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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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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | Research and Publications

Study Shows Women Plastic Surgery Trainees Confront Anti-Pregnancy Culture

Despite a growing number of women training to become plastic surgeons, only about one-third of residency programs have a formal maternity leave policy, according to an award-winning study published in…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

New Rhinoplasty Guidelines Come Out Against Routine Nasal Packing, Other Practices

New rhinoplasty guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery provide data-driven advice on pre- and post-operative management of nose surgery patients. The guidel…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Practice Development, Research and Publications, AAFPRS

Bedside Manner Ranks As Most Important in Positive and Negative Online Reviews

Bedside manner matters … a lot. This is the main takeaway from new research published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Bedside manner is the most important make-or-break factor in both pos…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Medical Spa State of the Industry Statistical Study Now Open; Seeks to Shed Light on Growing Industry

During the past five years, the medical spa industry has grown and evolved to a point where it has become one of the most exciting and lucrative new industries in the country. Because of this, it is n…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, 23andMe

Olay: Certain Lifestyle Choices Trump Genes for Youthful Looking Skin

Nurture has a larger effect on exceptionally youthful skin appearance than nature, according to a new study by Olay done in collaboration with personal genetics company 23andMe. Specifically, sunsc…

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications, Revance Therapeutics, Inc

Update: Revance Starts Phase III Studies on RT002 for Frown Lines

Revance Therapeutics began two double-blind, placebo-controlled, North American Phase III trials to evaluate single injections of DaxibotulinumtoxinA (RT002) for the treatment glabellar line…

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Monday, January 02, 2017 | Research and Publications

Study: Costlier Shaped Breast Implants May Not Provide Bigger Bang for Buck

Plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically shaped implants when looking at before-and-after photos.…

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Monday, January 02, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Plastic Surgeons Question Value of Current Subjective Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Reliable and objective patient satisfaction rating tools are needed to truly advance care, according to a new report in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. The focus on pa…

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