Wrinkle Removers, Backed by Science
from The New York Times
Nostrums that promise to smooth wrinkled skin are a staple of snake-oil salesmen everywhere, but now there is strong evidence that certain kinds of treatment are effective. Over the past decade, researchers have been learning which treatments work, and why. More
Melanoma in Organ Transplant Recipients: The Old Enemy Finds a New Battleground
from PCI Journal
There was limited data regarding the incidence and prognosis of melanomas within the population of organ transplant recipients. This study drew attention to particular areas that require further research. More
Hollywood’s Beauty Secret, Out at Last
from Los Angeles Times
As the fear of hard economic times infects, yes, even Hollywood, plastic surgeons and beauty consultants are pitching lower-cost alternatives to pricey face-lifts: Botox, lasers and all variety of creams, some of which reporter Shari Roan explored in one L.A. Times story on stem cell ingredients, and in another story on exotic botanicals. More
Miami Ranks Fourth in Most Nipped & Tucked Cities
Men's Health magazine has ranked 100 of the country's most major cities by the amount of cosmetic surgeries performed, the number of people admitting to having Botox, and the number of plastic surgeons and cosmetic dentists per capita. More
More People Take Time Off for Face Lifts
from Swindon Advertiser
Bosses need to make sure they know their rights as more people request sick pay while they take time off for cosmetic surgery. The warning comes from Malcolm Gregory, partner and employment specialist at Swindon’s Withy King Solicitors. He has seen a rise in inquiries from employers checking their rights as more staff elect to have face lifts and liposuction. According to Gregory, the area of cosmetic and elective surgery and sick leave entitlement is a potential minefield. More
Plump is the New Thin in World of Dermatology
from Miami Herald
Apparently several top-dollar dermatologists in New York City have figured out that the key to looking young isn't merely lifting. You must get plumped, too. Regular face lifts leave people looking tight and gaunt, Van Meter notes. The New New Face has enough injectables in key spots to resemble dreamy baby fat. The New New Face reminds you of a heart -- not a shrink-wrapped facelift. More
Economic Wrinkles Force Beauty-Conscious to Cut Back
from Boston Herald
The tough economy is cause for furrowed brows - and furry ones, too.
As gas and grocery prices soar, things are getting ugly for the beauty industry, as more women limit or give up waxings, colorings, manicures and injections.
|Legal & Liability Issues of a Medical Spa|
By Paula Cohen and Susanne S. Warfield
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