Revance injectable outperforms BotoxAccording to early research, not-yet-approved RT002 (DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection, Revance Therapeutics) lasts longer, might be safer and offers more dramatic wrinkle reduction than today’s most popular neurotoxin Botox (Allergan).
Neurotoxin pipeline advances, stay wary of counterfeitsAs the neurotoxin market is set for expansion, so expands the market of counterfeit products. One expert reviews the innovative options coming up through the pipeline and cautions colleagues about the risks associated with counterfeits.
A better botulinum toxin?A topical neuromodulator in development appears to last longer than currently available products when the topical formulation is injected intramuscularly, an expert says.
Reconstitution is key to optimizing neurotoxin results
Reconstitution is key to optimizing neurotoxin resultsSuboptimal reconstitution of botulinum toxin type A preparations can diminish the efficacy of neuromodulators for cosmetic use.
The successful aesthetic consultKent Remington, M.D., guides patients through his method for conducting a successful aesthetic consult, he told attendees at the MauiDerm 2014 meeting. Knowing a patient’s “real” reasons for aesthetic improvement — and shifting from a monotherapy toward performing a full-face rejuvenation following a multitherapeutic approach — are essential in achieving excellent aesthetic outcomes, he told attendees at the MauiDerm 2014 meeting.
Neuromodulators not equal
Neuromodulators not equalJoel Cohen, M.D., explained to attendees at MauiDerm 2014 the differences among the three approved botulinum toxin products and how to use them successfully to take advantage of their unique properties. He recommended that doctors really think about these products as unique and begin to use them for their individual properties.
Navigating neurotoxins’ differencesWe now have three neurotoxins in our marketplace. Do you feel that these neurotoxins differ, and if so, how? An expert panel addresses the topic at the 2013 Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology meeting.
Neuron death occurs with certain botulinum toxin types
Neuron death occurs with certain botulinum toxin typesNot all botulinum toxins are equally safe for neurons, according to a new study by Harvard researchers.
Refining injection techniquesLateral canthal rhytids treated with three injections of abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport, Medicis) showed no statistically significant difference from those treated with one injection, according to a study in the August issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
Merz to acquire NeocutisMerz Pharma Group has entered into an agreement with Neocutis to acquire its cosmetic, prescription and over-the-counter skincare products.