Deion Sanders to become brand ambassador for Botox Cosmetic

September 12, 2017
Allergan has announced that Deion Sanders will serve as a brand ambassador for Botox Cosmetic, according to a recent press release from the…

In the Journals

Questions raised about evidence for FDA approval of soft-tissue fillers

July 19, 2017
Despite FDA approval based largely on randomized clinical trial results, questions about the safety of soft-tissue fillers prompted a 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…

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…

In the Journals

Gender-based pricing shown for minoxidil for hair loss

June 21, 2017
Women were charged more per dose for minoxidil, 5%, foam for androgenetic alopecia when compared with products marketed for men, according to…

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…

Sientra to acquire Miramar Labs, miraDry

June 13, 2017
Sientra announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Miramar Labs. Sientra, a medical aesthetics company, will acquire the global…

Breaking News

FDA warns of unapproved versions of Juvéderm

June 8, 2017
The FDA announced it has updated its dermal fillers website to include a public warning about unapproved versions of Juvéderm, including…

In the Journals

Lower concentrations of hyaluronidase effective at degrading hyaluronic acid

June 8, 2017
Lower concentrations of hyaluronidase were as effective as higher concentrations at degrading hyaluronic acid fillers, according to study results…

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…

Five developments in sunscreen on Memorial Day weekend

May 26, 2017
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and with that comes the reminder to practice sun safety and use sunscreen…

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

Patients perceived as younger, more successful after undergoing facial rejuvenation surgery

May 16, 2017
Patients who underwent face-lift and upper facial rejuvenation surgery were perceived as younger, more attractive and more successful by observers…

In the JournalsPerspective

Gender-affirming surgery more likely in adults transitioning from male to female vs. female to male

May 10, 2017
Transgender adults transitioning from female to male may be twice as likely as those transitioning from male to female to undergo gender-affirming…

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…

Medifirst to acquire rights to Green Laser for aesthetic use

May 2, 2017
Medifirst Solutions announced it has agreed to acquire the exclusive licensing rights from Laser Lab Corp for its Green Laser for use in anti-aging…

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

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…

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…

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