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Adoption Increases for VeriTeQ’s “Q Inside” Breast Implant Safety Technology

July 17, 2014 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | Veriteq,A Vaisala Company | News | Comments

VeriTeQ Corporation, a provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, announced today that the adoption of its Q Inside Safety Technology continues to increase across Europe. There are now...

Cosmetic Lasers from Aeslight Get FDA Approval

June 23, 2014 10:52 am | by PRWeb | News | Comments

The world’s leading cosmetic lasers by Aeslight have now been approved by the FDA for sale...

Developing an Improved Liposuction Technique that Melts Fat

June 18, 2014 4:07 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Although liposuction is one of the most common and well-established cosmetic surgery procedures...

AxoGen Receives DoD Funding for Next Generation Peripheral Nerve Repair Research

June 4, 2014 10:35 am | by AxoGen | News | Comments

AxoGen Inc., the emerging leader of the $1.6 billion U.S. peripheral nerve repair market,...

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Eternity Healthcare to Develop a Hand-held Laser Hair Removal Device

May 29, 2014 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Eternity Healthcare Inc., a leading medical device and diagnostic company, announced today that it has initiated the research and development, with Asian Developers, to manufacture a Hand-held Laser hair removal device. Currently the hair...

Master 3D Printers to Grow Replacement Body Parts

May 9, 2014 2:58 pm | by Queensland University of Technology | News | Comments

QUT and three of the world's leading research universities in the 3D printing of replacement body parts have joined forces to offer the world's first international masters in biofabrication whereby graduates will hold a masters degree from...

Photos of the Day: Body Parts 3D Printed by Masters

May 9, 2014 2:58 pm | by Queensland University of Technology | News | Comments

Professor Dietmar Hutmacher holds a 3D printed breast scaffold. QUT's biofabrication research is well-advanced in printing 3D custom-made scaffolds using bio-ink infused with the patient's stem cells to enable the body to grow a new breast...

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Leading Boston-Based Plastic Surgeon Launches New Line of Facial Implants

April 17, 2014 4:41 pm | by Matrix Surgical | News | Comments

Boston’s leading cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Michael Yaremchuk, has announced a partnership with Matrix Surgical USA to manufacture and distribute his new line of patented facial implants. The craniofacial implant system will be marketed under...

TauTona Group Sells Aline HA to Allergan

April 17, 2014 8:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TauTona Group, a medical device incubator and investment fund focused on the rapid development of innovative medical products, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Aline Aesthetics has completed the sale of its Aline hyaluronic...

Syneron Receives US FDA Clearance to Market the UltraShape System for Fat Cell Destruction

April 14, 2014 9:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Syneron Medical Ltd., a global market leader in the aesthetic medical device marketplace, announced today that it has received the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the UltraShapeT System for non...

Studies Show Lab-Grown Body Parts Working Well

April 11, 2014 11:28 am | by Malcolm Ritter and Maria Cheng, Associated Press | News | Comments

Windpipes, bladders, blood vessels and other structures have previously been created in part from a patient's own cells and then implanted. Eventually, scientists hope to tackle more complicated things like lungs and kidneys with this strategy...

Photos of the Day: Body Parts from the Lab

April 11, 2014 11:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Windpipes, bladders, blood vessels and other structures have previously been created in part from a patient's own cells and then implanted. Eventually, scientists hope to tackle more complicated things like lungs and kidneys with this strategy...

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Photos of the Day: Growing Body Parts

April 8, 2014 11:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In the north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears, and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells. It is among several labs around the world, including in the U.S., that are working...

UK Scientists Make Body Parts in Lab

April 8, 2014 11:45 am | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells. It is among several labs around the world, including in the U.S., that are working...

3D Printer Used to Rebuild Man's Face

March 17, 2014 11:18 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Stephen Power was severely injured in a motorcycle accident, leaving his face badly disfigured. He became one of the first patients in the world to benefit from new surgical technology where a 3D printer helped rebuild his face. Sky News...

Ellman International Enters Body Treatment Market

February 27, 2014 1:36 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Ellman International, Inc., a global leader in advanced radiofrequency (RF) and laser technology for precision surgical and aesthetic procedures, announced today that the company has received clearance from US Food and Drug Administration...

