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Global Facial Rejuvenation Market To Increase

According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled ‘Global Market Study on Facial Rejuvenation: Early onset of Ageing and Rising Adoption of minimally Invasive Procedures to Drive the Market, the global facial rejuvenation market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period 2015-2021. The market is […]

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Sinclair Pharma announces Star awards

Sinclair Pharma is launching Star awards for doctors carrying out treatments with each of the brands in its stable of facial rejuvenation products. The initiative will see its top performing clinics being recognised as ‘clinics of excellence’. There will be platinum, gold, silver and bronze levels for each brand and the platinum winners will be […]

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“Prepare for changes in cosmetic surgery,” says RCS

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has called on surgeons and hospitals to prepare for changes that will radically drive up standards of care in cosmetic surgery. From next spring (2016), surgeons will be able to apply for ‘certification’ to show they are qualified and competent to perform specific procedures. It will enable surgeons working […]

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New rules to be introduced over cosmetic surgery marketing

The Royal College of Surgeons is to introduce new rules around the marketing of cosmetic surgery such as breast implants. According to the Sunday Times, doctors will face being struck off for conducting procedures that are inappropriately marketed. They will be told they may not provide services as a prize nor use promotional tactics such […]

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Facelift surgery won’t improve self-esteem, US study says

A facelift may make patients look younger, but it won’t necessarily improve their self-esteem, according to a new study. Surgeons asked 59 patients who were planning get face-lifts to answer 10 questions designed to assess their feelings of self-worth. The patients stated how strongly they agreed or disagreed with statements such as “I take a […]

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BAAPS SURGEONS WELCOME ‘LIPO LICENCE’

The unveiling of a new credentialing scheme allowing surgeons to demonstrate competency in cosmetic surgery is being strongly welcomed as “a significant step in the right direction” by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. The measures announced by the Royal College of Surgeons of England for next Spring offer an improvement to a sector […]

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Allergan to Acquire earFold™

Allergan, a leading global pharmaceutical and aesthetics company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire Northwood Medical Innovation Ltd, developer of innovative implant technology, earFold™. earFold™ is an innovative medical device for the correction of prominent ears, with or without asymmetry, in patients aged 7 years and older. […]

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Injectable anti-ageing now included in the London Health Show

The London Health Show will showcase the latest innovations, developments and investment opportunities in London and the UK’s booming health and wellness industry. On January 20th and 21st, buyers and distributors from all sectors of the UK’s healthy living and wellness marketplace will convene at Olympia for The London Health Show 2016. Channel Four’s Dr. […]

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Couples reportedly pursuing joint cosmetic procedures

Words: Rosie Wilson According to cosmetic experts working in the Emirates and Beirut, a trend is emerging whereby couples opt to undergo cosmetic surgery together, with the end goal of looking more ‘complementary’ to one another’s looks. The trend, known as ‘beauty matching’, has been growing in popularity, with one practitioner – Dr. Matteo Vigo, […]

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FDA approves use of dual gastric balloons

Words: Rosie Wilson U.S. regulators for the FDA have approved a new dual gastric balloon device, named the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System. The non-surgical bariatric device works in the same way as an existing gastric balloon; inserted non-surgically and removed after 6 months.