Social media and its impact on 20- and 30-year-olds has caused an aesthetic revolution, says Lori Robertson, MSN, FNP-C, owner of Skin Perfect Medical, in Brea, Calif. And, as a result of today’s shifting influences and desires, the aesthetic industry has been confronted with the need to offer solutions for the spectrum of generations.
Gone are the days when middle-age and older patients dominated demand for aesthetic procedures. Today’s thriving aesthetic practices are multigenerational. And, thanks to social media and other influences, aesthetic industry revenue is driven by the desires of millennials and even younger patients wanting to not only tweak their looks, but also prevent visible aging.
The practice of medicine is experiencing a massive renewal equal in significance to the great Medicine Renaissance of the 15th Century. In many ways, aesthetics is leading the charge as more people desire natural anti-aging therapies rather than chemical-based treatments or other substances foreign to their bodies.
As practice management consultants specializing in the aesthetic and cosmetic arena, we know you have more generations of patients visiting your office than ever before. Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and now Generation Z are all coming to your practice seeking treatments.
Talent & Techniques: Recontouring youth and redefining beauty: My approach to jawline contouring with fillers
A well contoured jawline frames the face and defines both youth and beauty. Thus, jawline shaping is an in-demand nonsurgical treatment. In this article I am sharing my approach to jawline contouring with dermal fillers, providing experienced injectors with guidance on applying hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers to optimally enhance and rejuvenate the lower face.
Sexual wellness continues to be a hot topic in the field of aesthetic medicine. One big reason for this is that many of the non-invasive treatment options available are not typically carried by other specialties since oftentimes they are not covered by insurance.
Allergan plc announced CoolTone device received FDA clearance for improvement of abdominal tone, strengthening of the abdominal muscles, and development for firmer abdomen. CoolTone is also indicated for strengthening, toning and firming of buttocks and thighs.
Blossom Innovations LLC, a medical technology company specializing in dermatology, announces its next success, a cold-based medical device technology to address pigmentation issues related to aging, sun damage, and genetics.
Soliton, Inc., a medical device company with a novel and proprietary platform technology licensed from The University of Texas on behalf of the MD Anderson Cancer Center ("MD Anderson"), announced results of preclinical studies of the use of a new version of its acoustic pulse technology which reveal its RAP device appears to be capable of selective disruption of the fibrotic septa that contribute to the appearance of cellulite.
Just as women can turn to a suite of procedures, known as the "Mommy Makeover," more men are embracing their own set of treatments, the "Daddy-Do-Over," to boost their confidence and improve their physical appearance. A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year alone, representing a 29 percent increase since 2000.