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 …

Rising Demand Spurs Growth in the Dermal Filler Market

An increase in the number of cosmetic procedures has resulted in a growing prevalence of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatments. Per data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, out of 15.9 million cosmetic minimally invasive procedures conducted in 2018, there were 7.44 million botulinum toxin injections, 2.68 million soft tissue filler treatments, and 1.38 …

Optimal Uses for Popular HA Fillers

Aesthetic clinicians are increasingly using injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers in a variety of ways for facial rejuvenation – from superficial dermal injections to correction of the temple and infraorbital hollows. The rising trend has become a standard treatment procedure worldwide, with the number of HA injection procedures surging 97% from 2010 to 2017. As a …