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Friday, October 13, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Lasers & Light Devices, Solta, Valeant NJ

James P. Hartman Tapped as New Vice President and General Manager at Solta Medical

James P. Hartman is the new Vice President and general manager at Solta Medical, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. Mr. Hartman joined Solta Medical from Merz Aesthe…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Fillers & Injectables, Product Launches and Updates, Galderma

Galderma's Restylane Silk Approved for Injection via Cannula for Lip Augmentation

The FDA approved the use of a small blunt tip cannula with Restylane Silk for lip augmentation. Galderma's Restylane Silk was the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler specifically…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | Personnel/Company News

Arun Gosain, MD, Named New President of The Plastic Surgery Foundation

Arun Gosain, MD, is the new President of the Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF), which supports research and international activities of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Gosain w…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates

Vivatia Skin Lightening Line from MDRejuvena Now Available in US

MDRejuvena, Inc., launched its Vivatia skin lightening line in the US. Vivatia incorporates a patented, proprietary foam technology that enhances the dispersion and absorption of active ingredients in…

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | Skin Care, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Two ASDS Members Continue Dr. Fredric S. Brandt’s Legacy with New Grants

Two American Society for Dermatologic Surgery members received grants totaling more than $84,000 from the Fredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund at the 2017 ASDS Annual Meeti…

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | Fillers & Injectables, Lasers & Light Devices, Skin Care, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Congrats! Lisa M. Donofrio, MD Named New ASDS/ASDSA President

Lisa M. Donofrio, MD, is the new President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA). Along with her fellow officers …

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | Skin Cancer, Skin Care, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Five ASDS Luminaries Receive President’s Awards

Five members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) received President’s Awards for their contributions to the Society and dermatologic specialty at the 2017 ASDS Annu…

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Thursday, October 05, 2017 | Lasers & Light Devices, Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates

New from Silk’n: Meet Titan by Silk'n

Home-use devices represent a hot growth category, and Silk'n is now introducing Titan by Silk'n for at-home skin tightening and lifting. Titan combines infrared energy to increase bloo…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Lasers & Light Devices, Product Launches and Updates, Solta, Valeant NJ

FDA Clears Thermage’s FLX System for Smoothing Skin

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(K) clearance to Solta Medical’s new Thermage FLXTM System for smoothing skin on the face, eyes, and body. The Thermage FLX fe…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates, Alastin

Alastin Skincare Rolls Out Trihex Transition Duo at ASDS

ALASTIN Skincare®, Inc. is launching the TriHex Transition Duo at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Annual Meeting in Chicago. The TriHex Transition Duo includes a full-size …

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Product Launches and Updates, Johnson & Johnson

MENTOR’s MemoryGel Xtra Breast Implants Hit US

Mentor Worldwide LLC’s MemoryGel® Xtra Breast Implants are now available in in the United States. MENTOR MemoryGel Xtra is being showcased at the 2017 Plastic Surgery Meeti…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

ISHRS: Hair Restoration Procedures Up 60 Percent from 2014

The worldwide volume of surgical hair restoration procedures performed from 2014 to 2016 rose 60 percent, with 635,189 procedures performed worldwide in 2016, according to the latest’s…

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Plastic Surgeons Must Do Their Part to Curb Opioid Epidemic

Plastic surgeons must recognize their patients' risk of developing opioid use disorders and that the opioids they prescribe may be diverted to non-medical use, urges Daniel Demsey, MD, of the Univ…

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | Personnel/Company News

Joseph R. Brown Named EVP at SmartGraft

Joseph R. Brown is the new Executive Vice President for SmartGraft®, a minimally invasive hair restoration treatment. Brown joins SmartGraft from Restoration Robotics, Inc., developers of the A…

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Allergan

FDA Approves Botox Cosmetic for Moderate to Severe Forehead Lines

The FDA approved Allergan plc's Botox Cosmetic for its third indication, the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe forehead lines associated with frontalis muscle activity …

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