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New in Medical Esthetics (page 22 of 24)
Company's new collaboration with Allergan, Inc. to develop line to address the need for specialized skin care as medical aesthetics market grows; to be sold exclusively in physicians' offices...
By Paul Hester, MD
Adaptability and focus are the keys to fostering a successful balance between medical and esthetics in a medical spa.
Recent research shows that the addition of ingredients such as niacin and peptides can help treat various conditions in mature skin.
The market analysis Web site Feed-back.com has released survey research on what services are found to be most valuable in dermatology, medical spa and plastic surgery facilities.
By Susanne S. Warfield
By Susanne S. Warfield
Find guidance on navigating your way through the trials and tribulations of owning a medical spa in legal world.
By: Cathy Christensen
Download the presentation slides here. Skin Inc. magazine hosted a free webinar on December 5, featuring guest speakers: Steven Dayan, MD and Terri Wojak. View the archive on-demand. The question and answers from the webinar can be found here.
How to Launch and Operate a Profitable Medical Spa debuts November 5-6, 2007, at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.
By Camille Hoheb
Make sure you and your medical spa are safe by following these procedures.
Board certified facial plastic surgeons are meeting Americans' demands for quicker results and less recovery time, according to a new survey by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The annual poll of 1,336 of the organization's member surgeons found that there was a 69% increase among women and an astonishing 91% increase among men undergoing nonsurgical facial plastic surgery since 2000.
We're seeing that minimally invasive-type treatments that offer patients less 'downtime' are increasing in popularity" commented Peter A. Hilger, MD, president of the AAFPRS. "The goal is to have a nice, natural-looking outcome – you don't want to look like you've had surgery. The trend toward non-invasive cosmetic procedures has allowed more Americans to get the look they want without having to turn their busy lifestyles upside down.
Surgeons feel that the future for facial plastic surgery is bright, both for themselves and the consumer. They predict more filler introductions into the market (96%) and feel that patient safety will continue to be a focal point in cosmetic surgery (94%). They also foresee an increase in cosmetic surgery for ethnic populations (85%). "We hope the results of this annual survey give some understanding of the untiring dedication of AAFPRS members to making the highest possible quality of facial plastic surgery available to the public," concluded Dr. Hilger.