NONSURGICAL

The real deal with nonsurgical skin tighteningWhile nonsurgical technologies still don’t rival surgical facelifting results, combination treatment delivers patient satisfaction.
The promises of lasers and light-based technologiesDr. Ron Wheeland reviews the past, present and future of laser and light-based technologies.
Riding the wave of progressWe believe this change represents both our journalistic ambition to stay on the cutting edge of the profession as well as our continued commitment to keeping you well informed of the advancing discipline of aesthetic medicine — providing you practical insights on the latest technology, techniques, best practices, and practice management solutions in a mutually respectful forum — so that you can provide optimal outcomes for your patients.
Taking a closer look at ThermiVaAccording to RealSelf ratings, patients think it’s a worthwhile treatment. Two practices share their experience with ThermiVa… and a GYN expert offers a few cautionary tips.
Vollure: The new 18-month fillerAccording to Allergan, Vollure blends various molecular weights of HA to help achieve an impressive 18 months of duration on average.
Attractive vs. artificial lipsResearchers define a mathematical measurement that determines the threshold for artificial lip augmentation results.
Avoiding complications with dermal fillersComplications can happen to the best of injectors. Addressing them appropriately and quickly is key according to Steve Fagien, M.D
On point with off-label BotoxDr. Jonathan Kaplan uses botulinum toxin type A for downturned lips, sweaty palms and plenty more. Are you underutilizing this wonder drug?
Sun exposure and skin agingIn a recent survey, only 4.4% of women blamed sun exposure for skin aging, believing stress and kids are bigger culprits.
Chemical peel appealOne plastic surgeon calls them the “gold standard” for fine lines, brown spots and skin tone and shares his approach to the chemical peel.

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