A new anatomic study highlights critical technical issues to ensure safe performance of the increasingly popular "Brazilian butt lift" – a procedure using the patient's own fat to augment and improve the appearance of the buttocks. The study appears in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Does it seem like it is getting more difficult, and a lot more expensive, to consistently attract new cosmetic patients to your practice? Well, that’s because it is getting more difficult to attract a steady flow of patients month after month.
Sponsored by Quanta System
Mark B. Taylor, MD, a dermatologist based in Salt Lake City, Utah, started using the Discovery Pico device from Quanta System (Milan, Italy), because he liked its combination of picosecond, Q-switched and thermal pulses. Now, after two years of using this device, he is still confident that he made the right choice. “It has been a very reliable laser and the company has been in business a long time,” he stated.
Sponsored by MTF Biologics
Every so often a new aesthetic innovation turns people’s heads. Such is the case with Renuva® from MTF Biologics, (Edison, N.J.), an off-the-shelf adipose matrix made from donated allograft tissue, which can be injected into soft tissue defects in any body area that fat is naturally occurring. It then acts as a scaffold to allow the body to grow new fat cells.
SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released today by RealSelf, the leading online marketplace to learn about cosmetic treatments and connect with doctors and other clinicians, reveals the latest annual trends related to consumer interest in elective cosmetic treatments. The RealSelf 2018 Aesthetics Trend Report was compiled by analyzing user behavior trends from U.S. consumers researching on RealSelf during 2018.
CōTZ sponsors event aimed to set Guinness World Record for the most skin cancer screenings in one day
With over 5 million cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. However, if detected early and properly treated, the cure rate for most skin cancer is as high as 95%.
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.
Sponsored by Wontech
Cutaneous vascular disorders have been treated with a variety of medical methods, from sclerotherapy to energy-based devices like lasers and intense pulsed light (IPL), and even surgery. According to the extended theory of selective photothermolysis, long-pulsed lasers are preferred, with various wavelengths having been used to treat vascular lesions effectively and safely, including 577 nm, 585 nm, 595 nm, 532 nm, 755 nm, 1064 nm and others.
Sponsored by Weave
What’s in a name? Well, when you’re talking about the Weave Integrated Communications platform from Weave (Lehi, Utah) – everything. As the name would lead you to believe, this platform weaves multiple communications and payment processes together under a single platform, eliminating costly single-purpose vendors and making life easier for physicians, staff members and patients.
Sponsored by Viscot Medical
In the operative field, surgeons frequently need to mark patients before and sometimes during surgery on surfaces that are moist or covered with blood, fat and other fluids. The tips of most standard markers will usually stop writing on wet surfaces because they get clogged with fluids, which halts the flow of ink.