ASDS Conference

ASDS 2016

The Skinny on fat reduction, cellulite devicesFresh after her presentations on fat reduction and cellulite treatment devices at ASDS, Sue Ellen Cox, M.D., offers unplugged advice about today’s technologies.
What cellulite? Cellfina leads the wayCellfina is subscision of the fibrous attachments between the skin and fat layers. It is the only FDA-cleared device to have solid three-year data showing that the cellulite doesn’t come back, expert says.
Noninvasive body contouring combination tipsInvest in a variety of complementary, rather than overlapping, devices to help patients achieve whole-body rejuvenation goals, expert says.
Men: A growing aesthetic segmentThe male cosmetic market is growing as more cosmetically-inclined millennial men age. One expert discusses the differences in targeting the male population.
The business of body contouringOne expert advises colleagues of certain considerations before adding body contouring services to a practice.
RF's rebirthRadiofrequency (RF) technology has had a rebirth in aesthetic surgery with needle RF, according to Macrene Alexiades, M.D., Ph.D., associate clinical professor, Yale University School of Medicine and director of the Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center of New York, New York City.
Three minimally-invasive lipo-based neck treatmentsThere are three minimally-invasive ways of doing liposuction to improve the neck, and these options cover most cosmetic patients, one expert says.
Expert derm shares injectable adipolysis pearlsPaving the way in nonsurgical neck rejuvenation, is injectable adipolysis with deoxycholic acid, an option that is compatible with the other injectable cosmetic procedures dermatologists use in facial rejuvenation, according to dermatologist Gary D. Monheit, M.D., who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.
The 'art' of the cosmetic consult
The 'art' of the cosmetic consultThe art of communication must be mastered to gain patients’ trust and, ultimately, to become better doctors, according to Kathleen M. Welsh, M.D. who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.
What’s old is new: MicroneedlingMicroneedling techniques are mimicking results often associated with laser treatment, according to Tina S. Alster, M.D., director of Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, DC, who presented “Will Microneedling Replace Lasers?” at the 2016 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) annual meeting in New Orleans.