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FDA warns about illegal injectable silicone use for body contouring

November 14, 2017
The FDA has issued a warning about the serious harm and disfigurement that can result from using injectable silicone or products being falsely…

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Novel cranioplasty technique incorporates biologic, nonbiologic materials

November 10, 2017
A novel approach to defect coverage in cranioplasty using both biologic autologous bone and nonbiologic allograft materials showed satisfactory…

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Fewer phalloplasty complications reported in cismale vs. transmale patients

November 1, 2017
Cismale patients undergoing phalloplasty experienced fewer urethral and flap complications than transmale patients, according to recent findings. The…

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New aesthetics devices create more treatment options

October 23, 2017
NEW YORK ― At the Facial Aesthetics New York meeting, held prior to OSN New York, Wendy W. Lee, MD, discusses the plethora of new aesthetics devices…

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Novel approach improves outcomes in vaginal rejuvenation

October 16, 2017
Transcutaneous temperature-controlled radiofrequency was associated with improvements in a number of parameters in

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Polidocanol plus HG outperforms HG alone in sclerosing reticular veins

October 3, 2017
Patients requiring sclerosing of reticular veins experienced better sclerotherapy outcomes with 0.2% polidocanol diluted in 70% hypertonic glucose…

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AAD speaker: Accurate diagnosis of nail fungus key to treatment

July 28, 2017
Several conditions look familiar to nail fungus, so it is important to get an accurate diagnosis before beginning treatment, according to a presenter…

Clinicians at Cleveland Clinic perform third face transplantation procedure

July 21, 2017
Eleven surgeons from the Cleveland Clinic performed the center’s third face transplant, and its first total face transplant, according to a…

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Facial fractures from recreational activities increased in older adults

July 20, 2017
There was a 45% increase in facial fractures resulting from recreational activities among older adults over a 5-year period, according to recent…

Worldwide demand for cosmetic surgery continues dramatic increases

July 14, 2017
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published results of the annual Global Aesthetic Survey that showed a 9% overall increase in…

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Study sheds light on reducing opioid use in abdominal wall reconstruction

July 12, 2017
Transfascial sutures and prior chronic opioid use were associated with higher opioid doses in a cohort of patients who underwent abdominal wall…

Nearly 70% of surveyed consumers considering cosmetic procedures

June 28, 2017
Almost 70% of consumers reported that they are considering a cosmetic procedure, according to survey results released by the American Society for…

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Masseter-to-facial nerve transfer may be reliable for smile reanimation

June 27, 2017
Masseter-to-facial nerve transfer showed reliability for smile reanimation but with limited impact on resting symmetry. The researchers noted that no…

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Visible light spectroscopy bested Doppler in detecting compromised free flap perfusion

June 23, 2017
Visible light spectroscopy was noninvasive and reliable in evaluating tissue perfusion compared with hand-held Doppler and clinical examination…

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Calcium hydroxylapatite shows efficacy in treating hand volume loss for up to 1 year

June 23, 2017
A single treatment with calcium hydroxylapatite dermal filler for volume loss in the dorsum of the hands showed improvement for up to 12 months…

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Appropriate patient selection may yield reduced morbidity in spinal resection

June 22, 2017
Careful selection of high-risk patients for immediate intervention with locoregional muscle flaps may reduce surgical complications in spinal…

Almost one-third of surveyed men 'extremely likely' to consider cosmetic procedure

June 14, 2017
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has released the results of a survey of 618 men, finding that 31% of…

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FGFR2-related craniofacial dysostosis commonly results in minor suture fusion

June 8, 2017
Most infants with FGFR2-associated craniofacial dysostosis experience minor suture fusion, according to recent findings. The study was conducted to…

Allergan to acquire breast implant insertion device

June 7, 2017
Allergan announced that its subsidiary, Allergan Sales LLC, has agreed to acquire Keller Medical, the developer of the Keller Funnel used in breast

Sciton launches women's health review board, including dermatologists

June 2, 2017
Sciton has announced members of its Women’s Health Clinical Review Board. The manufacture of laser and light systems for the medical and

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