Combination aesthetic treatments often lead to superior results. Here are four tips from the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting.
Among the array of safe and effective non- and minimally invasive therapies available to physicians using the expandable JOULE™ platform from Sciton (Palo Alto, California, U.S.), the treatment of scars and acne scarring is one of the more useful and commonly sought. Its 2940 Er:YAG laser is ideal for this indication, especially in Asian skin.
For treatments ranging from light rejuvenation to deep acne scars, the Discovery Pico laser from Quanta System (Samarate, Italy) offers fine tuning, flexibility and unprecedented power.
From fine lines and wrinkles to uneven pigment and unwanted tattoos, enlighten by Cutera (Brisbane, California, U.S.) offers treatment versatility. Its 532 nm and 1064 nm wavelengths operate at pulse durations of 2 ns or 750 ps; while its 670 nm wavelength delivers energy at 660 picoseconds.
Facial rejuvenation and body shaping make up the two main categories of today’s medical aesthetic market. In the case of body contouring, the risk of postoperative morbidity, recovery and downtime, has led to a decrease in the amount of surgical liposuction procedures being performed, and an increase in the demand for non-invasive solutions.
With four Q-switched wavelengths, the StarWalker by Fotona (Ljubljana, Slovenia) allows operators to safely treat a variety of pigment problems and tattoos, in addition to benign and vascular lesions and the appearance of aging skin.
As demand for energy-based anti-aging procedures continues to rise, practitioners are faced with choosing from a wide array of aesthetic platforms and devices. Five experts share insights on how to differentiate.
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.