New Breast Implant Recall in the EU Prompts Need for VeriTeQ’s Device Traceability Technology

February 24, 2014 9:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VeriTeQ Corporation, a provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, today commented on the latest breast implant recall in the European Union. Breast implants manufactured by French company...

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Innovative Technique Creates Large Skin Flaps for Full-Face Resurfacing

February 5, 2014 10:39 am | by Wolters Kluwer Health | News | Comments

Patients with massive burns causing complete loss of the facial skin pose a difficult challenge for reconstructive surgeons. Now a group of surgeons in China have developed an innovative technique for creating a one-piece skin flap large...

Converting Adult Human Cells to Hair-Follicle-Generating Stem Cells

January 28, 2014 10:21 am | by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | News | Comments

If the content of many a situation comedy, not to mention late-night TV advertisements, is to be believed, there's an epidemic of balding men, and an intense desire to fix their follicular deficiencies. One potential approach to reversing...

Facelift Complications Eased with Help of New 3D Imaging Technique

January 28, 2014 10:17 am | by Michelle Ma, University of Washington | News | Comments

Millions of people each year remove wrinkles, soften creases and plump up their lips by injecting a gel-like material into their facial tissue. These cosmetic procedures are sometimes called “liquid facelifts” and are said to be minimally...

LifeCell Corporation Acquires Advanced Adipose Tissue Injector

January 27, 2014 9:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today that LifeCell Corporation has acquired an advanced adipose Tissue Injector (aTI) for improved fat grafting procedures from the TauTona Group, a medical device incubator based in Menlo Park, California...

Sciton's NanoLaserPeel Takes Facial Peels High Tech by Restoring Bright, Smooth Skin More Easily than Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels

January 21, 2014 1:43 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Sciton, a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the aesthetic medical market, announces their latest laser treatment innovation. The NanoLaserPeel offers a faster, more comfortable alternative to microdermabrasion and...

Erase the Ink MD Removes Resistant Tattoos with the Astanza Eternity Laser

January 16, 2014 7:15 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Erase the Ink MD, Metro Detroit's only physician-run laser tattoo removal clinic, adds the Astanza Eternity laser to effectively eliminate rare and difficult-to-remove ink colors. Dr. Michael Margolis and Dr. David Schwartzenfeld of Erase the Ink MD recognized...

2014 Beauty Breakthrough -- Age-Defying Laser brings professional, anti-aging treatments into the home for the first time

January 13, 2014 7:13 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Tria Beauty, Inc., the world leader in at-home laser skincare treatments, announced today the launch of its Age-Defying Laser in the United States. The Age-Defying Laser was recently cleared by the FDA for the treatment of multiple signs of...

SkinRex issued FDA warning letter

January 8, 2014 12:36 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Korean cosmetic medical device company SkinRex Co. is in hot water with the FDA after the federal watchdog agency issued a warning letter over the marketing of its Cavi-Lipo device. Seoul-based Skinrex is focused on skincare and weight issues...

VeriTeQ Endorses England’s Decision to Launch Breast Implant Registry to Track Procedures and Devices

January 8, 2014 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VeriTeQ Corporation, a provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, announced today that a new breast implant registry will be launched in England beginning early this year to track breast...

Next Generation Procedures Tables Set New Benchmark in Efficient, Patient-Focused Design

January 6, 2014 3:56 pm | by Midmark Corporation | News | Comments

As the healthcare industry evolves and places renewed emphasis on patient-caregiver engagement, Midmark Corporation, a leading medical solutions provider and trusted leader in digital diagnostic devices for non-acute care, recently introduced...

Syneron, Iluminage land expanded indication on hair removal system

December 20, 2013 12:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Iluminage Beauty, the joint venture between Unilever Ventures & Syneron Medical Ltd., won expanded indication from the FDA for its "me" brand of home-use hair removal products. The device, which uses Syneron's proprietary elos technology...

New FDA Cleared Theradome™ Laser Therapy Helmet is a Validated Hair Loss Treatment Created by Former NASA Scientist

December 16, 2013 10:17 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Theradome, developers of the first clinical-level laser hair restoration product, today announced the launch of the Theradome Laser Helmet LH80 PRO, the first FDA and over-the-counter cleared, wearable laser hair restoration treatment. The...

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