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21/10/2014 | Marketed as an alternative to liposuction, advocates say cryolipolysis, as it is officially called, uses extremely low temperatures kill the fat cells without affecting the skin. But doctors are reporting cases of patients being left burned, in agony, and possibly scarred, by some unqualified practitioners offering bargain prices.

07/08/2014 | A nano-current treatment that`s a cut-price version of the wrinkle-busting CACI procedure used by Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox is being launched in the UK. Dubbed the `lunchtime facelift`, it gets its nickname because it only takes half an hour. The treatment is also proving to be popular because it only costs £30 - a much cheaper alternative to many surgical alternatives, which can cost thousands of pounds. The will be rolled out in 150 beauty salons in the UK.

30/07/2014 | Kelly Brook and Lady Gaga have spearheaded the trend for 'belfies' - self-portraits of one's posterior, posted on social media. Kim Carillo tries a procedure involving a chemical peel and light therapy.

26/04/2014 | Skin laxity and fat buildup under the chin is a common concern among facial aesthetic patients. Although surgery has long been the mainstay for reducing fat in this area, which is also known as the submental region, new research being presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) being held April 24-29, 2014 in San Francisco, CA, shows the potential of a novel injectable drug for submental fat reduction. Steven H.

28/01/2014 | Could collagen-boosting treatment Thermage give writer Anna Pursglove the same tight, taut skin as Gwyneth? This year, 41-year-old Gwyneth Paltrow let slip a little beauty secret. Her famously flawless complexion is not just the result of good genes and an organic diet but has been given a helping hand by a cosmetic procedure called Thermage. Dubbed ‘the ironing treatment’, Gwynnie says the procedure has taken years off her face and suits her much better than rival wrinkle-busting treatment Botox which the actress claims made her look 'crazy, like Joan Rivers'.

23/11/2013 | Topokine Therapeutics has initiated dosing in a Phase 2, randomized controlled clinical trial of XAF5 Gel for reduction of excess submental fat, commonly known as "double chin." XAF5 Gel is a proprietary skin formulation of a compound already known to reduce fat around the human eye. Study participants are applying XAF5 Gel or placebo once a night to skin under the chin.

05/11/2013 | The latest beauty fad, involving bathing in a tank of eels in order to exfoliate the skin, has been condemned by health inspectors as extremely dangerous. The new treatment is just another in a bewildering array of beauty treatments currently making their way into spas and beauty salons, which experts say are often not regulated as they should be.

30/09/2013 | The Alma SweatX solution significantly reduces sweat and smell quickly and painlessly without the use of toxins and without side effects, achieving immediate improvement with lasting results. The new non-invasive technology puts an end to hyperhidrosis and osmidrosis. Alma SweatX combines multiple RF technologies into a safe, immediate solution for excessive sweating and body odor.

19/09/2013 | Kythera Biopharmaceuticals announced that two phase 3 trials investigating its experimental injectable drug, ATX-101, met all primary and secondary endpoints in the reduction of submental fat. Two identical double blind, randomized trials were conducted at 70 centers in the US and Canada with more than 1,000 patients with moderate to severe submental fat. The efficacy and safety of 2 mg/cm2 ATX-101 vs. placebo were compared for reducing submental fat, which commonly presents as a double chin. Two identical double blind, randomized trials were conducted at 70 centers in the US and Canada with more than 1,000 patients with moderate to severe submental fat. The efficacy and safety of 2 mg/cm2 ATX-101 vs. placebo were compared for reducing submental fat, which commonly presents as a double chin.

11/09/2013 | Syneron Medical Ltd., a global market leader in the aesthetic medical device marketplace, announced Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark approval for VelaShape® III, the Company`s new non-invasive body shaping platform. This new platform is effective for temporary reduction in circumference of the abdomen and is also used in a wide range of other body shaping applications such as cellulite treatments.

06/08/2013 | Since the approval of the first cryolipolysis device in 2010, what have been some of the trends in fat removal through controlled cooling? Have physicians seen the same safety and efficacy in practice as they have in clinical trials? And just how in-demand is this non-invasive body contouring procedure? Plastic surgeons from Southern California sought to answer these questions by conducting the largest, most comprehensive review of cryolipolysis to date.

05/08/2013 | For the estimated 80 million Americans living with leg vein problems, cosmetic concerns only paint part of the picture of living with this condition. In fact, patients with varicose veins commonly experience leg pain and fatigue as well as a host of other medical problems. Varicose veins are large, dilated blood vessels that can be raised above the skin’s surface.

15/07/2013 | Instead of injecting toxins into the face, Iovera freezes wrinkles. Needles are inserted into the skin near the nerve that raises the eyebrow. The treatment is still being trialled - but Alice Hart-Davis gives it a go anyway. As the three thin needles at the tip of what looks like a futuristic electric toothbrush start to fur up with ice, I begin to feel a bit queasy.

