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17
Apr

Simplifying Post-Procedural Care

Las Vegas – At the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Gregory A. Buford, M.D., explained how simple steps such as preparing meals in advance can streamline the healing process. In the U.S. healthcare system, he said, the growing number of outpatient procedures means that patients must handle more of their own post-procedural care. “We’re asking them...
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13
Apr

Volume Isn’t Just for Fillers

Las Vegas – At the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Gregory A. Buford, M.D., reminded attendees that soothing sounds and smells actually help boost results of procedures ranging from laser resurfacing to neurotoxins and volumizing fillers. During any in-office procedure, he said, patients benefit from tasteful touches such as the following: Aromatherapy – On the day...
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11
Apr

Pearls to Promote Healing

Las Vegas – At the recent edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Gregory A. Buford, M.D., outlined a holistic approach to maximizing patients’ health before, during and after aesthetic procedures from surgeries to fillers and Botox. To prepare patients for any aesthetic procedure, he looks at presurgical lab results including vitamin D levels, hemoglobin A1C,...
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6
Apr

Optimal Nutrition Breakthrough

Las Vegas – Improving patients’ nutritional status is a simple but often overlooked tool for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other core aesthetic specialists, said Gregory A. Buford at the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). Optimal postsurgical healing requires that patients be as healthy as possible before any procedure, he said. “We need to optimize our patients...
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3
Apr

The Mind-Body Connection

Las Vegas – Optimal healing after fillers, lasers or injectable procedures requires addressing not only diet, but also proper mental hygiene, attendees learned at the most recent Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). When educating patients about the importance of nutrition before, during and after procedures, said Englewood Colorado-based plastic surgeon Gregory A. Buford, “I also emphasize the...
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29
Mar

Looking Younger Requires Homework

Las Vegas – At the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Gregory A. Buford, M.D., shared secrets for building lifelong bonds with patients. He is an Englewood, Colorado-based plastic surgeon. Thanks to social and mass media, “Patients are overwhelmed with information. Should they be on the South Beach diet, the Mediterranean diet? There is no perfect diet....
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27
Mar

Capitalizing on Cosmeceuticals

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), attendees learned the value of optimal nutrition before, during and after aesthetic procedures. Surgical nutrition represents a missed opportunity, said Englewood, Colorado-based plastic surgeon Gregory A. Buford, M.D. When he was growing up in the Pacific Northwest, he said, farm to table simply...
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20
Mar

Radiofrequency for Fat and Cellulite

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Susan Van Dyke, M.D., discussed similarities and differences between various radiofrequency (RF)-based treatments for fat and cellulite. She is a Paradise Valley, Arizona-based dermatologist. RF treatments attempt to deliver heat energy into fat to melt it, using contact or noncontact devices, she said....
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15
Mar

Ultrasound-based Fat Reduction with Patient Comfort

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Susan Van Dyke, M.D., explained the technological breakthrough that has made ultrasound-based fat reduction and body contouring more comfortable for patients. The hand-held UltraShape device works through cavitation, an acoustic-mechanical means of killing fat cells. “There’s not a lot of heat,” said Dr....
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