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Whitney J. Palmer
Older skin might heal more slowly, but it heals with less scarring than younger skin, according to new research.
Rather than being fueled by a singular desire to be more physically attractive, patients seeking cosmetic procedures are driven by emotional, physical, social and professional reasons, a JAMA Dermatology study shows.
A minimally-invasive surgical skin contouring procedure, currently under investigation, could give patients a new option for removing fat and tightening skin, according to recent clinical trial findings.
A single treatment for cellulite, which affects 85 percent of women, can reduce the appearance of fat on patients’ buttocks and thighs for five years, according to results of a multi-year effectiveness study.
Increasingly higher doses of incobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin) offer patients a longer duration of response in the treatment for glabellar frown lines, according to recently-presented clinical trial results.
Researchers presenting at ASDS show that CR-PCSS and the PR-PCSS scales are reliable tools used to evaluate cellulite severity.
Dermatologists can use online patient reviews as a tool to educate patients about minimally-invasive fat reduction procedures, according to a new study.
Cosmetic injections have increased in men, but men don’t often achieve the same results as women. To provide the same degree of success, dermatologists should take into consideration the more masculine features, according to several studies published recently.
Researchers writing in the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology outline 10 treatments for acne scarring, plus possible future treatments.