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DIY Botox: Site Offers Injectable Drug Without Prescription—With How-To Video
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A website that sells a prescription drug similar to Botox without requiring a prescription claims it has more than 2,000 customers. Some have learned how to inject the botulism-derived drug into their own faces from YouTube videos produced for the site. MORE


Liposuction Possibly More Safe In Fat Grafting
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Liposuction tools may be safer for some fat grafting instead of the commonly used syringe, according to a new study from the Plastic Surgery Research Council. More

Pearl Fusion™
A New Generation – Beyond CO2 or Erbium
Pearl & Pearl Fractional: For Full Epidermal Coverage & Deep Fractional Ablation
No other technology can deliver the same single treatment results and patient experience.
Indications: Wrinkles, fine lines, dyschromia, pore size, skin tone & texture
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DIY Botox: Site Offers Injectable Drug Without Prescription, With How-To Video
Wired Science    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A website that sells a prescription drug similar to Botox without requiring a prescription claims it has more than 2,000 customers. Some have learned how to inject the botulism-derived drug into their own faces from YouTube videos produced for the site. More

Achieving Profit from Today's Aesthetic Market: Aesthetic Medicine Educational Conferences
REGISTER TODAY for 1.5 day conferences in Seattle, November 6-7 and New York City, November 13-14. Join Dr. R. Stephen Mulholland, cosmetic plastic surgeon and lecturer for a dynamic weekend of education and instruction on aesthetic applications featuring a Smartlipo MPX live procedure along with patient demonstrations including: Smartskin CO2 LaserSkinRenewal, Botox, and Volume Filler Rejuvenation. MORE

When Plastic Surgery Calls for a Do-Over
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No face-lift stops time, so as aging continues, even a satisfied patient may choose to have another one a decade later. But what if your face-lift never pleased you, not because of complications or monstrous scars, but because of aesthetics pure and simple? Perhaps your first surgeon’s technique resulted not only in a tighter jaw line, but also a flat wind-swept cheek and a stretched mouth. Or your nose no longer has an unsightly bump, but now, postsurgery, is asymmetrical. More
Rude Ramsay Admits Cosmetic Surgery
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Gordon Ramsay has undergone cosmetic surgery to fill in the trademark lines on his chin. He says he took the advice of Botox fan Simon Cowell, who advised that, if he wanted to increase his star power stateside, he might want to polish his rugged features. "Simon Cowell suggested that, now I'm a success in America, I should do something. So I had a filler put under the deep crevices," he told the British weekly Radio Times. More


Bad Botox Trial Underway as Bellevue, Wash. Salon Owner Faces Judge
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Eighteen months have passed since the woman received the wrinkle-fighting injection that set her face aflame. Her plastic surgeon, brought in to clean up the mess allegedly created by a Bellevue salon owner, said he is hopeful that the damage can be repaired. More
Coping Style Affects Quality of Informed Consent Prior to Anesthesia
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How patients cope with anxiety before undergoing anesthesia, either by demanding information or running from it, may determine whether they are equipped to make vital health decisions, according to a study to be published in the November edition of the journal Anesthesiology. More
Topical skin care products
If you liked Obagi – You’ll Love Dermesse
The Manufacturer and Distributor of the popular Dermesse prescription strength hydroquinone and tretinoin regimen. also offers acne products, un-buffered glycolic acid peels, tretinoin, and back bar sizes. A Private Label program is available for all products. More info
Patients can have bigger dreams when you break costs into smaller pieces.
Today, cosmetic procedures aren’t at the top of many people’s to-do list. Which means fewer booked treatments. ChaseHealthAdvance has payment options that can help you book more treatments and online tools that make managing patient financing fast and easy.
Alma Lasers
See the full range of state-of-the-art laser and light-based technologies from Alma Lasers at our comprehensive Innovating Beauty seminar series. This is your opportunity to learn about advanced aesthetic technologies as featured on "The Doctors" TV program and other national media.
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Check the Alma LasersWorkshops schedule for a full listing and choose an evening or weekend seminar coming soon near you.

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