ASDS survey shows dermatologic surgeons keeping busy

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The results are in: Dermatologic surgeons continue to be the go-to authorities for numerous cosmetic procedures. Recent survey results show ASDS members performed 6.4 million cosmetic procedures in 2014 – ranging from injectable wrinkle-relaxers and soft-tissue fillers to laser/light/energy-based procedures and body sculpting. The top cosmetic treatments in 2014 were: • Laser/light/energy-based procedures: 2.7 million [...]

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Selfie side-effect? Men discovering cosmetic treatments, says dermatologist

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Some call it “Bro-tox,” but that catch-all phrase includes any number of cosmetic skin treatments that are increasingly attracting men. Guys – particularly younger ones – are  becoming more interested in cosmetic skin treatments, according to a dermatologic surgeon who specializes in male aesthetics. “Treatments are not just for women,” said Terrence Keaney, MD, a [...]

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Study: Dermatologists the ‘pioneers’ for facial injectables

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Who doesn’t want treatment from the specialists who have led the way? From hip replacement to brain surgery, most patients undoubtedly would prefer the practitioners who have been at the forefront of research and the latest procedures. And for anti-aging injectable treatments for the face, dermatologists are those practitioners, the groundbreaking innovators in five of [...]

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

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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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Could anti-aging treatments improve more than your looks?

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Anti-aging treatments such as fillers and laser resurfacing could improve more than just appearance. Studies have found that patients who have had cosmetic procedures to reduce the signs of aging have also seen a boost in their self-esteem. Many experts agree that a positive change in outward appearance can affect how a patient views himself. [...]

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