I often have patients in the office or at a seminar ask, "How many cosmetic procedures can be done at once?" And the short answer is, "It depends." The longer answer revolves around a few things. First, are the areas of the body that you want to treat in close proximity?...
A team of Korean researchers has developed a composite filler made of cross-linked hyaluronic acid and human collagen derived from the umbilical cord. The researchers from CHA University in Pocheon, South Korea, write that their goal was to improve the kind of biocompatibility...
Early recognition of fractional resurfacing complications can help patients avoid permanent scarring, says an expert. "What's absolutely critical is that some complications of fractional laser complications are preventable,” says Dr. Andrei Metelitsa, co-director...
The microfocused ultrasound therapy known as Ultherapy effectively lifts and tightens skin on the eyebrow and neck and under the chin without adverse effects for patients of all ages, according to a new study.
Face transplantation can dramatically enhance a patient's quality of life after severe facial trauma, but lack of attention to eyelid function and vision can leave patients with impaired vision, corneal exposure, eyelid retraction that...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Antria's second phase clinical trial for the use of autologous adipose-derived stem cells in plastic surgery. The company will begin the trials in Gainesville, Florida, within the next 90 days.
Alex Laird, 53, from Ireland, was left fighting for her life after a cosmetic surgery procedure where chemical fillers were injected into her face. Laird bought the Bio-Alcamid filler treatment from a London surgeon eight years...
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