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Thursday, May 25, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Personnel/Company News

The Best Medical Business Solutions is now Shorr Solutions

The Best Medical Business Solutions, founded in 2011 by managing partner Jay A. Shorr, BA, MBM-C, CAC I-X, is now Shorr Solutions. Shorr Solutions will continue to provide medical practices with cu…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications, Skinceuticals

SkinCeuticals Study: Antioxidants Protect Against Atmospheric Skin Aging

Exposure to ozone pollution zaps our collagen supply, according to new research from SkinCeuticals in partnership with Professor Giuseppe Valacchi from the University of Ferrara,&n…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

ASLMS Names New Officers

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) introduced Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD, as its new President at the Annual Conference in April. Dr. Avram is the Director of the Massachusetts G…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Lasers & Light Devices, Sciton

Sciton Launches diVa® Center of Excellence Program

Sciton, Inc.’s new diVa® Center of Excellence Program will spotlight urogynecologists, urologists, OB/GYN's and gynecologists who are dedicated to creating an optimal Treatment Experienc…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Research and Publications

Smiling Doesn't Make Us Look Younger After All

Conventional wisdom suggests that smiling makes you appear younger, but researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel beg to differ. People who smile are actually perceived …

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Personnel/Company News, Product Launches and Updates

Unilever Ventures Joins Nutrafol as Lead Investor for Nutraceutical Hair Loss Brand

Nutrafol, a nutraceutical supplement for healthy hair growth for men and women, has closed its series A financing round. Unilever Ventures, the venture-capital and private-equity arm of consumer packa…

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Friday, May 05, 2017 | Lasers & Light Devices, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

NJ Plastic Surgeon Dr. Barry Dibernardo To Lead ASERF

New Jersey-based plastic surgeon Barry Dibernardo, MD is the new President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education And Research Foundation. ASERF is the philanthropic research and education arm of the&n…

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance

Millennium Medical Technologies Receives FDA Clearance for Reusable Fat Collection, Grafting System

Millennium Medical Technologies has become the first in the nation to receive FDA clearance for a reusable fat collection and transfer system used in plastic or reconstructive surgery and regener…

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017 | Skin Care, Product Launches and Updates

Nutrition for Healing Launches New MEND Cosmetic to Support Improved Healing & Recovery From Cosmetic Surgery

Nutrition For Healing LLC launched its new MEND Cosmetic, which is now available through cosmetic surgeons worldwide. The all natural formula, a blend of clinically researched, proven ingredients desi…

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017 | Fillers & Injectables, Research and Publications

Plastic Surgeons Offer Video Tips To Maximize Safety During Filler Injections

Avoiding key "danger zones" may help plastic surgeons enhance the safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures, according to an expert update in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstr…

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Monday, May 01, 2017 | Skin Care, Skinceuticals

SkinCeuticals Partners With ReSurge International To Train and Mentor Female Plastic Surgeons

SkinCeuticals and ReSurge International are joining forces for the Pioneering Women in Reconstructive Surgery initiative. Through visiting educator programs, leadership training, mentorship su…

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Friday, April 28, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

Cool Business News: Allergan Acquires Zeltiq

It’s a done deal. Allergan now owns ZELTIQ® Aesthetics. Allergan acquired ZELTIQ® Aesthetics for approximately $2.4 billion in cash. ZELTIQ® stockholders approved the t…

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Research and Publications

Bullying Linked to Increased Desire for Cosmetic Surgery in Teens

Adolescents who are involved in bullying are more likely to want cosmetic surgery, according to a new study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Specifically, 11.5 percent o…

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates

FDA Clears Galatea Surgical’s GalaFORM™ 3D Surgical Scaffold

The FDA granted 510k clearance to Galatea Surgical’s GalaFORM™ 3D Surgical Scaffold (“GalaFORM 3D”) for plastic and reconstructive surgery. The scaffold is indicated for soft t…

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates

FDA Approves Mentor's MemoryGel Xtra Breast Implant; Company Launches ARTOURA Breast Tissue Expander with Smooth Shell

The US Food and Drug Administration green lighted Mentor’s MemoryGel® Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implant. The new implant offers extra fullness and projection to women undergoing bre…

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