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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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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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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, March 02, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Galderma

Galderma, Colorescience to Collaborate on Innovative Skincare

Galderma will collaborate with Colorescience to expand skincare solutions to individuals who seek innovative daily skincare products that can be used in conjunction with traditional facial injectable …

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development

Deadline Extended for Medical Spa State of the Industry Statistical Study

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) has extended the deadline for the 2017 Medical Spa State of the Industry Report, administered by MarketData Enterprises and sponsored by Modern …

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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 | Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

Aesthetics Wire Exclusive: AAFPRS Survey Shows Combination Facial Plastic Surgery Treatment Requests Are Soaring

Combination therapies reign supreme, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) 2016 statistics. In 2016, 66 percent of facial plastic surgeons reported…

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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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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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Friday, November 25, 2016 | Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Beauty Drinks Poised to Be Cosmeceutical Industry’s Next Billion-Dollar Baby

Beauty drinks are everywhere today, and many youth seekers turning to them as a way to improve skin and get their glow on from the inside out. In fact, beauty drinks are slated to become a billion …

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