Sponsored With a patient-friendly 585 nm wavelength and no consumables, the DenaVe diode laser by Quanta System (Milan, Italy) provides cost-effective treatment of vascular lesions and more.
While energy-based aesthetic devices are constantly evolving and improving to satisfy consumer demand for nonsurgical therapies, not all patients are able to take advantage of what seems to be the ever-expanding menu of technological advancements. Patients with darker skin types request the same energy-based solutions everyone else does, but not all of these treatments suit all Fitzpatrick skin types. Therefore, it is up to the physician to choose – and use – technology wisely.
Thanks to user-friendly innovations, thread lifting provides an answer for hard-to-treat jowling and neck laxity (off-label). However, experts say the learning curve can be steep, especially for inexperienced practitioners. And, unfortunately, some providers overestimate the capability of threads.
Prejuvenation, as a term and a trend, has been a growing movement within aesthetic medicine over the last few years, with millennials leading the charge. Unlike prior generations, millennial patients seek to prevent signs of aging proactively, and they know what they want before they even walk in the door.
Thoroughly evaluating patients with hair loss requires considering everything from family history to the patient's dietary and drug regimens.
The complex etiology of hair loss demands a multifaceted attack.
From tattoo removal to PIH and skin resurfacing, adjunctive treatments can boost laser results.
Sponsored by Quanta System
For benign pigmented lesions, such as solar lentigines, the Discovery Pico and Pico Plus by Quanta System (Milan, Italy) facilitate gentle treatments with stable energy delivery. These factors provide predictable results while reducing the risk of
post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).
Sponsored by Fotona
Combining both 1064 nm Nd:YAG and 2940 Er:YAG lasers, the SP Dynamis by Fotona (Ljubljana, Slovenia and Dallas, Texas, U.S.), reduces fat and tightens skin anywhere on the body. The TightSculpting® procedure achieves adipolysis and collagen remodeling through the deep heating from super-long Nd:YAG pulses and controlled surface heating using Er:YAG pulses.
Sponsored by Cutera
For patients of all skin types and body shapes, truSculpt™ iD by Cutera (Brisbane, California, U.S.) delivers safe, effective hands-free applicator treatments for fat pockets in just 20 minutes or less. Additionally, truSculpt iD offers an alternative to patients who are not candidates for, or did not have success with, cold-assisted body contouring.