In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in aesthetics. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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…
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Surgical algorithm may aid surgical treatment of involutional ptosis with normal levator function

May 10, 2017
A surgical algorithm involving a small incision to expose the levator aponeurosis was effective in terms of margin reflex distance-1 and surgical…
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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…
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Almost one-third of FDA-approved therapeutics had postmarket safety events

May 10, 2017
Nearly one-third of the 222 new pharmaceuticals and biologics approved by the FDA from 2001 through 2010 were subject to a postmarket safety event…
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Thread lifting technique shows efficacy in facial rejuvenation in Asians

May 9, 2017
Thread lifting with absorbable short, wedge-shaped polydioxanone sutures showed safety and efficacy in facial rejuvenation in Asian patients…
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Storage of partially used hyaluronic acid carries some contamination risk

May 8, 2017
Storing partially used hyaluronic acid gel fillers after the initial patient injection carried a small risk of contamination, according to study…
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Patient-centered medical home elements improve clinical quality

May 4, 2017
High performance on components of patient-centered medical homes, including continuity, access, care coordination and communication, enhance clinical…
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‘Detailing’ policies at academic medical centers lead to fewer prescriptions

May 2, 2017
Policies limiting visits from pharmaceutical sales representatives, or detailing, led to modest but significant reductions in prescribing behavior…
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Low-fluence Q-switched laser shows efficacy in treating melasma, solar lentigo

May 1, 2017
Low-fluence Q-switched 1,064-nm neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser achieved efficacy in treating melasma and smallplaque-type solar…
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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
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