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The machine age: What's next in technology?
The machine age: What's next in technology?From skin tightening to vaginal rejuvenation, cosmetic surgeons share their opinion on what will trend next in aesthetic technology.
Choosing the right fat reduction techniqueThe FDA’s recent clearance of SculpSure (Cynosure) shines a light on the billowing demand for noninvasive lipolysis and the promise that unwanted fat will vanish without a prick or incision. Dermatologists and others faced with the daunting decision of which technologies to purchase or rent should also know there are clear differences between what invasive and noninvasive fat reduction can accomplish.
Cryolipolysis in reviewHow safe and effective is cryolipolysis for body contouring?
Technology advances cellulite treatmentWe finally have effective interventions that address the root cause of cellulite (fibrous tethers). Now, patient education and selection becomes paramount. Long horizontal lines and the infragluteal cleft or bulge, the so-called “banana-roll” cannot be corrected with these interventions. Prior to performing cellulite procedures we must impart this knowledge to our patients to ensure realistic expectations.
Nonsurgical double-chin treatment wins FDA approvalFDA’s approval of Kybella (deoxycholic acid), a less-invasive, non-surgical option for adults with moderate-to-severe fat below the chin, known as submental fat, or double chin, bodes well for the future of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals.
LIPO-202 enters Phase 3 trials for injectable fat reductionLIPO-202 (Neothetics) is a physician-administered injectable form of salmeterol xinafoate, a beta-2 adrenergic receptor, which, says researchers, not only helps asthmatics breathe better but also shrinks fat cells.
Will soaking in a hot tub prior to CoolSculpting help improve results?A patient on RealSelf recently asked the question; Dr. Emer extrapolates the concept to the potential value of combination treatments, and recovery enhancements, in the fat reduction arena.
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