Beyond faces: Body makeovers gaining popularity

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Dermatologic surgeons are seeing unprecedented interest in non-surgical body contouring and skin tightening, particularly from women, according to Elizabeth L. Tanzi, MD, co-director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery in Washington, D.C. Interest at her practice has increased 22 percent in the past year, she said, adding, “Fortunately, non-surgical, minimal-recovery treatments can achieve [...]

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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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Consumers: Why we’re waiting for cosmetic treatments

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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

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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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ASDS survey: Consumers want smooth skin, better tone

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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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