Such devices have found their way in both medical practices and medical spas. Most of these devices were thought to originate from Asia, more specifically from South Korea. Illicit ultrasound ...Saedi, MD Over the years, we have witnessed a rise in counterfeit skincare products and devices available to improve the appearance of consumers. Dermatologists have since cautioned against buying skin products from suspicious sellers, ......

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... and chronic sun damage, we now understand that they are best treated with the more traditional devices as above, or at least in combination with these devices and the newer fractional lasers. Traditional laser resurfacing is associated with ......

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What exactly is a body toning device?First-generation muscle toning devices like EmSculpt use magnetic stimulation of the muscle to induce involuntary contractions, leading to tighter muscular fiber and better tone ......

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NewsRecently reported in the news, a young woman had a laser treatment in what was supposed to be a medical office, but when she arrived, it was a house. The so-called professional who called herself a "clinical dermal therapist" said her ...... to go to dinner than they do in terms of who's going to be using these very powerful laser devices on the face," says Dr. Matt Avram, a board-certified dermatologist. Avram is a world-renowned expert in Laser and Cosmetic ......

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I like to use radiofrequency devices that help tighten the skin, or some of the newer devices like microneedling RF or microneedling with radiofrequency heat. Those are some nice ......

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... for augmentation, after years of saline-only (although saline implants have silicone outer shell) devices were used for this purpose.  Then, in 2013, the cohesive silicone gel (often referred to as ?gummy implants?) was introduced. ......

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Sculpt iD, Cutera's new breakthrough non-surgical minimally invasive energy-based devices sculpts and reshapes your body in one 15-minute session. truSculpt iD uses radiofrequency (RF) energy to heat and destroy fat cells ......

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Kelly says, using multiple devices, and combining devices with other therapies, are among the strategies that can improve pain and function in scar patients. Pulsed Dye ......

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Satisfaction9.0Editorial ReviewPros:Safe and effective. Faster clearance of tattoo ink than older devices.Can also help with skin tone and texture.Results are very predictable with low risk of complications from a certified provider.Cons:Tattoo ......

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Sculptra.You must not have any implantable electrical devices to include pacemakers, defibrillators etc.Common Use Cases :Works best on patients with thinner skin that are starting to sag in the lower ......

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Innovation in the field has skyrocketed. Newer medical devices and techniques have continued to push the limits of what was before thought to be impossible. The technology and skills that we now ...Innovation in the field has skyrocketed. Newer medical devices and techniques have continued to push the limits of what was before thought to be impossible. The technology and skills that we now possess ......

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... and not for health-related ones, most insurance companies will not foot the bill unless it is a medical necessity. Sometimes cosmetic surgery can, in fact, be labeled as a medical procedure if it involves correcting a problem, such as a breast ......

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Newest Device to Enter Aesthetic MarketA new, emerging technology called Sofwave Medical Ltd. will soon hit the U.S. market. Sofwave recently announced a premarket (510k) clearance from the FDA as a non-invasive treatment to ...Dr. Geronemus states, "The Sofwave technology represents the next-generation in aesthetic devices and is exactly what my patients are looking for – non-invasive, minimal downtime, and with favorable results. The Sofwave device has ......

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Dr. Bonnie Marting, DNP ARNP, Director of Medical Aesthetics at Anushka Cosmedical Centre in West Palm Beach, FL. "It also focuses on the other factors of cellulite such as collagen ...Combining Cellfina with fillers such as dilute Radiesse or Sculptra and energy- based devices can be used to optimize results by inducing new collagen synthesis and resulting in an all-around smoother appearance," she says.Viora ......

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... news and information by interviewing the top physicians all over the world at the premier medical conventions. Coming soon is one of the best meetings in cosmetic dermatology and surgery. Music City SCALE is held every year in ...... be there to bring you the latest anti-aging tips, the best treatment techniques, and the newest devices to keep you looking your best.What started out as a small gathering of about 50 people has turned into a large, but unique event. In 2019 ......

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... studies and clinical experience suggest that feminine genital rejuvenation using energy-based devices instead of surgery may be an attractive option for patients with mild to moderate concerns.  “If I were a patient and wanted ......

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Physician Testimonials"The NeoClear treatment for acne is the one of the most popular acne devices we use for our patients with acne. It is virtually painless and it works. Patients are truly satisfied with the results."  -Michael ......

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... that in the real world of breast implants, regardless of what a patient might want to believe, the devices may, indeed, rupture.  Depending on the type of implant, how long ago it was implanted, and life itself, most implants are not going to ......

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... on the lower lids and crow's feet is an incredible opportunity for anti-aging because devices and fillers are tricky to use there." How can a retinoid help keep the eye area looking young, especially since that's one of the ......

