Stem cell knowledge, melasma treatment top aesthetics reads for week

October 9, 2015
Study results showing the need for improvement in patient education on the use of stem cells in the aesthetic industry was the past week’s…

Abdominoplasty, dermal filler studies top aesthetics reads for week

October 2, 2015
Study results recommending adequate hydration and lower extremity elevation during and after abdominoplasty to help prevent deep vein thrombosis…

Abdominoplasty, dermal filler studies top aesthetics reads for week

October 2, 2015
Study results recommending adequate hydration and lower extremity elevation during and after abdominoplasty to help prevent deep vein thrombosis…

In the Journals

Adequate hydration, lower extremity elevation during, after surgery prevents DVT in abdominoplasty

September 23, 2015
Researchers recommend adequate hydration and lower extremity elevation during and after abdominoplasty to help prevent deep vein thrombosis…

Adult obesity rates highest in Southern, Midwest states

September 23, 2015
Out of 25 states with the highest rates of obesity, 23 are in the South or Midwest regions of the U.S.; however, overall rates of obesity have…

ASAPS: Autologous fat grafting is a viable option for calf augmentation

September 22, 2015
Fat grafting is an effective way to correct slender calves due to deformities or for cosmetic purposes, according to a press release from the…

In the Journals

High-potency topical corticosteroid comparable to placebo after lower-extremity sclerotherapy

September 21, 2015
High-potency topical corticosteroid treatment was not significantly different from placebo in patient- and investigator-assessed adverse events and…

FDA: Healthy aging tips for women in time for Healthy Aging Month

September 16, 2015
The FDA’s Office of Women’s Health stressed good habits like eating healthy and managing health screenings to help people age as…

ASEA reports skin gel improves appearance of cellulite, skin elasticity

September 15, 2015
ASEA announced study results showing RENU 28 skin gel improved the appearance of cellulite through the reduction of the size of adipose lobules…

Aesthetics week in review: Alphaeon’s social network, skin flap necrosis, more

September 11, 2015
In the second week of September, we covered news from JAMA Surgery that highlights the need to closely follow delirium in older patients for…

In the Journals

One of 17 patients older than 70 experienced adverse outcomes attributable to delirium

September 10, 2015
Researchers found that delirium alone contributes significantly to adverse outcomes after surgery, such as length of stay, institutional discharge…

Recent headlines in aesthetics: A physician social network launches, and more

September 9, 2015
You would not be able to assume that a major national holiday just past in the States because aesthetics news is everywhere at Healio.com. We…

In the Journals

Closed incision negative-pressure therapy potentially reduces surgical-site infections

September 8, 2015
Researchers found that use of closed incision negative-pressure therapy over surgical incisions may be effective, and recommend considering this…

The past and future of breast implants from board certified plastic surgeon Adam J. Oppenheimer, MD

September 8, 2015
About 1 in 20 women on the planet have breast implants. I place anywhere from 2 to 8 implants per week, almost always an even number. I'm a board…

Most recent aesthetics news in injectables

September 7, 2015
As the summer winds down, here’s a look at the most recent news in fillers and injectables. Cluster attack reduction and hand lipomodeling are…

In the Journals

In liposuction, obese patients may tolerate larger lipoaspirate volumes

September 3, 2015
Obese patients may tolerate larger lipoaspirate volumes without increased complications compared to patients with lower BMIs, who experience a more…

In the Journals

No difference in complications between combined panniculectomy, hysterectomy and hysterectomy alone

September 2, 2015
Combined hysterectomy and panniculectomy procedures appear to be performed infrequently yet only differences in hospital length of stay were…

Physicians support proposed biosimilar naming convention

September 2, 2015
In agreement with the FDA’s recent draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biological products, six physician groups collectively sent a…

August’s top 5 stories in aesthetics

September 1, 2015
Last month, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery published a groundbreaking paper on ‘mommy makeovers’ clarifying the importance of the…

Pediatric bilateral hand transplant patient discharged, outlook bright

August 27, 2015
The first bilateral hand transplant patient, 8-year-old Zion Harvey, who received the transplant earlier this summer, was discharged from The…

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