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IBSA Derma launches Viscoderm® Hydrobooster Cream

IBSA Derma, IBSA's dermo-aesthetic division, is pleased to present Viscoderm® Hydrobooster Cream, its new hydrating cream based on high molecular weight hyaluronic acid, specifically designed for women who want to enhance the quality of their skin and make it radiant and smooth.

Melasma treatment – what have we achieved in 42 years?

Melasma is a hyperpigmentation disorder which has been the subject of intense research over the last 40 years. As yet no definitive therapeutic strategy has been demonstrated to eradicate it or to avoid relapse. The author provides an up to...

Overview of non-invasive treatments for submental fat reduction

Submental fat (SMF) is a growing aesthetic problem that is colloquially known as a ‘double chin’. It is a concern for both younger and older male and female patients. The 2017 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Consumer Survey on Cosmetic...

IBSA Derma Virtual Congress

IBSA Derma launch their first virtual conference IBSA Derma developed and hosted their first virtual conference on 12-15 June 2020 in IBSA World; an innovative online space reserved for doctors. With the objective of combining a digital experience with a...

Ultrasound use in non-surgical, aesthetic medicine clinics

The use of ultrasound in hospital settings is widespread, however, while the use in aesthetic clinics is in its infancy, it’s steadily increasing [1]. This rise in popularity is a result of an increased desire for safety and accuracy of...

Peeling away the years: bespoke framework technique for using Definisse™ Peel Program from RELIFE in acne

Acne vulgaris is the most common potentially scarring skin condition seen in dermatology and general practice. A recent network metanalysis [1] confirmed the efficacy of oral pharmacological therapies but questioned the consistency of effect of topical agents and peels. Factors...

A comprehensive guide to use of facial fillers for facial rejuvenation

The paper provided is extremely thorough and well structured, covering the topics of patient assessment, treatment options and techniques as well as the management of potential complications following hyaluronic acid filler injection. A detailed guide highlighting individualised treatment planning to...

Facial contouring with fillers

With the advent of hyaluronic acid fillers, safe and effective non-surgical facial rejuvenation has been advanced. Hyaluronic acid fillers are becoming increasingly popular amongst patient who seek facial enhancement. In 2013, there were over 1.8 million treatments using hyaluronic acid...

How I Do It - Bio-remodelling of the face and neck

- VIDEO CONTENT AT BOTTOM OF ARTICLE - Profhilo® is a unique hybrid complex of high molecular weight, 1100-1400kDal (long chain) H-HA and low molecular weight, 80-100kDal (short chain) L-HA pure hyaluronic acid. A propriety process of thermal relaxation and...

Hydroquinone-induced hyperpigmentation: a case of exogenous ochronosis in a Hispanic patient

Achieving flawless skin as part of the desire to be perceived as ‘beautiful’ is a common sentiment shared by many cultures [1]. Of the many treatment options and products available on the market, the most common chemical agent to achieve...

Focus on Cosmeceuticals: Definitions, regulations and a review of the market

In the previous section of this special focus, the structure and function of the skin has been reviewed as well as the cutaneous changes induced by UV exposure. This section will define the term cosmeceutical and discuss the current market...

Cosmetic Injection Techniques: A Text and Video Guide to Neurotoxins and Fillers

This is a very well-written, concise guide to aesthetic injecting with plenty of useful, high-quality illustrations throughout. Six chapters take you from your initial consultation through to advanced injection techniques covering neurotoxins, fillers and fat-dissolving injections. The consultation chapter is...