dermal fillers

Male vs. Female: The Aesthetic Consultation
Aesthetic Derm
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Aesthetic derm experts Dr. Terrence Keaney and Dr. Deirdre Hooper share pearls on addressing the unique needs of male and female cosmetic patients. The Male Aesthetic Consultation Male cosmetic patients should be evaluated differently: both anatomy and behavioral differences set male and female patients apart. [caption id="attachment_5981" align="alignright" width="195"] "11" patter …
Using Google to Trend Patient Interest in Botulinum Toxin and Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
google search
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Google Search is an important tool for patients researching skin care treatments and looking for dermatologists.  Data from the 3 billion daily Google searches1 can be used to trend epidemiological patterns within populations using Google Trends (https://trends.google.com/trends; Alphabet Inc.), which reports search volume as relative to the total number of queries performed within a specific per …
The Happy Face Treatment
Happy Face treatment
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Introduction When viewing the most famous smiles in history (Figure 1), two constants become apparent: a smooth perioral surface and oral commissures that are turned upward (or horizontal as a minimum). Patients are often fixated on improving both the marionette lines and the downward oral commissures as these distractions are one of the most noticeable areas in the aging face to the average pers …
Ask a Mentor: On cosmetic dermatology, the importance of training, and ensuring patient safety and optimal outcomes
Dr. Vic Narurka
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
We are excited to announce our first mentor of 2019: Dr. Vic Narurkar. In this monthly Ask a Mentor segment, we identify an accomplished mentor in the field of Dermatology to answer your questions about career development and their unique areas of expertise. Do you have questions about cosmetic dermatology, the importance of training, and how to ensure patient safety and optimal outcomes? Dr. V …
The ABC of Dermal Fillers
dermal fillers
by Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD on
What’s in Your Toolbox There are over 20 dermal fillers available in the U.S. and many more are on the way. In Europe, Asia, and the Middle East there are currently hundreds of dermal fillers available. While there are only a handful of FDA- approved dermal fillers manufacturers in the U.S., each company has several product lines. These fillers are usually for superficial, medium and deep in …