This Week in Aesthetics: February 15-19

February 19, 2021
Katie Hobbins

This week in aesthetics, we highlight the 2021 injectable pipeline, dermatology practice cybersecurity, and more.

This week in aesthetics, Gabriella DiMarco, MD, debunks hair loss treatment myths, Brian S. Biesman, MD, and Michael H Gold, MD, discuss the 2021 injectable pipeline, Gary Salman explains how to protect the practice from cybercrime, and ASDSA issues a patient safety alert after children inject HA via “hyaluron pens”.

Hair Loss: Fact or Fiction?

Aesthetic providers should guide patients toward treatments for hair loss with a long track record of efficacy and away from those with little scientific support.

2021 Injectable Updates: Renewed Interest, Positive Stage 3 Trials, New Indications

Brian S. Biesman, MD, and Michael H. Gold, MD, discuss the state of injectables in 2021, including renewed interest in biostimulators, and dermal fillers hitting the U.S. market.

Neurotoxins to Watch

Physicians discuss 2021 neurotoxin FDA-approvals, phase 3 trials, new indications, and introductions into the U.S. market.

Dermatology Practice Cybersecurity

Gary Salman discusses how to protect the practice from cybercriminals, plus the risks of not having cybersecurity measures in place.

Patient Safety Alert Issued Over Children Injecting HA Via “Hyaluron Pens”

ASDSA has issued a patient safety alert after videos surface online of children/teens self-injecting HA via “hyaluron pens”.