Facial rejuvenation top cosmetic treatments: survey

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These days, dermatologic surgeons have plenty of techniques at the ready to easily smooth wrinkles, repair sun-damaged skin and get rid of those unsightly leg veins. And a new survey finds that consumers are increasingly taking advantage of this expertise. Members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery performed nearly 6.5 million cosmetic treatments last [...]

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Multiple treatments safe for forehead ‘11’ wrinkles: study

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Good news for those of us with wrinkles between the eyebrows where we seem to be wearing the number “11” on our foreheads! A new study shows that multiple treatments of the wrinkle-relaxing injectable Dysport for those lines are not only well-tolerated and effective but also show no evidence of cumulative safety issues. The study [...]

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Aging skin: Think of a droopy tablecloth

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Over the last decade, we’ve experienced a revolution in our understanding of how skin ages. The visible signs of facial and neck aging once were attributed exclusively to skin laxity or looseness. Today we know that the sagging, drooping, wrinkling, textural alterations and other physical signs that characterize the passage of time are a result [...]

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Considering soft-tissue fillers? Here’s what you need to know

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  Are you considering injectable soft-tissue fillers to add volume and fullness to your face, enhance the definition of your lips and soften and “erase” wrinkles? Dermatologic surgeons have developed and tested various natural and synthetic substances to give skin a smoother and more pleasing appearance. Watch the video to learn the answers to questions [...]

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ASDS members report performing 22 percent more procedures in 2013

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ASDS members performed nearly 22 percent more medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2013 than in 2012, with increases reported in every category – from skin cancer to body sculpting and wrinkle treatments. The 2013 ASDS Survey on Dermatologic Procedures, released Feb. 10, shows members performed nearly 9.5 million treatments – up from about 8 [...]

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