Aesthetic Medicine

FDA: Serious Injuries With Injectable Silicone Used for Body Contouring

By November 14, 2017

Silicone injections for body contouring are often performed by unlicensed and non-medical practitioners in non-clinical settings such as residential homes or hotels.

Botox Approved for Improving Moderate to Severe Forehead Lines

By October 11, 2017

Botox Cosmetic is already approved for the temporary improvement of crow's feet lines and frown lines between the eyebrows in adults.

FDA Expands Dysport Use for Lower Limb Spasticity in Adults

By June 16, 2017

The FDA approval was based on data from a Phase 3, multi-center, prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study in 381 adults treated with Dysport 1000 Units, Dysport 1500 Units or placebo after a stroke or traumatic brain injury.

Juvederm Vollure XC Approved for Facial Wrinkles and Folds

By March 20, 2017

The injectable gel is balanced with firmness and low cohesivity delivering results that last up to 18 months from the initial or touch-up injection.

Two Dermal Fillers Approved for Treating 'Laugh Lines'

By December 29, 2016

Galderma announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 2 new dermal fillers for the treatment of nasolabial folds (NLF), also known as "laugh lines," in patients aged >21 years old.