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Kybella shows efficacy in submental fullness after one treatment session

May 25, 2017

Many patients achieved improvement in submental fullness after one treatment session of Kybella in a private practice setting, according to study results published in Dermatologic Surgery.

Sachin M. Shridharani, MD, of Luxurgery, New York, conducted a prospective study of 100 patients (mean age, 45.4 years; 39 men; mean BMI, 26.1) with submental fullness who received subcutaneous treatment of Kybella (deoxycholic acid, Allergan), also known as ATX-101. The injections (2 mg/cm2) were in the submental area for a maximum of six sessions with intervals of at least 1 month.

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Storage of partially used hyaluronic acid carries some contamination risk

May 8, 2017
Storing partially used hyaluronic acid gel fillers after the initial patient injection carried a small risk of contamination, according to study results in Dermatologic
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Platelet-rich plasma injections show efficacy in facial skin biostimulation

April 27, 2017
Platelet-rich plasma poor in leukocytes demonstrated improvement in facial skin biostimulation, according to study results published in Dermatologic Surgery
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Kybella shows efficacy in submental fullness after one treatment session

May 25, 2017
Many patients achieved improvement in submental fullness after one treatment session of Kybella in a private practice setting, according to study…

Allergan reports 5% increase in Q1 net revenues

May 12, 2017
Allergan reported its first quarter 2017 continuing operations performance, including total net revenues of $3.6 billion, a 5% increase compared with…

In the Journals

Storage of partially used hyaluronic acid carries some contamination risk

May 8, 2017
Storing partially used hyaluronic acid gel fillers after the initial patient injection carried a small risk of contamination, according to study…

In the Journals

Platelet-rich plasma injections show efficacy in facial skin biostimulation

April 27, 2017
Platelet-rich plasma poor in leukocytes demonstrated improvement in facial skin biostimulation, according to study results published in Dermatologic

In the Journals

Botulinum toxin A shows efficacy in treating upper platysma area of lower face

April 27, 2017
Botulinum toxin A was effective at treating the upper platysma muscle area, showing that the area of the lower face can be safely modulated by…

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Each area of the lips has a different standard for appearing artificial

April 27, 2017
Each area of the lips carried a different standard for appearing treated or artificial, according to recent findings. The researchers evaluated the…

Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical…

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Pan-facial fat injection may be feasible for facial contouring

April 17, 2017
Using pan-facial fat injection for facial contouring, as opposed to rejuvenation, may be safe and feasible. The researchers wrote that this approach…

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VIDEO: Hallway conversations about novel cosmetic treatments at AAD

April 5, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, discusses…

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Study sheds light on arterial structure of the forehead

March 23, 2017
A recent study of 11 cadaver hemifaces revealed new information about the arterial structure of the forehead. The researchers suggested that filler…

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