Bill Gillette
Study uncovers surprising contributor to blepharoptosis
Study researchers analyzed and reviewed the histories of identical twins with varying degrees of blepharoptosis. This is what they found...
Researchers find minimal risk in pre-op use of anti-coagulants
Are cosmetic surgery patients at a higher risk for serious complications if they do not discontinue antiplatelet and/or anticoagulant medications before facial plastic surgery? Researchers report.
GEP test scores high in predicting probability of cancer spreading
SLNB and GEP combined – powerful predictors of metastatic risk. Learn more on the studies results.
New HPV vaccine provides broad protection
The FDA approved Gardasil 9 as a preventive measure against cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancers caused by HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58, and to prevent genital warts caused by HPV types 6 or 11.
Fibroblasts vs ADSCs: Which is better for wrinkles?
A Korean study examines cultured human fibroblasts and adipose-derived stem cells (ADSCs) on the wrinkles of photoaged skin.
Laser therapy for capsular contracture?
A new study suggests that low-level laser therapy may be the solution to capsular contracture, a troublesome problem associated with breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures.
Dinutuximab wins FDA approval for neuroblastoma
FDA has approved dinutuximab (Unituxin, United Therapeutics) in combination with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), interleukin-2 (IL-2), and 13-cis-retinoic acid (RA), for the treatment of high-risk pediatric neuroblastoma patients who achieve at least a partial response to prior first-line multiagent, multimodality therapy.
Study finds silver sulfadiazine to be far from gold-standard
A new study, however, strongly refutes Silver sulfadiazine as being the gold standard for treating wounds. Learn why.
Pre-op injections for post-op rhinoplasty
Results of a recent Brazilian study suggest that preoperative use of dexamethasone sodium phosphate alters the occurrence of edema and ecchymosis following rhinoplasty.
Study: Plastic surgery pricing and supply-demand economics
Researchers at Loma Linda (Calif.) University decided to find out the extent to which supply-and-demand affects the pricing of cosmetic-surgery procedures — and to identify exactly which economic factors drive pricing most if supply-and-demand were found to be a secondary driver.

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