InMode/Invasix names new CEO for North, South America

January 25, 2017
InMode/Invasix has named Erik Dowell as the company’s new CEO for North and South America, according to a press release. Dowell will take…

Meeting News

Chairman Nestor discusses highlights of South Beach Symposium

January 23, 2017
Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD, symposium chair, spoke with about the highlights of the upcoming South Beach Symposium in Miami…

In the Journals

Microsurgical reconstruction of lower extremity defects may be safe in children

January 18, 2017
The flap survival rate was 95% in a cohort of pediatric patients who underwent microsurgical reconstruction for a traumatic lower extremity defect…

Meeting News

South Beach Symposium offers unique educational opportunities for dermatology, clinical aesthetics

January 11, 2017
The upcoming 15th annual South Beach Symposium will provide educational content on the newest therapies, technologies, procedures and practice…

In the Journals

Multiple treatments with nonthermal focused ultrasound is safe, effective for fat reduction

January 10, 2017
Multiple treatments with nonthermal focused ultrasound for noninvasive fat reduction was safe and effective, according to study results published in…

In the Journals

Researchers identify risk factors most commonly related to surgical site infections

January 3, 2017
Researchers identified the rates and common risk factors for surgical site infections following aesthetic surgery, according to study results…

In the Journals

Autologous platelet-rich plasma glue improves outcomes in limb lift, breast reduction surgery

December 28, 2016
Autologous platelet-rich plasma glue appeared to prevent seroma formation following limb lifting surgery and hematoma formation after breast…

In the Journals

SAFE liposuction technique provides safe, effective results

December 19, 2016
Liposuction solely using the Separation, Aspiration and Fat Equalization, or SAFE, technique is safe and particularly effective, according to study…

In the Journals

Classification system identifies patients at risk for complications from abdominal contouring

December 14, 2016
The American Society of Anesthesiologists classification system can be used to rapidly screen patients before abdominal contouring to predict…

In the Journals

Satisfaction with labiaplasty outcomes affected by distress, intimate relationships

December 7, 2016
Labiaplasty increased genital appearance satisfaction in women, but did not affect their general psychological well-being or intimate relationship…

Hot topics in patient motivations, ear rejuvenation this week

December 2, 2016
Recent hot topics as reported on include women's motivations for undergoing labiaplasty as well as the value patients place on…

In the Journals

Classification system for traumatic partial ear defects yields majority satisfaction

November 23, 2016
The method of classifying traumatic ear defects by size and contiguous skin condition yields satisfied patient outcomes following procedure with few…

In the Journals

Pulley sutures effective for scalp defect reconstructions

November 22, 2016
Reconstructions of postsurgical scalp defects using a single layer of pulley sutures resulted in significantly reduced closure times and similar scar…

In the Journals

Women’s motivations for labiaplasty include media influence, negative experiences

November 18, 2016
Outside influences and negative experiences are among the major motivations for women to undergo labiaplasty, according to study results published in…

Meeting News Coverage

Fredric S. Brandt, MD, fellowship grants awarded

November 16, 2016
The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery announced two 2016 grant recipients of the Fredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship…

In the Journals

Patients satisfied with results of body hair transplantation to treat baldness

November 14, 2016
Body hair from the beard, trunk and extremities can be transplanted by follicular unit extraction to improve scalp and nonscalp hairlines in…

In the Journals

High-volume case study of penile inversion vaginoplasty showed low complication rates

November 14, 2016
Surgeons at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam have reported low rates of intraoperative complications and secondary reoperations in…

Hot topics in facial augmentation, breast reconstruction harvest this week

November 10, 2016
Alloplastic facial augmentation in Asian-American patients had safe results and high satisfaction rates, as reported on

FDA News

FDA grants clearance to Syneron Candela's microneedling device for appearance of cellulite

November 8, 2016
Syneron Candela announced in a press released that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for Profound, its minimally invasive, fractional…

In the Journals

Conjoined twins successfully separated with expanded tissue closure

November 2, 2016
Plastic surgery services joined a surgical team to successfully separate thoraco-omphalo-ischiopagus tetrapus conjoined twins, according to a case…

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