes, cheeks and mouth. The doctor evaluates you physically and psychologically. He quickly points out that Chemosurgery will not eradicate the deep lines caused by the muscles of facial expression though they can be lessened in varying degrees. The smile and Frown lines are (wo such examples. Deep frown lines can be altered by plastic surgery, hut such an alteration usually changes the person's basic expression. Should you have fine lines, crow's feet, cross-checks around the eyes and cheeks, vertical lines on your upper lip, lines on your neck, all of which can benefit from a face-peel, the doctor tells you so. If you are mutually acceptable, he schedules you. A One Hour Job You come into his office one morning. To put you at ease, he gives you a tranquilizer, a bit of pre operative sedation that includes a pain-killing analgesic. You lie down on his operating table and he photographs you for the "before" photos. Then he lakes a cotton applicator of the proper size and shape, depending on the area to be treated, dips it into an acid solution especially prepared with your type and texture of skin in mind. He applies exactly the right amount nnd concentration of solution to the area under treatment. Some beauticians who perform a face- peel scar clients for life by using a chemical cauterant of the same intensity over the entire skin area. In Los Angeles recently one such beautician was heavily fined and served a 30-day jai! senfcnce, convicted of practicing medicine without a license. To treat a patient's entire face usually takes one hour. If the neck, chest and up- Fragrant new lotion works 2 keep baby's skin "birth day" ile Before and after photos show what procedure can do. At the top, patient appears wrinkled, freckled, lined, dry in texture. Below, her skin gives fresh and almost unlined appearance. per portion of the back are included, the operation takes two hours, rarely longer. A few seconds to a minute after the acid is applied, the skin turns white. Another five minutes, and it becomes red. When all the areas have been treated, they are dusted with an antibiotic powder. The operation is finished. You can return home or check into a hospital. Your face, of course, starts lo swell because it's been treated with acid. Gradually the swelling will subside. New skin, fresh, taut and pink, replaces the old. Make-up may be used, and you are cautioned to avoid undue sun exposure for two months. For the next few weeks, you have a bright rosy glow about you. You will never look better. Gradually the rosy'glow fades into normal skin color. One morning you look al yourself in the mirror. Happily, you realize that you look a good 10 or 15 years younger tliau you are. The cost of the operation varies considerably, depending upon the extent and severity of the wrinkling, and thus on the amount of time, effort and responsibility required. It usually ranges between $350 and $1,500. Some patients need a repeat application. Let me repeat, however, no one should submit to Chemosurgery unless it's performed by a qualified physician. For a safe, effective, face-peel, consult your physician. Done well, the result can be gratifying. And the psychological lift may even exceed the physical improvement. -- NANCY I1AGEN Z.B.Tl Baby Lotion containing Zephiran Not only soothes, smooths, softens...but protects against. painful irritations and rashes with continuing antibacterial action-every minute it remains on the skin! Yes now, with new hospital-tested Z. B.T. Baby Lotion, you can keep your baby's delicate skin almost as fresh and clean and sweet as the day he was born. Z. B.T.'s rich, bland emollients act to soften and smooth the skin (without leaving a trace of sticky film) thus counteracting the painful chapping and drying effects of weather and daily baths. Clinical and hospital tests have proved that Z.B.T Baby Lotion, with wonder ingredient Zephiran, quickly destroys the most common forms of rash and irritation causing bacteria, then continues to protect against their further intrusion every minute it remains on the skin. Use on the diaper area a f t e r each change, over the entire body after baths. Babies love Z.B.T. Lotion, so will you! Money-Saving Introductory Offer! 30* OFF New Z.B.T. Baby Lotion 600 Z.B.T. Baby Lotion (4 oz. size) 590 Z.B.T. Baby Powder (9oz. size) $1-19 Retail Value Qp|y gQ0 M o t h e r s ! Try Z.B.T. Baby Lotion on your own skin and see for y o u r s e l f h o w i t w i l l smooth and sootheyour baby's tender skin.

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