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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (www.aslms.org) has put out a call for abstracts for its upcoming annual conference, Laser 2012. The conference will take place on April 18-22, 2012 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. Physicians and...
In September 2009, the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) commissioned a report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on the current 510(k) pre-market approval process, the most common pathway to market for lower-risk medical devices. The FDA undertook the assessment in response to...
Innovative Skincare COO Alec Call and CEO Bryan Johns with soldier Linda Lee
Skin care and the military are two terms rarely associated with each other. Yet, thanks to an unexpected request from Chief Warrant Officer-3 Linda Lee, these two worlds have collided, resulting in an innovative new product. While stationed in Iraq in 2009, Lee wrote a letter to Innovative Skincare...
In response to growing media coverage and marketing claims surrounding so-called “stem cell therapies,” the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have created a joint task force on the use of stem cells in aesthetic surgery, led...