2,723 results match your criteria Aesthetic Surgery Journal [Journal]


Late Correction of Traumatic Nasal Deformities: A Surgical Algorithm and Experience in 120 Patients.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 20. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Background: Traumatic nasal deformities have a wide spectrum of presentations, which further complicates their management and preoperative planning. Although many methods and algorithms have been proposed for management of specific posttraumatic nasal deformities such as twisted, deviated, saddle or short nose, these algorithms usually focus on a specific deformity in isolation from the remainder of the nose.

Objectives: The aim of this study is to present an algorithm for traumatic nasal deformities and to evaluate the functional and aesthetic outcomes of this new algorithm by a preoperative and postoperative quality-of-life questionnaire. Read More

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Combination of Fractional Radiofrequency and Thermo-Contraction Systems for Facial Skin Rejuvenation: A Clinical and Histological Study.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 20. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

The Center for Research & Training in Skin Diseases & Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Radiofrequency energy systems are popular options in the treatment of skin laxity and wrinkles. Fractional radiofrequency devices (FRF) have increased the efficacy and safety. Thermo-contraction system (TC) is also a novel technology which can promote a marked lifting effect. Read More

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How to Objectively Evaluate Nodule Complications and Volume Changes After Fat Grafting in Breast Augmentation.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 19. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Department of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

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Gluteal Augmentation With Fat: Retrospective Safety Study and Literature Review.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 20. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Private Practice in Oslo, Norway.

Background: Use of gluteal augmentation with fat increased by 3267% from 2002 to 2015, and the rate of death is highest compared with other aesthetic procedures: 1 in 3448 patients dies, compared with 1 in 55,000.

Objectives: To retrospectively investigate patients who underwent this procedure at Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic, to review international data determine factors causing mortality, and to provide guidelines for safety.

Methods: Patient data were searched for reason for the procedure, assessment of patients, techniques performed, and safety measures used. Read More

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Textured Breast Implants and Spherical Capsular Contracture.

Authors:
Daniel Brauman

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 20. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Private practice in White Plains, NY.

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Commentary on: Nonsurgical Medical Penile Girth Augmentation: A Retrospective Study of Psychological and Psychosexual Outcomes.

Authors:
David B Sarwer

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 20. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center for Obesity Research and Education, College of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

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Commentary on: Concomitant Abdominoplasty and Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia Repair.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 19. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Private practice in Decatur, GA.

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Commentary on: Effects of the Tongue-in-Groove Maneuver on Nasal Tip Rotation.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 15. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.

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Evaluation of Retropectoral Fat Grafting in Breast Reduction by Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Pilot Study.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 15. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil.

Background: One of the challenges in breast reduction is to maintain breast projection with 45% of its volume in the upper pole and 55% in the lower pole. Although widely used in breast surgeries, the behavior of fat grafts is still not completely understood.

Objectives: To evaluate by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) the survival of fat transferred to the retropectoral plane in patients undergoing breast reduction, in the search for an oncologically safe procedure with high predictability and reproducibility. Read More

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Characterization of the Tissue and Stromal Cell Components of Micro-Superficial Enhanced Fluid Fat Injection (Micro-SEFFI) for Facial Aging Treatment.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 14. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Center for Clinical Research, Telemedicine and Telepharmacy, University of Camerino, Camerino, Italy.

Background: New microfat preparations provide material suitable for use as a regenerative filler for different facial areas. To support the development of new robust techniques for regenerative purposes, the cellular content of the sample should be considered.

Objectives: To evaluate the stromal vascular fraction (SVF) cell components of micro-superficial enhanced fluid fat injection (SEFFI) samples via a technique to harvest re-injectable tissue with minimum manipulation. Read More

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Luminal Reduction Hymenoplasty: A Canadian Experience With Hymen Restoration.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun;38(7):802-806

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Long-Term Outcomes in Breast Augmentation in Trans-Women - A 20-Year Experience.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 12. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Division of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Background: Breast augmentation in trans-women requires special consideration and thorough preoperative planning.

Objectives: This study aimed to present our long-term outcome and experience gained over the past 21 years.

Methods: Trans-women who have undergone breast augmentation since 1995 were reviewed for primary surgery, type of incision, implant site, implant size & shape, and revisions. Read More

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June 2018
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Comments on "Prominent Ear Correction: A Comprehensive Review of Fascial Flaps in Otoplasty".

