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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Practice Development, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

eRelevance Reveals the State of Aesthetic Healthcare Marketing 2017

eRelevance Corporation, the leading customer marketing service for small-to medium-size businesses, has released its new study: The State of Aesthetic Healthcare Marketing 2017.  The report -- ba…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

Silk Therapeutics Taps Eva Genel for Director of Research and Development, Skincare

Eva Genel is the new Director of Research and Development, Skincare at Silk Therapeutics Inc., a specialty biomaterials company. In this new role, Genel's key responsibilities include designing…

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Monday, September 18, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Skinceuticals

Skinceuticals Rolls Out Two New Cleansers

SkinCeuticals is launching two new cleansers: Replenishing Cleanser and Smoothing Cleanser. What’s more, the original cleansers are all being repacked and reformulated. The new Replenish…

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Monday, September 18, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Product Launches and Updates

Thomas A. Albright Named President and CEO of Recros Medica, Inc.

Thomas A. Albright is the new President and CEO of Recros Medica, Inc., a development stage medical aesthetic device company focused on reducing skin laxity and focal contouring. Mr. Albright was p…

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Monday, September 18, 2017 | Research and Publications

Move Over Liposuction: New Microneedle Skin Patch May Dissolve “Love Handles” in Mice

Researchers have devised a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat while raising the body’s overall metabolism. In the future, the patch coul…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, Product Launches and Updates, Allergan , SkinMedica, Zeltiq

Allergan Upgrades Brilliant Distinctions® Patient Loyalty Program

Allergan is launching the next generation of its U.S.-based Brilliant Distinctions® program. The new offering incorporates digital innovation to enhance the consumer experience and drive increa…

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Friday, September 08, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan

NFL Analyst Deion Sanders Named New Brand Ambassador for Botox Cosmetic

NFL analyst and philanthropist Deion Sanders, the only athlete to play in both the Super Bowl™ and World Series™, is the new brand ambassador for BOTOX® Cosmetic. Allergan…

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Thursday, September 07, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Galderma

Dr. Kelly Huang to Obalon; Alisa Lask to Oversee Galderma’s Aesthetic & Corrective Business Unit

Former Galderma general manager Kelly Huang, Ph.D. is now Obalon’s Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Dr. Huang will be responsible for the key commercial functions of sales, marketin…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

#Scary: Barbers, Hair Salons Sell Cosmetic Surgery on Instagram

The majority of providers advertising aesthetic surgery services on Instagram are not board certified-plastic surgeons, finds an alarming new study out of Northwestern University in Chicago. "…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | Research and Publications

Pre-Cosmetic Surgery Smoking Cessation Counseling May Help Patients Quit For Good

Plastic surgeons typically require patients to stop smoking for at least two weeks before a procedure, and a new study suggests many will stay the course or at least smoke less in the years after cosm…

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Monday, August 28, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Augmented Reality in the OR May Soon Be Reality

A newly developed augmented reality  (AR) system enables plastic surgeons to create 3D simulations of the desired results of facial reconstructive procedures and project them over the patient&rsq…

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Monday, August 14, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Revision Skincare

New from Revision Skincare: Meet Nectifirm Advanced

Revision Skincare® is expanding the Nectifirm® collection with Nectifirm® ADVANCED. Nectifirm® ADVANCED harnesses the power of the Microbiome for maintaining skin health.  Acti…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Art Lesson Teaches Plastic Surgeons Better Botox Injection Techniques

A highly detailed body painting project helps plastic surgeons understand how underlying muscles contribute to facial lines and wrinkles as well as how to better treat them using botulinum toxin injec…

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

Bonti's Gateway Neuromodulator Performs Well in Phase 2A Study

Bonti’s lead product candidate, EB- 001, passed muster in a Phase 2A study for the treatment of glabellar lines. EB-001 is a novel serotype E botulinum neurotoxin with a unique efficacy …

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan , SkinMedica

Histogen’s Growth Factor Technology Joins Allergan Skin Care Line

Histogen’s growth factor technology will be marketed as part of Allergan's skin care line within its recently acquired Regenica® Advanced Rejuvenation System. The Regenica line is bas…

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