Physicians combine devices and injectables to give patients a youthful look, without ever needing scalpel or sutures.
A facial filler already FDA approved for lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth, Restylane is now FDA approved to add volume to the lips as well.
Non-surgical fat reduction LipoSonix device to be acquired by Solta Medical Company.
The obsession of Americans to look young drives demand for cosmetic surgery products. US cosmetic surgery products market is projected to reach $3.07 billion by 2012, while the cosmetic surgery procedures market is projected to reach $15.13 billion by 2012.
The IAPAM (International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine), in consultation with its members and associated industry experts, has compiled its list of the top trends in aesthetic medicine for 2009. From the continued market dominance of minimally-invasive procedures over surgical options, to anticipated unparalleled demand in the medical weight-loss field, 2009 promises to be a year of many anti-aging milestones.
As the 2nd annual AboutFACE, The Art and Science of Using Injectable Agents and Energy-based Devices for Facial Aesthetic Enhancement approaches, Program Director, Dr. Steven Fagien is pleased to offer attendees the most extensive cutting edge meeting for aesthetic physicians. This two and one-half day interactive symposium will foster an open exchange of ideas and opportunities to learn through live injection and laser demonstrations, as well as skincare dispensing and practice enhancement workshops open to physicians and their staff.
The FDA is currently considering whether U.S. cosmetic dermal fillers should include additional labeling information, due to reports of adverse events. Jeffrey Adelglass, M.D., F.A.C.S. suggests that stricter regulations regarding who performs cosmetic injections and the environment where these treatments are performed could also improve patient safety and satisfaction.
Jeffrey Adelglass, M.D., F.A.C.S. of SKINTASTIC Medical and Surgical Rejuvenation Center of Plano Texas advises his patients that love their Restylane® dermal filler results to receive a second treatment within four-and-a-half to nine months of the first, to prolong thier beauty results to last for up to eighteen months.
Hi-Def LipoSculpture, also known as 3-D Lipo, surpasses traditional liposuction in its ability to reshape the body to create a more 'ripped', defined appearance. Jeffrey Adelglass, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chief of Surgery at SKINTASTIC Medical and Surgical Rejuvenation Center, explains how Hi-Def differs from other popular lipo-surgical techniques.
A Roundtable Program "The Future of Plastic Surgery" will be held during Plastic Surgery 2008, the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons in Chicago
SKINTASTIC™ is pleased to announce the arrival of newly FDA-approved Evolence®--the latest injectable collagen filler in the Skintastic arsenal of little- or no-downtime beauty treatments. EVOLENCE® utilizes highly-purified porcine Type I collagen, regarded as a preferred medical grafting substance due to its nearly identical similarity to human collagen.
Dr. Benjamin Bassichis, co-author of "The Keys to Aesthetic Medicine: Fillers, Neurotoxins & Beyond" and a leading national expert about facial injectible rejuvenation therapies, embarks on a speaking tour educating health professionals about aesthetic medicine and injectibles.
After a huge response from patients and physicians, Medicis extends the Dysport Challenge.
Dysport wants to convert you to their new botulinum toxin injectable.
Facial fillers are making the move to adding local anesthetic to their formulas, and they're available now.
In a down economy, people still want to look their best and now they can do so with relatively little expense thanks to a wide variety of injectables. Whether it's just a slight wrinkle correction or a non-surgical facelift, there are options for every crease.
Botox numbers rise despite a down economy and new competition. AHB wonders, did the factors everyone expected to hurt the company actually help?
SOLODYN may be widening its patent holdings.
ZERONA offers a safe alternative for painless reduction of multiple inches and body fat.
UT Southwestern plastic surgeon Dr. Rod Rohrich recently completed a study on the newly released Dysport, a wrinkle fighter similar to Botox.