PRP May Increase Longevity of Fat Grafts

The addition of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to fat grafts appears to increase longevity of the transplanted materials, but inconsistent preparation protocols make meaningful evaluation of outcomes...

MedEsthetics Legal Issues Nov/Dec 2017

Operating a medical aesthetic practice is expensive, and profit margins can be precarious, particularly when a business is in its beginning stages. It’s no surprise, therefore, that practice...

Botulinum toxin with faster onset of action on horizon

While the aesthetics industry has been focused on new botulinum toxin products and dosing strategies geared toward increasing longevity of results, a new company Bonti has been developing EB-001,...

A new standard classification system of rosacea, developed by a consensus committee from the National Rosacea Society (NRS) and review panel of 28 rosacea experts worldwide, has been published...

Best wavelengths for telangiectasia

A new study, published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (November 2017), found that pulsed dye lasers (PDL) and the MaxG Optimized Light Handpiece (500-670nm and 870-1200nm) offer...

Addressing employee drug misuse

An employee who is misusing drugs can threaten your bottom line in many ways: higher absenteeism; lower productivity; increased losses due to theft; and costly accidents that spark lawsuits. The...