SURGICAL

Recommendations for safer gluteal fat graftingA plastic surgery taskforce recently released recommendations for gluteal fat grafting, a procedure that has a significantly higher mortality rate than any other in the aesthetic space.
Plastic surgery predictions
Plastic surgery predictionsWhat will shape cosmetic medicine in 2018? We asked industry leaders to weigh in with what they think will drive aesthetic medicine’s evolution this year.
Does this facelift make me look more successful?
Does this facelift make me look more successful?Researchers wanted to know if facelifts offer social benefits beyond those of a youthful appearance. This is what they found.
Pain control rxA recent study suggests that rhinoplasty patients may need fewer opioids than surgeons think.
Feminizing the faceFacial feminization has become a catch phrase transgender patient procedures, but it’s an approach one surgeon also uses for treating the female face.
Serotype E botulinum toxinEB-001 has a fast onset of action and short duration of effect. Could it become a solution for post treatment pain?
Human hair to suture facial wounds?Whether on the battlefield, in emergency situations or for elective procedures, one surgeon examines the benefits of using human hair as sutures.
Fillers 101: Foundations for successThe foundations for success in using fillers during oculofacial surgery include understanding the characteristics of these products, which influences outcomes, and learning techniques to avoid and treat complications.
Facial shaping with fillers an ‘artform’
Majority of consumers interested in cosmetic proceduresAlmost seven in 10 consumers surveyed recently expressed interest in undergoing a cosmetic procedure, which is twice as many who considered such treatments in 2013, according to findings released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS).

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