Resources for February 24, 2012

XEOMIN® Injectable Wrinkle Treatment Offered at The Skin Center Medical Spa

Newest FDA-Approved Treatment for Smoothing Frown Lines,  Launches Nationwide Spring 2012

(PITTSBURGH – February 24, 2012) XEOMIN ®, the latest wrinkle-reducing treatment to receive FDA approval, comes to market nationwide in spring 2012, and will be available to clients at The Skin Center Medical Spa in Pittsburgh beginning in March.

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Build More Collagen with At-Home Micro Dermal Roller Treatments

We recently mentioned Dr. Brandy’s love of Dermal Infusion with the Micro Dermal Roller on our Facebook page. Many of our Facebook fans wanted to know more about the device―so, we are happy to cover this collagen-building treatment (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy) in more detail, as promised.

The Micro Dermal Roller is a hand-held device with over 200 very fine bristles or needles. This gadget is designed for home use. By gently rolling it over your face, the bristles creates microscopic channels in the skin, allowing for increased absorption of your favorite topical serums, lotions and prescription-grade Retin-A.
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Board-certified Cosmetic Surgeon Dominic Brandy MD Offers 2012 Beauty Trend Predictions

Natural Buttock Augmentation, Fat Transfer Among Procedures Expected to Rise in Popularity as Boomers Age, Acceptance of Cosmetic Surgery Grows

(PITTSBURGH – February 9, 2012) – With the demand for beauty enhancing and anti-aging cosmetic procedures and skin care treatments growing among both women and men, researchers and developers in the field of aesthetic surgery are working to develop new products and procedures to keep up. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 9.3 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in the United States in 2010, a nine percent increase over 2009, and according to a survey commissioned by the ASAPS, 51 percent of all Americans, regardless of income, approve of cosmetic plastic surgery.

Dominic Brandy MD, a board certified cosmetic surgeon and founding medical director of The Skin Center with over 30 years of surgical experience, offers his predictions on coming trends and technologies in cosmetic surgery for 2012 and beyond.

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