Coriene Hannapel is a medical writer based in San Antonio, Texas.
New Orleans -- The Facial Lipo-Lift, a new technique combining modifications of facial and neck tumescent liposculpture with a short scar facelift, provides a safe, effective, minimally invasive alternative to a traditional facelift, said Greg S. Morganroth, M.D.
Powerful, Single Injection
New York - A single IV injection of anti-IL-12 antibody, even at low doses, resulted in significant improvement in PASI scores, according to results of a study presented at the recent International Psoriasis Symposium, held here.
In Search of ... the "J Lo" Effect
Chicago - Autologous fillers not only can fill deep facial lines or lift sagging buttocks, but they also offer particular advantages over other types of fillers.
Hair Transplants Offer New Solutions
Barcelona - Hair transplantation can be a viable treatment option for cicatricial (scarring) alopecia and should be considered for patients who have suitable donor areas.
Mysterious Scarring Alopecias
Chicago - Current focus on the scarring alopecias (cicatricial alopecias), one of the most poorly understood disorders in dermatology for which no effective therapies exist, is to generate research that will lead first to an understanding of these disorders and then to development of effective treatments, according to Wilma F. Bergfeld, M.D. Efforts are being made to update and clarify the current gold standard of the diagnosis, both clinical and histological, as well as the present therapies.
Botulinum Toxin Blocks Scleroderma
Chicago - Although botulinum toxin cannot be considered a cure for scleroderma, it may improve the cutaneous manifestations of the disease in selected patients, Claudia Hernandez, M.D., said at Academy '03.
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