Male Cosmetic Surgery Patients Need Different Approach
from The Bahamas Weekly
Men may not be from Mars, but they do pose some unique challenges for the plastic surgeons who treat them. And as a growing number of men seek cosmetic procedures, it’s important for physicians to realize the differences between male and female patients are much more than physical. More
Effect of Myristyl Nicotinate on Retinoic Acid Therapy for Facial Photodamage
from PCI Journal
The study authors explored retinoids, which act on both the dermis and epidermis and are known to produce smoother, less wrinkled and less pigmented skin. Working in the epidermis, retinoids increase epidermal and granular layer thickness, stratum corneum compaction, decrease melanin content, and improved epidermal atypia. More
Bullied Teens Go Under Knife
from The Sun
Bullied schoolgirls are having plastic surgery to improve their looks, a top surgeon has revealed. A top doctor said that girls as young as 14 are going under the knife to escape torment. And he shockingly revealed that he has given expandable breast implants to teens who fear they are not developing as quickly as other girls. More
Chin Implants for Men Latest “In” Thing
from CBS News
A growing number of men are choosing to keep their chins out as much as possible—by having chin implants—as they try to make themselves look better, a New York plastic surgeon says. More
Hair Restoration Treatments: Hope or Hype?
from Health News
Both men and women tend to lose hair thickness and amount as they age. Inherited or "pattern baldness" affects more men than women. Approximately 25 percent of men begin to bald by the time they are 30 years old, and about two-thirds are either bald or have a balding pattern by age 60. Women, on the other hand, generally have diffuse thinning that affects all parts of the scalp. In this situation, much of the hair remains, but the thickness of the hair shaft is smaller than normal. More
Eighty Percent of Facelift Surgery Infections are MRSA "Superbugs"
from Natural News
Eighty percent of all surgical-site infections that occur after face lifts are caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to a study conducted by researchers from the Lennox Hill-Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital and published in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. More
The Psychosocial Price of Acne: $275
from Globe & Mail
How much would teenagers pay to erase acne completely? On average, $275, according to a study published in this month's Archives of Dermatology; and their parents would pay almost as much. It's no secret that pimples are the bane of adolescent existence, but researchers at the University of California, San Francisco set out to quantify just how much a clear visage is worth. They surveyed 266 high-school students aged 14 to 18, all with at least some acne, as well as their parents.
Complimentary Exhibit Hall Pass for the Medical Aesthetics Conference & Expo, Sept. 20-22
from PCI Journal
By now, you've probably heard about many of the industry relevant conference sessions happening at the Medical Aesthetics Conference & Expo, September 20 - 22 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. For a limited time, you can reserve your place in these renowned sessions with up to 20% in savings!
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