Canfield Imaging Systems, Fairfield, NJ, expands the Sculptor 3D software line by introducing Body Sculptor 3D aesthetic simulation software, which provides photo-realistic 3D simulations of requested body contouring and augmetation procedures. The program enables physicians to modify a high-resolution image of the patient taken with the VECTRA 3D imaging system to simulate the desired postoperative outcome and remove the uncertainty about the result. Body Sculptor includes all the breast-augmentation tools in the Breast Sculptor module, and it will be provided as a free upgrade to those with current service agreements.
Canfield Imaging Systems
PEAK Surgical Inc, Palo Alto, Calif, introduces the PEAK® PlasmaBlade TnA (Tonsil and Adenoid) disposable, low-temperature tissue-dissection device, which cuts and coagulates soft tissue during otolaryngology surgery, including the removal of the tonsils and adenoids. The device offers the exacting control of a scalpel and the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without the extensive collateral damage to surrounding tissue. The PlasmaBlade is part of the PEAK Surgery System, which is cleared for use in general, plastic and reconstructive, ENT, gynecologic, orthopedic, arthroscopic, spinal, and neurological surgical procedures.
PEAK Surgical Inc
FACIAL CONDITIONING SYSTEM
Obagi Medical, Long Beach, Calif, offers its Condition & Enhance System, which is designed to enhance the results of facial aesthetic procedures. A combination of therapeutic ingredients work at a cellular level to treat the effects of aging and restore the appearance of normal, healthy skin cells. The product family includes Gentle Cleanser or Foaming Gel to prepare the skin, Clear to repair the skin, Blender to stimulate and maintain the skin, and Healthy Skin Protectant SPF 35 and Physical UV Block SPF 32 to protect the skin.
ABDOMINAL AREA CREAM
Professional Solutions, Pompano Beach, Fla, introduces Alpha Abdo Cream, designed specifically for men to help slim down their abdominal area in a matter of months. It contains a blend of bitter orange extract (rich in hesperitin) and Guarana extract, which according to the company helps prevent preferential fat deposition most commonly found in the male abdominal area.
Megadyne, Draper, Utah, announces a new range of E-Z Clean® Modified Electrodes featuring enhanced polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) insulation, which is designed to further minimize potential thermal injuries during electrosurgery. The enhanced PTFE insulation resists temperatures up to 700°F and reduces the splitting, cracking, and peeling often seen on electrodes without PTFE insulation. The electrodes are compatible with all standard handpieces and are designed specifically for monopolar electrosurgery. They also feature Green E-Z Clean PTFE coating, which resists eschar buildup during surgeries. They are available in four lengths, and they are also available on the Rocker Switch and Button Switch Electrosurgical handpieces.