body contouring

Inside the Business of Body ShapingThough surgical options remain a gold standard in many aesthetic cases, the energy-based body shaping industry has experienced substantial growth in recent years. The latest generation of less invasive technologies and products has shown considerable improvement over past iterations, with improved patient safety, efficacious outcomes, reduced treatment and recovery time, as well as less pain.
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.
FDA expands indications for SculpSureThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an expanded FDA 510(k) clearance in September for Cynosure’s non-invasive body contouring product, SculpSure.
When liposuction patients gain weightAccording to Dr. Neil Goodman, an increase in body weight after liposuction profoundly changes the procedure’s outcome... in predictable ways. He offers three tips for achieving the post treatment ideal.
FDA clears UltraShape Power for abdominal fat reductionSyneron Medical announced in mid-July FDA clearance of its noninvasive UltraShape Power device for fat reduction around the abdomen.
Strong growth predicted for body contouring marketBody contouring is already one of the fastest growing segments in aesthetic medicine, and it’s only getting stronger.
Brachioplasty complications lower than expectedA new study suggests brachioplasty complication rates are lower than previously reported.
3 Indicators your body contouring patient needs surgeryIn the ongoing debate between surgical or nonsurgical technologies for body contouring, experts agree that there are specific indicators that surgery may be a better option for your patients. This is what they have to say.
Body contouring breakthroughs and directions
Body contouring breakthroughs and directionsDermatologists practicing non-invasive fat reduction have more options than ever. Cryolipolysis treatments, radio frequency (RF) procedures, lasers and injectables offer a multitude of ways to achieve desired results. Lear more
International study reveals benefits of lower-body liposculptingAn international research team looks at the data and advances their body contouring theory.