Technology Pipeline: Aesthetic Authority Vol. 2: No. 1

1 Year Into COVID-19

March 24, 2021

In his latest editorial, Randolph Waldman, MD, looks back at the past year of COVID-19, the initial panic, learning how to practice in a global pandemic, and the surprise of increased business.

Technology Pipeline: Aesthetic Authority Vol. 2: No. 1

March 23, 2021

In this Spring issue, Alex R. Thiersch highlights how physicians financially survived practice shutdowns, Brian S. Biesman, MD, shares the state of injectables in 2021, and Barbara Helena Barcaro Machado, MD, examines the efficacy of laser-assisted vitamin C with growth factor.

Meet the Aesthetic Expert With Dr Will Kirby: Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG

March 18, 2021

In our first "Meet the Aesthetic Expert" column, Will Kirby, DO, FAOCD, talks with board-certified OB/GYN Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG, about her journey to implementing aesthetic treatments in her practice, the role of educational media, and how she approaches aesthetic gynecology.

Chin Augmentation: Implants vs Injectables

March 10, 2021

The decision between surgical and nonsurgical options for chin augmentation continues to be a debate, but according to Michael Somenek, MD, this can be easily settled with personalized patient consultation.

2021 Injectable Updates: Renewed Interest, Positive Stage 3 Trials, New Indications

February 17, 2021

Brian S. Biesman, MD; and Michael H. Gold, MD, discuss the state of injectables in 2021, including renewed interest in biostimulators, dermal fillers and neurotoxins hitting the US market, along with a focus on expanding indications.

Defining “Clean Beauty” Skin Care

February 10, 2021

Joel Schlessinger, MD, and Vivian Bucay, MD, discuss the increased interest in clean beauty, what the term means, and why not all products claiming the moniker live up to the same standards.

An Update on Exosomes

November 19, 2020

According to Gregory W. Chernoff, MD, exosomes have a powerful role to play in aesthetic medicine, including fibroblast stimulation, wound angiogenesis, collagen extracellular matrix production, inflammation/immune response, hair follicle growth, and dermal papilla cell regeneration.