01/07/2013 | A new wave of slimming gizmos is actually delivering results. After years of dubious promises of smaller waists and slimmer thighs, a new generation of fat busters have made it onto the market - and these work.

24/06/2013 | Alison Portass's double mastectomy left her with a large, lumpy scar on her abdomen. Thanks to treatment with a new spray-on skin, Recell, her scar has almost disappeared.

24/06/2013 | But can it really give you a facelift? Or does it just leave you with pins and needles? Out of the corner of my left eye, I can see the red tip of a long needle protruding rather alarmingly from my cheek. If I look down I can see another needle, this one stuck into my chin, and I daren't move my head in case I dislodge or snap off the needles sticking out of the top of my head and both temples.

20/06/2013 | Botox, chemical peels, laser treatments: They promise to take years off you, but are they really modern day elixirs of youth? Or is the real difference just a confidence boost? You be the judge...

13/06/2013 | A clinic boss has rubbished claims that Kerry Katona was ever in danger after undergoing a “vampire facelift” in Newcastle. The former Atomic Kitten star has told how her face swelled up “like the Elephant Man” following the gruesome cosmetic procedure – which involves injecting blood platelets into the face – at ReVamp in Jesmond.

09/06/2013 | Pop star Kerry Katona reveals today how she feared for her life when her face swelled ­horrifically after having a “vampire facelift”. Swollen and bruised, devastated Kerry tells how she broke down in tears when she saw her inflamed face in the mirror and thought she would never recover.

01/05/2013 | iovera, or ‘Frotox’ as it has been nicknamed, is a toxin-free wrinkle treatment delivering immediate results with nothing left behind in the body. Has been hailed as the 'next generation of Botox'.

17/04/2013 | It started with brow definition. Coleen Rooney and her troops arched over the masses with their Scouse brows, taking The Duchess of Cambridge along with them for the ride. But now the Liverpudlian glamazons have taken grooming one step further by darkening and defining their nipples - with tattoos. This new trend of semi-permanent nipple tattooing has swept Liverpool by storm and has already reached the vajazzled land of Essex.

25/03/2013 | The cycling boom since the Olympics has seen an increasing number of men shaving their legs - and discovering unsightly thread veins underneath, according to one cosmetic surgery clinic. Dr Peter Finigan, specialist thread vein practitioner at Dr Newmans Clinic, a nationwide doctor-led consultancy which specialises solely in removing thread veins, has treated more than 50 male cyclists since September at his practice in Manchester.

19/03/2013 | Renowned cosmetic surgeon Dr. Trevor Born warns beauty seekers: “These counterfeit CoolSculpting machines are dangerous and pose a great health and safety risk.” Consumers need to make more informed choices about their purchases in order to stem the illegal sale and trade of potentially dangerous counterfeit goods. In the case of CoolSculpting, serious harm can be caused to a person if the counterfeit machine is faulty, or if proper treatment protocol is not followed.

12/03/2013 | Lithera, Inc., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on lifestyle and medical indications in aesthetic medicine and ophthalmology, announced today that the first patient has been treated with LIPO-202 (Salmeterol Xinafoate for Injection) in its 500-patient Phase 2b "RESET" trial. LIPO-202, Lithera`s lead product candidate, is a novel injectable pharmaceutical product designed to produce localized reduction of subcutaneous fat.

11/01/2013 | These sorts of discussions are wide-spread about Botox and fillers - the same is needed for varicose veins and venous reflux disease.

15/11/2012 | It’s being hailed as the new Botox — but as well as smoothing out wrinkles, it’s claimed that carboxytherapy can help get rid of dark under-eye circles and fade scars.

12/11/2012 | A new combination of the AccuSculpt laser, neuromodulators such as Botox, and Radiesse dermal filler has been introduced at Body Oasis Laser Aesthetics including treatment for baggy eyelids, ‘double chin’, jowls, heavy neck and cheeks. Combined with liposuction, in selected patients, this procedure can shave years from your appearance

13/10/2012 | The amazing ‘flab zapper’ that has slimmed 38-year-old mother-of-two Kelly O'Brien to a size eight... and could be the end of liposuction. There’s a whisper going around the elegant waiting rooms of Harley Street’s finest plastic surgeons. The word is that old-fashioned liposuction, once considered a quick-fix procedure that tackled everything from flabby thighs to double chins, is falling out of favour.

14/09/2012 | A laser device for less painful injections has been developed by South Korean scientists. The system could replace traditional needles, with a jab as painless as being hit with a puff of air. The laser is already used in aesthetic skin treatments. The aim now is to make low-cost injectors for clinical use. A team from Seoul National University in South Korea describe the process in the Optical Society's journal Optics Letters.

11/09/2012 | The first long-term trial of Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution 0.03 percent, Allergan) shows that daily application of the eyelash enhancer for up to one year is safe and effective for patients with idiopathic and chemotherapy-induced hypotrichosis.

14/08/2012 | AcuFacial, a non-surgical alternative to Botox and cosmetics surgery, is fast becoming the new trend for turning back the clock on aging.

12/08/2012 | Shoe-mad Nikki resorted to expensive cosmetic surgery on her feet. Fashionista or just foolish? Carefully, Nikki Wilson paints each of her slim toes in bright nail polish before slipping into her favourite high-heeled sandals, confident that her feet have never looked better. While pedicures are a must for any glamorous girl, the 23-year-old receptionist has taken her desire to have immaculate toes to extremes. Nikki is one of a growing number of women in Britain and the US, who have resorted to cosmetic surgery so they can wear sky-high heels.

15/07/2012 | Silicon Valley-based myoscience will soon be introducing its pen-like cooling device in the US having just been cleared by the FDA for targeted pain reduction. The company’s Focused Cold Therapy technology is meant to induce a kind-of hibernation of nerves, blocking their signaling ability and therefore reducing nearby pain. Pain reduction, though, is only half the story as the same device was approved in Europe and Canada for temporary wrinkle reduction, not an indication the FDA has approved yet.

11/07/2012 | Cosmetic surgery to rid feet of fat toes, coined 'toe-besity', is on the rise. A growing number of people are beginning to obsess over smaller details of their feet, like the width of their toes, and are turning to podiatrists for toe re-shaping surgery.

10/07/2012 | Goodbye Botox — the latest breakthrough in anti-ageing science might be Frotox, a treatment that promises to put your wrinkles in a deep freeze. Hollywood is famous for its frozen-faced, Botoxed-to-the-max celebs. But no matter how safe Botox may be, not everyone wants to have purified botulinum toxin injected into their face.

28/05/2012 | Crow’s feet — even the name of those tell-tale wrinkles at the side of our eyes is ugly, although the more optimistic of us like to refer to them as ‘laughter lines’. Now a new crow’s feet treatment is causing a buzz. Launched this month in Harrods, WrinkleMD is a painless, needle-free £130 home device dubbed ‘the crow’s feet eraser’.

23/04/2012 | They promise leave you looking peachy - but expensive anti-ageing facials can wreck your looks. Model Sophie Anderton’s face was her fortune. In her early 20s she earned £30,000 a week and was the poster girl for Gossard.

14/04/2012 | Chromogenex Receives FDA Clearance for Circumferential Reduction for i-Lipo Body Contouring System. Newly introduced to U.S. market, successful system is leading option for physicians treating fat reduction non-surgically.

21/02/2012 | So you`d never have a facelift – but what about a little `help`? The newest hi-tech, non-invasive treatments can have dramatic effects – but not all of them are for the fainthearted. Who, over a certain age, hasn`t stared in the mirror and wished to turn back the clock? If only it were possible to lift and tighten the skin on your face – but without resorting to the surgeon`s knife.

13/02/2012 | As we age, our skin undergoes a number of changes affecting its texture, volume, and appearance. Fortunately, dermatologists can use fillers or lasers to correct the most notable signs of aging and can recommend skin care products with added ingredients that can further repair damaged skin.

12/12/2011 | Who wouldn’t be lured in by a pre-party makeover programme which promises a ‘facelift from your fridge’? The new quick face-fix diet, which, allegedly, takes just three days to work, is championed by actress Eva Mendes and promises to leave your skin clear, taut and glowing in time for the party season. But does it work? Who wouldn’t be lured in by a pre-party makeover programme which promises a ‘facelift from your fridge’? The new quick face-fix diet, which, allegedly, takes just three days to work, is championed by actress Eva Mendes and promises to leave your skin clear, taut and glowing in time for the party season. But does it work?

05/12/2011 | L’Oréal USA and Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc. (PBL) announced today a signed merger agreement between L’Oréal USA and PBL. PBL’s Clarisonic® is the acknowledged market leader in the rapidly growing areas of sonic skin care devices, topicals and technology.

02/12/2011 | The earlobe is finding itself in the anti-ageing spotlight as it emerges that more and more cosmetic surgeons are doing a quick bit of work on the ears — often in conjunction with a facelift, but sometimes just on their own.

29/10/2011 | Many plastic surgeons say that there are three areas that can instantly age a person - their eyes, lips and neck.

22/09/2011 | Do you still recognize your hands? If the answer is “yes,” you probably have not hit your middle fifties.

14/09/2011 | Portrait Plasma Skin Regeneration Resurfaces at Prestigious Symposium.

11/09/2011 | In a significant advance for cosmetic and reconstructive medicine, scientists at Rice University have unveiled a new method for making synthetic collagen. The new material, which forms from a liquid.

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