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Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragranceHypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely.
SculpSure expands clearance to treat the double chinThe non-invasive body contouring device SculpSure has added submental to its FDA clearance areas, including abdomen, love handles, back and thighs.
RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgeryThe scope of oral and maxillofacial surgeon participation on RealSelf has been expanded to facial cosmetic procedures, including brow lift, check lift, facelift, fat transfer and neck lift.
The latest on filler complicationsFrom antiseptic skin prep to retrobulbar hyaluronidase injections, Dr. Joel Cohen offers an update on what you need to know about filler complications.
Common terms in skincare marketing: NourishingMany facial serum formulations claim to nourish the skin; however, the term has no scientific meaning.
Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safetyOperators who use refrigerated air or cryogen spray cooling rather than contact cooling during laser hair removal procedures could be breathing in potentially dangerous carcinogens and toxins found in plume released during treatment, according to a recent study.
PRP for hair lossPRP is a simple, safe treatment option for patients with hair loss, as long as expectations are managed.
Energy Devices 101: RadiofrequencyRadiofrequency technology has established a foothold in cosmetic medicine. Here’s what to consider when adding it to your practice.
Common terms in skincare marketing: Sensitive skinOne of the most commonly used terms is “sensitive skin.” It is important for the dermatologist to understand the value of such terminology and the associated implications.
Do you screen for BDD?Study finds body dysmorphic disorder is not only widespread, but few surgeons are able to identify patients with the disorder.

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