CST October 2017

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.
Do you screen for BDD?Study finds body dysmorphic disorder is not only widespread, but few surgeons are able to identify patients with the disorder.
Surgical scaffold for breast supportGalaFORM 3D offers soft tissue support for the breast, acting as an insurance policy against the effects of aging and gravity.
Revisiting the migraine liftDespite two decades since its discovery, many patients may not be aware of the cosmetic surgery technique that offers permanent migraine relief.
How well do you know the law?Dermatologist and lawyer Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., explains what cosmetic physicians need to know about the law and how to decrease lawsuit risks.
Marketing in a fragmented realityDo you know the best way to reach patients in what’s become a highly fragmented digital experience?
The aesthetic for-profit practiceFour cosmetic physicians share their most profitable nonsurgical procedures.