The FDA has issued a warning to consumers and health care practitioners about serious injuries and disfigurement from using injectable silicone or products being falsely marketed as FDA-approved dermal fillers.

FDA Alerts

FDA Alerts
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The FDA has issued a warning to consumers and health care practitioners about serious injuries and disfigurement from using injectable silicone or products being falsely marketed as FDA-approved dermal fillers.
FDA Alerts
Friday, October 13, 2017

The FDA has approved Restylane Silk (Galderma) for lip augmentation through the use of a small tip cannula. This is the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler for lip augmentation and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth, and is also the first HA dermal filler to be approved for lip injection via cannula. Restylane Silk is for patients 21 years and older.
 

FDA Alerts
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The FDA has approved a facial filler for temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe forehead lines associated with frontalis muscle activity in adults.

News

News
Friday, September 30, 2016
Patients who get tattoos to cover facial skin grafts and scars may feel happier with both their appearance and quality of life, a Dutch study suggests.
News
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Merz North America announced plans to acquire ON Light Sciences, Inc., a US medical device company that develops technologies to enhance laser-based dermatologic procedures.
News
Friday, August 12, 2016
Since 2013, the number of consumers considering cosmetic medical procedures has doubled, according to a recent survey released by the American Society for Dermatological Surgery.

Research in Review

Research in Review
Friday, November 3, 2017
Here’s a look at some exciting new innovations in the medical and aesthetic arenas.
Research in Review
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
This article reviews the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma with microneedling in androgenetic alopecia.
Research in Review
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
This year’s Cosmetic Bootcamp Summer 2017 has a wide range of opportunities to learn and to interact with leaders in the 4 core specialties.
Research in Review
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
A look at the environmental role in skin aging and harnessing visible light phototherapy for aesthetic and medical skin care.