aesthetic dermatology

Dermal Filler Strategies and Adverse Events Specific to Skin of Color
Dermal Filler
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
When treating Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, and VI, it is important to recognize differences in common adverse events that may be experienced. In patients of color, hyperpigmentation is a primary concern. This article will discuss various causes of hyperpigmentation after dermal filler injections in patients of color as well as management strategies. There is increasing racial and ethnic div …
Patient Buzz: Lip Filler Tips From the Expert
Lip Filler
by Allison Sit on
New Beauty wrote an article about why some dermatologists say lip filler needs a PR agency, as many people incorrectly assume that filling the lips always results in overfilled duck lips. For tips on achieving a natural appearance with lip filler, I reached out to Roberta Del Campo, MD, a dermatologist in North Miami, Fla. Dr. Del Campo will be presenting, “A Deep Dive into the World of In …
Dermal Filler Injections: Preventing & Managing Complications | Pearls from the Expert
dermal filler injections
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
During the 2021 Skin of Color Update Virtual Conference, Dr. Hassan Galadari provided a highly anticipated lecture in which he discussed prevention and management of complications with dermal filler injections. [caption id="attachment_14289" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Table 1[/caption] The different types of dermal filers, shown above in Table 1, have been associated with a variety of c …
Energy-Based Devices and Injectables: How to Combine them Safely & Effectively
ENERGY-BASED DEVICES & INJECTABLES
by Matthew Willett, MD, FAAD on
As Dermatologists, we have a number of tools at hand to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals, and it is more often than not the proper combination of these treatments that distinguish Dermatologists from other providers in the cosmetic space. At the recent 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, board-certified and cosmetically-trained dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Green from …
Patient Buzz: Eyelid Ptosis from Botulinum Toxin Injections
botox ptosis
by Allison Sit on
Several media outlets have covered the case of a popular blogger who recently experienced eyelid ptosis from botulinum toxin injections. How can dermatologists avoid adverse effects when injecting botulinum toxin? For an expert opinion I contacted Dallas dermatologist Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD, FAAD. What does the scientific literature say about the frequency of eyelid ptosis as an adv …