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AACS Annual Meeting advance registration ends Aug. 15 — Save $100
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You can save $100 by registering for the AACS 28th Annual Scientific Meeting by Aug. 15. The Annual Meeting features presentations and lectures by renowned international keynote speakers, including Dr. Giovanni Botti (Italy), Dr. Jean Carruthers (Canada), Dr. Raul Gonzalez (Brazil), Dr. Doris Hexsel (Brazil) and Dr. Luitgard G. Wiest (Germany), among others. The Annual Meeting will be held Jan. 18-22, 2012 in Las Vegas. Learn more about the program and register online. More

Biomaterial could let doctors 'sculpt' delicate facial features
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A new biomaterial may help surgeons rebuild the delicate soft structures of the human face, like the cheeks, after a disease or injury has caused disfigurement. The material, which is half synthetic and half biological, can be injected under the skin as a liquid, massaged into shape, and then permanently "locked" by exposure to light. More

Successful abdominoplasty revision demands careful evaluation
Cosmetic Surgery Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Careful patient selection and use of a surgical technique that incorporates extensive liposuction of the upper and lower abdomen to allow skin advancement without wide undermining (lipoabdominoplasty) will enhance the likelihood of achieving safe and successful outcomes after abdominoplasty, explains cosmetic surgeon E. Antonio Mangubat, M.D. In the infrequent cases where revision is needed, however, attaining patient satisfaction depends on careful evaluation to understand the etiology of the presenting complaint and establishing realistic expectations. More

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Botox shows success in beating migraines
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Millions of Americans suffer migraine headaches. The pain can be so intense, sufferers just want to hide in a dark, quiet room, as even light and sound can be uncomfortable. In the past, the only option was to treat a migraine when it happened. But last fall, the FDA approved the first treatment to prevent future migraines — botox. It's based on one theory of why migraines might happen — that there's some sort of vascular spasm. 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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Multipoint Tissue Fixation, Instead of Suture
Endotine® is a patented system for affixing soft tissue during aesthetic facial surgery, using small resorbable tines to reduce the tissue strain associated with sutures. This system allows surgeons to re-adjust tissue location during surgery. Endotine® provides reliable fixation through the post-operative healing period, and is resorbed as biological fixation takes over. MORE
Tulip - #1 Fat Transfer System Worldwide

Since 1990 Tulip has been designing the finest instrumentation for fat transfer. Leading cosmetic surgeons use Tulip's Cell Friendly technology because it delivers a more predictable implant with less tissue trauma in the patient. Try a Tulip and you'll know why we are #1.

Secondary blepharoplasties prove challenging
Cosmetic Surgery Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Complications can occur following both a primary and secondary blepharoplasty, and potential postoperative problems can include aesthetic and/or functional issues. Surgeons must proceed with caution and establish clear and realistic cosmetic expectations and surgical goals with the patient prior to surgery. More

For women with breast implants, breast MRI serves important role
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
In 2010, more than 300,000 women had breast augmentation surgery to alter the size of their breasts with either silicone implants or saline breast implants. Of those surgeries, 93,000 were breast reconstruction procedures following a mastectomy. For women with breast implants, it is important to make dedicated breast MRI part of their overall plan of health and wellness. More

New aging treatment doesn't involve fillers
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A new treatment developed in part by a Baltimore doctor can make people look years younger without using injection fillers such as Restalyne or Juvederm. La Viv uses the body's own cells to fill in the lines that come with aging. More

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