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Friday, April 12, 2019 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Alastin

Study: Alastin’s TransFORM Body Treatment + Cryolipolyis = Better Outcomes

Alastin’s TransFORM Body Treatment with TriHex Technology may accelerate outcomes seen with cryolipolysis, according to new research in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. In a dou…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, ASAPS

ASAPS 2018 Stats: Injectables, Other Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures Still Gaining Steam

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures are on the rise, according to 2018 statistics from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). The top 5 nonsurgical procedures performed by pl…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

More Good News about Endo’s Injectable Cellulite Treatment

Endo International plc’s injectable cellulite treatment collagenase clostridium histolyticum ("CCH") showed a clinically meaningful and statistically significant improvement compa…

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Monday, March 11, 2019 | Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

New Device May Minimize Scarring from Cosmetic Surgery

A new device that can ascertain the orientation of skin tension lines may help minimize scarring during cosmetic surgery, according to research out of Binghamton University in New York. Tension lin…

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Friday, March 01, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, RealSelf

Cosmetic Results Drive Positive Online Reviews After 'Tummy Tuck'

Satisfaction with the aesthetic outcome of a tummy tuck is the main factor driving whether patients write a positive or negative online review for their plastic surgeon. But interactions with offic…

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Friday, March 01, 2019 | Research and Publications

More Women Are Training to Be Plastic Surgeons, but Racial/Ethnic Representation Still Lags Behind

While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of Black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, finds a study in the March i…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Loss of Volume Drives Aging of the Upper Lip

Loss of volume, not just sagging is responsible for aging upper lips, according to a new study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. "Our results suggest that the aging perioral area is affec…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS, Allergan , Cosmetic surgery, Evolus, Galderma, Male aesthetics, Microneedling, Millennials

AAFPRS 2018 Stats: Rhinoplasty Reigns Supreme, Millennials Are The New Influencers, Plus More

Seventy-two percent of facial plastic surgeons saw an increase in cosmetic surgery or injectables in patients under age 30 in 2018, a significant increase from 2017, where over half of members noted t…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, RealSelf

RealSelf: One-Third of US Adults Are Considering Cosmetic Treatments

More than four in five U.S. adults want to improve their personal well-being or appearance in 2019, and 36 percent are considering cosmetic treatments, according to new RealSelf survey. Fully 82 pe…

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Friday, December 14, 2018 | Practice Development, Research and Publications

Patients Choose Plastic Surgeons Based on Popularity Online Often Ignoring Experience

Patients now find plastic surgeons online, favoring the first-page results from Google, and the total number of social media followers is associated with Google first-page placement, while medical sch…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Novel 1060 Diode Laser Proves Safe and Effective for Hair Removal

A novel 1060 nm diode laser system is safe and effective for hair removal and long-term hair reduction in all skin types including darkly pigmented individuals, according to research in …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

PRP Reduces Visible Signs of Facial Aging

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) reduces the signs of aging on the face, according to the first randomized study of PRP. In the trial, 19 participants received PRP injections to one side of their fa…

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Friday, November 09, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

ISAPS 2017: US Still Reigns As Cosmetic Surgery Capitol of the World

The USA, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico continue to perform the most cosmetic surgery procedures across the globe, according to the 2017 statistics from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic…

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Thursday, November 08, 2018 | Research and Publications

High Satisfaction Rates Seen After 'Adam's Apple' Reduction Surgery

Cosmetic surgery to reduce the appearance of the "Adam's apple" has a high patient satisfaction rate, according to a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open. But plas…

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Fine Water Particle Sprays Improve Facial Skin Moisture

Spraying fine water particles onto the face in winter, when skin is dry, improved skin hydration and softening, according to a new study in Skin Research & Technology. In addition, water r…

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