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Jan
08
2010

Medical Beauty Treatments Expected to Gain in Europe

Medical beauty treatment sales will be on the mend again in the next years after a decline of about 15% in 2009 in Europe, with more women looking for natural-looking touch-ups and pampering in increasingly popular medical spas.

Dec
03
2009

Viewpoint: Freeze the Botax

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By: Steven H. Dayan, MD, FACS

Proposed in the public option health plan currently being debated in the U.S. Senate, “Botax” would charge a 5% tax not just on Botox, but on all cosmetic medical procedures performed by licensed medical professionals. Dr. Dayan explains the many questionable aspects to this proposal, as well as cosmetic medicine's role in today's society.

Nov
20
2009

New Health Care Plan Includes a Tax on Cosmetic Procedures

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The new health care plan introduced to the Senate includes a proposal to tax some cosmetic procedures in an effort to pay for the plan.

Oct
29
2009

Trends in Dermatology Show Skin Procedures Up Since 2000

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Dermatologic and cosmetic surgery trends show an increase in this area of interest as baby boomers age.

Oct
26
2009

The Role of Estheticians in Medical Trends

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By: Steven H. Dayan, MD, and Terri Wojak

Estheticians can help ensure the lasting benefits of medical trends by utilizing their caring, training and know-how.

Aug
18
2009

Potential “Botox Tax” Faces Resistance

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A potential tax on cosmetic medical procedures, nicknamed the Botox Tax, is meeting resistance from physicians who provide these services.

Jul
30
2009

Cosmetic Procedures Still Interest Women, Despite Economy

A new poll shows that many women are still thinking positively when it comes to age-camouflaging procedures, despite the economy's lull.

Jun
29
2009

The Lipstick Effect

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By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Learn how "The Lipstick Effect" theory can parallel current trends in noninvasive cosmetic procedures.

Jun
02
2009

Inclusive Health

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By: Howard Murad, MD

When physicians, estheticians and lifestyle specialists partner with patients, the result is total wellness.

Apr
16
2009

Massachusetts Considering Medical Spa Regulation

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Proposed regulation for medical spas in Massachusetts may require licenses from the state's Department of Public Health, as well as a physician or nurse with special training on staff.