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Product Review – Gentrix Incisional Matrix for Improved Scar Appearance

  Acell is the manufacturer of a well known healing adjunct material that is based on urinary bladder mart  (UBM) technology. Research on extracellular matrix (ECM) constructs comprised of the epithelial basement membrane of the mammalian urinary bladder has been shown to favorably affect the tissue remodeling of the human wound. This has to variety Read More…

Product Review – Silagen Scar Refinement System

  Scars are the result of all elective aesthetic incisions or any method that wounds the skin’s surface. How well any scar will heal depends on a wide variety of factors from its anatomic location, skin thickness, natural degree of pigmentation, and the method that was used to both make the skin injury as well Read More…

Product Review – Mentor Xtra Breast Implants

  Silicone breast implants have been back in clinical use for the past decade. While there are various features of these implants, such as the gel composition and the characteristics of the enveloping shell, that get a lot of attention one overlooked feature is that of implant fill. This refers to how much the enveloping Read More…

Product Reviews – Allofill Injectable Filler

  Injectable fillers have evolved considerably since their introduction was back in 1981. While originally an xenogeneic collagen-based product, it has become largely populated by hyaluronic acid-based products. Given their synthetic origins, almost of current injectable fillers are temporary and have variable durations of volumetric effects. Despite new injectable fillers becoming available every year, they Read More…

Product Reviews – Botox for Forehead Wrinkle Lines

  Botox is the most popular form of injectable aesthetic therapt. It has an established history of success in managing problematic facial movements that cause undesirable facial expressions and ultimately skin wrinkles. It was formally FDA-approved well over a decade ago for the treatment of glabellar (between the eyebrow) wrinkles lines and has gone on Read More…

Cellutone – New Technology for Cellulite Reduction

  Today’s non-surgical body contouring can be done by wide variety of devices that produce their effects through different energies. From mechanical to ultrasonic to radio frequency, externally applied energy-based treatments have proven effects on fat reduction and skin tightening. Unlike surgery, these body contouring treatments take time to work and patients will go through Read More…

Product Review – Juvederm Vollure XC

  With now over 25 synthetic injectable fillers available in the U.S., one would think there is little need for further filler products. But the ability to modify hyaluronic acid filler structures to create different aesthetic effects assures that more such filler products will continue to become available. Juvederm Vollure XC has just become FDA-approved Read More…

Product Review – Restylane ReFyne and Restylane DeFyne

  With over 25 synthetic injectable fillers on the US market it can be argued that how may more do we really need. But each new injectable filler offers some advantage and thus there is room for more. These growing number of injectable fillers has led to the concept of a toolkit of injectable treatments Read More…

Product Review – Natrelle Breast Implants (Inspira Round Gel)

  Silicone breast implants continue to evolve both in its external shell and the gel that resides inside it. The silicone gel has become far less like the liquid it originally was many years ago. The silicone has become more firm or cohesive through increased crosslinking of the silicon molecules. The urban term for these Read More…

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