Apr 03, 2016
Interesting insights form the ASAPS 2015 Statistics on Cosmetic Surgery: Americans spent more than 13.5 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical procedures in 2015. Nonsurgical procedures are up 22% with, and combined surgical and nonsurgical procedures are up 20% compared to last year’s data. Cosmetic procedures have increased by 39% over the past five years (from 2011) with surgical procedures up 17% and nonsurgical procedures up 44%! Among the procedures with the most significant increases between 2014 and 2015 are Nonsurgical Skin Tightening (up 58%) and Tattoo Removal (up 39%).
Feb 25, 2016
While practice revenues in 2015 remained on par with previous years, over 80% of respondents expect practice revenues to increase in 2016. In addition, 74% believe profit margins will also rise in the coming year.
Jan 24, 2016
Read Part I of this new article on the history of tattoos and tattoo regrets: “Women are the ones who show up at tattoo removal clinics and tend to go through with it. Men may not like their tattoos either, but a lot of them don’t follow through with the decision-making to have it done.”
Dec 10, 2015
Top reasons for removal include: Related to an ex-partner, Done as a joke or when drunk, Faded or blurred appearance or Badly done.
Nov 16, 2015
Among the most popular procedures are: Body Shaping/Skin Tightening, Hair Removal, Fractional Skin Rejuvenation and Tattoo Removal. "Through 2019, total male market sales are expected to rise by 11.4% per year, on average, to exceed $1 billion. In all segments covered in this report, sales growth is expected to be higher than with female procedures, as men comprise a growing proportion of aesthetic procedures".
Oct 29, 2015
In this article by Dermatology Times, leading aesthetic industry KOLs share their insights on having laser and light based systems in aesthetic practices.
Aug 11, 2015
The more tattoos Americans get, the more tattoos they eventually regret. The ink that looks great on people in their twenties often grows far less appealing — to employers, significant others, and the wearers themselves — just a few years later.
Aug 04, 2015
An interview with Dr Jeff Dover and Dr Dr. Arielle Kauvar about the innovative picosecond wavelength via Modern Aesthetics: The biggest advancement in pigmented lesion lasers since the 1990s, picosecond lasers offer a new approach to treating tattoos, as well as possibly lentigines and other pigmented lesions. Jeffrey Dover, MD and Arielle N. B. Kauvar, MD talk about the newest laser systems, addressing patient experiences, treatments required, and their role in a practice.
Jun 21, 2015
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