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29
Nov

Acne and Rosacea Pearls

Aspen, Colo. – At this summer’s edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), San Antonio-based dermatologist Vivian Bucay, M.D., shared tips for treating acne and rosacea: Set goals – “When patients come to the office, no matter what for, I always ask, ‘What do you want to accomplish in this visit?’ This gives them the power...
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19
Nov

More Acne & Rosacea Tips

Aspen, Colo. – Additional clinical tips given by San Antonio-based dermatologist Vivian Bucay, M.D., at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), include the following: Establish a diagnosis (or refer to a dermatologist as needed) – “What looks like acne might be rosacea, or a combination of acne and rosacea. Is it more of acne excoriae, acne cosmetica,...
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17
Nov

Treating Acne and Rosacea

Aspen, Colo. – At this summer’s edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), San Antonio-based dermatologist Vivian Bucay, M.D., told attendees that core aesthetic specialists need not shy away from treating acne and rosacea. Her tips are: Respect the psychosocial impact – “Acne is very serious to the person who has it, whether they have one...
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4
Nov

Filler Pearls

Aspen, Colo. – Local anesthetic can provide more than anesthesia, said Newport Beach, California-based plastic surgeon Val Lambros, M.D., FACS, at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). “I have a little quirk. I block patients before injecting them with fillers. The first reason is, I get a local preview of the potential filler’s effects. There’s no better...
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29
Sep

Toxin Talk

Aspen, Colo. – When it comes to neuromodulators, to paraphrase Eric Clapton, “It’s in the way that you use it.” That’s what Steven Fagien, M.D., told attendees at this summer’s edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC). He is a Boca Raton, Florida-based oculoplastic surgeon. With the plethora of neuromodulators available, and plenty more to come,...
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23
Sep

Future Toxins: Part 2

Aspen, Colo. – At this summer’s Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Steven Fagien, M.D., raised important questions about the future of neuromodulator treatments. He is a Boca Raton, Florida-based oculoplastic surgeon. For the category as a whole, he asked, “Is chemodenervation really the endpoint we want for every area in facial aesthetics? When we look back 20...
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22
Sep

Future Toxins

Aspen, Colo. – At this summer’s edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Steven Fagien, M.D., peered into the future of the neuromodulator category. He is a Boca Raton, Florida-based oculoplastic surgeon. He said, “Botox was the first universally effective injectable agent in our practice. Where would we be without it?” Since then, Dysport and Xeomin...
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16
Sep

Signature Feature

Aspen, Colo. – At this summer’s edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), Ava Shamban, M.D., told attendees that a person’s signature feature impacts us subconsciously – we recognize and remember it in a blink. She is a leading dermatologist and global thought leader who practices in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, Calif., and makes frequent...
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8
Sep

For the Core, By the Core

Aspen, Colo. – At the recent summer session of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), course director Mary P. Lupo, M.D., outlined the benefits of CBC’s focus on core aesthetic specialties. She said, “We only allow you to attend this meeting if you are trained in ophthalmology, ENT (oculoplastic or facial plastic surgery), dermatology or plastic/reconstructive surgery....
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