Providers and patients alike continue to reap the benefits of utilizing radiofrequency (RF)-based energy for non-surgical, no-downtime body shaping and skin rejuvenation procedures. As a versatile example of this trend, the Thermi250® device from Thermi, an Almirall Company (Dallas, Texas) employs temperature-controlled RF that delivers a tailored treatment for non-invasive, non-ablative body rejuvenation for people of all skin types.
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The Discovery PICO Plus laser by Quanta System (Milan, Italy) combines powerful Nd:YAG and Ruby wavelengths to treat tattoos, scars and more. With pulses ranging from microseconds to picoseconds, plus multiple handpieces and spot shapes, this innovative device also delivers flexibility.
Non-invasive vaginal rejuvenation is now a well-established and popular procedure to treat a variety of vulvovaginal disorders, improve sexual gratification and enhance the aesthetic appearance of the external female genitalia. This rejuvenation is accomplished via neocollagenesis, neovascularization and possibly neoneurogenesis.
A task force representing several plastic surgery societies urges practitioners to reevaluate performing gluteal fat injections.
Method grows skin from pluripotent stem cells, supports hair follicle growth and may provide the opportunity to study skin growth and hair regeneration.
For over 20 years Lutronic (Boston, Mass.) has been a successful leader in laser and energy-based devices. While the company continues to expand worldwide, the clear objective is to leap ahead of competing companies, many of whom are located in North America.
The multidisciplinary show that covers all areas of the aesthetic space will be held in July 2018 in Las Vegas.
Similar to other regions of the world, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) medical aesthetic market has consistently expanded in recent years.
Research shows improved laser skin tightening with compression closure in an animal study.
Data look hopeful for the iRestore at-home hair growth device, but where does it fit in for optimal, noninvasive hair growth treatment?