Kybella, hair restoration research presented at plastic surgery meeting
September 29, 2016
Mixed results of off-label use of Kybella for treating fat in areas of the body beyond submental fullness was among research presented at Plastic Surgery The Meeting in Los Angeles reported on Healio.com/Dermatology.
Other research included cell-enriched fat may represent alternative for treating pattern hair loss and the deep pyriform space, and its anatomical boundaries as related to injectable use:
Early results with off-label use of Kybella mixed, plastic surgeon reports
LOS ANGELES — Off-label use of Kybella for treating fat in areas of the body beyond submental fullness has had mixed results thus far, according to a speaker at Plastic Surgery The Meeting.
One area where Phil Haeck, MD, a plastic surgeon practicing in Seattle, reports disappointment in the results of Kybella is in the face when adjusting for fat grafting. “I think that’s because that fat isn’t pure fat after a year. It actually becomes fat and scar or fibrotic,” he said. Read more
Cell-enriched fat may represent alternative for treating pattern hair loss
LOS ANGELES — Stromal vascular fraction-enhanced adipose transplantation to the scalp may represent a promising alternative to treating androgenetic alopecia in men and women, according to research presented by Joel A. Aronowitz, MD, a plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, at Plastic Surgery The Meeting. Read more
VIDEO: Psychological benefits of neuromodulator injections
“I have written an editorial where I’ve speculated whether cosmetic treatments, improvement in self-esteem, improvement of self-image, may eventually lead to prevention of some of these diseases such as Alzheimer’s,” Foad Nahai, MD, FACS, told Healio.com. