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AACS announces 2012 Live Surgery Workshops
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The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery is proud to announce our Live Surgery Workshop Series. This year's workshops cover a variety of topics, including the latest techniques and technologies in breast augmentation, body contouring, facial cosmetic surgery and more. To view the complete list, such as the upcoming hands-on cadaver workshop in June, click here.




FDA grants Cytori clearance for fat graft device
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Cytori has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the Puregraft 850 System for body contouring using a patient's own fat. The Puregraft 850 product line extension provides optimized and sterile processing of up to 850 mL of tissue, a significantly larger volume than the Puregraft 250, which received a 510(k) in January 2010. More

VECTRA® M3 System from Canfield

The VECTRA M3 Face and Neck solution creates lifelike three dimensional simulations of aesthetic procedures for the face, neck and décolletage. Improve patient communications and increase conversions with VECTRA 3D powered consultations. With high definition image capture and easy to use simulation software, the VECTRA M3 delivers extraordinary performance in an advanced 3D imaging system. Learn more.


AACS 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Call for Papers
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Submissions are currently being accepted to present at the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting. Types of papers requested include: Scientific Research Papers, Clinical Papers, Procedural Papers, Fellow or Resident Papers, Ethics Papers, Practice Management Papers and Posters. Call for Papers Submission Deadline: May 31. More

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Collagen-stimulating fillers provide rejuvenating advantages, naturally
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Patients' desire for more natural treatments extends to specific choices in fillers, according to Dr. Philip Werschler. Among newer dermal fillers, "It appears that the trend is to move towards collagen stimulators, to replace naturally the volume that Mother Nature and Father Time have taken away," says Werschler, assistant clinical professor of medicine/dermatology, University of Washington School of Medicine. More
Diagnostic Imaging for the Aesthetic Market
As the only diagnostic imaging solution designed specifically for the aesthetic market, the TouchView® System can be used for a wide array of applications including image-guided fat grafting, breast implant monitoring, sclerotherapy, pre-surgical mapping, post-surgical seroma detection, fat layer imaging and more! Click here for additional information.
MD Resource

Liposuction equipment and supplies, and fat transfer equipment and supplies are our focus. The AQUAVAGE sterile canister system is our new product and innovation in small and large volume fat collection for fat transfer and stem cell collection. We also specialize in aspirators, tubing, canisters, cannulae and garments. MORE

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Fat Grafting with Proven Viability
Shippert Medical’s Tissu-Trans provide a simple, non-traumatic collection and filtration of fat and stem cells in a closed system. The FILTRONs filter out waste during the harvest, and retain quality fat for reinjection. The sterile units are available in four volumes and work in-line with any aspirator and liposuction instruments.
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At-home laser, light devices won't replace dermatologic expertise
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The public seems to have a growing fascination with at-home hand-held laser and light devices, as dermatologists try to figure out how and if these products fit into practice, says Dr. Joel Schlessinger. Schlessinger, a dermatologist in Omaha, Neb., and director of the Cosmetic Surgery Forum conference, spoke on the topic of hand-held devices at the 2011 Forum in Las Vegas. While available at-home options for hair removal and skin rejuvenation encroach in dermatologists' fee-for-service offerings, he says, the devices are not strong enough to replace what dermatologists do. More

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eMerit is a reputation management service designed for doctors, by doctors. eMerit shows you exactly what's happening online that involves you. eMerit offers a comprehensive suite of features for managing your presence and promoting your practice online. Be confident that people will find fair and accurate feedback about you. MORE


New procedure makes hyperhidrosis no sweat
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Ultrasound treatment can reduce excessive sweating in the underarms by nearly 80 percent, according to a new study. Researchers used a "microfocused" ultrasound to target the sweat glands in 14 men and women, aged 18 to 75, says Dr. Mark Nestor, a dermatologist and voluntary associate professor of dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. More

Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation in skin tightening, FDA-cleared to treat facial wrinkles without surgery. Using radiowaves, the Pellevé system heats the deep layers of the skin, causing collagen to contract and tighten. After treatment, the skin begins to produce new collagen, improving skin firmness and resulting in a naturally refreshed appearance.

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Google+ for doctors: Why and how you should use Google+ now
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Using Google+ is an easy, quick and free way to improve the likelihood your name will come up when people are searching for topics related to your specialty. This article outlines the benefits of Google+ for doctors and how to get started. More


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