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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.
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Dermatologists offer pearls on how and when to use microneedling in practice at AAD15.
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Neothetics Inc is launching an open-label study to evaluate the safety of multiple courses of treatment of its lipo-dissolving shot LIPO-202 for the reduction of central tummy bulges (spare tires).
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Plastic surgeons offer tips on how to make patients feel less self-conscious in the buff during exams.
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Glycolic and phenol Chemical peels may be safe and effective ways to treat onychorrhexis, onychoschizia, and trachonyia, according to new research presented at the AAD.
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More than 25% of acne patients do not adhere to their over-the-counter or Rx acne treatment regimens, a new study shows.
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Are drinkable sunscreens really a thing? La Jolla, Calif-based dermatologist Mona Z. Mofid gives PSP the skinny on sunscreen options.
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Preliminary results of a head-to-head post-marketing comparison of Xeomin® and Botox® Cosmetic for the treatment of moderate-to-severe glabellar facial lines showed that both met the primary efficacy endpoint.
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Readers opine on the rise and fall of Lifestyle Lift.
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The lipodissolving injectable category amps up as Neothetics’ tummy tamer enters Phase 3 trials. Stay tuned.
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Where in the world is Wendy Lewis? At the 17th Annual International Master Course on Aging Skin (IMCAS), of course.
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The rise in buttock implants, an eczema cream that's not linked to a cancer risk in kids and more are featured in the April 2015 PSP Spotlight.
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The professorship is made possible by Drs. Vasu and Lisa Pandrangi. Bruce Kraemer, M.D., the director of plastic and reconstructive surgery at SLU, will become the inaugural holder of the Lisa and Vasu Pandrangi, M.D. and Family Professorship in Plastic Surgery on March 28, 2015
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Don't Miss Out: The PSF is now accepting applications for two 2015 Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund grant programs. Deadline for entrants is Friday, April 10, 2015.
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Did you hear the news? Radiesse® (+) with integral 0.3% Lidocaine (“Radiesse® Plus“) received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and is now available to US physicians.
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t’s official: Actavis has completed the acquisition of Allergan Inc. Read this article to learn what you can expect from the combined company.
Skin deep: A sample from one psoriasis patient shows thickening of the outer layer of skin, known as the epidermis (top). Eight weeks after treatment, the epidermis has thinned to a normal level (bottom).
BI 655066 was well tolerated and associated with "rapid, substantial, and durable" clinical improvement in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, supporting a central role for IL-23 in psoriasis pathogenesis.
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Buried within the folklore of St. Patrick’s Day may lie some very salient beauty advice.
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Hydroquinone-free products were among the most dynamic performers in the US professional skin care market in 2014, Kline & Company reports.