CHICAGO — Aesthetic highlights from Healio.com’s coverage of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting focused on the latest research on Kybella for reducing submental fat.
Other widely read articles included study results showing that men were willing to discuss facial aging but had a low rate of undergoing aesthetic procedures and a video perspective on the future of facial shaping and fillers:
Kybella effective in patients with mild, extreme submental fullness
Kybella (deoxycholic acid, Allergan) reduced submental fat in patients with mild or extreme submental fullness, according to study results presented in an oral abstract session at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.
Richard G. Glogau
“We were we were able to show that Kybella can be used to treat submental fullness in an expanded range of patients,” researcher Richard G. Glogau, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, told Healio.com/Dermatology. Read more
Kybella found to be effective, satisfactory in men in analysis of phase 3 trials
Men treated with Kybella in two phase 3 trials had a reduction in submental fat and were satisfied with the treatment, according to study results presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.
“The post-hoc analysis of the Refine-1 and Refine-2 trials showed that men got very good results, just like women did” researcher Vince Bertucci, MD, told Healio.com. Read more
Men willing to discuss facial aging, but most have not undergone aesthetic procedures
Surveyed men reported a willingness to discuss signs of aging and were aware of available facial aesthetic procedures, but had a low rate of undergoing the procedures, according to research presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.
Terrence Keaney, MD, and colleagues conducted an online study of 600 injectable-naïve but aesthetically oriented men (mean age, 48 years) in the United States. Read more
VIDEO: Facial shaping called 'next evolution in fillers'
In this video perspective, Vince Bertucci, MD, discusses his presentation on facial shaping at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.
“Facial shaping is really the next evolution in fillers,” Bertucci, a dermatologist in the Toronto area and president of the Canadian Dermatology Association, told Healio.com, while discussing the Mona Lisa Mastery session. Watch video
Repeated Botox treatments led to progressive improvement in static glabellar lines
Patients repeatedly treated with Botox over the long term displayed a progressive improvement in static glabellar lines, according to research presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.
“This study amplifies the positive effects of injectable neuromodulators in long-term use in the glabella," Alastair Carruthers, FRCPC, told Healio.com. Read more