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The latest news from across the aesthetic device industry, including technical advancements, treatments and Cartessa press.

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What Is Microneedling With Radiofrequency?

As many as one in three people live with some kind of skin condition such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis. However, traditional aesthetics treatments often result in undesirable side effects and downtime for many who seek to improve associated scarring, wrinkles, and other irregularities.

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Why You Should Consider RF Microneedling to Help Patients With Acne Scarring

The most common aesthetic concern for skincare patients continues to be acne and its side effects, including hyperpigmentation, pitting and scarring. A whopping 80% of people between 11 and 30 will experience acne, and 1 in 5 will suffer scarring. Although many attempt to minimize damage with chemical peels and similar procedures, these fail to...

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Qualities of the Best RF Microneedling Devices

RF microneedling delivers the results of traditional elective surgeries without all the swelling, bruising, downtime, and other byproducts. This painless aesthetic treatment stimulates new skin growth by creating controlled micro-injuries that trigger the body’s natural healing response—and its efficacy and ease of use are only making it more and...

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The Business of Numbing: Why traditional approaches could be costing you

Fear of needles, injections, or other procedure-related pain is the number one barrier for patients seeking aesthetic treatments, according to a global study. Gone are the days of no pain, no gain; aesthetic consumers are more knowledgeable than ever and have high expectations of their aesthetic journey both in terms of treatment outcomes and a...

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Top Aesthetics Trends to Watch in 2023

If we learned anything in the last three years, it’s that the demand for aesthetic treatments is pandemic proof. In fact, the aesthetics medicine market grew from 2020 to 2021 and is estimated to continue growing at a CAGR of 13.1% from 2022 to 2030.

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The Tax Gift that Keeps on Giving

It’s that time again – the holidays. Which means one thing is for certain – you are being inundated by retail sales and tax savings communications. However, few “time is running out” opportunities offer as much upside as Section 179, and you’d be doing you and your business a disservice if you didn’t take the time to understand the benefits and...

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Top 5 Aesthetic Trends to Watch in 2022

Despite the pandemic, Americans are prioritizing health and wellness in 2022. Of all the resolutions set this year, two of the top three resolutions are to improve health and wellness holistically and to focus on self-care and body positivity.

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Top Six Marketing Moves to Start Laser Season off Strong

It’s go time…the last few months are often the busiest time of year for aesthetic practices…from less risk of sun-exposure, to holiday gift-giving and to new year’s commitments to look and feel better, there are many reasons why you want to have a strong game-plan in place.

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#LaserSeason is Here!

It’s our favorite time of year! The Autumnal equinox is upon us, there is a crispness in the air and it’s officially our favorite season. No, not football season…LASER SEASON!

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Acne and Acne Scarring Top List of Skin Concerns

It may or may not come as a surprise but, the most common skincare concern for aesthetic patients continues to be acne and the side effects of acne including hyperpigmentation, acne scarring, and pitting acne outbreaks leave behind. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology reports that up to 50 million Americans are affected by acne annually....

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Pay Attention to Retention

One of the most frequent questions to our practice development team is “how do I reach new patients”. And we agree, attracting new customers is important to any growing business but did you know two-thirds of medical spa visits are from current clientele? According to a report from the American Med Spa Association, over 66% of business traffic...

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