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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.
Avoiding filler complicationsInjectable 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.
Protocol for injecting fillers gives more predictable resultsPartitioning the face into different units and injecting filler in specific locations is a method to attaining a rejuvenated face that looks relaxed and natural.
Dermatology’s 2017 Game ChangersSeveral dermatologists go over what they're most excited about to see in 2017 in a number of different topics ranging from AD treatment to off-label technology use, to more male patients.
Tackling tough areas with fillersFilling more challenging areas such as the temples, frontalis, tear trough, jawline and chin can help dermatologists and other core aesthetic specialists stand out among providers of injectable treatments, an expert says.