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Novel Transdermal Topical Analgesic Formulation May Decrease Treatment Pauses During Microfocused Ultrasound
The investigators concluded that fewer treatment pauses due to patient discomfort may translate into time efficiency.
Some YouTube videos that provide information about facial plastic surgery procedures present biased information, and many do not include qualified medical professionals.
The American Medical Association recently adopted new ethical guidelines on medical tourism to help physicians understand their responsibilities when interacting with patients who seek or have received medical care outside the United States.
Patients undergoing autologous post-mastectomy breast reconstruction have greater satisfaction than those undergoing implant reconstruction, and the odds of developing complications are significantly higher for autologous reconstruction types versus expander-implant techniques.
Dorsal reduction has a greater effect than tip manipulation in adding value to social perception of the facial profile of patients undergoing cosmetic rhinoplasty.
In the past few years, Snapchat has allowed plastic surgeons to showcase labiaplasty surgical procedures to a large audience, which has led to ethical concerns.
The approval was based on a multicenter, randomized, evaluator-blinded, split-hand study (N=89) which showed that treatment with Restylane Lyft resulted in a clinically meaningful improvement in the correction of volume deficits of treated hands for up to 6 months.
Although carboxytherapy was well tolerated by the participants, the transient decrease in subcutaneous fat reported in the study may not persist.
Although social media advertising is an innovative and useful tool, there are risks to patients who are exposed to a physician's "brand" through social media.
All clinicians surveyed indicated that they would consider using this tool to create a temporary prosthesis instead of referring to a prosthodontist.
These results demonstrate that the simultaneous application of radiofrequency and targeted pressure energy is a safe and effective treatment option for cellulite.
Researchers conducted a retrospective observational study involving patients aged 21 to 85 years who underwent Juvéderm Voluma XC treatment to correct infraorbital hollows as a singular intervention.
Cosmetic surgery procedures done in developing countries can carry substantial risks of complications that U.S. providers and payers must handle.
Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of functional rhinoplasty for the treatment of nasal airway obstruction caused by lateral nasal wall insufficiency.
The investigators sought to determine whether preoperative mental health is linked to patient satisfaction with functional outcomes of rhinoplasty procedures.
The researchers found that the ratio of axis-aligned planes for a camera placed at infinity remained true to the real-world ratio as measured on the three-dimensional face.
Researchers reviewed outcomes for 323 patients undergoing primary rhinoplasty with the new domes technique performed by a single surgeon.
Both carboxytherapy and platelet-rich plasma are safe and effective for the treatment of stretch marks, with no significant difference between the 2 methods.
Autologous fat processed by means of a cotton pad filtration technique is an effective method of facial fat grafting.
Microfocused ultrasound with visualization and diluted calcium hydroxylapatite improves moderate-to-severe lines on the neck and/or décolletage.
After identifying the most common side effects of injectable fillers, researchers found that most cases of adverse events stemmed from cheeks and lip injections.
Once-daily capsules containing a combination of minoxidil and spironolactone appear to be safe and effective for the treatment of female pattern hair loss.
Injectable silicone is not approved for body enhancement use and can cause serious complications, including scarring and permanent disfigurement, embolism, stroke, and death.
Patients received 6 sessions of laser on the left side of the face and alternating laser and modified Jessner's on the right side.
Outcomes were measured using the Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scale to measure both aesthetic and functional outcomes.
The researchers found that all treated and control sites healed within a week, without scarring evident at 28 days. At 28 days there was significant shrinkage with laser treatment combined with compressive wound closure compared with untreated control sites.
A study evaluated whether the addition of polidocanol to hypertonic glucose improved the treatment of lower limb reticular veins.
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