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15
Feb

The Eyes Have It

Las Vegas – At the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Shelia Anderson, RN, CANS, discussed periocular variations that affect treatment decisions with neuromodulators such as Botox. “The eyes are the windows to the soul.” The skin and underlying structures around them frame the eyes and guide treatment decisions, she added. For example, hyperdynamic muscles around one...
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13
Feb

Brow Ptosis Versus Lid Ptosis

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Shelia Anderson, RN, MSN, CANS, emphasized the importance of distinguishing between brow ptosis and lid ptosis associated with neuromodulators such as Botox. She is a Seattle-based aesthetic nurse. Distinguishing between lid ptosis and brow ptosis can be challenging, she said. “It’s like when...
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9
Feb

The Sherlock Holmes of Botox

Las Vegas – Patient evaluation for neuromodulator injections requires some detective work, said Shelia Anderson, RN, MSN, CANS, fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). “The frontalis is interesting because 90% of us don’t have movement lateral to the temporal fusion line. So you’ve got to evaluate the whole muscle.” Everyone has the same muscles,...
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7
Feb

Botox for a Younger-Looking Forehead

Las Vegas – When evaluating and treating the frontalis with neuromodulators, said Shelia Anderson, RN, MSN, CANS, at the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), surface irregularities provide clues to underlying factors. “If you see a line on the forehead, there’s a muscle perpendicular to that line.” One patient she treated had a thick dermis and residual...
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1
Feb

The “Why” of Aging Skin

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Shelia Anderson, RN, MSN, CANS, stressed the importance of thorough evaluation before injecting neuromodulators such as Botox. She is a Seattle-based aesthetic nurse. In short, she said, “We’re going to look at the whole. Then we’re going to take it apart and look...
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18
Jan

CoolSculpting: Not Always a Slamdunk

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Susan Van Dyke, M.D., offered tips for successful noninvasive fat reduction with cryolipolysis. She is a Paradise Valley, Arizona-based dermatologist. Each CoolSculpting session ultimately removes 20-25% of the fat where an applicator was placed. “So you’re not going to get a 25% smaller...
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12
Jan

Fat Reduction That Lasts

Las Vegas – At the fall edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Susan Van Dyke, M.D., discussed the technological breakthroughs that have made many noninvasive fat treatments so successful. She is a Paradise Valley, Arizona-based dermatologist. In her 32 years’ practice experience, she said, “I’ve seen many devices come and go.” The $4.3 billion noninvasive...
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8
Dec

Skin Tightening and Scars

Las Vegas – At the fall Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), attendees learned about the value of microneedling not only for collagen stimulation, but also for treating scars. For these 2 indications, said Encino-based plastic surgeon Sarmela Sunder, M.D., “I’ve been really impressed with microneedling, whether it’s microneedling on its own, mechanical microneedling or microneedling with radiofrequency...
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