Edward B Lack

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BACKGROUND Barbed suture lifting is a minimally invasive procedure for rejuvenation of the aging face. Few studies have examined its efficacy and associated risks. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the morbidity associated with this procedure and its long-term effects. METHODS AND MATERIALS A retrospective review of 29 cosmetic patients who underwent thread(More)
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency (RF) used for volumetric heating into the deep dermis has been used effectively for rejuvenation of the face. The delivery of the RF energy depends on several variables, including the electrical impedance of the underlying tissue. OBJECTIVE To describe the effects of impedance on energy delivery into the treated site. MATERIALS(More)
  • Edward B Lack
  • Dermatologic surgery : official publication for…
  • 1998
BACKGROUND There has been much medical investigation and much public relations in the media regarding ultrasonic liposuction. With different methodologies and instrumentation for applying ultrasonic energy to soft tissue in conjunction with liposuction, there is appropriate confusion and skepticism in the medical community. OBJECTIVE To present case(More)
BACKGROUND Laser scar revision has been an effective method for improving several aspects of scarring through ablative and non-ablative sources. The 585-nm pulsed dye laser (PDL) is an important non-ablative instrument for reducing scar bulk and symptoms. OBJECTIVE To describe the use of a 585-nm PDL for the treatment of a retracted and atrophic facial(More)
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