aesthetics

Noninvasive contour choicesChoosing technologies for noninvasive body contouring depends on what areas they are approved to treat, the local competition and — where available — the data, say experts.
Cannula use pearlsChoosing between a needle or cannula for filler injections is largely a matter of individual preference, said live-injection experts at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC) 2017. For safety and accuracy of filler placement, they chose cannulas for filling the lips, hands and periocular area.
SculpSure expands clearance to treat the double chinThe non-invasive body contouring device SculpSure has added submental to its FDA clearance areas, including abdomen, love handles, back and thighs.
RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgeryThe scope of oral and maxillofacial surgeon participation on RealSelf has been expanded to facial cosmetic procedures, including brow lift, check lift, facelift, fat transfer and neck lift.
The latest on filler complicationsFrom antiseptic skin prep to retrobulbar hyaluronidase injections, Dr. Joel Cohen offers an update on what you need to know about filler complications.
New products for November 2017A round-up of the latest products hitting the dermatology market including treatment for eczema and wounds, plus care for rejuvenating procedures.
Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safetyOperators who use refrigerated air or cryogen spray cooling rather than contact cooling during laser hair removal procedures could be breathing in potentially dangerous carcinogens and toxins found in plume released during treatment, according to a recent study.
PRP for hair lossPRP is a simple, safe treatment option for patients with hair loss, as long as expectations are managed.
Energy Devices 101: RadiofrequencyRadiofrequency technology has established a foothold in cosmetic medicine. Here’s what to consider when adding it to your practice.
Majority of consumers interested in cosmetic proceduresAlmost seven in 10 consumers surveyed recently expressed interest in undergoing a cosmetic procedure, which is twice as many who considered such treatments in 2013, according to findings released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS).