Latest News - Fillers & Injectables

Thursday, October 12, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Galderma

Galderma's Restylane Silk Approved for Injection via Cannula for Lip Augmentation

The FDA approved the use of a small blunt tip cannula with Restylane Silk for lip augmentation. Galderma's Restylane Silk was the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler specifically…

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Congrats! Lisa M. Donofrio, MD Named New ASDS/ASDSA President

Lisa M. Donofrio, MD, is the new President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA). Along with her fellow officers …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, Product Launches and Updates, Allergan , SkinMedica, Zeltiq

Allergan Upgrades Brilliant Distinctions® Patient Loyalty Program

Allergan is launching the next generation of its U.S.-based Brilliant Distinctions® program. The new offering incorporates digital innovation to enhance the consumer experience and drive increa…

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Friday, September 08, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan

NFL Analyst Deion Sanders Named New Brand Ambassador for Botox Cosmetic

NFL analyst and philanthropist Deion Sanders, the only athlete to play in both the Super Bowl™ and World Series™, is the new brand ambassador for BOTOX® Cosmetic. Allergan…

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Thursday, September 07, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Galderma

Dr. Kelly Huang to Obalon; Alisa Lask to Oversee Galderma’s Aesthetic & Corrective Business Unit

Former Galderma general manager Kelly Huang, Ph.D. is now Obalon’s Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Dr. Huang will be responsible for the key commercial functions of sales, marketin…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Art Lesson Teaches Plastic Surgeons Better Botox Injection Techniques

A highly detailed body painting project helps plastic surgeons understand how underlying muscles contribute to facial lines and wrinkles as well as how to better treat them using botulinum toxin injec…

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

Bonti's Gateway Neuromodulator Performs Well in Phase 2A Study

Bonti’s lead product candidate, EB- 001, passed muster in a Phase 2A study for the treatment of glabellar lines. EB-001 is a novel serotype E botulinum neurotoxin with a unique efficacy …

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan

Allergan CEO Calls for Consensus on Medical Aesthetic Treatment in Minors

Allergan Chairman & CEO Brent Saunders, the father of two high school-aged girls, is speaking up and out about the risks associated with offering medical aesthetic treatments to minors. In a ne…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Seven of 10 Consumers Considering Nips or Tucks

Nearly 70 percent of consumers now say they are thinking about getting a cosmetic treatment, according to survey data released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). The …

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com

USA, Brazil Take the Lead for Most Plastic Surgery Procedures

Plastic surgery is on the rise across the globe, according to new statistics from The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). There was an overall increase of 9 percent in surgi…

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Monday, June 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com

Neothetics, Inc.’s Stock Tumbles Following "Unambiguous" Negative LIPO-202 Results

Neothetics, Inc.’s LIPO-202 for the reduction of submental subcutaneous fat failed to demonstrate improvement on any efficacy measurements or separation from placebo in a Phase 2 proof…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, AAFPRS, Allergan

New AAFPRS Data: More Than 30 Percent of Men Are Considering Nips and Tucks

The plastic surgery ‘menaissaince’ may really be a thing, finds a new survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). It turns out that 31 p…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Nearly 10.5 Million Treatments Performed by ASDS Members in 2016

Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10.5 million medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2016 -- five percent more than 2015 and up 31 percent since 2012, according to the 2016 Americ…

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Plastic Surgeons Offer Video Tips To Maximize Safety During Filler Injections

Avoiding key "danger zones" may help plastic surgeons enhance the safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures, according to an expert update in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstr…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

ASPS: More than $16 Billion Spent on Cosmetic Plastic Surgery in 2016

Americans spent more than ever before -- $16 billion -- on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally-invasive procedures in 2016, according to a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeo…

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