Equipment

Rays of Light

Since it first received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in 1995, intense pulsed light (IPL) has become one of the most versatile and widely used technologies in aesthetic medicine...

Shedding  New Light

What if you needed only one relatively low-cost energy device in your practice to offer treatments that now require a KTP laser, a pulsed dye laser and a ruby laser? Morgan Gustavsson, a pioneer...

RF + Microneedling Improves Neck Laxity

Researchers Matteo Tretti Clementoni, MD, and Girish S. Munavalli, MD, designed a pilot study to assess the efficacy of fractional high-intensity focused radiofrequency (HiFR) with insulated...

ALA PDT Effective for Acne in Asian Skin

In a study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (June 2016), researchers Yik Weng Yew, MD, MPH, et al, investigated whether photodynamic therapy (PDT) using topical...

Ultrasound for Neck Laxity

In a study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (May 2016), Leslie Baumann, MD, and Brian Zelickson, MD, investigated whether application of microfocused ultrasound with high-...

Less Heat, More Punch

Syneron-Candela recently expanded its award-winning PicoWay platform to include a novel fractionated handpiece, the PicoWay Resolve, and a new ultra-short 785nm wavelength, the first of its kind...