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Surgeons find lipotransfer a versatile, reliable tool for breast shaping
Cosmetic Surgery Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Grafting of autologous fat into the breast remains controversial, and even surgeons who have embraced it acknowledge there is a need for more data to help define the indications and refine the technique. However, experts purport that with proper technique, it is a safe and effective modality for breast enhancement and correcting deformities that provides durable results. More

New and Established Techniques in Breast and Body Contouring: A Hands-On Cadaver Workshop
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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. Featured speakers include Dr. Thomas Jackson, a leading expert in breast reconstruction and Dr. Harold Bafitis, who developed a new innovative liposculpture technique using dermal matrix. For a complete list of procedures covered during the workshop or to register today, visit

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Physician: Laser-assisted lipo evolving, but combo therapy is best
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Because no specific wavelength has proven superior as an adjunct to liposuction, one dermatologist suggests combining laser-assisted devices with standard tumescent liposuction in certain situations. More

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Several options for injecting neurotoxins help to decrease pain
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Techniques to decrease the pain of botulinum toxin injections include mixing the toxin with bacteriostatic saline, using special cannulas designed for diabetics and injecting through follicles or pores wherever possible, said Dr. David M. Ozog. Labels for both onabotulinumtoxinA and abobotulinumtoxinA specify that they be reconstituted with normal saline. However, a retrospective study showed that 90 percent of patients experienced less pain when their physicians used bacteriostatic saline. More

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Topical hyaluronic acid is breaking through dermis
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It may now be possible for patients to experience the benefits of hyaluronic acid fillers without a needle, according to investigators. In a double-blind, controlled study of 100 women with moderate to severe photo-damaged skin, a novel nanotechnology was used to shepherd topical hyaluronic acid through the dermis, essentially overcoming the large particle size hurdle of years past. More

The Power of Permanent Beauty

Nouveau Contour invites you to find out how offering the unique service of permanent makeup can bring a new and growing customer base to your practice. MORE

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