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29
Nov

Avoiding Neuromodulator Complications

Aspen, Colo. — In preventing neuromodulator-related complications, said an expert at the summer Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), timing is critical. Neuromodulator complications can include undesired diffusion, especially after treatment with devices that create edema, most commonly after ablative and nonablative laser resurfacing, said Vic Narurkar, M.D. That’s why he only does same-day neuromodulator injections after procedures...
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27
Nov

Neuromodulators on the US Horizon

Aspen, Colo. — At the summer edition of The Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), attendees learned about new neuromodulators that are likely to join Botox, Dysport and Xeomin on the US market. PrabobotulinumtoxinA (Nabota, Daewoong/Evolus) earned South Korean regulatory approval in 2013. This neuromodulator differs from onabotulinumtoxinA structurally, said Kenneth Beer, M.D., and in the design of...
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15
Nov

Rescue Treatment for Dynamic Wrinkles

Aspen, Colo. — At the most recent Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), attendees learned effective strategies for combining neuromodulators and energy-based treatments. Despite the efficacy of energy-based devices and submental injectable treatments for their approved indications, said Vic Narurkar, M.D., these treatments cannot fix brow depression or dynamic rhytids. Similarly, treating submental fat with deoxycholate sometimes produces...
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13
Nov

Synergistic Rejuvenation

Aspen, Colo. — At the summer Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), an expert explained why Botox and other neuromodulator injections remain among the most sought-after aesthetic procedures. Neuromodulators meld effectively with other treatment modalities such as intense pulsed light (IPL), lasers and skincare, said Vic Narurkar, M.D. He is founder and director of the Bay Area Laser...
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31
Oct

Strategic Hydration for Superior Rejuvenation

Aspen, Colo. — At the summer Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), attendees learned about the versatility of Ha5 Rejuvenating Hydrator. The product provides immediate, long-lasting results, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and boosts overall skin texture by promoting intrinsic skin hydration, said Jeanine Downie, M.D. She is a Montclair, New Jersey-based dermatologist. “Many of...
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26
Oct

The Mercedes of Skin Hydration

Aspen, Colo. — At the summer Cosmetic Bootcamp (CBC), an expert explained how Ha5 Rejuvenating Hydrator differs from over-the-counter hyaluronic acid (HA) moisturizers. Jeanine Downie, M.D., said that many of her patients ask why they can’t just use over-the-counter hyaluronic acid (HA) products. “You can drive the Ford Pinto or the Mercedes. They’ll still get...
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