Emerging Hyperhidrosis Treatment and Patient Outcomes 

Characterized by extreme, uncontrollable, and unpredictable sweating, hyperhidrosis greatly impacts patients’ quality of life and has many negative implications beyond physical concerns. It can greatly increase the risk of skin infections by up to 300% although, only 1 in 4 individuals are diagnosed and even fewer receive the care they need. At this time, there …

Injectable Best Practices: Choosing the Right Dermal Filler

As a minimally invasive procedure, injectable dermal fillers have garnered significant attention, becoming the second most popular cosmetic treatment performed in 2018. Out of a total of 3.7 million procedures performed that year, 2.1 million involved neuromodulators or wrinkle relaxing therapies and 1.6 million were soft-tissue filler injections. The use of injectable dermal fillers – …

Latest Trends and Developments in Lip and Chin Enhancement 

Despite forced practice closures and the cessation of elective procedures, patient demand for aesthetic procedures during the pandemic remained high. Now, dermatology practices across the globe are experiencing surges in demand for cosmetic procedures, spurred by requests for rhinoplasty, liposuction, dermal filler injections, amid many other treatments. The cosmetic boom is far from transitory, as …

Some Patients Report Swelling After Receiving Facial Filler and COVID Vaccine 

Recent reports of hypersensitivity to injectable dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid (HA) concurrent with COVID-19 infection or vaccination have been documented by The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Symptoms, reported by three clinical trial recipients of the Moderna vaccine, were swelling of the facial areas in which each individual received injectable fillers (cheeks and lips). Two patients had gotten dermal filler in the cheeks within the six months prior to vaccination, and the other …