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Patient, Heal Thyself
Clinical evidence continues to feed the excitement surrounding the use of autologous materials in plastic surgery.

Plastic surgeons have long used autologous biological materials in their practices—from skin and bone grafts to correct congenital defects or damage from trauma, to using a patient’s own abdominal tissue for breast reconstruction. But discoveries of new uses for and benefits of autologous material, coupled with refinements in surgical techniques, have made this one of...

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In summary, a high-intensity focused ultrasound facial (also known as an HIFU facial) is a noninvasive treatment for the signs of face ageing.

With this technique, you can take advantage of a growing trend in anti-aging therapies that offer some of the benefits of a facelift without having to go under the knife. https://hi-fu.co.uk/

Products

Phytoceuticals O-Live Lotion
Skin Care: SUPERHEAL O-Live Lotion

SUPERHEAL O-Live Lotion from Phytoceuticals offers intensive moisture and anti-inflammatory benefits to soothe and calm dry, itchy skin. Olive leaf extract, vitamin B5, centella asiatica extract,...

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ALLSKIN PLUS+ Surgical Marker
Surgical Supply: ALLSKIN PLUS+ Surgical Marker

Viscot Medical’s ALLSKIN PLUS+ prep resistant surgical markers offer maximum visibility on all skin types. The pen’s brilliant blue ink can resist common alcohol-based antiseptics, including...

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Palomar MaxG
Skincare Equipment: MaxG

The MaxG handpiece from Palomar Medical helps clear vascular and pigmented lesions. The dual-filter technology treats skin with 500nm-670nm and 870nm-1200nm wavelengths simultaneously. Physicians...

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Articles

Patient, Heal Thyself
Clinical evidence continues to feed the excitement surrounding the use of autologous materials in plastic surgery.

Plastic surgeons have long used autologous biological materials in their practices—from skin and bone grafts to correct congenital defects or damage from trauma, to using a patient’s own abdominal...

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Getting To Yes
Cosmetic practices spend large sums of money to attract patients, but a successful marketing campaign is only the beginning of new patient acquisition.

Converting prospective patients to paying ones is tricky business, which is why it is so important to make patients feel comfortable enough to put their appearance in your capable hands.

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Clear Expectations
Written job descriptions and protocols are key to keeping your practice running smoothly and safely.

A professional football player wouldn’t step onto the field on Sunday without knowing the team's game plan for winning or what is expected of him in the position he plays. The same game-day ethos...

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Events

2014

March 21-25

72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO. Contact: 866.503.7546, www.aad.org

April 2-6

Laser 2014: 34th Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ. Contact: 877.258.6028, www.aslms.org

April 3-5

International Fat Grafting Forum, JW Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans. Contact: 504.779.5538, www.fatgraftforum.com...

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