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

FDA moves slowly on required postapproval drug studies; other agency procedures scrutinized

August 15, 2017
More than 3 years passed before the efficacy of most drugs given accelerated approval by the FDA from 2009 to 2013 was validated, according to…
In the Journals

Frontal, lateral facial attractiveness strongly associated

August 15, 2017
Specific facial landmarks may impact discordance between frontal and lateral facial attractiveness, according to recent findings. The current study…
In the Journals

Study classifies blindness in patients with hyaluronic acid filler injections

August 10, 2017
After investigating nine patients who experienced vision loss after hyaluronic acid filler injections, researchers classified blindness into four…
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Partial Medicaid expansions under ACA pose ‘big consequences’

August 9, 2017
Just shy of 7 months into President Donald J. Trump’s presidency, there have been repeated failures to fulfill his major campaign promise to…
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Nefertiti lift associated with satisfactory outcomes for patients, investigators

August 4, 2017
The Nefertiti lift was associated with significant improvement in platysmal bands at rest and at tension, according to recent findings. Researchers…
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Tumor-to-nipple distance should not impact nipple-sparing mastectomy

August 1, 2017
A tumor-to-nipple distance as short as 1 cm is not a contraindication for nipple-sparing mastectomy, according to recent research.  The…
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Revenues surpass expenditures in majority of medical specialty boards

August 1, 2017
Although medical specialty boards — as nonprofit organizations funded by physicians —have been entrusted to match revenue and…
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Causal agents correlated with eyelid allergic dermatitis

July 28, 2017
A study investigating the causes of eyelid allergic dermatitis found a common correlation with glaucoma medications, topical cosmetics and skin care…
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Women less likely to undergo immediate breast reconstruction at safety net hospitals

July 27, 2017
Women undergoing mastectomies at safety net hospitals were significantly less likely to undergo immediate breast reconstruction than women at…
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Different sutures yielded similar cosmetic outcomes in facial surgery

July 26, 2017
Simple interrupted sutures and running subcuticular sutures resulted in similar cosmetic outcomes at 12 months, according to recent findings. The…
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