Equipment

Image of a woman pinching her upper arm fat

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared CoolSculpting (Zeltiq Aesthetics) for the upper arms, adding to its previous clearances for the treatment of fat bulges in the submental...

Magnified fat cells

Allen Gabriel, MD, FACS, et al, conducted a retrospective cohort study in which they compared centrifugation (Cf) and an autologous fat processing system (Rv) that incorporates fat harvesting and...

Opening Channels

“The Next Big Thing.” “2016’s Trending Skincare Treatment.” “Our New Favorite Skincare Procedure.” Even if you didn’t see these headlines, you have likely experienced an increase in patients...

Subdermal Depo PRP

Androgenic alopecia (AA) is one of the most prevalent aesthetic concerns, affecting an estimated 30% of men over the age of 40. Building on the potential promise of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to...

A Light Boost

Photodynamic therapy (PDT), the practice of irradiating a photosensitizing agent to damage cells, has a broad—and growing—range of indications. In dermatology, PDT is used to target precancerous...

Determining Microneedling Depth

Practitioners should be aware that electric microneedling device length settings do not always correspond to actual depth of penetration. For “Micro-Needling Depth Penetration, Presence of Pigment...