Puerto Rico-related medical product shortages continue months after Hurricane Maria

December 4, 2017
Medical manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico continue to struggle after Hurricane Maria tore through the island in September and knocked out the…

JAK inhibitors for hair loss receive US patents

September 5, 2017
The US patent office has issued two patents for janus kinase inhibitors for hair loss, according to a press release from Aclaris Therapeutics. One of…

Allergan reports Q2 net revenue increase

August 4, 2017
Allergan reported its second quarter 2017 operations performance, including total net revenues of $4 billion, which was a 9% increase from the same…

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals closes initial public offering

August 2, 2017
Sienna Biopharmaceuticals announced the closing of its initial public offering of 4,983,333 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $15…

Sientra, Silimed reach settlement on litigation on breast implant manufacturing

August 2, 2017
A settlement agreement was reached between Sientra Inc., a medical aesthetics corporation, and Silimed-Indústria de Implantes Ltda., the…

Galderma prescription program hits milestone

July 20, 2017
Galderma recently announced that its patient access program has surpassed 1,000,000 prescriptions. The Galderma CareConnect program is designed for…

Valeant to sell Obagi Medical Products business

July 17, 2017
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that affiliates of the company have agreed to sell the Obagi Medical Products business to Haitong…

Worldwide demand for cosmetic surgery continues dramatic increases

July 14, 2017
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published results of the annual Global Aesthetic Survey that showed a 9% overall increase in…

Practice Management

How to look at private equity investment in physician groups: Dermatology

June 30, 2017
In this first of six articles from the lawyers from Epstein Becker & Green and the analysts from Provident Healthcare Partners, LLC, Steven

In the Journals

Financial incentives improved follow-up rates after breast implant surgery

June 28, 2017
A novel financial incentive strategy was associated with improved follow-up visit habits after breast implant surgery. The study included 502…

In the Journals

Gender-based pricing shown for minoxidil for hair loss

June 21, 2017
Women were charged more per dose for minoxidil, 5%, foam for androgenetic alopecia when compared with products marketed for men, according to…

Almost one-third of surveyed men 'extremely likely' to consider cosmetic procedure

June 14, 2017
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has released the results of a survey of 618 men, finding that 31% of…

Sientra to acquire Miramar Labs, miraDry

June 13, 2017
Sientra announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Miramar Labs. Sientra, a medical aesthetics company, will acquire the global…

Breaking News

FDA warns of unapproved versions of Juvéderm

June 8, 2017
The FDA announced it has updated its dermal fillers website to include a public warning about unapproved versions of Juvéderm, including…

Allergan to acquire breast implant insertion device

June 7, 2017
Allergan announced that its subsidiary, Allergan Sales LLC, has agreed to acquire Keller Medical, the developer of the Keller Funnel used in breast

Sciton launches women's health review board, including dermatologists

June 2, 2017
Sciton has announced members of its Women’s Health Clinical Review Board. The manufacture of laser and light systems for the medical and

ThermiRF receives marketing clearance in Brazil

May 30, 2017
Thermi announced it has received clearance to market and distribute ThermiRF in Brazil, the second-largest world market for aesthetics. The…

AAFP, AMA: Congressional Budget Office report shows AHCA needs work

May 25, 2017
The groups’ comments come after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation released a report on Wednesday that…

Breaking News

Gender confirmation surgeries rise 20% in US

May 22, 2017
The American Society for Plastic Surgeons reported today that more than 3,200 gender confirmation surgeries were performed in 2016 in the United…

Madenco Biosciences announces cosmeceuticals for treating acne scars, laser effects

May 18, 2017
Madenco Biosciences, a subsidiary of Quest PharmaTech, announced it has created a new line of cosmeceuticals targeting applications by dermatologist…

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