Dec 06, 2018
The esthetic industry’s best and brightest were feted at the 2018 MyFaceMyBody USA awards. More than 300 industry professionals, plastic surgeons, brands, journalists, celebrities and beauty bloggers attended the event, which was held at the Beverley Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Winners were selected from hundreds of applicants from around the country, judged by a panel of experts from around the world.
Discovering the Versatility of the CO2RE Platform to Treat Dermatologic, Aesthetic, and Gynecologic Applications
Dec 06, 2018
The clinical applications of laser technology in the dermatology setting continues to grow. In this podcast series, we'll look at how the CO2 laser evolves and is being used in various applications throughout the United States and specific areas in which their use may expand in the near future.
Dec 01, 2018
The pulsed‐dye laser has long been a gold standard in the treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte. Syneron-Candela’s Vbeam Prima, a pulsed dye laser that offers a 15mm beam diameter and 50 percent higher energy output than previous PDL lasers, can improve poikiloderma of Civatte by an average of 49 percent, according to a recent study in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (November 27, 2018).
Nov 20, 2018
A few decades ago, receiving a laser hair removal treatment would've been rather risky for a woman of color. Lasers weren't made with melanin in mind and, therefore, were safest for individuals with fair skin and dark hair follicles. The main disconnect was that the lasers did not properly distinguish hair follicles and skin pigment, so those with dark skin could run the risk of severe burns, scarring, discoloration, and more. Thankfully, in recent years, we've seen an advancement in inclusive technology made especially for dark skin tones.
Nov 20, 2018
VelaShape is described as a non-invasive body contouring treatment for circumferential and cellulite reduction that can be used on various areas of the body, including the neck, arms, flanks, buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. While VelaShape is not considered a weight loss treatment, it can reduce the trouble spots that diet and exercise cannot reach by using a combination of technologies to contour the body. Our review takes a look at VelaShape, including what it is and how it works, as well as the number of treatments needed to see results, potential side effects, and costs.
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