Energy-based devices have extended plastic surgeons’ body-contouring capabilities by allowing for the noninvasive destruction of fat as well as induction of muscle growth. Here, renowned plastic surgeon Darren Smith, MD, FACS, aka: @NYCPlasticsDoc, discusses the role of energy in male body contouring.
Licensed physician assistant Adley Da Silva is charged with illegally performing Brazilian butt lifts and other liposuction surgeries at Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging in Port St. Lucie, Fla., after only two days of training.
A U.S. FDA-cleared 755nm picosecond laser, the PicoSure Pro device delivers energy in a trillionth of a second, utilizing pressure instead of heat to treat unwanted pigmentation and revitalize all skin types.
Apyx Medical Corp.—developer of Helium Plasma Technology, which is marketed and sold as Renuvion® in the cosmetic surgery market—announces it has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification to the U.S. FDA.