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What Differentiates Dr. Weiner from the Majority of Other Filler and Botox/Dysport Providers

Dr. Weiner is Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and is an expert on the anatomy of the face. He trained, and was a faculty member, at the number one rated Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Department in the country at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He started injecting Botox in 1994. His initial uses for Botox …

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What Everyone Is Missing About Neothetics (NEOT) Lipo 102 Drug Candidate…Potential Blockbuster Status

Removing and reducing fat in Americans is a huge industry in the Aesthetics market. There are multiple ways to do this: Suction (traditional) Liposuction Laser Liposuction “Tickle” (vibration) Liposuction Water Liposuction Freezing the Fat (Coolsculpting) Heating the Fat (Vanquish, TruSculpt, Sculpsure, Ultrashape, Liposonix) Chemically with Injections (Kythera’s Kybella, Neothetics 102, 202) There are positives and …

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Voluma is the latest filler to be FDA approved – What makes it different? Dr Steve Weiner explains

Juvederm Voluma was approved by the FDA today for treatment of age related volume loss in the cheek area.  This is the first filler to be approved for this purpose.  Its main component is Hyaluronic acid which is also found in Juvederm Ultra, Restylane, Perlane, and Belotero, all FDA approved fillers.  Juvederm Voluma is a …

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What’s new in Botox Treatments, MicroBotox, and the Upcoming “Botox Cream” by Revance Theraputics

Dr. Weiner answers questions about Botox Botox was originally FDA approved for treating stabismus (lazy eye) and blepharospasm (spasms of the eyelids) in 1989.  When treating around the eye, patients and doctors were noting the wrinkles around the eyes were improving and brows were elevating.  Studies were then initiated by Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers …

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Kybella or Kythera (KYTH) ATX-101, for Double Chin Fat Removal…This is big! Dr. Steve Weiner explains it’s implications.

UPDATE:  FDA APPROVED 4/29/2015, Now known as “Kybella” UPDATE: KYTH Bought out by Allergan. Price of stock at time of original blog: 41.95, buyout price over 75 Kythera announced yesterday (9/16/2013) that they had 2 phase 3 studies for fat reduction in the submental area (underneath the chin) or “double chin” with just injections with …

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