Plastic surgery today involves grisly incisions, painful recovery, and scar tissue that can last forever. Now, a chemist and a physician have come up with a way to take the knife out of some surgeries—a new method that uses mild electric pulses to soften tissue so it can be reshaped without cutting.
Dermatologist rank as number one influencer on the ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures
For the seventh consecutive year, the ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures indicates dermatologists rank as the number one influencer among 15 factors that impact consumers’ decisions to have a cosmetic procedure.
With an increased focus on the neck and chin due to selfies and social media, more consumers want to fix their “double chin” or “tech neck.” In the past, full correction of the neck typically required both an incision behind the chin and ears.
A high prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) was observed in patients with acne vulgaris at various dermatology centers in Spain, according to study data published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
Tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) yields high patient satisfaction and improved quality of life in patients who are overweight or obese – despite a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Few things on earth strike fear into the hearts of men more profoundly than hair loss. But reversing baldness could someday be as easy as wearing a hat, thanks to a noninvasive, low-cost hair-growth-stimulating technology developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
A recent article published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, one of the two official publications of The Aesthetic Society, chronicles Breast Implant Illness (BII), and suggests how doctors can help and manage patients describing symptoms.
To attract new cosmetic patients to your practice, you have to first get their attention. This may sound simple enough, but in reality you and everyone else is vying for the attention of today’s cosmetic patient. So, how do you stand out among the competition?
In today’s very competitive marketplace, I’m sure you have a nearby competitor that slashes prices, making you feel pressured to drop your prices. It seems as if it doesn’t matter whether they are as qualified or as experienced as you. Cosmetic patients don’t know any better, so you still lose on price.
Allergan announced today that, as expected, Allergan and AbbVie have each received a Request for Additional Information and Documentary Material (Second Request) from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in connection with AbbVie's pending acquisition of Allergan.