More people choosing to never shave or wax again

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Unwanted hair – no matter where it is located on the body – can make us self-conscious about how we look and what we are wearing. That goes double during summertime when we are enjoying time outdoors, often wearing swimsuits. There are plenty of ways to go about temporarily removing unwanted hair, but permanently removing [...]

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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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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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