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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, Teledermatology

Study: High Patient Satisfaction Seen with Telemedicine Visits for Plastic Surgery Follow-Up

Telemedicine programs provide an effective alternative to in-person clinic visits for follow-up evaluation after plastic surgery procedures for patients in rural areas, according to a study in the Aug…

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Monday, August 05, 2019 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, RealSelf

New RealSelf Survey: Nearly Three in Five U.S. Women Do Not Know There Is a Difference Between Cosmetic Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons

Just shy of 60 percent of women in the U.S. do not know there is a difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon, according to a new RealSelf survey conducted online by The Harris P…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, ASAPS

Identified: The Most Flattering Instagram Filters

New research shines a light on which Instagram filters create the most flattering and youthful appearances for patients as they attempt to illustrate their desired post-op appearance. The findings …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 | Research and Publications, AAFPRS

Facial Plastic Surgery in Men Enhances Perception of Attractiveness, Trustworthiness

When a man has facial plastic surgery, others see him as more attractive, likable, socially skilled and trustworthy, new research shows. The study, published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, sh…

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Sunday, June 30, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS, Cosmetic surgery, Surgery

Social Media Use Linked to Self Esteem, Plastic Surgery Acceptance

‘Low-selfie’ esteem may be a gateway to cosmetic surgery acceptance, a new study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery suggests. Researchers from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore surveyed 252 adults…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New ASPS Stats Show 50,000 More Cosmetic Procedures Performed in Adults Age 55+ in 2018

More Americans age 55 and older are seeking cosmetic procedures, according to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). There were nearly 50,000 more cosmetic…

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Wednesday, June 05, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

Facial Bones of Black Adults Age Differently

Facial bones in black adults maintain higher mineral density as they age than other races, resulting in fewer changes to their facial structure, a Rutgers study finds.  The study, publish…

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Monday, May 20, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

2018 BAAPS Data: Liposuction Up by 9 Percent in 2018

More than 28,000 cosmetic surgery procedures took place in the UK in 2018, an increase of less than 1 percent from 2017, according to the annual stats from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic…

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Friday, May 17, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Standard of Care Proposed for Brazilian Butt Lifts

Brazilian butt lifts are safe only if the injections remain in the subcutaneous tissue, suggests a new study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. “These persuasive findings…

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Thursday, May 02, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Surgery

New Soft Tissue Substitute Shows Promise for Correcting Defects

A newly invented synthetic soft tissue substitute may hold advantages over currently available fillers, fat and implants when treating defects. The new composite is well tolerated and encourages th…

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Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Allergan , ASAPS, Cosmetic surgery, Galderma, Millennials, Restylane, Surgery

ASAPS: Americans Spent More than $2B on Silicone Gel Breast Implants and Injectables in 2018

Americans spent more than $2 billion on silicone gel breast implants and injectables in 2018 alone, according to new data from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The Aesthetic Society…

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Sunday, April 28, 2019 | Research and Publications

Emerging Liposuction Technique Produces 'Six-Pack' Abs

Abdominal etching can help create "six-pack abs" om men or three-vertical-line abdomen in women, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. "Abdominal …

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Sunday, April 28, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Study Highlights Risks of Energy-Based Vaginal Rejuvenation

Concerns from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sired the first assessment of adverse events related to device procedures marketed for ‘vaginal rejuvenation,’ and the new anal…

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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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