“Smile,” the song Charlie Chaplin popularized, and Nat King Cole sang, tells us to keep smiling despite the obstacles that challenge us, through heartbreak and times of sorrow. It has always resonated with San Diego-based dermatologist Tess Mauricio, MD.
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.
America is a melting pot of beauty ideals. Aesthetic physicians from major metropolitan hubs to rural areas report a spectrum of influences that affect consumers’ aesthetic aspirations and ultimately what they will do to enhance their looks. The bottom line: There is no single standard of beauty and many different trends. An individual’s perception of beauty might be driven by race, ethnicity, culture, gender, geography, environment, age, social media, celebrities and more.
Lara Devgan, MD, MPH, is a plastic surgeon with a busy New York City practice. But that is only one of the many hats she wears.
The secret to making sexual aesthetics a successful part of any cosmetic practice is focusing on patient individuality, according to Kimberly Evans, M.D., an OB/GYN at the Sugar Land Medical Spa in Sugar Land, Texas.
As we enter a new year, now is the time for all of us, even thriving aesthetic practices, to reflect on the highs and lows of 2018 and determine what changes can be made to improve in 2019.
Post-keloidectomy recurrence rates are high, but study finds rates plummet with superficial radiation therapy.
Experts offer tips for mining Google Trends to improve marketing efforts.
Thanks to advances in thread technology, one expert says thread lifting has become an effective and safe minimally invasive option for lifting the skin.
It puts Botox (and more) on a monthly budget — Is a spa subscription model right for your practice?