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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Fillers & Injectables, Lasers & Light Devices, Skin Care, Practice Development

Deadline Extended for Medical Spa State of the Industry Statistical Study

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) has extended the deadline for the 2017 Medical Spa State of the Industry Report, administered by MarketData Enterprises and sponsored by Modern …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Skin Care

Drumroll Please ... Clarisonic Rolls Out The Smart Profile Uplift

Clarisonic is rolling out a new at-home device, the Smart Profile Uplift. This 2-in-1 skincare device combines Clarisonic's cleansing with a new firming massage head. In clinical testing p…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Research and Publications

Researchers Quantify the Most Attractive Female Lips

In findings that may help establish lip augmentation guidelines, researchers have identified the precise measurements for the most attractive female lips. Lips with a 53.5 percent increase in surfa…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates, Skinceuticals

SkinCeuticals Introduces H.A. Intensifier

SkinCeuticals is rolling out their new H.A. Intensifier, a corrective hyaluronic acid serum. Key ingredients include 10% Proxylane, a proprietary ingredient, to support hyaluronic acid l…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Lasers & Light Devices, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Cynosure, Profound, Syneron, Tattoo

In a Week of Surprising Acquisitions, Will Syneron Be Next?

Hot off the heels of Allergan’s acquisition of Zeltiq and Hologic Inc,’s surprising purchase of Cynosure Inc., media reports are now swirling that British private equity fund Apax Partners…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Skin Care, Cosmeceuticals, Revision Skincare

Ray Canole is New Chief Commercial Officer at Revision Skincare

Revision Skincare has announced the appointment of Ray Canole to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. He has over 15 years of business development and commercial related experience in d…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, Lasers & Light Devices, Cynosure

Cynosure to Be Acquired by Hologic

Hologic, Inc. and Cynosure, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Hologic to acquire all outstanding Cynosure shares for $66.00 per share in cash, which corresponds to an equity v…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Research and Publications

Blame It On The Brexit? Cosmetic Surgery Dips In The UK

The number of Britons undergoing cosmetic surgery dropped 40 percent in 2016, according to new data from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). For the first time in al…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, Lasers & Light Devices, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

Allergan Agrees to Acquire ZELTIQ for $2.47 Billion

Allergan plc  and ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which Allergan has agreed to acquire ZELTIQ for $56.50 per share, or $2.475 …

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | Research and Publications

Study Shows Women Plastic Surgery Trainees Confront Anti-Pregnancy Culture

Despite a growing number of women training to become plastic surgeons, only about one-third of residency programs have a formal maternity leave policy, according to an award-winning study published in…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan

Allergan Completes LifeCell Aquisition

Allergan’s acquisition of LifeCell Corporation is in the books. The Botox maker completed the acquisition of LifeCell for approximately $2.9 billion in cash. The acquisition marks Allerg…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates, Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

FDA Clears Coolsculpting for Upper Arm Fat Reduction

ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc.’s CoolSculpting is now US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared for fat reduction in the upper arms. The company will be launching the CoolAdvantage Pet…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Personnel/Company News

Viveve Taps W. Grant Stevens, MD for Chairman of Aesthetic Advisory Board

W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, has been named chairman of Viveve Medical, Inc’s. Aesthetic Advisory Board. The women's health and wellness company’s GENEVEVE treatment is cleared by th…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Skin Cancer, Skin Care

Sol├ęsence and Colorescience Team Up

Solésence is teaming up with Colorescience to develop products for skin care and protection. Solésence will use patented mineral skin care actives technology to develop sunscreen prod…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

New Rhinoplasty Guidelines Come Out Against Routine Nasal Packing, Other Practices

New rhinoplasty guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery provide data-driven advice on pre- and post-operative management of nose surgery patients. The guidel…

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