HA fillers

Future HA filler alternative?Human placental tissue allograft could be the next hyaluronic acid filler alternative for aesthetic patients.
Hyaluronic acid for nipple projection?While it could present long-term problems for many patients, HA fillers could be an ideal option for restoring 3-dimensional contour of the nipple-areola complex for surgical breast reconstruction patients.
Which HA filler works best?Recent research compares the durability of three cross-linked HA fillers, the most common fillers used worldwide.
The man factorAre male patients becoming a bigger part of the cosmetic procedure pie? Yes, according to statistics and industry experts, but it’s complicated.
Cost-effective correction of mid-face volume lossResearchers examine the practical application of a significantly lower dose of HA for midface volume correction compared with that used in pivotal trials.
Optimizing the use of hyaluronidase to manage filler complicationsFiller complications are more likely to occur when injectors are unfamiliar with facial anatomy, and injectors should also inform themselves of the type of hyaluronic acid filler that is being injected, monophasic or polyphasic, so they are aware how much hyaluronidase is required to inject should complications arise.
Are U.S. dermatologists missing out on fillers available outside the country?It’s no secret — the number of fillers available in the United States doesn’t quite measure up to the products being marketed in other countries. Accessible or not, it’s important for U.S. physicians to keep an eye on what is out of their reach, according to Patrick Trevidic, M.D., in Paris, and Vince Bertucci, M.D., in Toronto.
Experts weigh in on consentInformed consent is a critical element of a strong physician-patient relationship. It is both a legal requirement and an ethical obligation that supports the physician in the face of litigation and protects the patient's autonomy in the decision-making process. An expert panel discusses what specific items are on their consent forms and how often they have patients re-consent when returning for aesthetic fillers or neuromodulators.