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Thursday, January 31, 2019 |, 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 |,, 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 |,,, 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 |, 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 |, 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 |, 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 |, 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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Wednesday, November 07, 2018 | Phase 3/4 Trials, Research and Publications

CCH Improves Appearance of Cellulite in Buttocks

Endo International plc’s clostridium histolyticum (CCH) performed well in two identical Phase 3 studies for the treatment of cellulite in the buttocks. Subjects receiving CCH showed highly st…

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Monday, November 05, 2018 | FDA Approval/Clearance,, Research and Publications, Galderma

FDA Green Light’s Galderma’s Restylane Lyft for Midface Injection Via Cannula

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Galderma’s Restylane Lyft with a small, blunt-tip cannula for cheek augmentation and the correction of age-related m…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

CRISPR Gene Editing May Revolutionize Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The CRISPR genome editing technique promises to be a "transformative leap" in genetic engineering and therapy, affecting almost every area of medicine including plastic surgery, with potenti…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 |, Research and Publications

Steady Increase in Facial Asymmetry with Aging

Facial asymmetry increases steadily with age -- a finding with important implications for facial rejuvenation and reconstructive procedures, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reco…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | Personnel/Company News,, Research and Publications, Restoration Robotics

ARTAS iX: Real-World Evaluation Study Shows Benefit

Restoration Robotics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIR), the global leader in robotic hair restoration, today announced results from a real-world evaluation study of The new ARTAS iX™ Robotic Hair Restorat…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Personnel/Company News,, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Merz

Cellfina Results Last Five Years, New Ultherapy Guidelines

One Cellfina treatment improves the appearance of cellulite on the thighs and buttocks for five years, according to new data presented by Merz at the Annual Meeting of the American Society f…

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