Fillers

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 …
Five Tips for Incorporating Cosmetic Procedures Into A Medical Practice
Cosmetic injectables
by DEBORAH S. SARNOFF, MD, FAAD, FACP on
The most rewarding part of my job is making people happy, exceeding their expectations, and improving their self-esteem. In my private practice in Manhattan and Long Island, New York, I specialize in skin cancer treatment and cosmetic dermatology. Although these might seem like polar opposites, in reality I bridge two worlds of medicine whose goals are the same: to help people stay healthy and to …
How to Build Your Injectable Business Part 2
injectible business
by LESLIE BAUMANN, MD, FAAD on
Part 2 of 3 In part one of this series I discussed how to prepare your practice for introducing injectables. In this second part, I will discuss how best to educate both your staff and patients. Staff Training You must take the time to educate your entire staff about the injectables, how much they cost, what the pre- and post-procedure instructions are, and how long the injectables will last. P …
How to Build Your Injectable Business
injectible business
by LESLIE BAUMANN, MD, FAAD on
Part 1 of 2 Building a cash-based cosmetic injectable practice is daunting at first because there is so much competition. This three-part series will give you a roadmap for preparing yourself and your practice to be a successful top-tier cosmetic practice. Keep in mind that consistency and patience are crucial for success. Most de novo practices take about five years to develop into thriving cosm …
Drs. Taub and Fried Discuss the Ethics in Cosmetic Derm – How Much is Too Much?
Richard Fried MD
by RICHARD G. FRIED, MD, PhD on
We were asked to talk about ethics and the issue of when too much cosmetic is too much, and how we notice it and how we react to it. I believe that both of us see things in a similar way and that is there is the objective criteria and the gut criteria. For me the objective criteria or when someone comes in with a great deal of obvious augmentation whether it’s full face, whether it’s lip …