Galderma's Restylane Lyft with lidocaine is a hyaluronic acid-based filler approved for treating moderate to severe facial folds and wrinkles as well as volume loss in adult patients. Allergan's Juvederm Voluma also contains hyaluronic acid and lidocaine and is approved for filling lost volume in the cheeks. Facial plastic surgeon Andrew Jacono uses both but says the effects of Voluma might last longer.
The FDA approved Restylane Lyft hyaluronic acid-based injectable to augment cheeks and treat age-related midface contour deficiencies in patients at least 21 years old, manufacturer Galderma announced.
Dual pedicle mastopexy reliably reoriented breast volume and reconfigured breast shape in patients whose subglandular or submuscular breast implants were removed and not replaced, plastic surgeons report in the journal ePlasty. The technique also reduced breast tenderness and discomfort after implant removal and capsulectomy.
Doctors at Fujian Medical University Union Hospital performed a face transplant on a 17-year-old girl using skin they have been growing in between the patient's shoulder and chest since November. A section cut from the patient's right thigh was stitched over a bag of water that was filled gradually to stretch and form the skin. Doctors molded the face's shape and structured its organs in the final phase of the procedure, which took place on Monday.
An FDA advisory panel recommended approval of Allergan's injectable Juvederm Voluma XC filler to treat age-related loss of midface volume. The product combines high- and low-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid and lidocaine and has a thick consistency intended for subcutaneous and supraperiosteal injection.