Up-and-coming fillers and neuromodulatorsInjectable aesthetic products recently FDA-approved or in late stages of development include polycaprolactone, a new hyaluronic acid and multiple neuromodulators.
Vascular compromiseAvoiding and treating vascular compromise with hyaluronic acid (HA) injections requires understanding the subtleties of underlying facial anatomy and keeping a well-stocked arsenal of treatments for impending necrosis.
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.
The December issue of Dermatology Times
The December issue of Dermatology TimesThe December issue of Dermatology Times highlights expected biologic developments to watch for in 2018, aesthetic technique pearls, and the basics of managing your dermatology practice, including budgeting, social media ethics and the legalities surrounding telemedicine.
Cannula use pearlsChoosing between a needle or cannula for filler injections is largely a matter of individual preference, said live-injection experts at The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC) 2017. For safety and accuracy of filler placement, they chose cannulas for filling the lips, hands and periocular area.
Don’t ignore facial dynamics when using fillersDermal fillers that include physicochemical properties proved to be effective in reducing acne scarring without compromising natural facial dynamics, researchers reported ASDS 2017.
How well do you know your herbs and spices?It turns out that asking a simple question while taking patients’ histories could prevent unanticipated bleeding and bruising after fillers, neurotoxin injections and more.
Which HA filler works best?Recent research compares the durability of three cross-linked HA fillers, the most common fillers used worldwide.
Fillers: The latest optionsFiller manufacturers are rounding out their product lines, giving practitioners many more options for use in different rejuvenation procedures.