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…

Company announces novel liposuction surgery for men

June 21, 2017
A company in South Korea has announced the launch of a novel intervention known as 3 Balance Optimized Liposuction Surgery For Men, according to a…

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…

In the Journals

Bullying may lead to poor psychological function, desire for cosmetic surgery

June 2, 2017
Adolescents victims of bullying were more likely to report poor psychological function and desire cosmetic surgery, according to recent findings. The…

ThermiRF receives marketing clearance in Brazil

May 30, 2017
Thermi announced it has received clearance to market and distribute ThermiRF in Brazil, the second-largest world market for aesthetics. The…

In the Journals

Kybella shows efficacy in submental fullness after one treatment session

May 25, 2017
Many patients achieved improvement in submental fullness after one treatment session of Kybella in a private practice setting, according to study…

In the Journals

Facial splash without protection common among dermatology residents

May 17, 2017
A large percentage of surveyed dermatology residents reported facial splash by blood or other potentially infectious material during a procedure…

Allergan reports 5% increase in Q1 net revenues

May 12, 2017
Allergan reported its first quarter 2017 continuing operations performance, including total net revenues of $3.6 billion, a 5% increase compared with…

FDA News

Reusable fat collection and grafting system receives FDA clearance

May 3, 2017
A reusable fat collection and grafting system known as the Lipo-Loop System today became the first to receive FDA clearance, according to a statement…

Allergan completes acquisition of Zeltiq Aesthetics, CoolSculpting

April 28, 2017
Allergan announced it has completed its acquisition of Zeltiq Aesthetics for $2.4 billion in cash. Zeltiq’s proprietary controlled-cooling…

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…

Allergan, Zeltiq announce progress in pending acquisition

April 6, 2017
Allergan and Zeltiq Aesthetics announced in a press release that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976 has…

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VIDEO: Hallway conversations about novel cosmetic treatments at AAD

April 5, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, discusses…

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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…

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VIDEO: Basic science behind new devices in dermatology

March 27, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Anne M. Chapas, MD, FAAD, discusses the…

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…

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…

Meeting News

Nearly half of survey respondents bothered by submental fullness

March 15, 2017
Survey results on the personal impact of submental fullness and how others perceive submental fullness were presented at the American Academy of…

Meeting News

Follow's coverage of the 75th annual AAD meeting

March 3, 2017
ORLANDO – is providing live coverage of the 75th annual American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Orlando…

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