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Monday, October 30, 2017 | Research and Publications

Entellus: Long-Term Data Confirms Durable Relief of Nasal Obstruction Symptoms with Latera from Spirox

Entellus Medical, Inc. shared data from its first-in-human study of the Latera absorbable nasal implant from Spirox. The 18- and 24-month data demonstrate that patients who received Latera had signifi…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, BTL

Fat Reduction Following Treatment with BTL Vanquish Lasts Four Years

Abdominal fat reduction achieved via BTL Vanquish and Vanquish ME lasts for at least four years, according to new long-term data released by the company. Both devices use radiofrequency (…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Practice Development, Research and Publications

Survey: Many Prospective Cosmetic Surgery Patients Aren’t Aware of Financing Options

Fully 76 percent of prospective patients are unaware of financing options for cosmetic procedures, yet almost two-thirds of them would be more likely to book if they were aware that fin…

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Two ASDS Members Continue Dr. Fredric S. Brandt’s Legacy with New Grants

Two American Society for Dermatologic Surgery members received grants totaling more than $84,000 from the Fredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund at the 2017 ASDS Annual Meeti…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

ISHRS: Hair Restoration Procedures Up 60 Percent from 2014

The worldwide volume of surgical hair restoration procedures performed from 2014 to 2016 rose 60 percent, with 635,189 procedures performed worldwide in 2016, according to the latest’s…

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Plastic Surgeons Must Do Their Part to Curb Opioid Epidemic

Plastic surgeons must recognize their patients' risk of developing opioid use disorders and that the opioids they prescribe may be diverted to non-medical use, urges Daniel Demsey, MD, of the Univ…

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Group Calls for Code of Ethics for Plastic Surgery Video Sharing

The days of plastic surgeons donning costumes, dancing and juggling breast implants during live surgery videos on social media may soon be over. The first ever code of ethical behavior for sharing …

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Cutera

Cutera’s truSculpt May Help Reduce Fat in the Lower Face

Static type monopolar 1-MHz radiofrequency may help reduce fat and tighten skin in the lower face, according to research published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. “We objectively observed …

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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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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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