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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.
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.
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.
Dermatologic and cosmetic surgery trends show an increase in this area of interest as baby boomers age.
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.
A potential tax on cosmetic medical procedures, nicknamed the Botox Tax, is meeting resistance from physicians who provide these services.
A new poll shows that many women are still thinking positively when it comes to age-camouflaging procedures, despite the economy's lull.
By: Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Learn how "The Lipstick Effect" theory can parallel current trends in noninvasive cosmetic procedures.
By: Howard Murad, MD
When physicians, estheticians and lifestyle specialists partner with patients, the result is total wellness.
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.