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News

10 Things: It’s Miller Time

After some serious soul searching several years back, Timothy R. Miller, MD, decided the time was right to strike out on his own. PSP Editor, sits down with him for the September 2014 10 Things column.

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Practice Management

The Edge: Movin’ Out?

“Many cosmetic surgeons don’t realize that they are renting their own websites. Before you consider any upgrades, make sure you own your website and all related materials, including content, graphics, and images.” David Evans discusses it all in the September 2014 The Edge.

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Blogs

From the Editor: Ethnic Plastic Surgery: What’s in a Name?

“Most surgeons were, and are, quick to say that Michael Jackson and his alleged plastic surgery procedures, including rhinoplasty, gave ethnic plastic surgery a bad rap”. PSP Editor, Denise Mann, examines ethnic plastic surgery in her September 2014 column.

A new material that changes shape upon heating could help heal bone lesions caused by injuries, tumor removal or birth defects, such as cleft palates. (The white bar is 1 cm, or less than half an inch long.)

Face

New Moldable Polymer May Aid Facial Reconstruction

A new self-molding material may help change the way facial surgeons approach bone defects or injuries in the head, neck, or jaw. The findings were presented at the annual meeting o f the American Chemical Society.

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Products

BioTime Inc Scores 510(K) FDA Marketing Clearance for Premvia

Premvia can help treat wounds including: partial thickness, full-thickness, and tunneling wounds; pressure, venous, diabetic, and chronic vascular ulcers; donor skin graft sites; post-Moh’s surgery; post-laser surgery; podiatric wounds; wound dehiscence; abrasions; lacerations; second-degree burns; skin tears; and draining wounds.