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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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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

ASPS: More than $16 Billion Spent on Cosmetic Plastic Surgery in 2016

Americans spent more than ever before -- $16 billion -- on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally-invasive procedures in 2016, according to a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeo…

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Friday, April 07, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Read Their Lips: Avoid Unnatural Lip Enhancement Results With This Data

Many a Real Housewife from Bravo’s hit reality TV franchise have been chastised for trout pout -- or an overfilled, unnatural looking pucker. And now a new study, published by JAMA Facial P…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Research and Publications

Study: Women Seek Labiaplasty to Address Multiple Physical Symptoms

Women seeking labiaplasty report a wide range of physical and functional symptoms, according to a new study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. In the study of 50 women, …

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications, Hair loss

RepliCel’s Regenerative Medicine Hair Loss Rx Performs Well In First In-Human Trial

The first in-human study of RepliCel Life Sciences Inc’s investigational baldness cure, RCH-01, confirms the therapy’s safety and demonstrates strong efficacy signals, the company reports.…

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic surgery

ASAPS 2016: Labiaplasty More Than A Fad

When it rains, it pours. Both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and sister organization American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) released some (ASAPS) or all  …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Research and Publications

Researchers Quantify the Most Attractive Female Lips

In findings that may help establish lip augmentation guidelines, researchers have identified the precise measurements for the most attractive female lips. Lips with a 53.5 percent increase in surfa…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Research and Publications

Blame It On The Brexit? Cosmetic Surgery Dips In The UK

The number of Britons undergoing cosmetic surgery dropped 40 percent in 2016, according to new data from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). For the first time in al…

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