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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 release its new study: The State of Aesthetic Healthcare Marketing 2017.  The report -- bas…

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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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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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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, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Seven of 10 Consumers Considering Nips or Tucks

Nearly 70 percent of consumers now say they are thinking about getting a cosmetic treatment, according to survey data released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). The …

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | Research and Publications, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgeons ID Smart New Use for Smartphones – Postop Monitoring

Smart phones may help plastic surgeons better monitor patients during the postoperative period, according to a new study in Aesthetic Surgery Journal. A group of six plastic surgeons surgeons estab…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | Research and Publications

Is Body Contouring After Weight Loss Surgery Unaffordable?

Just a small percentage of obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery go on to have body contouring surgery largely because these procedures are cost prohibitive, according to a new study in …

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, 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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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 02, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, 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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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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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | Research and Publications

Spirox: Latera Safely Improves Nasal Breathing Without Altering Appearance

Positive results from the first in-human study of the LATERA™ absorbable nasal implant from Spirox, Inc. have been published in the journal Facial Plastic Surgery.  Data show that patients …

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