Botulinum toxin

JDD Issue Highlights | October 2021 | Special Focus: Atopic Dermatitis
ATOPIC DERMATITIS
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With a special focus on atopic dermatitis, the October issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features a great line up of original articles on topics ranging from topical body skincare for toning and tightening, the psychological burden associated with atopic dermatitis, to treatment of toenail onychomycosis in the US and everything in between! Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we sha …
OnabotulinumtoxinA for Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
OnabotulinumtoxinA for Hyperhidrosis
by Kamaria Nelson, MD on
Primary hyperhidrosis (PHH) is a dermatologic condition characterized by overactivity of eccrine glands resulting in excessive sweating primarily affecting the palms, soles, axillae, and craniofacial area. PHH is not caused by other conditions, whereas secondary hyperhidrosis is caused by an underlying medical condition or medication side effect. Botulinum toxin injections are often used as second …
Social Significance of the Eyebrows and Periorbital Complex
eyebrows
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If the eyes are the windows to the soul, the eyebrows must surely be the frames, shaping the face and giving definition to the eyes and forehead. Many women spend a great deal of time maintaining the appearance of the eyebrows, via plucking and shaping, cosmetics, or even surgical implants. Historically, fashionable trends revolved around thickness, hue, and the shape of the arch; and there is no …
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 …
Evaluating and Treating Patients with Soft Tissue Fillers and Neuromodulators
fillers and neuromodulators
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Is beauty really in the phi of the beholder? Are the faces that conform to the phi mask, that perfectly display the golden ratio of 1.618, really the most beautiful faces among us? Should we be seeking to help our patients approach a mathematical definition of beauty, or should we be seeking to preserve, enhance, and celebrate that which is unique and distinctive in their features, and forget the …