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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 16:40
Deck:  Cosmetic practitioners are augmenting their practices with nutritional counseling, behavioral modification and other lifestyle services to provide better outcomes and longer-term results. Byline:  By Maryann Hammers Main Image:  Tummy tucks and liposuction were never meant to take the place of a nutritionally sound diet or exercise program. So Melissa Doft, MD, a New York City plastic...
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/lasers-lipo-lifestyle
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 16:40
Deck:  Cosmetic practitioners are augmenting their practices with nutritional counseling, behavioral modification and other lifestyle services to provide better outcomes and longer-term results. Byline:  By Maryann Hammers Main Image:  Tummy tucks and liposuction were never meant to take the place of a nutritionally sound diet or exercise program. So Melissa Doft, MD, a New York City plastic...
http://medestheticsmag.com/lasers-lipo-lifestyle
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 14:46
Main Image:  Diode lasers and IPL are both highly effective treatment tools for permanent hair reduction with the diode laser showing increased efficacy over IPL but the downside of a more painful treatment. For “Photoepilation with a diode laser vs. intense pulsed light: a randomized, intrapatient left-to-right trial” (British Journal of Dermatology, June 2013). read more
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/diode-laser-more-effective-ipl-laser-hair-removal
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 14:46
Main Image:  Diode lasers and IPL are both highly effective treatment tools for permanent hair reduction with the diode laser showing increased efficacy over IPL but the downside of a more painful treatment. For “Photoepilation with a diode laser vs. intense pulsed light: a randomized, intrapatient left-to-right trial” (British Journal of Dermatology, June 2013). read more
http://medestheticsmag.com/diode-laser-more-effective-ipl-laser-hair-removal
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:46
Deck:  Physicians facing or at risk of facing ethical violations are required to self-report allegations. Byline:  By Padraic B. Deighan, JD, PhD Main Image:  Due to the nature of elective, cosmetic procedures, medical aesthetic providers face a higher risk of professional liability and ethical allegations than many other medical specialties. These allegations can come from a variety of sources,...
http://medestheticsmag.com/legal-issues-responding-ethics-complaints
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:46
Deck:  Physicians facing or at risk of facing ethical violations are required to self-report allegations. Byline:  By Padraic B. Deighan, JD, PhD Main Image:  Due to the nature of elective, cosmetic procedures, medical aesthetic providers face a higher risk of professional liability and ethical allegations than many other medical specialties. These allegations can come from a variety of sources,...
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/legal-issues-responding-ethics-complaints
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:39
Deck:  When reaching out to patients in multiple age groups, one size does not fit all. Byline:  By Catherine Maley, MBA Main Image:  Growing up in the 1950s was different than growing up in the 1980s. Gen Xers tend to embrace individuality and are comfortable with technology, using it to communicate and take in new information. Baby boomers, on the other hand, often appreciate letter writing and...
http://medestheticsmag.com/generational-marketing
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:39
Deck:  When reaching out to patients in multiple age groups, one size does not fit all. Byline:  By Catherine Maley, MBA Main Image:  Growing up in the 1950s was different than growing up in the 1980s. Gen Xers tend to embrace individuality and are comfortable with technology, using it to communicate and take in new information. Baby boomers, on the other hand, often appreciate letter writing and...
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/generational-marketing
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 15:05
Main Image:  Kavita Mariwalla, MD, a private practice dermatologic surgeon and assistant professor at Stony Brook University in New York, has joined with the American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons (ASDS) to create a series of educational videos for residents and residency programs. The ASDS Fundamentals Series was developed to provide dermatology residents with high-quality, up-to-date didactic lectures on basic subjects in dermatologic surgery. read more
http://medestheticsmag.com/dermatologic-surgeon-launches-asds-fundamentals-series-videos
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 15:05
Main Image:  Kavita Mariwalla, MD, a private practice dermatologic surgeon and assistant professor at Stony Brook University in New York, has joined with the American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons (ASDS) to create a series of educational videos for residents and residency programs. The ASDS Fundamentals Series was developed to provide dermatology residents with high-quality, up-to-date didactic lectures on basic subjects in dermatologic surgery. read more
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/dermatologic-surgeon-launches-asds-fundamentals-series-videos
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 15:35
Main Image:  The new ProWave LX hair removal handpiece from Cutera offers 10 Kilowatts of peak power plus short pulse durations that allow practitioners to treat finer, lighter hair. The handpiece—which can be used with the company’s XEO aesthetic platform—features aggressive contact cooling for more comfortable treatments. Contact: 888. 428.8372, www.cutera.com.
http://medestheticsmag.com/skincare-equipment-prowave-lx-0
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 15:35
Main Image:  The new ProWave LX hair removal handpiece from Cutera offers 10 Kilowatts of peak power plus short pulse durations that allow practitioners to treat finer, lighter hair. The handpiece—which can be used with the company’s XEO aesthetic platform—features aggressive contact cooling for more comfortable treatments. Contact: 888. 428.8372, www.cutera.com.
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/skincare-equipment-prowave-lx-0
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 13:14
Deck:  Lorrie Klein, MD, entered dermatology on the cusp of the cosmetic explosion to become one of the country's top injectors. Byline:  By Inga Hansen Main Image:  Situated in the scenic, southern California town of Laguna Niguel, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is OC Dermatology and Euro Day Spa, home to one of the country’s top Botox Cosmetic and dermal filler injectors. Lorrie Klein, MD,...
http://medestheticsmag.com/seizing-wave
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 13:14
Deck:  Lorrie Klein, MD, entered dermatology on the cusp of the cosmetic explosion to become one of the country's top injectors. Byline:  By Inga Hansen Main Image:  Situated in the scenic, southern California town of Laguna Niguel, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is OC Dermatology and Euro Day Spa, home to one of the country’s top Botox Cosmetic and dermal filler injectors. Lorrie Klein, MD,...
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/seizing-wave
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 11:41
Deck:  Advances in engineering are making IPL devices safer, more consistent and easier to use. Byline:  By Inga Hansen Main Image:  Intense pulsed light piqued the interest of many in the medical aesthetic community when it was first introduced 20 years ago. Its inclusion of multiple spectra of light delivered using laser-based technologies suggested the ability to treat multiple indications in...
http://medestheticsmag.com/evolution-ipl
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 11:41
Deck:  Advances in engineering are making IPL devices safer, more consistent and easier to use. Byline:  By Inga Hansen Main Image:  Intense pulsed light piqued the interest of many in the medical aesthetic community when it was first introduced 20 years ago. Its inclusion of multiple spectra of light delivered using laser-based technologies suggested the ability to treat multiple indications in...
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/evolution-ipl
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 14:16
Deck:  SkinMedica teams with the MGH Cutaneous Biology Research Center to search for natural extracts that can safely and effectively modulate melanin production and deposition. Byline:  By Linda W. Lewis Main Image:  “It’s a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack,” says David Fisher, MD, PhD, chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Dermatology and director of the MGH...
http://www.medestheticsmagazine.com/looking-high-and-low
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 14:16
Deck:  SkinMedica teams with the MGH Cutaneous Biology Research Center to search for natural extracts that can safely and effectively modulate melanin production and deposition. Byline:  By Linda W. Lewis Main Image:  “It’s a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack,” says David Fisher, MD, PhD, chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Dermatology and director of the MGH...
http://medestheticsmag.com/looking-high-and-low

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