On Saturday, January 9, the Early Show on CBS featured information on some of the top cosmetic procedures and AHB traffic saw a significant spike in traffic.
Hair Transplant/NeoGraft - Hair Transplant with Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is now much easier thanks to the NeoGraft machine. NeoGraft promises fast and efficient FUE hair transplant procedures. Dr. Alan Bauman, a top U.S. medical expert on hair loss and restoration for men and women uses NeoGraft in his Boca Raton, FL office and discussed the procedure with the Early Show cast on Saturday.
SmartLipo Triplex - SmartLipo is the revolutionary laser lipolysis procedure which not only removes fat but tightens skin as well. The SmartLipo Triplex laser is the newest member of Cynosure's family of laser lipo devices and adds some new benefits. The Triplex adds an additional wavelength for advanced skin tightening as well as ThermaGuide technology to help ensure patient safety. Dr. Anthony Youn of Youn Plastic Surgery in Troy, MI was there to talk about this exciting advancement.
eMatrix - Dr. Youn also spoke about some other great technologies such as eMatrix This sublative resurfacing device uses radio frequency (RF) energy to penetrate deep through the skin's surface to stimulate collagen growth while avoiding the risk of burns associated with laser skin resurfacing treatments. Also, eMatrix is safe for all skin types and has no downtime.
Botox/dysport - While Botox is not a new medicine, there are several new uses for it. Dysport was FDA approved this year and makes use of the same neurotoxin (Botulinum Toxin Type A) as Botox. It is dosed differently and some say that it takes effect quicker and lasts a bit longer. According to Dr. Youn, Dysport costs about 20% less than Botox.
Breast Augmentation - Dr. Youn discussed the debate over saline vs silicone breast implants and the new advances in the field. The "Gummy Bear" implant is currently undergoing FDA testing and is made of a thick silicone that promises not to leak and provides a realistic texture.