There is so much more to aesthetic medicine than just surgical procedures. Join Dr. Yazdani, a Canadian-based plastic surgeon, as he speaks with the innovative, determined and inspirational personalities who make the medical aesthetics industry so unique. From the mouths of other surgeons to industry decision makers and influencers, learn more about the world of aesthetics through exclusive interviews with some of the biggest players influencing it.
48:59Mentor Aesthetics, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is a global leader in breast aesthetics. On this episode Dr. Yazdani welcomes Mentor's Canadian Director, Kim Usitalo-Bowden. Touching on topics like physician relationships with industry partners, the Covid-19 pandemic and boom of virtual interactions, this episode highlights the crucial connection between plastic surgeons and major aesthetic corporations.
Patient Care – One Size Doesn't Fit All
1:10:14Just like aesthetics, patients in nutrition should not be treated with a one-size-fits all approach. Nutrigenomix is a multinational company that conducts genetic testing to offer DNA-based nutrition recommendations, resulting in greater dietary improvements than general advice. On this special episode of Beyond the Scalpel Podcast, Dr. Yazdani is joined in-house by co-host Lisa Spriet, Registered Dietician to welcome guest Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy, the founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Nutrigenomix Canada.
Where Worlds Collide
1:10:24Both in the confidence-boosting business, plastic surgeons and dermatologists share a common goal of helping patients look and feel their best. You may recognize Dr. Julia Carroll, Toronto-based dermatologist, from appearances on ET Canada, the Marilyn Denis Show or the Global Morning Show, but today she's going 1-on-1 with Dr. Yazdani to discuss all things aesthetics. From skincare products to minimally invasive procedures, aesthetics is the point where plastic surgery and dermatology worlds collide.
An Allergan Aesthetics Perspective
1:11:55If you've never heard of industry giant, Allergan, you've certainly heard of its brands: Botox, Juvederm, Latisse, Skin Medica and many more. On this episode of Beyond the Scalpel, Dr. Yazdani is joined by Eric Tse, General Manager of Canadian Operations for Allergan Aesthetics. They talk about everything from the explosive growth in non-surgical aesthetic choices to emphasizing diversity and inclusion in the industry. Eric is a wealth of industry information and share's his perspective as an Allergan executive.
Leading as Chief Culture Officer
53:03Sciton is a leader in the energy-based device industry, offering innovative aesthetic solutions through advancements in technology. In this exclusive interview, Sciton's CEO Aaron Burton tells us how he sees his role as "Chief Culture Officer," emphasizing the importance of upholding core values and describing how this has translated into personal and business success. Host: Dr. Arjang Yazdani
Building a Legend - The Story of Biologique Recherche
1:01:07In an industry driven by trends, Biologique Recherche has trekked against the norms. This luxury skincare line is world-renowned, yet distinguished by unique philosophies followed with authentic action. Familial roots, prioritized exclusivity, specially curated formulations and specific methodologies; Pierre-Louis Delapalme, Co-Chairman of Biologique Recherche shares how this brand is fulfilling the ambition of becoming a legend. Host: Dr. Arjang Yazdani
Innovation and Naievity - Making it as an Aesthetic Entrepreneur
58:17The aesthetic industry has been largely powered by the deep desire to reverse time; namely, the effects that time and ageing have on human appearance. In our hunt to restore youth, we have turned to dermal fillers to augment the facial features that most emphasize the evidence of our true, matured age. Joining Prollenium Medical Technologies’ Founder and CEO Ario Khoshbin to discuss his journey to create a safe and effective dermal filler. Host: Dr. Arjang Yazdani
The delicate touch.
57:00From basement liposuction devices to today's requests to look like photos morphed by social media filters, listen in as Dr. Arjang Yazdani goes 1-on-1 with Dr. Richard Warren, leader in aesthetic surgery, to discuss how the medical aesthetic industry has evolved over the years. As we shift into plastic surgical practices which are predominantly aesthetic, there is a blend between medicine and commercial, and a delicate balance that must be maintained. Host: Dr. Arjang Yazdani