Counterfeit medical products, including skin-tightening devices, are appearing at trade shows and pose risk and liabilities, according to a letter in a recent issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.
The U.S. Surgeon General has issued a statement citing skin cancer as a “major public health problem” and noting the danger of indoor tanning and sun exposure.
Congenital deformities of the ear require choosing the right technique to effectively balance both function and aesthetics. When approaching microtia reconstruction, researchers recently sought to determine whether better overall results can be achieved with synthetic versus natural reconstructive materials.
A graphic for patients that explains what parabens are, where they come from and why they are used in various products.
Expert offers talking points for when patients ask about preservatives in skin and hair care products.