Trends and truths: Facelifts, fat and Botox April 04, 2017 By Lisette Hilton ASPS statistics are in: Facelifts make a come back, the love-hate relationship with fat continues and Botox still reigns supreme. On point with off-label Botox April 04, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Dr. Jonathan Kaplan uses botulinum toxin type A for downturned lips, sweaty palms and plenty more. Are you underutilizing this wonder drug? Sun exposure and skin aging April 04, 2017 By Lisette Hilton In a recent survey, only 4.4% of women blamed sun exposure for skin aging, believing stress and kids are bigger culprits. PAC promotes patient safety March 28, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer Four surgical organizations, one common goal: To advance and promote patient safety in cosmetic medicine. Are you overlooking BDD? March 28, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Do you routinely screen? Do you collaborate with a mental health professional? The nose goes global March 28, 2017 By Lisette Hilton J. Regan Thomas, M.D. says that surgeons (and patients) are embracing a new, global concept of the “ideal” nose. Sunscreen smarts March 21, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer How do your sunscreen facts match up with those within the dermatology specialty? A question of dissection March 21, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer Study compares conventional bipolar electrocautery to dissection with a harmonic scalpel. Going big with VASER March 21, 2017 By Lisette Hilton One surgeon offers a step-by-step guide to large-volume fat transfer with an ultrasonic cannula. When subtle isn't enough March 20, 2017 By Randy Dotinga Studies suggest that a more aggressive approach to neck tightening procedures yields better results. Patients can experience significant pain and edema from these procedures that may require prescription medications to treat. The procedures cost thousands of dollars, raising questions about whether they're worth the cost for patients.