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 12. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

SBU Sultan Abdulhamid Han Training and Research Hospital, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Differentiating Nonpermanent Injectable Fillers: Prevention and Treatment of Filler Complications.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr;38(suppl_1):S29-S40

University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Though the incidence of complications and adverse events with dermatological fillers is inherently low, practitioners should be well versed in both prevention of filler complications and the treatment algorithms for addressing "granulomas," nodules, infection, and vascular compromise. Appropriate preventative measures, coupled with timely and effective treatment, are critically important for patient safety and satisfaction. In addition to the preventive measures and treatment algorithms outlined here, the authors emphasize that the broad classification and treatment of nodules as "granulomas" is likely to lead to ineffective treatment, or worse, unnecessary exposure to incorrect treatment. Read More

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Composite Facial Volumization With Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA) for the Treatment of Aging.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr;38(suppl_1):S18-S23

private practice in Roswell, GA.

Paradigms in the treatment of aging have evolved to address volume loss as a central and primary hallmark of the aging face. The concept of "composite volumization" was recently proposed by Dr. Z. Read More

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Expanding Treatment Options for Injectable Agents.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr;38(suppl_1):S1-S7

private practice in New York, NY.

Loss of facial volume and soft-tissue support are common to types of facial aging. Restoration of a youthful appearance relies upon correction of this loss, and can be achieved in various capacities through use of biostimulatory or hyaluronic acids (HA) injectable fillers. Here, the authors discuss the versatility of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) in volume replacement and the applications and facial regions for which CaHA, poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), and HA fillers are best suited. Read More

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Calcium Hydroxyapatite (CaHA) Indication for Hand Rejuvenation.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr;38(suppl_1):S24-S28

Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY.

The recent approval in 2015 of Radiesse for injection into the hand by the FDA has spurred an increase in interest among patients and clinicians in nonsurgical hand rejuvenation using fillers. Application of the same techniques used to treat the face to the dorsum of the hands does not account for the unique nature of the skin and underlying anatomy, and can lead to suboptimal outcomes and an increased risk of adverse events such as the formation of nodules. Here, the authors discuss dilution strategies and injection techniques for hand rejuvenation using Radiesse for optimal patient safety and aesthetic outcomes. Read More

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Physiochemical Characteristics of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA).

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr;38(suppl_1):S13-S17

private practice in New York, NY.

Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) is a synthetic, biocompatible, biodegradable polymer. For soft-tissue augmentation, the size and chemical attributes of the PLLA microparticles are central to this agent's ability to promote a subclinical inflammatory response that stimulates deposition of collagen in the extracellular matrix. The resultant restoration of facial volume occurs in a controlled, predictable manner and is long lasting. Read More

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Physiochemical Characteristics of Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA).

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr;38(suppl_1):S8-S12

private practice in Roswell, GA.

The clinical performance of fillers in soft tissue augmentation depends upon their physiochemical properties, anatomical areas injected, interaction with the recipient, and the skill and experience of the physician. Scientific measures of filler properties facilitate appropriate selection of treatments for optimal treatment outcomes, and inform adjustments to treatments that improve patient safety and aesthetic outcomes. The rheological properties of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA), elastic modulus (G') and viscosity, coupled with its capacity to offer both immediate results and continued stimulation of collagen type I deposition, support its distinction as an ideal treatment for the volume loss characteristic of aging. Read More

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Commentary on: Quality of Life After Breast Enlargement With Implants Versus Augmentation Mastopexy: A Comparative Study.

Authors:
David B Sarwer

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 12. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Center for Obesity Research and Education, College of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

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June 2018
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Concomitant Abdominoplasty and Laparoscopic Umbilical Hernia Repair.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Apr 20. Epub 2018 Apr 20.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, NSW, Australia.

Background: Umbilical hernia is a common finding in patients undergoing abdominoplasty, especially those who are post-partum with rectus divarication. Concurrent surgical treatment of the umbilical hernia at abdominoplasty presents a "vascular challenge" due to the disruption of dermal blood supply to the umbilicus, leaving the stalk as the sole axis of perfusion. To date, there have been no surgical techniques described to adequately address large umbilical herniae during abdominoplasty. Read More

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Use of Prophylactic Antibiotics in Fat Grafting and Their Effect on Graft Site Infection.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 8. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, UK, NW3 2QG.

