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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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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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