As demand for energy-based anti-aging procedures continues to rise, practitioners are faced with choosing from a wide array of aesthetic platgorms and devices that are, at times, difficult to differentiate. Some are one trick ponies and offer a single procedure; others are full-blown multifunctional platforms that perform everything from energy-based hair removal to fat reduction, laser skin resurfacing and skin tightening.
Today’s focus on microneedling technology is on improving radiofrequency devices and clarifying differences in outcomes between microneedling with and without radiofrequency, according to E. Victor Ross, M.D., who presented yesterday.
Energy-based medicine options are helping to reverse many of the sexual dysfunction issues plaguing today’s aging population, one expert told attendees at The Aesthetic Show.
Despite the popularity of fractional ablative resurfacing, full-field erbium resurfacing still has an important role in skin rejuvenation.
Histological findings help to validate ThermiVa results, showing evidence of treatment-related neurogenesis.
Intimate health for men and women seems to be a recurring topic in many upcoming workshops that will take place at The Aesthetic Show. For anyone unsure of how intimate health fits into an aesthetic practice, experts will explain how these two different, but interconnected segments are part of the same patient satisfaction equation.
"The world of laser vaginal rejuvenation is fast paced, with new companies adding a laser platform nearly each month," write Jessica DeLong, MD, and Jennifer Miles-Thomas, MD.
The Discovery PICO Plus laser by Quanta System (Milan, Italy) combines powerful Nd:YAG and Ruby wavelengths to treat tattoos, scars and more. With pulses ranging from microseconds to picoseconds, plus multiple handpieces and spot shapes, this innovative device also delivers flexibility.
Non-invasive vaginal rejuvenation is now a well-established and popular procedure to treat a variety of vulvovaginal disorders, improve sexual gratification and enhance the aesthetic appearance of the external female genitalia. This rejuvenation is accomplished via neocollagenesis, neovascularization and possibly neoneurogenesis.
The multi-wavelength ADVATx platform from Advalight (Copenhagen, Denmark), provides outstanding results for vascular lesions without consumables or need for cooling via its 589 nm wavelength. And with the addition of the 1319 nm wavelength, ADVATx can treat a wide variety of common aesthetic indications safely and effectively, increasing versatility and ROI.