Radiesse injections may exacerbate carpal tunnel syndrome

A case study published in the British Journal of Dermatology (January 2019) suggests that physicians performing hand rejuvenation treatments with calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA, Radiesse)...

LIPSG Announces New President

Tommaso Addona, MD, FACS, chief of plastic surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage and partner at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG), has been named president of LIPSG, which includes...

Surgical RF Technology

Cynosure’s TempSure Surgical radiofrequency (RF) technology is now available in the United States. This new addition to the company’s TempSure RF platform allows clinicians to perform both...

Multiple treatments with an automated microneedling device (Dermapen) significantly reduces wrinkles resulting from both skin aging and smoking, according to a recent study in the Journal of...

Nicotine Replacement and Surgical Complications

A recent study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open (December 17, 2018) revealed that patients using nicotine replacement therapy have similar complications rates...

CO2 Laser Improves Skin Grafts

Treating skin grafts with a CO2 fractional laser three to eight weeks after grafting improves adaption to surrounding skin, according to a study published in Lasers in Surgery and...