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Quality of life

Dr Ravi Jandhyala talks about the methods to assess the impact of botulinum toxin type A on patients’ quality of life

Treatment outcomes

Dr Stefan Cano, Dr Ravi Jandhyala and Dr Kimberley Taylor discuss the importance of measuring and reporting on patients’ treatment outcomes for optimising patient care

Inadequate training

Barbara Freytag discusses the impact of the rapid expansion of the aesthetics industry, and highlights how education is a vital part of regulation

Using toxins therapeutically

Dr James Willis examines how facial aesthetic practitioners can provide therapeutic use of botulinum toxin to benefit patients

Combination treatments

Why use fractional radiofrequency when lasers give such great results? Dr Diane Duncan says the answer is simple: fractional RF can do things that laser cannot

Dealing with injectable complications

The Expert Consensus on Complications of Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Filler Treatment, second edition was created by a group of UK practitioners headed by Mr Christopher Inglefield. Mr Inglefield outlines the motivations and aims for creating guidelines and Marie Duckett offers her advice on the vital role of managing patient expectations in order to avoid complications

OBSERVATIONS

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  • Google Glass in plastic surgery?

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  • New research into gluteoplasty and labiaplasty surgery

    Fernando Serra, MD, and colleagues of Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, evaluated changes in the gluteus muscle in women undergoing placement of silicone implants to improve buttock shape... Read more

  • Obesity related to brain’s opioid system

    Researchers at Aalto University and the University of Turku have found obesity is associated with altered opioid neurotransmission in the brain. Research published in The Journal of Neuroscience, found that obesity is associated with... Read more

NEWS

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    SkinCeuticals have launched their new anti-ageing and sun protection eye formula. The Mineral Eye UV Defense is designed to PROTECT...

  • Lutronic

    Lutronic currently offers three aesthetic devices; Infini, Clarity and Spectra XT. These systems are said to offer minimally invasive clinical solutions for treating scars and stretch marks...

  • Essential Recovery Kit

    Skincare manufacturer Episciences has launched an aftercare range for patients who have undergone moderate to deep skin rejuvenation procedures.

  • Sharon Stone becomes Restylane ambassador

    The Proof in Real Life campaign was unveiled at AMWC and is aimed to help demonstrate the natural looking results of Restylane...

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