A new anatomic study highlights critical technical issues to ensure safe performance of the increasingly popular "Brazilian butt lift" – a procedure using the patient's own fat to augment and improve the appearance of the buttocks. The study appears in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Interview with Deepak Dugar at The Aesthetic Show on July 6, 2018.
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Botulinum toxin injections like Botox® Cosmetic, Xeomin and Dysport, and the new Jeuveau remain supreme when it comes to facial rejuvenation solutions, according to the annual member survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Botox injections are the most common non-surgical procedure year after year for both men and women with a 22 percent increase compared to 2013. This data reveals that facial tweaks and treatments continue to be embraced and are sought after at a marathon pace.
Does it seem like it is getting more difficult, and a lot more expensive, to consistently attract new cosmetic patients to your practice? Well, that’s because it is getting more difficult to attract a steady flow of patients month after month.
Sponsored by Quanta System
Mark B. Taylor, MD, a dermatologist based in Salt Lake City, Utah, started using the Discovery Pico device from Quanta System (Milan, Italy), because he liked its combination of picosecond, Q-switched and thermal pulses. Now, after two years of using this device, he is still confident that he made the right choice. “It has been a very reliable laser and the company has been in business a long time,” he stated.
Sponsored by MTF Biologics
Every so often a new aesthetic innovation turns people’s heads. Such is the case with Renuva® from MTF Biologics, (Edison, N.J.), an off-the-shelf adipose matrix made from donated allograft tissue, which can be injected into soft tissue defects in any body area that fat is naturally occurring. It then acts as a scaffold to allow the body to grow new fat cells.
Sponsored by Lasering
Considering the advent of technology in aesthetic plastic surgery over the past 30 years, none has been more significant than the carbon dioxide laser, introduced in 1990, for full field ablative facial resurfacing. While the downtime can be significant, patients tend to be quite satisfied because of the extended duration of benefit.
Sponsored by Fotona
For long-term melasma results, the photomechanical, rather than photothermal, effects of laser energy are essential because thermal injury can exacerbate the condition. Furthermore, melasma requires a delicate balance of approaches to prevent flare-up.
SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released today by RealSelf, the leading online marketplace to learn about cosmetic treatments and connect with doctors and other clinicians, reveals the latest annual trends related to consumer interest in elective cosmetic treatments. The RealSelf 2018 Aesthetics Trend Report was compiled by analyzing user behavior trends from U.S. consumers researching on RealSelf during 2018.