Every year for the past 15 years, the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery (VCS) meeting, taking place June 5 – 8, 2019, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nev., brings together physicians from multiple disciplines with leading educators in the fields of facial plastic surgery, plastic surgery, dermatology and oculoplastic surgery.
It’s one thing to have great skills as an aesthetic clinician, but practice management expertise is imperative to turning those skills into financial benefits. Understanding this critical need, The Aesthetic Show 2019, taking place July 11 – 14 at the Wynn Las Vegas, is making practice management a priority, offering a menu of course opportunities for attendees throughout the entire four-day event.
Allergan 360° Aesthetics Report™ reveals evolving beauty perceptions and diverse priorities around the world
Press Release - DUBLIN, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) today released the results of their first-of-its-kind worldwide medical aesthetics study, titled the Allergan 360° Aesthetics Report, exploring the mindset and motivations of aesthetically conscious consumers across a variety of ages, races, cultures and genders, as well as the physicians who treat them.
Allergan acquires Envy Medical, Inc., adding skin resurfacing dermalinfusion system to best-in-class medical aesthetics portfolio
Press Release - DUBLIN, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Envy Medical, Inc., a privately held company with proprietary technology in skin resurfacing. The acquisition enhances Allergan's best-in-class Medical Aesthetics portfolio with the addition of Envy's Dermalinfusion, a non-surgical, non-invasive skin resurfacing system for the face and body. Offered in physician's offices, medical spas and luxury spas, Dermalinfusion is the only treatment that simultaneously exfoliates, extracts and infuses the skin with professional strength serums, using medical grade diamond treatment tips. Each serum is specifically formulated to help treat a variety of skin concerns across all skin types.
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.
Sponsored Picosecond lasers have been introduced as a breakthrough technology in the aesthetic and dermatologic fields, touting many reported advantages over other systems. However, many physicians still ask: “Is the picosecond laser really better than the nanosecond laser in real-world applications?” While not everyone may agree, I use a picosecond system called PICOCARE from Wontech, Ltd., Co. (Daejeon, South Korea), and, based on my experience with both a nanosecond laser and a picosecond laser, my answer to this question is “yes”.
Following the cue of the medical arena as a whole, the medical aesthetic and dermatology fields are inexorably turning towards progressive, all-inclusive therapies. This approach combines various integrative clinical techniques that address the patient’s complete well-being, including adjunctive skincare regimens.
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.
In medical aesthetics, transdermal devices, or penetration enhancers, that use microneedles, rollers, dermoelectroporation and other novel modalities offer practitioners an efficient and minimally invasive technique to penetrate the skin barrier. But while practitioners have eagerly embraced these products and devices, few therapeutic or regulatory standards exist.
Based on attendee demand, The Aesthetic Show 2019 will offer a new, Advanced Laser Techniques and Applications symposium as part of its pre-show program on Thursday, July 11, at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.