Stories from MedEsthetics
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 13:01
Two recent studies have reported both positive and negative results with the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for the treatment of alopecia.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:56
Results from a survey published online September 20, 2016, in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal revealed that prospective patients valued testimonials and before and after photos over a surgeon’s years of practice. The study’s objectives were to determine the most important provider attributes to breast augmentation, combined breast/abdominal surgery, and facelift patients using conjoint analysis; and to test the conjoint using Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), an internet crowdsourcing service.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:45
Online dermatology group DermCheck Dermatology has partnered up with PACER and Not In Our Town (NIOT), two nonprofit organizations, to promote National Bullying Prevention Month and increase awareness of acne bullying in schools.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:39
Allergan has announced changes to leadership roles within its Board of Directors. Effective immediately, Brenton L. Saunders has been elected chairman, replacing Paul Bisaro, who served as executive chairman since July 2014. Bisaro will remain a board member. In addition to the role of Chairman, Saunders will retain his current role as president and CEO. Christopher Coughlin has also been elected lead independent director.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 14:14
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Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 16:09
The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) awarded four grants to leading clinical investigators worldwide during its 24th World Congress in October 2016. The recipients included:
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 16:07
Fractionated Er:YAG offers statistically significant superior outcomes in scar revision when compared to fully ablative Er:YAG, according to a new study published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (November 2016).
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 16:00
Skincare formulator SENTÉ has appointed Philippe Schaison to its Board of Directors. He brings more than 20 years of skincare industry experience to the Board. Currently, Schaison is CEO of Syneron Candela North America. Most recently he served as president of Allergan US Aesthetic and Dermatology, with responsibility for Allergan’s top aesthetic brands, including Botox, Juvéderm, Kybella and SkinMedica. Prior to joining Allergan, he served in leadership roles at several aesthetic businesses, including Clarins, Johnson & Johnson and L'Oréal.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 15:58
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is accepting applications from those who would like to attend the 2017 Cochrane Colloquim, which will take place September 12 to 17 in Cape Town, South Africa. The travel grant is part of the AAD Cochrane Scholarship, founded to promote training in evidence-based medicine and expand its reach in the field of dermatology.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:58
Andrew Technologies has announced that it has safely extracted mesenteric visceral fat in mammals using the company’s proprietary Tissue Liquefaction Technology (TLT).
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:56
In an article published in Dermatologic Surgery (October 2016), Jared Jagdeo, MD, et al, gathered data describing male attitudes toward age-related changes to their facial features as well as their associated preferences for prioritizing treatment.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:53
Allergan has announced that the latest addition to the JUVÉDERM collection of fillers, JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA XC, is now available to physicians and patients for use in the lips for lip augmentation and for correction of perioral rhytides in adults over the age of 21.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:38
Combining aggressive laser resurfacing treatments can offer added benefits for select patients.By Inga HansenCombination procedures have become commonplace in medical aesthetic practices, typically involving treatments such as neurotoxins, dermal fillers and IPL or other energy-based devices. But do patients benefit from a combination of more aggressive laser treatments—and is it safe? This is the question Richard Fitzpatrick, MD, sought to answer in one of his last research projects. He and his colleague Douglas C.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:12
In recognition of the National Eczema Association’s Eczema Awareness Month campaign, sensitive skincare line Eau Thermale Avène has introduced its #AveneHope program. The company shares the story of Aidan Moffett, an 11-year-old boy from McKinney, Texas, who has been coping with atopic dermatitis almost since birth. He was unable to attend school or play with his friends, as his was a resistant cases. But then Aidan discovered the Avène Hydrotherapy Center, where he found a safe, non-drug alternative to control his symptoms.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:10
Pat Altavilla has joined Suneva Medical as its vice president of marketing. Altavilla has previously served as vice president of international sales and worldwide marketing at Mentor Corporation; and vice president of sales, marketing and operations officer at The Plastic Surgery Company. She co-founded and ran a medical spa, Spa Medicu/Medicus Skin Enhancement, for several years.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:08
Antiaging skincare brand Stemology has announced its partnership with MedResults Network (MRN). Stemology products are formulated to address 12 signs of facial aging and are now available to MRN partners.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:06
Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced that Louis W. Yu, PhD, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief quality officer, global quality, effective immediately. Yu will report to Joseph C. Papa, chairman and CEO of Valeant, and will oversee all aspects of quality and regulatory compliance for all of Valeant's global businesses and operating sites.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 16:19
Thanks to TV appearances, radio broadcasts and two best-selling books, Anthony Youn, MD, has a waiting list more than 14 months long.By Keith Loria“Becoming a doctor was expected of me as an Asian-American kid growing up with a physician as a father,” says Anthony Youn, MD, founder of Youn Plastic Surgery in Metro Detroit, Michigan, and author of In Stitches and The Age Fix: A Leading Plastic Surgeon Reveals How To Really Look Ten Years Younger. “I grew up with traditional Korean parents, and I had this vague notion that I wanted to help people, so being a doctor sounded like a reasonable...