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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 …
Patient Buzz Series: The Rise of DermTok
DermTok
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about skincare trends made popular on TikTok. From skincare slugging to rice water for hair growth, dermatology content is booming on TikTok. Some dermatologists are embracing the platform -- nicknamed DermTok -- as they use TikTok to debunk skincare myths and share expert advice directly to consumers. Be ready for your patients’ questions about s …
Hyperhidrosis: Available Treatments and New Innovations
Hyperhidrosis
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
What is Hyperhidrosis (HH)? Primary HH is defined as excessive, bilateral, and generally symmetrical sweating at abnormal levels unprompted by activity or environment. Hyperhidrosis is characterized by abnormal sweating beyond what is needed for thermoregulation. It is not a normal physiologic response. Nearly 15 million people in the United States suffer from hyperhidrosis and half of thos …
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 …
JDD January 2021 Issue Highlights: From COVID-19 Vaccine to Facial Rejuvenation
COVID-19 vaccine
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The January issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on Aesthetics Treatments, featuring an outstanding line-up of original articles from COVID-19 vaccine to facial rejuvenation. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Aesthetic Office Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan is a proactive approach for aesthetic treatment offices to manage a …