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Galderma Launches Restylane® Silk - First and Only FDA Approved Filler Indicated for Lip Enhancement and Treatment of Perioral Lines PRNewswire
Galderma, a global healthcare company focused on skin health, today announced the launch of Restylane® Silk, the first and only dermal filler approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lip enhancement and the treatment of wrinkles and lines around the mouth in people over the age of 21. Restylane® Silk is a smooth gel designed to restore natural youthful definition and symmetry to the lip and mouth area.
Pushing Back the Clock, Natausha Spears, RN
Natuasha Spears, RN, IAFA Board Member and internationally certified injectable trainer recently had an article published in Thrive Oklahoma, Sept/Oct 2014, Volume 5-Issue 5, page 42 entitled "Pushing Back the Clock".
Blood Facial...Is it right for you? Natausha Spears, RN
Due to the rise in lifestyle education and wider availability, the platelet rich plasma or PRP facial has become very popular lately.
A New Classification of Lip Zones to Customize Injectable Lip Augmentation, Andrew A. Jacono, MD
Objectives: To present a new classification of 15 anatomical lip zones used to direct placement of injectable fillers during lip augmentation and to evaluate the new classification’s ability to customize lip contour and size.
Avoiding dermal filler complications, Richard N. Sherman, MD
Soft-tissue volume loss, particularly in the orbital and malar areas, is one of the hallmarks of the aging face. Age related volume loss, increased skin laxity, fat loss and redistribution, and diminished support from underlying muscle and bone result in the observable and sometimes profound changes seen in the aging face.
Platelet-rich fibrin matrix for improvement of deep nasolabial folds, Anthony P Sclafani, MD, FACS
Background: Dermal augmentation continues to grow as an aesthetic facial procedure.Many exogenous filler materials rely on an autologous fibrotic response for volume augmentation.
Aims: To evaluate the efficacy of a single injection of autologous platelet-rich fibrin matrix (PRFM) for the correction of deep nasolabial folds (NLFs)
Face and Neck Revitalization With Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP): Clinical Outcome in a Series of 23 Consecutively Treated Patients, Alessio Redaelli MD, Domenico Romano MD, Antonio Marciano MD
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has long been known as an effective treatment in various surgical and medical fields. Face and neck revitalization with PRP is an application that is currently being explored. The aim of this paper is practical: to evaluate if there are real outcomes, benefits and side effects of a standardized injection protocol in a continuous series, without control groups.
Platelet-rich plasma induces increased expression of G1 cell cycle regulators, type I collegen, and matrix metalloproteinase -1 in human skin fibroblasts, Jae-We Cho, Sung-Ae Kim, Kyu-Suk Lee
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is derived from fresh whole blood, which contains a high concentration of platelets. Recently, PRP has been used for skin wound healing and rejuvenation.
Rapid Healing and Reduced Erythema after Ablative Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing Combined with the Application of Autologous Platelet-rich Plasma, Jung-Im Na, MD, Jee-Woong Choi, MD, Hye-Ryung Choi, PHD, Jeong-Bok Jeong, MSC, Kyoung-Chan Park, MD, PHD, Sang-Woong Youn, MD, PHD, and Chang-Hun Huh, MD, PHD
Fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing (FxCR) has shown considerable efficacy in reducing wrinkles, although complications such as scarring and prolonged erythema are more common and down-time is longer than with nonablative laser treatment. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a high concentration of platelets in small volume of plasma, is known to enhance tissue healing.
Filler injections with the blunt-tip microcannula compared to the sharp hypodermic needle, Luc Dewandre MD, Caroline Caperton MD,MSPH, James Fulton MD,PhD
Minimally invasive cosmetic facial procedures are becoming more popular. For the continued success of these procedures, it is imperative to provide the patient with the least painful techniques possible and with the fewest complications, particularly bruising and echymosis.
Use of Hyaluronidase in the Treatment of Granulomatous Hyaluronic Acid Reactions or Unwanted Hyaluronic Acid Misplacement, Harold J. Brody, MD
In the past, reactions or misplacement of soft tissue fillers has been fraught with anxiety time has been the main thrust for improvement in spite of ancillary treatments.
Benefits of Autologous Fat Grafting Using Fat Mixed With Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix (PRFM) Selphyl, Richard M. Goldfarb, MD
Autologous fat grafting is important in the treatment of facial rejuvenation to treat the aging face, facial rhytids, and volume deformities.