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New and Established Techniques in Breast and Body Contouring: A Hands-On Cadaver Workshop
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Join us June 21-23 at Saint Louis University for the most extensive hands-on cadaver workshop ever presented by the Academy. Learn both new and established techniques in cosmetic breast, body and reconstructive surgery including breast augmentation, mastopexy, reduction and reconstruction. Hands-on body contouring including avelar abdominoplasty, belt lipectomy, buttock lifts, implants, thigh lifts and bracheoplasty will also be performed during the workshop. More

Breast implant with nanoscale surface deters cancer cells
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Brown University biomedical scientists have created an implant that appears to deter breast cancer cell regrowth. The implant, made from a common federally-approved polymer, has a nanoscale surface that impedes cancerous cells from gathering the nutrients they need to thrive because of the lack of blood-vessel architecture that they depend on. The implant attracts healthy breast cell formation instead. 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 launches first-ever CME Repository for cosmetic surgeons
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The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery introduces a Continuing Medical Education Repository. The CME Repository represents a true online solution to help manage your CME credits from the Academy and other organizations — all in one convenient location. Available to members, the repository allows doctors to log, track, print and report their CME credits. More

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Clinical tips can tailor your cannula technique
Skin & Allergy News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
VideoBrief As more U.S. dermatologists are using cannulas to deliver soft tissue fillers for rejuvenation, tips to refine the technique and optimize patient outcomes are emerging. Cannula use "seems to be gaining a lot of momentum in this country, and some of that really stems from the European experience," Dr. Joel L. Cohen said in an interview. More

Medical tourism research: The Treatment Abroad Medical Tourism Survey 2012
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The 2012 Treatment Abroad Medical Tourism Survey explores the experiences of patients who have gone abroad for some form of surgery or medical or dental treatment. The 2012 study attracted over 1,000 participants. 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

Contact us at 510-732-9950 or by fax at 510-785-8182.
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.

Physicians tout Asclera for leg veins, call for more research on platelet-rich plasma
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Among newer aesthetic treatments, Asclera (polidocanol, Merz) hits a home run, while the so-called "vampire lift," although intriguing, requires further study, according to physicians who spoke at the 2011 Cosmetic Surgery Forum in Las Vegas. More

We'll focus on your reputation.

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

Q-switched lasers effective for treating drug-induced hyperpigmentation
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Q-switched lasers treat drug-induced hyperpigmentation caused by oral medications, including minocycline, amiodarone and Plaquenil. Laser therapy for topical hydroquinone-induced hyperpigmentation can be more resistant to treatment, according to Dr. Gerald Goldberg, clinical professor of dermatology, University of Arizona, and in practice in Tucson, Ariz. But lasers can be effective for treating silver-induced hyperpigmentation, he says. 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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Brazil's poor get free cosmetic surgery under philosophy that poor deserve beauty, too
The Associated Press via Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With more than 11.5 million operations a year, Brazil is the world's second biggest consumer of plastic surgery after the U.S. Free Botox and laser hair removal, free chemical peels and anti-cellulite treatments may at first seem shockingly frivolous in a country like Brazil — which, despite phenomenal economic growth in recent years that has lifted millions out of extreme poverty, still battles with diseases like tuberculosis and dengue. But the philosophy behind the more than 220 clinics across Brazil that treat thousands of maids, receptionists, waitresses and others is simple: Beauty is a right. More

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