Picosecond fractional laser effective for acne scar treatment

The 532nm/1,064nm Picoway Resolve picosecond holographic fractional handpiece (Syneron-Candela) improved acne scarring by an average of 28%, according to the results of a study published in ...

Ablative Skin Resurfacing Complication

Physicians performing ablative laser skin resurfacing and medium-depth chemical peels should be aware of a potential, difficult-to-treat complication: facial erosive pustular dermatosis. Julie E....

Cutera Creates Medical Advisory Board

Aesthetic device manufacturer Cutera has a new medical advisory board that began meeting in October 2017 under the leadership of Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC, associate professor of clinical...

Lip Augmentation with Blunt Tip Cannula

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of a small blunt tip cannula with Galderma’s Restylane Silk for lip augmentation. Restylane Silk was the first FDA-approved...

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Elects New Officers

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) elected new officers at its 2017 conference last week in Orlando, Florida. Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, professor and executive vice chairman of the...

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Elects New Officers

Members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) have elected new officers, whose terms began on October 6 at the 2017 ASDS Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Lisa M. Donofrio, MD,...