Consumers: Why we’re waiting for cosmetic treatments

While consumers are increasingly interested in cosmetic dermatologic procedures, a new survey reveals some are waiting to pick up the phone and make an appointment not only because of the cost but also because they “may not get the results” they are looking for and don’t know what practitioner to see. One observation addresses all [...]

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In ASDS survey, consumers rate wrinkle-relaxers, fillers and body sculpting treatments tops

What cosmetic treatments do consumers think work best? They give the nod to wrinkle-relaxers, soft-tissue fillers and body sculpting treatments, according to survey data on cosmetic skin treatments released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. All three treatment categories received satisfaction ratings of 90 percent or above for the second straight year. And the [...]

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ASDS survey: Consumers want smooth skin, better tone

Are you dismayed by the wrinkles and sagging skin you see when you look in the mirror? If so, you have plenty of company. Reducing wrinkles plus tighter and improved skin tone top the wish lists of consumers considering cosmetic treatments, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The top [...]

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ASDS survey: 52 percent of consumers considering cosmetic procedures

Cosmetic skin treatments continue to gain in popularity, as five in 10 consumers report they are considering a cosmetic skin procedure to improve their appearance, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The number was just three in 10 in 2013. The top four procedures under consideration are: Ultrasound, laser, [...]

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month highlights sun’s danger

Protect yourself in the sun with a hat and sunscreen.

The dangers of the sun’s rays take center stage in May for Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Doctors tell more than 1 million Americans each year they have skin cancer, by far the most common of all cancers. One in five people is expected to develop some kind of skin cancer in his or her lifetime. [...]

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