Cosmetic surgery procedures 'fell by 40% in 2016'

Britons are increasingly choosing cheaper, non-surgical procedures such as chemical peels, say surgeons.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Facial plast Surg 2019; 35: 176-181 DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1681069Facial antiaging surgery is widely regarded as safe and effective. Current techniques allow us to achieve a balance of restoring youth while minimizing stigmata of surgery to effect a refreshed, natural look. An important component of achieving this goal is to improve the appearance of fine lines and dyschromias which continue to add to the apparent age. Several options exist to improve the appearance of the skin, each with a separate set of indications, advantages, and disadvantages. A medium-depth 35% trichloroacetic acid peel can be safely combined with reju...
Source: Facial Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Authors: Rendon MI Abstract The Hispanic population is the third largest growing group in the United States and is projected to increase to 119 million by 2060. Skin of color populations including Hispanics are more susceptible to a variety of pigmentary disorders including melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). Most previous treatment options for these disorders remain unsatisfactory. Current treatment options include topical therapies using skin lightening/bleaching agents, chemical peels, and physical therapies such as microdermabrasion, microneedling, radiofrequency, and lasers. Combination ther...
Source: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Drugs Dermatol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION There were few high-quality evidence-based studies evaluating the management of acne scarring. Many disparate acne severity scores were used in these studies, and the acne scar type was frequently undefined, making comparison between them difficult. Nonetheless, research into interventions for acne scarring has increased substantially in the past decade and has given patients more therapeutic strategies.
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - Category: Dermatology Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Source: Patient Preference and Adherence - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Patient Preference and Adherence Source Type: research
Condition:   IGF-1 Level Intervention:   Device: Fractional Laser and Chemical Peel Sponsor:   Massachusetts General Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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