Injectable fillers are considered to be safe in the hands of experienced dermatologists. But side effects are a possibility no matter how experienced the practitioner. A derm expert shares what colleagues need to know about filler complications and how to treat them.
When considering the pluses, minuses and makeup of currently available fillers, according to an expert speaking at Cosmetic Surgery Forum, dermatologists must rely on their own insights and industriousness rather than manufacturers’ messages.
What does the future look like for cosmetic medicine and aesthetic treatments? Jwala Karnik, M.D., chief medical officer, Suneva Medical, weighs in on three trends that are expected to impact cosmetic dermatology.
FDA has approved Juvederm Voluma XC, a cosmetic filler by Allergan, to temporarily correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area in adults who are older than 21 years. The product is expected to be available this fall, the manufacturer said.