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10/11/2015 | The number of cosmetic laser clinics being investigated for not being registered has increased significantly, a BBC Wales investigation has found.
Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) currently checks premises providing non-surgical laser or Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) skin procedures.
12/03/2015 | The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) released its complete 18th annual multi-specialty statistical data today showing an aesthetic plastic surgery spend consistent with the figures for 2013, with Americans spending more than 12 billion dollars on surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the second year in a row. With more than 10 million cosmetic procedures performed in 2014, those that showed the largest growth in volume on a year-over-year basis included buttock augmentation (up 86%), labiaplasty (up 49%), and nonsurgical fat reduction (up 42%). Additionally, more men are turning to aesthetic cosmetic procedures, with dramatic increases seen in both surgical and nonsurgical options over the past 5 years and a 43% increase overall.
02/03/2015 | The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today released its annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, reporting that 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014, an increase of 3 percent since 2013. In addition, 5.8 million reconstructive surgery procedures were performed last year, up 1 percent.
12/02/2015 | From eye-wateringly expensive serums and paralysing injections to going under the knife, there are countless ways to turn back time and give ageing faces a youthful boost. However, one glance down at a woman’s sagging, crepey décolletage is certain to give the game away.
29/07/2014 | More than 23 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed worldwide in 2013, according to statistics released today by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the leading international society for aesthetic plastic surgery with more than 2,700 board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon members in 95 countries. For the first time, Brazil edges out the United States in terms of the number of surgical procedures performed, and Botulinum Toxin takes the number one position for number of overall cosmetic procedures performed.
03/04/2014 | Syneron Medical Ltd. announced that its proprietary Sublative™ technology has received CE Mark indication for the effective treatment of striae (stretch marks) and acne scars. The new treatment protocols are now available on all of the Syneron Sublative compatible systems, which include elos Plus™, eTwo™ and eMatrix™.
20/03/2014 | The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released its complete 17th annual multi-specialty statistical data indicating a 12% overall increase in cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2013. More than 11 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, dermatologists and otolaryngologists in the United States, totalling more than 12 billion dollars for the first time since the Great Recession began in 2008.
27/02/2014 | The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today released its annual procedural statistics reporting that 15.1 million cosmetic surgery procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2013, up 3 percent since 2012. In addition, 5.7 million reconstructive surgery procedures were performed last year, up 2 percent. What's behind the boost? New products and advances in technology may be paving the way for plastic surgery's growth.
01/11/2013 | Tria Beauty, Inc., a global leader in light-based skin care, announced today that it has received FDA clearance for the company's Age-Defying Laser. Utilizing a proprietary version of the same non-ablative fractional laser technology used by dermatologists and plastic surgeons in-office, the Age-Defying Laser is clinically proven to treat multiple signs of facial aging.
17/10/2013 | A new study showing increasing numbers of lawsuits being filed against non-physicians performing laser surgery has important implications for patient safety, according to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA). The first-ever comprehensive study of laser surgery liability claims, published Wednesday in JAMA Dermatology, shows patients are filing more injury lawsuits in recent years when laser treatments are performed by non-physicians outside traditional medical settings.
16/09/2013 | Lumenis Ltd, announced that the Company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ResurFX™, a new fractional non-ablative laser module. ResurFX is the latest application module for Lumenis' M22™ platform, expanding its capabilities to perform true fractional non-ablative skin resurfacing, one of the fastest growing minimally invasive procedures in recent years.
10/09/2013 | More consumers are choosing non-invasive cosmetic treatments as they seek to improve skin tone and smooth wrinkles, according to survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
Microdermabrasions, wrinkle-relaxing injections, chemical peels and laser/light procedures rank as the top four cosmetic treatments, according to the 2013 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures.
09/07/2013 | Proceeds to Fuel Multiple New Product Launches and Expansion of Distribution. Tria Beauty, Inc. announced the closing of $45.5 million in new equity financing and a new structured debt facility. This latest round of equity financing was led by Bay City Capital, and joined by new investors, AmorePacific Ventures and Athyrium Capital Management.
