MedEsthetics July/August 2018 Legal Issues

It is not uncommon for an employee to leave a company and join a competitor’s business or launch their own shop in the same community. As a practice owner in the highly competitive arena of...

MedEsthetics July/August 2018

When medical aesthetic practices first began to use the term “Liquid Facelift” to describe the use of fillers and botulinum toxins for facial rejuvenation, there was some discomfort in the...

Reducing redness after IPL

Patients with facial telangiectasia who receive topical brimonidine following IPL treatment experience less postprocedure erythema with no reduction in efficacy. Anne‐Cathrine E. Vissing,...

MedEsthetics May/June 2018

According to the American Association of Physician Assistants, more than 85,000 certified physician assistants (PAs) practice in the United States. That’s more than double the number practicing 10...

MedEsthetics May/June 2018 Newsmakers

Skin typing is an important concern for aesthetic practitioners. For years, questions lingered regarding the use of injectables in patients at risk of keloid scarring, and it was only through...

MedEsthetics May/June 2018

Growth factor-BASED serums and creams have become ubiquitous in topical antiaging skin care. But what these different products contain can vary widely. Some products contain actual growth factors—...