Equipment

Redefining  Microdermabrasion

Developed in Italy in 1985, the first microdermabrasion machine blasted the epidermis with aluminum oxide crystals to remove the outermost layer of dead cells and then vacuumed away the debris to...

Yellow and Red LED for Rejuvenation

In an article published in Clinical and Experimental Dermatology (October 2016), researchers sought to evaluate the effectiveness of visible light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with specific...

Subdermal RF for Arm Skin Tightening

A recent study found thermistor-controlled subsurface monopolar radiofrequency (SMRF) safe and effective for the treatment of posterior upper arm skin laxity.

The prospective, open-label...

Ultrasound Guidance More Accurate Than Clinical Markings in Masseter Injections

Individual anatomical variations can make it difficult to safely and effectively treat bruxism with neuromodulators, leading researchers Natacha Quezada-Gaon, MD, et al, of Pontifical Catholic...

Emil A. Tanghetti MD, expanded on his 2014 in vivo and ex vivo pilot study of the picosecond alexandrite laser to investigate how different energy settings affect the skin. He...

A Clean Slate

If you want to get a sense of just how popular tattoos are in the United States, you need only look at cable television listings. To date, there are more than 20 reality shows dedicated to the art...