24/06/2013 | Cynosure, Inc., a leader in laser- and light-based treatments for minimally invasive and non-invasive aesthetic applications, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Cynosure purchased Palomar in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $287 million. In the transaction, Cynosure issued approximately six million shares and paid approximately $146 million in cash contributed by both Cynosure and Palomar.
21/06/2013 | According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Skincare Devices Market (Lasabrasion, Microdermabrasion, Liposuction, LED Therapy, Dermatoscopes, Skin Rejuvenation, Cellulite Reduction, Skin Tightening & Body Contouring and Hair Removal) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," in 2011, the global skincare devices market was valued at USD 5.4 billion and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 10.7 billion in 2018.
13/06/2013 | You may have Botoxed away your worries (or at least your worry lines) and firmed up your bingo wings. And you may even have slimmed down those chunky ankles, these days known as cankles. But there is a new problem zone in town: the chinkle – or the chin-wrinkle – and it is a real area of concern.
12/06/2013 | You've heard of Botox and you've heard of labiaplasty. You've even heard of vajazzling. But ball ironing? "Ball ironing" is pretty much what it sounds like, only replace the painful clothing iron with a laser. It costs $575, but apparently a smooth scrotum is priceless!
08/05/2013 | Chinese healthcare company Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd. announced this week the joint acquisition of the Caesarea, Israel-based Alma Lasers Ltd. with the Pramerica-Fosun Fund. Alma Lasers is an international manufacturer of laser, light-based, radiofrequency and ultrasound products with core R&D capabilities are in the medical and aesthetic device manufacturing field.
05/04/2013 | New "Skinhibitions™" consumer marketing campaign to increase awareness about its proprietary Sublative™ technology offered in the eMatrix, eTwo and elos Plus Systems for both skin rejuvenation and now acne scars
18/03/2013 | In a transaction that creates one of the world`s premier aesthetic laser and light-based companies, Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO) and Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: PMTI) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement, pursuant to which Cynosure will acquire Palomar in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $294 million.
13/03/2013 | The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released their 16thannual multi-specialty procedural statistics. In 2012, over 10 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed by the board certified doctors in the United States who are most likely to perform cosmetic procedures.
20/02/2013 | According to plastic surgery statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) on Tuesday, 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2012, up 5 percent since 2011. As economic indicators such as auto, retail, and home sales saw gains in 2012 - so too did plastic surgery.
19/12/2012 | In light of the vast amount of light-based cosmetic devices being launched in recent years, the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists is concerned about their safety and is therefore set to meet to discuss the segment on the 10th of January. Hair removal and skin rejuvenation devices are becoming increasingly popular in Europe and the US and major cosmetic and non-cosmetic multinational giants are starting to invest in a category the Society reckons is set to rake in billions of Euros.
18/12/2012 | Students are now able to book appointments for Botox and fillers, lip enhancers, facial peels and laser treatments, all conducted by healthcare professionals who are studying for an MSc at the university.
01/09/2012 | Ellman International, a developer of radiofrequency technology for precision surgical and aesthetic procedures, has announced its acquisition of Sandstone Medical Technologies, developer of aesthetic laser and intense pulsed light technologies.
01/09/2012 | Tria Beauty, UK Ltd. announced today the UK launch of the TRIA Skin Rejuvenating Laser for the treatment of wrinkles, skin discoloration and rough skin; now the the effectiveness of professional fractional lasers is made affordable and available to consumers for use at home.
16/08/2012 | When it comes to running errands and shuttling kids to and from school and various practices, moms often bear the brunt of carpooling — literally. Dermatologists caution that in the process, moms may be getting unintentional sun exposure that can lead to early signs of aging of the hands, such as dark brown age spots and loss of volume that results in thin, sunken skin.
04/07/2012 | Syneron Medical Ltd., the global leader in medical aesthetic products and technology, announced today that it has received United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for elos Plus™, a next generation multi-platform system featuring the Company's proprietary elos technology. Offers up to eight in-demand treatment options with higher performance in a compact upgradable system.
11/05/2012 | In 2010 the government deregulated the provision of non-surgical cosmetic procedures. No longer were they supervised by The Care Standards Commission. Not necessarily as a direct result, cosmetic laser therapy clinics - used for the treatment of thread veins, wrinkles, hair removal and skin re-surfacing - took off so that there are now nearly 10,000 in the UK.
10/05/2012 | Experts have warned that the deregulation of laser treatments could be leaving people scarred for life - and also the taxpayer with a huge bill for botched jobs. Injuries caused by botched cosmetic laser procedures are costing the NHS far more than the £2million a year it estimated, experts warn.
Laser treatments, used to combat wrinkles and thread veins, as well as for hair removal and skin-resurfacing, have soared in popularity recently as prices tumble.
20/04/2012 | (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most mothers-to-be already know the basic do’s and don'ts of pregnancy: Get plenty of rest, no smoking and no drinking — but what about cosmetic procedures like Botox? While you’re pregnant, a trip to the spa can be an opportunity for much-needed pampering.
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.
18/02/2012 | Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Laser Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.
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.
10/02/2012 | A nurse who had five cosmetic surgery sessions in a month dropped dead days after the final operation, an inquest was told. Susannah Bone was not happy with her facial looks so opted for three bouts of Botox, a lip enhancing treatment and high tech "bombardment" of facial veins with intense pulsed light. Two days after the final IPL treatment to remove broken facial capilliaries, the 45-year-old mother-of-two was found slumped dead on her sofa.
28/01/2012 | 80% of European women believe that aesthetic beauty treatments are acceptable investments. Merz Aesthetics today releases further intriguing insights uncovered by its 'Face Value' Beauty Report. Four out of five surveyed European women think that it's 'the norm' to spend money on aesthetic procedures like dermal fillers, botulinum toxins, and laser treatments to maintain their looks as they grow older.
26/01/2012 | Pantec Biosolutions AG, the developer and manufacturer of P.L.E.A.S.E.®Professional, a state of the art portable laser device that sets new standards for safety, precision and versatility, today announced that it will present its recently launched P.L.E.A.S.E.® Professional laser device at the International Master Course on Aging Skin (IMCAS) from 26th-29th January 2012 in Paris, France.
27/12/2011 | For its Annual Beauty Awards, NewBeauty magazine announced that readers and beauty industry experts selected the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser to receive the Most Innovative At-Home Beauty Device award.
06/12/2011 | Arts writer Charlotte Cripps underwent Intense Pulsed Light treatment - where light is used to smooth the complexion - for a newspaper story three years ago.
15/11/2011 | GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Medical Laser Systems market. The global market of medical laser systems is projected to reach US$8.2 billion by 2017, driven by increasing number of applications across areas such as ophthalmology, oncology, cosmetic surgery, cardiology, dentistry, gynecology, dermatology, gastroenterology, diagnostics, and urology. Technological advancements and increasing number of people opting for cosmetic therapies involving the use of lasers for treatment is also expected to foster market growth. ...
13/11/2011 | The Fraxel laser treatment, offered by dermatologists, has been lauded as one of the most effective non-surgical anti-ageing therapies of recent years.
30/10/2011 | With many couples now tying the knot later in life, more people are turning to non-surgical treatments in order to make sure they look their best on their wedding day.
19/10/2011 | News that one-in-five people who have cosmetic surgery report disappointment with the results forces us to take stock of our mad rush to plump and pull and nip and tuck. Not least with regards to value for money.
19/10/2011 | “No downtime.” “Moderate redness.” “Minimal bruising.” When it comes to the many light- and energy-based devices used for aesthetic procedures from hair removal to body contouring, what do these claims really mean?
18/10/2011 | The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia has launched an education campaign for anyone wanting cosmetic surgery or surgical implants.
13/10/2011 | Patients thinking of having cosmetic surgery may have to undergo assessments before they are allowed go under the knife.
29/09/2011 | With the U.S. economy continuing to struggle and the unemployment rate remaining at around 9 percent, many American workers are taking drastic measures when it comes to preparing themselves for the difficult job market.
22/09/2011 | You are 30-years-old, beautiful and basking in admiration. Just for a lark you visit a plastic surgeon or dermatologist to find out at what age you might need some “work”.
22/09/2011 | Do you still recognize your hands? If the answer is “yes,” you probably have not hit your middle fifties.
12/09/2011 | The apps' makers said that the programmes delivered light-based acne therapy by shining red and blue lights onto users' faces.