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Questions raised about evidence for FDA approval of soft-tissue fillers

July 19, 2017

Despite FDA approval based largely on randomized clinical trial results, questions about the safety of soft-tissue fillers prompted a recent retrospective investigation.

The researchers conducted the systematic review to evaluate the level of evidence required for FDA approval of soft-tissue fillers. Specifically, they investigated risks for blindness and facial necrosis associated with off-label use of the devices.

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 surgical and…

Nearly 70% of surveyed consumers considering cosmetic procedures

June 28, 2017
Almost 70% of consumers reported that they are considering a cosmetic procedure, according to survey results released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery…
In the Journals

DaxibotulinumtoxinA shows greater efficacy, response duration vs. Botox

June 28, 2017
Injectable daxibotulinumtoxinA, an investigational botulinum toxin Type A, showed superior efficacy and duration of response in certain doses over Botox and placebo at…
In the Journals

Questions raised about evidence for FDA approval of soft-tissue fillers

July 19, 2017
Despite FDA approval based largely on randomized clinical trial results, questions about the safety of soft-tissue fillers prompted a recent…

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…

Nearly 70% of surveyed consumers considering cosmetic procedures

June 28, 2017
Almost 70% of consumers reported that they are considering a cosmetic procedure, according to survey results released by the American Society for…

In the Journals

DaxibotulinumtoxinA shows greater efficacy, response duration vs. Botox

June 28, 2017
Injectable daxibotulinumtoxinA, an investigational botulinum toxin Type A, showed superior efficacy and duration of response in certain doses over…

In the Journals

Calcium hydroxylapatite shows efficacy in treating hand volume loss for up to 1 year

June 23, 2017
A single treatment with calcium hydroxylapatite dermal filler for volume loss in the dorsum of the hands showed improvement for up to 12 months…

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…

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…

In the Journals

Lower concentrations of hyaluronidase effective at degrading hyaluronic acid

June 8, 2017
Lower concentrations of hyaluronidase were as effective as higher concentrations at degrading hyaluronic acid fillers, according to study results…

In the Journals

Bullying may lead to poor psychological function, desire for cosmetic surgery

June 2, 2017
Adolescents victims of bullying were more likely to report poor psychological function and desire cosmetic surgery, according to recent findings. The…

In the Journals

Injection of filler materials gains popularity as alternative to rhinoplasty

June 1, 2017
Injecting filler materials to augment the nose is demonstrating increasing safety and efficacy as a non-surgical alternative to rhinoplasty. Although…

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