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

Increased health care spending not associated with better outcomes

March 14, 2017
While there was a larger variation in health care expenditures among individual physicians than hospitals, higher physician spending was not…
In the Journals

Calf augmentation procedures should be approached individually

March 14, 2017
Subfascial calf augmentation surgery was found to be a safe procedure by a surgeon with extensive experience in the field. In the current study, the…
In the Journals

Medicaid expansion under ACA increased health care access

March 10, 2017
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act led to increased access to care and insurance coverage, but was also associated with longer wait…
In the Journals

Ptosis repair, blepharoplasty yield relief from tension-type headaches in upper eyelid repair

March 9, 2017
Both standard upper eyelid blepharoplasty and ptosis repair were associated with improved headache-related symptoms in patients requiring…
In the Journals

Reported disclosures lacking among patient-advocacy groups

March 8, 2017
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine found that many patient-advocacy organizations do not adequately…
In the Journals

Minimally disruptive treatment for frontal sinus fractures may have utility

March 3, 2017
A minimally invasive method of treating frontal sinus fractures was associated with spontaneous ventilation and bony autoreduction. The study…
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Novel technique for tear trough deformity may be safe, effective

March 2, 2017
Using micro free orbital fat grafts was safe and effective in treating tear trough deformity, according to recent findings. In the current study, the…
In the Journals

Early surgical intervention may be considered in select infant focal hemangiomas

March 1, 2017
Surgical removal of some infant hemangiomas may be considered instead of observation or therapeutic management. The researchers aimed to identify…
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Combination therapy effective treatment for melasma

February 28, 2017
A combination of Jessner solution and trichloroacetic acid was more effective than trichloroacetic acid alone in treating dark-skinned patients with…
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ACA does not worsen primary care shortage for Medicaid, private coverage patients

February 28, 2017
Appointment availability increased for new Medicaid patients and remained stable for privately insured patients between 2012 and 2016, suggesting…
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