A recent study compares the results and patient satisfaction levels with two nonsurgical lower face and neck rejuvenation procedures.
Researchers studying facial reanimation surgeries lack a standard instrument for accurately comparing objective facial reanimation outcomes.
Options include a new FDA-approved topical, injections and energy. Dee Anna Glaser, M.D., shares patient profiles and use considerations for each.
As a perennial highlight of The Aesthetic ShowTM (TAS), the Certified Aesthetic Consultant (CAC) Fast Track Program is the only current and continuously updated certification program in the medical aesthetic industry. This highly-structured and interactive daylong educational course delivers the most comprehensive information and guidacne on running a successful practice in today's highly competitive market.
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.
Microneedling has come of age in the medical aesthetic arena as SkinPen® from Bellus Medical (Addison, Texas) recently announced that it is the first and only microneedling system to receive a De Novo clearance as a Class II medical device by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This designation grants the company clearance and marketing authorization for the device, which is intended to improve the appearance of facial acne scars in adults aged 22 years or older. This clearance was based on the FDA’s recently codified language regarding aesthetic uses of microneedling.
Facial plastic surgeons report study results and discuss technique nuances of the off-label use of Juvéderm Voluma XC for infraorbital hollows.
Expert emphasizes the use of technology and engineer systems to prevent aesthetic providers from making medication mistakes.
Researchers report that season is the strongest risk factor for body contouring surgical complications.
The unique combination of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and 635 nm laser energy found in SygmaLift from MedixSysteme (Ruggell, Liechtenstein), represents not only a powerful, painless, non-invasive solution for multi-layer reshaping of facial contours, but also treatment around the eyes. Using its properties, physicians can successfully treat sagging eyelids, fine lines and wrinkles, as well as facial asymmetry.