Thread-lifting techniques have evolved to provide satisfactory short-term results, particularly in the midface, said an expert at The Cosmetic BootCamp.
The Discovery Pico Plus laser by Quanta System (Milan, Italy) packs so much speed and power, some say it is the ‘Dirty Harry’ of tattoo removal lasers. The laser creates a bloodless fracturing effect that crushes pigment into microparticles by applying up to 0.8 GW at 532 nm and 1.8 GW at 1064 nm.
With hands-on and hands-free applicators, truSculpt iD from Cutera (Brisbane, Calif.) provides individually tailored, 15- minute treatments for fat pockets located virtually anywhere on the body. This radiofrequency (RF)-based body contouring device has earned an FDA clearance for lipolysis.
ADVATx by Advalight Corp. (Ballerup, Denmark), covers a wide-range of applications with a unique solid-state yellow and infrared laser. With no consumables and a sophisticated, intuitive user interface, the system’s 589 nm and 1319 nm wavelengths can address everything from vascular issues to acne, acne scars and pigmented lesions. Notably, this device is cleared by the FDA for 15 indications.
Two leading industry meetings will offer diverse education and networking opportunities next month. Featured technologies range from new and established energy-based devices for anti-aging treatments, tattoo removal and body contouring, to a host of microneedling devices.
"Everybody's lips are unique, and every patient needs a unique approach to giving them the perfect lip for their face," according to Ava Shamban, M.D., who offers her perfect lip how-to.
With five wavelengths and intense pulsed light (IPL), the Light EVO from Quanta System (Milan, Italy) does the work of up to six separate devices. Available wavelengths include 532 nm, 755 nm and 1064 nm, as well as optional 1320 nm and 2940 nm. Its applications include hair removal (LHR) on all skin types, vascular and benign pigmented lesions, atrophic
acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles.
The new Thermage FLX adds speed and ease of use to the only monopolar radiofrequency (RF) device FDA-cleared for use on body and facial locations, including the eyelids, with a single treatment.
Here's a look at new botulinum toxin treatments on the horizon.
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.