Permanent Facial Filler Up for FDA Approval

At the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) in Orlando, Fla, Steven Cohen, MD, said polymethylmethacrylate would be the first permanent wrinkle filler approved for use in the United States.

Study Finds Skin Disease Common Among Hispanic Farmworkers

Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, NC) studies of Hispanic farmworkers in North Carolina found that more than three out of four workers had skin disease and that workers need more information about how to prevent both common sk

Fat Grafting in Breasts: Making a Comeback?

Two presentations on April 23 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) gave notice that breast augmentation by fat grafting may be making a comeback.

Warm ASAPS Response to Facial-Skin Transplant Surgeon

In a special presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Maria Siemionow, MD, head of plastic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, spoke on the research program that has laid the groundwork for the fi

ASAPS Announces Commencement of Mesotherapy Study

At its annual meeting, in Orlando, Fla, which begins today and runs through April 25, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) announced the commencement of a double-blind placebo study of mesotherapy, known as the “fat-dissolving”

The Skinny on Software

Here’s what to keep in mind when purchasing or replacing software for your practice

Study Reassures Safety of Silicone Implants

A study that appears in the April 19 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found no evidence of increased risk of breast cancer for women who have undergone breast- enlargement surgery with silicone impants.