Anti-aging doctors focus on treating the body at the microscopic, cellular, and biochemical levels. Anti-aging physicians find and treat the cause of disease, and not simply prescribe medication to mask disease symptoms.
Moreover, does insurance cover anti-aging?
Once a doctor sets up an anti-aging practice, she stands to make major profits. Many age-fighting treatments aren’t covered by insurance, which means the M.D.s prescribing them are paid out-of-pocket, Olshansky says – and that can add up to thousands per patient.