Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit
Less surgery, but more admissions for infantile hemangioma
Use of the oral beta blocker propranolol for treatment of infantile hemangioma is likely behind sizable increases in resource utilization, but also decreases in the need for surgery.
The latest research on PRP
Study finds adding PRP to fat grafting improves recovery time, but not cosmetic outcomes or patient satisfaction.
New products from Cutera
Cutera announces its North American launch of Juliet, an Er:YAG laser device for women’s vaginal health and aesthetics, and Secret RF, a fractional radiofrequency microneedling device.
Vitamin D deficiency associated with pediatric obesity
Vitamin D deficiency in children is associated with being overweight while sufficiency is associated with a healthy BMI, researchers reported in December.
Recommendations for safer gluteal fat grafting
A plastic surgery taskforce recently released recommendations for gluteal fat grafting, a procedure that has a significantly higher mortality rate than any other in the aesthetic space.
Plastic surgery predictions
Plastic surgery predictions
What will shape cosmetic medicine in 2018? We asked industry leaders to weigh in with what they think will drive aesthetic medicine’s evolution this year.
In-demand dermatology treatment devices
A rising prevalence of skin disorders, including melanoma, will drive the need for diagnostic imaging and treatment technologies in dermatology, market analysts say.
An advocate for change
A conversation with ASDS president-elect Murad Alam, M.D.
Cannabis for skin care?
It’s been called the next “it” beauty ingredient, but one expert says the hype is ahead of the research.
Navigating the nether regions
After a year of unprecedented growth, are results with nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation more hype than reality?


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