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Comments on "Plastic Surgery-Related Hashtag Utilization on Instagram: Implications for Education and Marketing".

Authors:
Henry W Lim

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 6. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

The President of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Pathophysiology Study of Filler-Induced Blindness.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 5. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Department of Plastic Surgery, at the Cleveland Clinic.

Background: A number of authors have proposed retrograde arterial embolism as the responsible mechanism for filler-induced blindness. However, no previous human study has substantiated this proposed mechanism.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the pathophysiology of filler-induced blindness using a fresh cadaver perfusion technique. Read More

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June 2018
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Was There Bias in Writing This Paper?

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 2. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

ENT Department, Baskent University Adana Seyhan Hospital, Seyhan/Adana, Turkey.

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Commentary on: From Bedside to Bench: The Effect of Muscular Denervation on Fat Grafting to the Breast by Comparing Take Rate, Quality, and Longevity.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 2. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Santa Casa Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2018
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Response to "Was There Bias in Writing This Paper?"

Authors:
Clark Schierle

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun 2. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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Labiaplasty: Current Trends of ASAPS Members.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 26. Epub 2018 May 26.

Private practice in Huntersville, NC.

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Enhancing Facelift with Simultaneous Submalar Implant Augmentation.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.

Background: The midface is particularly prone to the senescent changes of soft tissue ptosis and volume loss, which in individuals with aging or low adiposity can manifest as submalar hollowing. Facelift alone in those with submalar hollowing inadequately addresses the volume loss and may result in a gaunt appearance postoperatively. Submalar implant augmentation is a powerful tool for permanent midface volume restoration for a more youthful and natural contour, as opposed to soft tissue fillers that diminish over time. Read More

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May 2018
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Commentary on: Assessing the Value of a Multimedia-Based Aesthetic Curriculum in Plastic Surgery Residency: A Single-Center Pilot Study.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 26. Epub 2018 May 26.

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

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Venous Thromboembolism in Aesthetic Surgery: Risk Optimization in the Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Settings.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Division of Health Services Research, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

The purpose of this CME article is to provide a framework for practicing surgeons to conceptualize and quantify venous thromboembolism risk among the aesthetic and ambulatory surgery population. The article provides a practical approach to identify and minimize venous thromboembolism risk in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative settings. Read More

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Intra-Areolar Pexy: The "Compass Rose" Suture Technique for Small and Moderate Areola Herniation.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Private practice in Bucharest, Romania.

Background: Common methods for addressing minor tuberous breast (type 0; normal mammary base breast with isolated areolar herniation) do not solve the underlying pathology and may leave an unsightly scar.

Objectives: To assess the efficacy and safety of a simple, scarless method based on a novel 'compass rose' technique, which addresses the etiology of minor tuberous breast and other cases desiring small areolar diameter reductions.

Methods: The technique uses three layers of suturing, one in a compass pattern and two in round block. Read More

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Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank Statistics.

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Aesthet Surg J 2018 May;38(suppl_3):1-24

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Endothelial Differentiated Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Improvement of Survival and Neovascularization in Fat Transplantation.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Department of Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey.

Background: Adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) assisted lipotransfer have been considered to facilitate the survival of fat grafts. However, emerging evidence of insufficient vascularization is another obstacle for fat graft survival in cell-assisted lipotransfer.

Objectives: This study evaluated whether supplementation of differentiated toward an endothelial phenotype ASCs with fat lipoaspirate improves survival and neovascularization in fat transplantation. Read More

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May 2018
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Introducing a New Section: SoMe and Behavioral Science.

Authors:
Foad Nahai

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA.

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Response to "Comments on 'Added Healthcare Charges Conferred by Smoking in Outpatient Plastic Surgery'".

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun;38(7)

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, 88th Medical Group, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH.

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Outcomes of Acellular Dermal Matrix for Immediate Tissue Expander Reconstruction with Radiotherapy: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 24. Epub 2018 May 24.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

Background: Despite increasing literature support for the use of acellular dermal matrix (ADM) in expander-based breast reconstruction, the effect of ADM on clinical outcomes in the presence of post-mastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) has not been well described.

