Nonsurgical Thread Lifts

There are currently two fully absorbable suture materials FDA approved for use in the US for minimally invasive thread lifting techniques – PLLA/PLGA and polydioxanone (PDO). Having fully absorbable sutures and cones is a big paradigm shift, as the predecessors, bidirectional barbed permanent sutures, were fraught with complications. Complications from bidirectional barbed permanent sutures included …

New neuromodulator alternatives and a collection of premium HA fillers

New neuromodulator alternatives are on the horizon and a collection of premium hyaluronic acid dermal fillers called RHA are now available There is a longer acting neuromodulator product coming soon with potential product approval in the fourth quarter of 2020. When a biotechnology company called Revance set out to make a topical neuromodulator they learned …

Ways to help minimize bruising post dermal fillers – Ocumend Gel Pads

One question we often receive prior to dermal fillers is, “Will I bruise?” The answer is more than likely always, “Yes.” The good news is there are ways to help prevent and minimize such unwanted side effects. Prior to dermal fillers you will want to avoid taking prescription medications or over the counter supplements which …