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Asian breast augmentation is largely driven by anatomical differences and patient preferences, according to a presentation at the Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium.
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Michael C. Edwards, MD, FACS, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Las Vegas and the 2014-2015 president of ASAPS, is PSP's newest editorial advisor.
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Differential diagnosis generators such as VisualDx may reduce misdiagnosis, which is estimated to result in 40,000 to 80,000 deaths in US hospitals annually.
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Fake Botox was found in the United States and may have been sold to doctors’ offices and medical clinics nationwide, The FDA warns. Are your patients at risk?
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The ASAPS 18th annual multispecialty statistical data made quite a splash with the media and plastic surgeons. @pspeditor takes a look behind the 2014 ASAPS stats.
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A "natural" Kimchi-based preservative used in cosmetics actually contains didecyldimethylammonium salts and salicylic acid, new research suggests.
The US beauty device market is expected to reach $25,375.7 million by 2020—with the use of at-home devices driving most of the growth.
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Optical microangiography (OMAG) may detect changes in microvasculature during acne lesion progress and help introduce a microvasculature-based biomarker in evaluating the treatment and grading of acne, new research suggests.
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Despite reports that melanoma in kids is on the rise, the incidence of pediatric melanoma in the United States actually decreased from 2004 to 2010.
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Certain facial plastic surgery procedures can affect what people think about patients’ personalities, a new study shows.
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Wendy Lewis and others remember dermatologist and innovator Frederick Brandt, MD.
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An extract from the same hibiscus leaf often used in teas may help kill melanoma cells, suggests a study in the Journal of Food Science.
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Erectile dysfunction and low sex drive are inadequately reported in trials of finasteride for treatment of male hair loss, new research suggests.
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In the April 2015 issue of PSP, Drs Scot Glasberg and Robert X. Murphy, Jr, talk about the changes they’ve made at the ASPS during their presidencies.
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The AAFPRS highlights ways to address the signs of facial aging with their new infographic.
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Given the similar results, the SVF technique has advantages over the stem cell approach. Which fat grafting technique do you use for facial rejuvenation?
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April's PSP Pulse with RealSelf shines a light on the months when your patients are more likely to be looking for information on vein treatments.
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The U.S Food and Drug Administration and US plastic surgeons are taking active measures to determine the nature and or scope of any possible association between ALCL and breast implants.
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With a 94% patient-satisfaction rating at 1 year, Cellfina just may be the must-have cellulite treatment for summer 2015.
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In April's 10 Things, PSP talks to Alan Matarasso, MD, about the upcoming American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ Aesthetica Symposium.