Objectives: To analyze the impact ADM plays on clinical outcomes on immediate tissue expander (ITE) reconstruction undergoing PMRT.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed patients who underwent ITE breast reconstruction from 2004 to 2014 at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read More

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Comments on "Added Healthcare Charges Conferred by Smoking in Outpatient Plastic Surgery".

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun;38(7)

Department of Anesthesiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.

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Ultrasound-Guided Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A Injection for Correcting Asymmetrical Smiles.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 24. Epub 2018 May 24.

Division in Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Department of Oral Biology, Human Identification Research Institution, Yonsei University College of Dentistry, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

While ultrasound-guided injections are safer and more effective than the typical (blind) injection methods, there has been no report of ultrasound-guided injection techniques being applied to patients for aesthetic treatment or to patients with an asymmetrical smile. The purpose of this study was to determine the locations of facial expression muscles using ultrasound and to use this information to guide BoNT-A injections into a patient with an asymmetrical smile. The safety and effectiveness of this technique were also evaluated. Read More

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May 2018
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The Composite Spreader Flap.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 19. Epub 2018 May 19.

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

Background: The effect of a spreader flap on the keystone area and the upper bony vault depends on the structural strength and cephalic extent of upper lateral cartilages, both of which can be significantly variable among individuals.

Objectives: The authors present a novel cephalically extended osseocartilaginous composite spreader flap technique that was designed to overcome the limitations of a conventional spreader flap on the keystone area upper bony vault, in patients with cephalically short and structurally weak upper lateral cartilages and thin nasal bones.

Methods: This study was a retrospective review of the recorded perioperative information to investigate the frequency of the use of the composite spreader flap technique and perioperative parameters that relate to postoperative dorsal deformities. Read More

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Commentary on: The Risk of Skin Necrosis Following Hyaluronic Acid Filler Injection in Patients With a History of Cosmetic Rhinoplasty.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 18. Epub 2018 May 18.

Plastic surgeon in private practice in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

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Prediction of Treatment Outcomes for Neck Rejuvenation Utilizing a Unique Classification System of Treatment Approach Using a 1440-nm Side-Firing Laser.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May;38(suppl_2):S43-S51

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark New Jersey.

Background: The appearance of a youthful neck is lost with age causing excessive skin laxity, a loss of subcutaneous fat, prominence of platysmal banding, and jowling. In view of the success obtained with laser treatment for neck rejuvenation, the authors have recently taken an algorithmic approach to developing a 7-category classification system of the aging conditions throughout the anatomic spectrum of three areas: skin, fat, and muscle. This system will correlate with specific treatment options. Read More

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Introduction to the Hot Topics in Aesthetic Surgery Supplement.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May;38(suppl_2):S41-S42

Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

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Soft Tissue Contraction in Body Contouring With Radiofrequency-Assisted Liposuction: A Treatment Gap Solution.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May;38(suppl_2):S74-S83

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, Hofstra University.

Radiofrequency-assisted liposuction is a relatively new concept in energy-assisted body contouring techniques and has received instrument approval. This supplemental article reviews the clinical application of electromagnetic energy via the BodyTite (InMode Corporation, Toronto, Canada) device on soft tissues during suction lipectomy, its effect on soft tissue contraction, and its use in aesthetic body contouring in various clinical scenarios. Read More

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Commentary on: Plastic Surgery Resident-Run Cosmetic Clinics: A Survey of Current Practices.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Jun;38(7):800-801

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

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OnabotulinumtoxinA and Hyaluronic Acid in Facial Wrinkles and Folds: A Prospective, Open-Label Comparison.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 May 11. Epub 2018 May 11.

Department of Dermatology, St. Louis University, St Louis, MO.

Background: OnabotulinumtoxinA and hyaluronic acid are effective in improving moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds, with treatment selection traditionally based upon facial area.

Objective: This prospective, multicenter, open-label, crossover study evaluated physician-rated efficacy and patient-rated outcomes following moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds treatment with onabotulinumtoxinA and hyaluronic acid.

Methods: 152 subjects (25-65 years) were randomized (1:1) to a treatment-sequence of onabotulinumtoxinA/hyaluronic acid or hyaluronic acid/onabotulinumtoxinA, with initial treatment administered on Day 1 and 6 additional visits: Week 2 (touch-up); Week 4 (crossover); Week 6 (touch-up); and Weeks 8, 12, and 24 (follow-up). Read More

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