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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

FDA Clears Sebacia Microparticles for Laser-Based Acne Treatment

Sebacia Microparticles are now FDA-cleared for use in the treatment of acne. The clearance comes on the heels of a pivotal study demonstrating the clinical safety and efficacy of the micoparticles. Se…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

ASDS 2018 Survey: Patients Spend About $100 Per Month on Skin Care Products

Almost 70 percent of consumers are considering a cosmetic treatment, and more than half would prefer to pay more up front to lower their annual skin care costs, according to the 2018 American Soc…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

New Laser Handpiece Clears Multicolor Tattoos in Fewer Treatments

A new titanium sapphire laser handpiece can clear green, blue, and purple tattoo pigments in fewer treatments, according to a new study in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM). Researchers led by A…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Allergan Launches Spotlyte: Digital Hub Will Educate Consumers About Medical Aesthetic Treatments

Allergan has launched Spotlyte, described as an innovative digital hub of curated content that helps consumers discover how medical aesthetic treatments may fit into their routines. Spotlyte…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Business News: Candela Acquires Ellipse

Candela Corporation has acquired Ellipse, a Danish medical device company that manufactures and markets Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and laser-based platforms for a wide variety of medical and aesthetic…

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018

New from Thermi: Meet the Arvati Platform

Thermi, an Almirall company, is launching Arvati, a next-generation 510K US Food and Drug Administration-cleared, true temperature-controlled radiofrequency platform that powers a range of Thermi proc…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

"Phenomenal Gains" in Derm Device Market, Global Market Insights Predicts

Dermatology devices market, an integral vertical of medical equipment space, of late, has been providing lucrative opportunities to the investors to exploit economies of scale. The claim is very well …

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Cynosure to Distribute Porter Instrument's Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen System in Aesthetics Market

Hologic, Inc.'s Cynosure division has penned a deal with Porter Instrument, a business unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation, for distribution rights in the United States and Can…

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Friday, August 03, 2018

eRelevance Patient Engagement Survey Highlights Opportunities for Practices

eRelevance Corporation, the leading provider of consumer engagement services for small- to medium-size businesses (SMBs) has released  Patient Engagement for Growth:  Aesthetic Practice Mark…

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

FDA Cracks Down on Energy-Based Vaginal Rejuvenation

The FDA is cracking down on the use energy-based devices to perform vaginal 'rejuvenation.' The use of such devices to perform vaginal "rejuvenation," cosmetic vaginal procedures,…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

iRestore Expands Reseller Program

The iRestore Laser Hair Growth System from Freedom Laser Therapy is now more widely available, thanks to an expanded reseller program for the drug-free, pain-free laser hair restoration device. The re…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

New Applicator Suggests Cryolipolysis May Be an Option for Male Pseudogynecomastia

Thanks to a conformable surface applicator, cryolipolysis can be a safe and effective way to treat male pseudogynecomastia, according to a recent study in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (LSM). &ldq…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Can Turning Off a Mutation Causing Wrinkling and Hair Loss Reverse the Processes? New Mouse Model Says Yes

A new mouse model may one day allow scientists to reverse age-associated wrinkles and hair loss. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced, the mouse develops wrinkled skin an…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Pulse Biosciences: First Patients Treated in Study of Sebaceous Hyperplasia Lesions

Pulse Biosciences, Inc. says the first patients have been treated in its multi-center study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of its Nano-Pulse Stimulation (NPS) technology for eliminating Sebaceous…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

AMSPA Merges with IALA

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) is merging with the International Aesthetic and Laser Association, Inc. (IALA). The merger will add more than 250 members to AmSpa’s 1,200-plus existi…

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