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Scarlet boasts the shortest heating time of all radiofrequency devices currently on the market. Unlike other micro-needling experiences, patients will not have bleeding or sensitivity, and the only after-care ......

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Now that the CoolSculpting and SculpSure technologies have designed devices specially designed for the neck region it opens up new aesthetic possibilities for those who have been dissing their double chins. ......

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... very well on black tattoos, especially those that have had prior treatment plateau with nanosecond devices. Even better for photo aging.There is no downtime when using the PicoSure for photorejuvenation and for treating acne scars.Cons:Device is ......

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Cellulaze). Yet other clinicians will treat patients with radio frequency (RF) devices which employ bulk heating to temporarily improve the appearance of Cellulite. Different brand names include Velas Shape, Venus Freeze and ......

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Significantly more affordable and comfortable than many of the other fractionated devices.Can improve skin texture with minimal down time.Safely performed by physician extender such as a nurse.Works alone or when combined with ......

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Chris Zachary, M.D."This is one of our go-to scar treatment devices." -- AnonymousAdditional Information (provided by Perigee)Procedure Description: Fractional RF microneedle technology used in INTRAcel ......

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CO2 laser for severe sun damage depending on the skin type, Instalift threads or other energy-based devices for somewhat more moderate laxity, and whenever possible, we prefer to treat all three conditions simultaneously, using Botox and neurotoxins ......

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I use the GentleMax for all my hair removal treatments now. I've used many other devices in the past, but this is by far my favorite." Elizabeth Tanzi M.D."You will need multiple treatments to achieve your results. ......

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Good treatment of horizontal neck lines that are hard to address with other devices.Can also be used on many other body areas.Cons:Painful for many, especially thin skin patients (four experts mentioned this point).Sometimes ......

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We recommend the devices to all patients, regardless of age, gender, skin color or ethnicity." -Elliot F. Battle, M.D."For the same result patients can ......

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D, MBETattoo removal has gained in popularity in recent years. Especially with newer technology and devices, procedures are more effective now than ever before. According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), nearly 69,000 laser, ......

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Ipad during the treatment due to risk of damaging the electronic devices.Things You Should Know:You may not get a visible result.Require 3-4 treatment sessions.You may wish to evaluate other, more established and ......

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Saluja says using lasers and radio frequency devices for the neck is the best place to start for lines and laxity. “Some of the radio frequency treatments have zero downtime so you can ......

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Your first consultation should cover your medical history, aesthetic and medical goals and various specifics about chemical peels in regard to your individual treatment plan.At home chemical ......

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Physicians must be sure to account for the coexisting medical problems, lifestyle habits, and medical compliance of patients among several other factors that may affect surgical outcomes.In the United ......

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Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), lip enhancement procedures continues to grow.But with any medical procedure, there are risks associated with getting lip injections that need to be considered. Just recently, a 22-year-old Turkish woman was ......

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According to Medical News Today, around 85% of the U.S. population between ages 12-24 reports having acne.  However, for some people - both teenagers and ......

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Up until recently, these procedures have involved surgery; however, new medical developments may not require you to go under the knife. Many new technologies like SculpSure and various other body contouring treatments ......

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SculpSure has continued to make waves in the world of medical aesthetics. Cynosure, the maker of SculpSure, describes it as the first FDA-cleared laser treatment for non-invasive lipolysis of the ......

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Additionally, by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards website you are able to search a particular doctor and see their records and any malpractice judgments they might have against them.Do ......

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I-shape, which causes a weakened jawline.Courtesy of Howard Langstein/University of Rochester Medical Center.)Keeping your skin in the best shape possible through sunscreen, a healthy diet, and medical-grade skincare is probably the best ......

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Elise A. Olsen, director of the Hair Disorders Research and Treatment Center at the Duke University Medical Center says that there is data that supports these claims as true and that these products may lead to hair growth. However, though low-level ......

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That said, it is important to note that the chemical, when administered intravenously for medical conditions, does have a list of potential side effects. These include headache, vomiting, blue-tinted urine or stools, shortness of breath, ......

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Then you may have a medical condition that 2%-3% of Americans suffer from.Hyperhidrosis is a common disorder where your body produces abnormally high levels of sweat, ......

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Dr. Richard Granstein, Chair of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College, recently directed his second annual session on stress-responsive skin conditions at this year’s meeting of the American ......

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The machine deposits a medical-grade to aid with the removal of dead cells and debris. At the same time, it vacuums the skin surface with a silicone tip. Glycolic and ......

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Color Symposium, helping to promote awareness of the unique features of skin of color from both a medical and cosmetic dermatologic viewpoint.The Facts about Sunscreen“We have so many studies showing us that if we start to protect the skin ......

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Check the CredentialsMore alarming is the fact that, legally, any licensed medical doctor can perform cosmetic surgeries.  The study found that that 26% of the posts on Instagram under the hashtags #plasticsurgery, ......

