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Body Contouring

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Thermi’s Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Technology Approved In Canada To Treat Dermal Laxity

Thermi®, an Almirall S.A. company and pioneer in temperature-controlled radiofrequency (RF) technology, announced it has been issued a medical device license from Health Canada to market the company’s Thermi RF system for the treatment of dermal laxity. Thermi RF is the first and only device approved to treat dermal laxity in Canada and has been shown to effectively tighten loose skin. Thermi RF, a…

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The treatment of striae – Where is the evidence?

The treatment of striae – Where is the evidence?

With no gold standard approach to treat stretch marks, Firas Al-Niaimi reviews the literature to identify the most suitable treatment options Striae distensae (SD), also known as stretch marks, are common cutaneous lesions characterized by linear bands of atrophic skin1. They represent dermal scars with epidermal atrophy and pose a common source of cosmetic concern. Striae distensae result from changes…

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