Jawline Contouring with Dermal Fillers and Neuromodulators
dermal fillers
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
When we discuss contouring, the aesthetic goal is to define the shape of the desired area; this includes creating lights and shadows. With injectables, we can change the shape of the lower face to restore a youthful, attractive facial contour. Injectables can be used to add or subtract volume. When we add volume, we create a light reflex. When we remove volume, we create a shadow. Age-relate …
Cannula vs. Needle for Dermal Fillers
cannula vs. needle
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
Over the last ten years, the use of cosmetic fillers has become increasingly popular. Historically, delivery of cosmetic tissue fillers has been through a sharp hypodermic needle. However, new blunt-tipped needles, called microcannulas, are gaining popularity with aesthetic injectors. The decision to use needle vs. cannula is the choice of the injector, but the advantages of using a blunt-tipped c …
Selecting the Best Devices When Starting Out
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by Sang Kim, MD on
I believe one of the most valuable aspects of attending conferences such as ODAC is to “fill in the gaps” in important topics that are often missing in our regular dermatology training. While US dermatology residency programs provide the foundation for providing the highest level of dermatologic care to our patients, they are often lacking in teaching the business side of medicine and practica …
Patient Buzz: Snail Slime Skin Care – The Expert Weighs In
snail slime skin care
by Allison Sit on
Women's Health recently wrote an article about the benefits of snail slime (also known as snail mucin) in skincare products. Does research support claims of hydrating and anti-aging benefits? Should dermatologists recommend snail mucin products? For expert advice, I contacted dermatologist Angelo Landriscina, MD, who offers evidence-based skincare advice on his blog, DermAngelo.com. Is ther …
Defects of The Lower Lip – Friday Pop Quiz 8/14
Inferior labial artery
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Which of the following anatomic structures is most likely to be severed during this repair? A. Mental nerve B. Angular artery C. Buccal nerve D. Inferior labial artery E. Marginal mandibular nerve To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …