Researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have released the results of a study that measures the social impact of facial lesions before and after surgical reconstruction — a topic not investigated heretofore.
Water-jet assisted liposuction offers what many think is a viable option to conventional liposuction techniques. Until now, however, there have been no systematic, controlled studies to demonstrate its effect on fresh lipoaspirates.
Congenital deformities of the ear require choosing the right technique to effectively balance both function and aesthetics. When approaching microtia reconstruction, researchers recently sought to determine whether better overall results can be achieved with synthetic versus natural reconstructive materials.
Laser and light device treatments are infiltrating cosmetic and medical dermatology, causing many in the specialty to consider starting or growing laser practices. While the decision to go into the laser side of dermatology works out well for many, it can be a costly mistake for those who don’t do their homework, experts warn.
This year was the 10th Annual Summer Meeting for Cosmetic Bootcamp, held at the St. Regis, Aspen, Colo., June 12-15. Even if you wanted to attend this year, you had to register early to get a guaranteed seat — the meeting hit capacity this year and had a registration waitlist! Since I was fortunate enough to be in attendance, the editor of Cosmetic Surgery Times invited me to share my takeaways.