In the Journals

Platelet-rich plasma injections show efficacy in facial skin biostimulation

April 27, 2017
Platelet-rich plasma poor in leukocytes demonstrated improvement in facial skin biostimulation, according to study results published in Dermatologic

In the Journals

Botulinum toxin A shows efficacy in treating upper platysma area of lower face

April 27, 2017
Botulinum toxin A was effective at treating the upper platysma muscle area, showing that the area of the lower face can be safely modulated by…

In the Journals

Each area of the lips has a different standard for appearing artificial

April 27, 2017
Each area of the lips carried a different standard for appearing treated or artificial, according to recent findings. The researchers evaluated the…

Bellus Medical acquires Allumera photodynamic cosmetic cream

April 26, 2017
Bellus Medical announced it has acquired Allumera, a topical cream that is in a new class of photodynamic cosmetics. Allumera, the first photodynamic…

In the Journals

Cryolipolysis associated with fat layer reduction in submental region

April 25, 2017
Bilateral submental cyrolipolysis demonstrated safety and efficacy in reducing lateral and central fat a small cohort of patients. The researchers…

Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical…

In the Journals

Alternative bone source may be safe for alveolar cleft repair

April 19, 2017
The use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein with a demineralized bone matrix was safe and effective for alveolar cleft reconstruction…

In the Journals

Pan-facial fat injection may be feasible for facial contouring

April 17, 2017
Using pan-facial fat injection for facial contouring, as opposed to rejuvenation, may be safe and feasible. The researchers wrote that this approach…

In the Journals

Movie villains display higher incidence of dermatologic findings than heroes

April 7, 2017
A majority of the top American film villains displayed significant dermatologic findings compared with film heroes, which may contribute to prejudice…

In the Journals

Epidermal nerve findings may predict outcomes in rhytidectomy

April 7, 2017
Results from a recent pilot study indicated that histological findings may be useful in predicting wound healing in patients undergoing rhytidectomy…

In the Journals

Midface lifting based only on vertical repositioning shows efficacy

April 4, 2017
Midface lifting based on vertical repositioning was associated with reduced vertical distraction and recovery in the lamellar plane, according to…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Amy J. McMichael MD, FAAD, discusses Skin of Color Society

March 30, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD, discusses…

In the Journals

eFace shows reliability in assessing facial paralysis

March 29, 2017
The Electronic Facial Paralysis Assessment, or eFACE, tool was associated with high inter-observer and intra-observer reliability in evaluating…

In the Journals

Observers perceived women who underwent face-lifts as healthy, successful

March 28, 2017
Observers who viewed pre-operative and post-operative photos of women who underwent face-lift surgery perceived post-operative women to be younger…

In the Journals

Study sheds light on arterial structure of the forehead

March 23, 2017
A recent study of 11 cadaver hemifaces revealed new information about the arterial structure of the forehead. The researchers suggested that filler…

FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approves Juvéderm Vollure XC for treating nasolabial folds with results up to 18 months

March 21, 2017
The FDA has approved marketing Juvéderm Vollure XC for correcting moderate-to-severe wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds, in adults…

In the Journals

Compartmentally based fat grafting may restore facial fat volume

March 20, 2017
Compartmentally based fat grafting was associated with restored facial fat volume and, in turn, high patient satisfaction. Researchers developed a…

BLOG: Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, shares cosmetic pearls from AAD 2017

March 20, 2017
I just attended the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, and, as in every meeting, heard a lot of information and…

In the Journals

FACE-Q may be useful for clinical, research purposes

March 17, 2017
The FACE-Q Eye Module provided clinical utility in assessing adverse outcomes in a cohort of patients undergoing facial aesthetic procedures. The…

Americans spent more than $15 billion on aesthetic procedures in 2016

March 16, 2017
Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures in 2016, an increase of 11% over the prior year…

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