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25
Feb

Melasma: Sunscreens and Skin Health

Aspen, Colorado – Battling melasma requires addressing not only pigment, but also prevention and general skin health, said Miami-based dermatologist Joely Kaufman, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). Along with ingredients that fight pigment directly, she said, prevention regimens should include sunscreens that offer both UV protection and physical sunscreens. “Infrared light and other sources...
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23
Feb

Melasma: Shutting off Pigmentation

Aspen, Colorado – Patients with melasma can benefit from new ingredients and innovative ways of using older ingredients, said Miami-based dermatologist Joely Kaufman, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). “For hyperpigmentation, there are some new options including more tolerable hydroquinone combinations, and better ways of doing treatments we used to do. The most popular products...
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8
Feb

Filler Frontiers: the Forehead

Aspen, Colorado – Filling forehead wrinkles demands a healthy respect for the frontalis, said Kenneth Beer, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp. “I’m very comfortable filling glabellar lines,” he said, “but I use very small amounts of product with very low pressure. I still have a healthy respect for the frontalis. Women – and some men...
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4
Feb

Filler Frontiers: Tear Troughs

Aspen, Colorado – Learning to inject more advanced areas such as the tear troughs helps core aesthetic physicians stand out from less skilled injectors, said Kenneth Beer, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp. When injecting the tear trough, Dr. Beer says, it’s crucial to avoid the confluence of vessels and other subcutaneous structures. “I use a...
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1
Feb

Filler Frontiers: the Temples

Aspen, Colorado – Successfully filling the temporal area requires sound technique and a 3-dimensional approach, said Kenneth Beer, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp. As the temporal area ages, he said, changes include not only fat loss from the retro-orbicularis oculi (ROOF) fat pad, but also loss of other soft tissues and bone. People also can...
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1
Feb

Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Cosmetic Bootcamp Online Supplement Now Available Online

ASPEN, Colo., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Cosmetic Bootcamp is pleased to announce that its collaborative supplement with the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is now available online.  The supplement is the result of collaboration between physicians from different specialties and the guidance and direction of Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Rod Rohrich. The material is available free...
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28
Jan

Filler Frontiers: The Chin

Aspen, Colorado – To separate yourself from less expert injectors, said Kenneth Beer, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp this summer, consider fillers for the chin. Here, said Dr. Beer, neuromodulator injections remain popular. “I also believe that as we age, we start to lose a little projection, particularly in women,” who tend to benefit from...
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24
Jan

Fillers: New Frontiers

Aspen, Colorado – Expanding one’s filler capabilities to more challenging areas allows core aesthetic specialists to differentiate themselves from less educated and skilled providers, said Kenneth Beer, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). Although the temples, chin, jawline, tear trough and frontalis are difficult to inject, he said, mastering these skills can be very rewarding....
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18
Jan

Acne Scars and Deep Rhytids

Aspen – At this summer’s Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), dermatologist Paul M. Friedman, M.D., shared tips for treating acne scars with a 1927 nm thulium laser. He is director of Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center in Houston. “The Solta device uses a unique mode of delivery in terms of the continuous motion handpiece, versus the stamping...
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12
Jan

Smoothing Rhytids and Scars

Aspen – Dermatologist Paul M. Friedman, M.D., outlined many uses for the dual fractional 1550 nm/1927 nm laser at this summer’s Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). He is director of Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center in Houston. For periorbital wrinkles, “The 1550 nm wavelength is our workhorse, given the range of skin types that I’m seeing. We...
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