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.
Medical aesthetic interventions to delay facial aging and improve the cosmetic features of a face require individual, sophisticated and safe solutions for the most natural and harmonious results. Facial imperfections and changes due to aging require treatment concepts that target various aspects, beyond the scope of what one single product or technology can achieve. Therefore, combination is key.
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world's largest association of facial plastic surgeons, released its annual survey results for 2018. The annual survey explores the top trends in facial plastic surgery today.
As the premier multispecialty venue for medical professionals looking to expand their aesthetic abilities, The Aesthetic Show (TAS) has firmly established itself as a progressive, first-in-class educational program covering the most cutting edge aesthetic procedures, techniques, products and technologies.
As we begin another new year, aesthetic medicine continues to be propelled forward by new developments and evolving trends. With the rise of social media and a plethora of scientific and practical breakthroughs, 2019 is sure to be an exciting year filled with promise.
In the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, the medical aesthetic market continues to grow faster than any other area in the world. Throughout the region, and especially in China with the rise of its wealthy middle class, people have grown more aware of beauty issues, becoming well-informed about aesthetic treatments via the Internet and social media, and actively seeking out procedures. Meanwhile, the physician’s armamentarium has similarly expanded to include non- and minimally invasive solutions that appeal to more people.
Despite a growing list of options to choose from when recommending implant types to breast augmentation patients, one expert says smooth and round remains the primary go-to implant among U.S. surgeons.
While some plastic surgery procedures are indicated for teens and have been well studied, there is little data on whether it’s safe to perform other cosmetic procedures on patients younger than 19.
Researchers propose strategy to prescribe fewer opioid pills to cosmetic surgery patients.
Aesthetic surgeons performing lower lid blepharoplasty should consider using fractionated fat to blend the lid-cheek junction, according to a recent study.