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Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development

MedShift Reports Third Consecutive Year of Growth

MedShift has achieved its third consecutive year of 300% year-over-year growth and advancement of its patient-facing vConfidence and Effronte brands, according to recently released…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Laseroptek’s PicoLO Scores FDA 510(k) Marketing Clearance

Laseroptek’s PicoLO picosecond Nd:YAG laser is now U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared for marketing in dermatology and general and plastic surgery. According to the company, PicoLO gen…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

FDA Clears Lutronic Genius Platform for RF Microneedling

Lutronic has received FDA clearance of the Lutronic Genius™ platform for radiofrequency microneedling. The company says the device transmits energy more precisely into the skin.   …

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PicoWay, Profound, Profound

Vic A Narurkar, MD: Remembering a Legend

The dermatology community lost a true rock star with the sudden passing of Vic A Narurkar MD, FAAD in late January. Loved by so many, Dr. Narurkar was the Founder of the Bay Area Las…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

Christie Brinkley Partners with Merz to Launch New “Milestones of Me” Campaign

Merz Americas is partnering with supermodel, actress, and entrepreneur, Christie Brinkley, to launch a new campaign, “Milestones of Me,” which encourages women to celebrate the moments, bi…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Cynosure, Male aesthetics, RealSelf, Submental fullness, Ulthera

#RealDealAesthetics Tackles Minimally Invasive Body Contouring

Save the date:  Modern Aesthetics’® newest Tweet chat series -- #RealDealAesthetics -- featuring New York City dermatologist Gary Goldenberg, MD and Charleston, SC dermatologist To…

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Monday, January 07, 2019 | Earnings and Financials, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Cutera

Leadership Change at Cutera; Preliminary Financial Results for 2018

Cutera has announced the resignation of James Reinstein as President, Chief Executive Officer and member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board has appointed Cutera’s Chief …

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, ASAPS

ASAPS Releases 2019 Plastic Surgery Predictions

The coming year will herald less emphasis on celebrity emulation and more emphasis on a tailored, individual look, according to 2019 predictions from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery…

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Monday, December 17, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, AAFPRS

AAFPRS Members Look Into Their Crystal Balls for the Year Ahead

Facial plastic surgeons are taking out their crystal balls to share a glimpse of what we will see more, or less of, in the coming year in cosmetic surgery. Natural-looking results are here to stay.…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Cynosure

Hologic’s Cynosure Division Rolls Out TempSure Surgical RF Technology in North America

Hologic, Inc.’s Cynosure division is launching the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared TempSure Surgical RF technology in North America.  This is a new offer…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Cool Sculpting

Soliton, Inc.'s New Rapid Acoustic Pulse Device May Speed Laser Tattoo Removal

Soliton, Inc. is introducing new acoustic shockwave technology for quicker laser tattoo removal. What’s more, the new device also shows potential in aesthetics market for cellulite and fa…

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Candela

Candela and VBF Team Up with Physicians to Provide Laser Treatments to Families With Vascular Birthmarks

Candela, New York City dermatologist Roy Geronemus, MD, and the Vascular Birthmark Foundation (VBF) teamed up to provide 40 free laser treatments to families with all types of vascular birthmarks and …

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Healthcare Trends, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Cynosure

Cynosure's SculpSure Named Most Innovative Treatment at MyFaceMyBody Awards

Cynosure's flagship product, SculpSure®, was just named the Most Innovative Treatment at this year’s MyFaceMyBody Awards. The MyFaceMyBody Awards is the largest&nb…

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