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New Antioxidant Tiron Offers Protection Against Sun Damage

Newcastle University researchers have identified an antioxidant Tiron, which offers total protection against some types of sun damage and may ultimately help our skin stay looking younger for longer. Publishing in The FASEB Journal, the authors describe how in laboratory tests, they compared the protection offered against either UVA radiation or free radical stress by […]

Computer Modeling Reveals Secrets of How Skin Ages

  We constantly grow new skin and slough off the old. Until now, scientists have never agreed on exactly how this works, but new research from the University of Sheffield may provide the answer. Engineers and biologists at the University of Sheffield have shown how a recent theory– that skin has ‘sleeping’ stem cells which […]

Suneva Medical to Pursue Investigation of Effects of Artefill for Acne Scar Treatment

Suneva Medical, a privately-held aesthetic medical device company, today announced that it is launching a multi-center study to investigate the efficacy of Artefill for the treatment of acne scars. The 150-patient prospective study is being conducted at 10 centers throughout the U.S. and will enroll its first patient by February. “Acne can have lasting effects […]

More Men are Turning to Cosmetic Surgery

A recent study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons ASPS indicates that more men than ever are undergoing cosmetic procedures including facelifts, liposuction, Botox and more. The ASPS study showed that 1.1 million men underwent cosmetic procedures in 2010.  Economist assume the aging baby boomer generation is the boost the cosmetic and plastic […]

TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive Commercialized by Cohera Medical in Germany

Cohera Medical, a rapidly growing medical device company, announced today that it has begun selling its lead product, TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive, to hospitals and surgeons in three pilot territories inGermany.  This regional launch will document and highlight the advantages of TissuGlu and will be used to drive a wider expansion throughout Germany and to additional European markets […]

New Reconstructive Surgery Technology Presented at ASOPRS

Six new scientific papers highlighting Ellman® International’s technology were presented at the recent American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Annual Fall Scientific Symposium and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress. The Pelleve® Wrinkle Reduction System and the Surgitron® Surgical Systems were used in the research studies and procedures discussed […]

Lipo Can Be Heart-Healthy, May Help Reduce Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke, Diabetes

Looking your best never felt so good – literally.  A new study reveals that liposuction patients experience a reduction in triglyceride levels and white blood cell counts, possibly decreasing their risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Since liposuction is already the fourth most popular cosmetic procedure in the US, patients can feel better about […]

Stem Cells – Revolutionizing Cosmetic Surgery

Esthetic therapies with stem cells from autologous fat are revolutionizing cosmetic surgery: Ever more women prefer breast augmentations with autologous stem cells over silicone implants. The world’s leading experts recently met at the ICAS (International Cell Assisted Surgery) Conference in Istanbul to discuss the therapeutic potential of stem cells from fat tissue. “Stem cell-enriched autologous […]

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