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Because it is technically legal for anyone with a medical license to purchase and administer fillers, it is crucial to find a skilled doctor so that you can look great, but still natural - filters ......

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According to the American Academy of Dermatology, the most common cause of hair loss is a medical condition called hereditary hair loss. About 80 million men and women in the United States have this type of hair loss. Prejuvenation.com ......

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... recommends that a product with more than 30 percent acid should only be used in a professional medical environment.In summary, while fillers can erase lines and wrinkles, chemical peels help rejuvenate the skin by removing old tissue and ......

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Aerolase. How Aerolase WorksAerolase is an advanced medical device that uses 650-microsecond laser energy to target a multitude of skin concerns. This focused energy stimulates collagen production to ......

NeoClear may be a good option that can be used alone or in addition to other medical treatments. ......

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A graduate of the University of Miami and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Bowes is well known for her expertise in fillers and skin rejuvenation techniques. We asked her, "When is the best time ......

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Dr. Stankiewicz. A dermatologist has the expertise to use laser technology, as well as the medical training to help prevent infection and scarring.Tattoo Removal Cost…Is It Worth It?Deciding to have a tattoo removed is a major ......

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e of the foremost physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin cancer, as well as medical and cosmetic issues involving the ......

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Acne Scars, Skin Rejuvenation and Pigmentation. He is an author in chapters on Chemical Peels in 5 medical textbooks and has lectured nationally and internationally over 100 times. “I love both and I use them together”, says ......

I think someone coming in for a cosmetic procedure or a medical procedure should not experience pain, or a least minimize the pain so the patient is comfortable," says board-certified cosmetic ......

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It is important to remember that 99% of patients experience no complications and as with any medical procedure, there is always some level of risk involved. It is important to find a skilled, board-certified doctor or qualified licensed ......

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... dog-eat-dog world, advertising is an essential component of any commercial enterprise, including medical services.  The operative word, of course, is legitimate.  It is one thing for a doctor to deliver fabulous results and then share ......

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In addition to the Silicon Valley gang, some renowned figures in the medical community are also touting metformin as the next It Drug. Nir Barzilai, director of the Institute for Aging Research at Albert Einstein ......

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According to a recent report released by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 229,000 cosmetic procedures were performed on patients aged 13 to 19. Shockingly, ......

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We're talking about belly button plastic surgery, and there is actually a medical term for it: umbilicoplasty. This procedure restores the size and appearance of one's belly button after pregnancy, substantial weight ......

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... years, there have been several reported deaths related to the procedure, which has caused waves in medical news. The death rate from complications of this procedure has been estimated to be about 1 in 3,000, which is considered the highest of any ......

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BBL procedures and help prevent such serious medical risks.There are four main issues involved with the people who died from the BBL procedures. These include:Massive fat emboli in the heart ......

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Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, recommends moisturizing immediately after drying off to lock in moisture and leave skin supple and hydrated.For the ......

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x and fillers) and technology-based solutions (laser skin resurfacing, and related techniques), and medical-grade skin ......

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Only 10%. They may plug keywords into a search bar, scan review sites, and pore through medical websites, but modern consumers are looking for an interactive way to get information, and websites can only do that to an extent. Enter: ......

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National Psoriasis Foundation to expand awareness of, and medical/psychiatric access for, individuals in the process of coping with the social, economic, and psychological ramifications of dermatologic ......

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... and board-certified practitioner who can take your facial structure, individual needs, and medical history into account before coming near you with a needle. The next time you're invited to a Botox party, you might want to consider ......

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Medical Hair Loss OptionsAvram says the most common medications available include Minoxidil- the brand name is Rogaine, and Finasteride- the brand ......

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Which ones are safe to use? Will my baby be okay?At this year's annual medical conference of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Jonette Keri, Associate Professor at the University of Miami and Chief of Dermatology ......

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Lisa A. Garner, MD, FAAD, clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center agrees, "When you already have acne and you get into a stressful situation, that seems to be when your acne really flares up. And ......

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... drift toward the path of resistance when shopping online for goods and services, even including medical procedures. Just seeing that huge number of pages that appear in your search results can spark an anxiety attack—who has time to sift ......

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... has lectured nationally and internationally over 100 times and is the author of chapters in 3 medical textbooks. His areas of special interests and training include the treatment of acne and psoriasis; chemical peels for acne scars, skin ......

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Many patients present with a combination of issues including sun damage with brown spots (lentignenes) and red blood vessels (telangiectases). There are many devices that can help remove these including chemical peels, intense pulse light, fractionated devices and more traditional CO2 and Erbium lasers.

elos Technology SR/SRA for Color Correction (elos Plus), Post 1 treatment. Photos courtesy of CMC Medical Center

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