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TENS Helps Reduce Pain Associated With Carboxytherapy

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Patients in the active TENS group reported more mild pain intensity compared with those in the placebo and control groups.

Surgical Scar Perception Often Differs Between Patient, Clinician

Physicians were more likely to value scar pigmentation and relief, while patients were more likely to value scar depth.

Infection After Facial Implants Most Common Adverse Event

The most common complications of facial implants include infection, implant migration, and extrusion.

Stretch Mark Outcomes Similar With Carboxytherapy, Platelet-Rich Plasma

Both carboxytherapy and platelet-rich plasma are safe and effective for the treatment of stretch marks, with no significant difference between the 2 methods.

Facial Fat Grafting Benefits From Autologous Fat Processed By Cotton Pad Filtration

Autologous fat processed by means of a cotton pad filtration technique is an effective method of facial fat grafting.

Improved Neck, Décolletage Lines With Ultrasound, Diluted Calcium Hydroxylapatite

Microfocused ultrasound with visualization and diluted calcium hydroxylapatite improves moderate-to-severe lines on the neck and/or décolletage.

Swelling, Infection Common After Injectable Fillers

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 Combination Treatment Effective for Female Pattern Hair Loss

Once-daily capsules containing a combination of minoxidil and spironolactone appear to be safe and effective for the treatment of female pattern hair loss.

Hyaluronic Acid Gel Fillers Linked to Good Long-Term Outcomes for Periorbital Fillings

Hyaluronic acid gel fillers of the periorbital region are well tolerated over 5 years of follow-up.

Surgeons May Be Overprescribing Narcotics After Rhinoplasty

Patients use a mean of 8.7 of the initially prescribed 20 to 30 hydrocodone-acetaminophen combination tablets after rhinoplasty surgery.

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