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Plastic Surgery Product Review: GalaFLEX Mesh

  Numerous plastic surgery procedures involve tucks and lifts to achieve their effects. While many intraoperative techniques are done to tighten and support lifted tissues, no such result is permanent. Tissue relaxation and stretching and the effects of gravity work almost from the first day after surgery to undue some of the achieved result. While Read More…

Product Review – Insorb Absorbable Skin Stapler

  Closing incisions is an inherent part of every surgery and a well healed and good looking scar is a desireable goal. But for plastic surgeons the appearance of the incisional closure and the resultant scar takes on even greater significance. For operations that are done for cosmetic change only, a good looking scar is Read More…

Allay Menstrual Patch – Clinical Trial Results

Objectives: To test the safety and effectiveness of a wearable Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field device (PEMF), called the Allay Period Relief Patch, for the symptomatic relief of the pain associated with dysmenorrhea. Design: A prospective randomized double-blinded and positive controlled clinical trial was conducted in two different cities (Indianapolis and San Francisco) of randomly selected women Read More…

Endoscopic Browlift Surgery with Lactosorb Screw Fixation

Sagging of the brows with age has historically been improved through browlift surgery. Traditionally browlift surgery was done through long incision back in the scalp and the lift of the brows and forehead obtained was gotten by removing scalp skin. Endoscopic browlift techniques have become very popular in the past decade as they can accomplish Read More…

Allay Patch (ActiPatch) for Menstrual Pain – Pilot Study

Cramping and pain are common problems for many women during their menstrual period. Sharp pains in the lower abdomen begin at the start of menstruation and may continue for 3 to 4 days. The pain can range from mild to severe and often interferes with many normal activities. While the majority of women who have Read More…

ActiPatch for Breast Augmentation Recovery

ActiPatch is a non-drug, anti-inflammatory device that has been used for multiple medical conditions from facial surgery recovery to plantar fasciitis. It helps reduce swelling and inflammation through the use of pulsed electromagnetic fields contained in either a patch design or a loop configurations. The patch or loop devices contain a tiny circuit which is Read More…

ActiPatch – A Helpful Aid For Plastic Surgery Recovery

Advanced Bio-Electric Healing Technology What can I do, as a plastic surgeon, to help my patients recover faster? What can I do to help their swelling, bruising, and pain be less? We use all of the traditional therapies of cold compresses, arnica tablets and gel, elevation of the surgical area, and pain medications. But I Read More…

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