cosmetic surgery

Absorbable implant for nasal valve collapseNew research shows a polylactic acid copolymer implant is safe and effective for supporting lateral cartilage in patients with nasal valve collapse.
A question of age and abdominoplastyStudy authors show patient selection trumps chronological age for low risk, low complication abdominoplasty.
A global consensus on the female buttockWhat waist-to-hip ratio is most desirable across most cultures and geographic locations? Researchers report.
Building the optimal in-office ORExperts offer 5 tips for taking your future in-office OR from ordinary to extraordinary. Plus learn the do's and don'ts for the in-office OR.
Which HA filler works best?Recent research compares the durability of three cross-linked HA fillers, the most common fillers used worldwide.
The man factorAre male patients becoming a bigger part of the cosmetic procedure pie? Yes, according to statistics and industry experts, but it’s complicated.
Fellowship training in cosmetic surgeryIn a specialty that has become a melting pot, cosmetic surgery fellowships help to hone surgical and nonsurgical skills and develop overall expertise.
Laser and device-based scar treatment updateDermatologist Arielle N.B. Kauvar, M.D., and colleagues talked about scar types, best treatment options and new devices and techniques during their presentation at the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.
Advances in lasers, light sourcesDermatology has been at the forefront of the laser and light development—an area in aesthetic and medical dermatology that has surged in recent years, according to Jill S. Waibel, M.D.
The picosecond differenceIn addition to treating tattoos and pigmented lesions, new picosecond devices also treat sun damage and scarring. The results achieved by picosecond lasers are due to photothermal as well as photomechanical effects. Picosecond pulse duration lasers have an excellent safety/side effect profile in individuals of all skin types.