Newsmakers

Calorie Restricted Diets and Aging

Several studies have shown that calorie-restricted diets increase life span. But how? In an effort to understand the mechanisms by which caloric restriction prolongs life, a team of researchers...

Canfield Hair Analysis System

Hair loss and thinning hair affect the majority of men and women as they age. In the past few years, demand for hair restoration procedures has grown as new, more effective treatments come to...

Childhood trauma and plastic surgery

"In the early 1990s I saw three rhinoplasty patients within a few months who all had exemplary results, and they all were distraught afterwards,” says plastic surgeon Mark B. Constantian, MD. “One...

1,927nm laser for acne

For close to a decade, R. Rox Anderson, MD, PhD, and Fernanda Sakamoto, MD, of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine in Boston have been working to develop a laser that can permanently destroy...

Pulse Biosciences

Pulse Biosciences, a company that has developed a Nano-Pulse Stimulation (NPS) technology based on the work of researchers at Old Dominion University in Charleston, South Carolina, and the...

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...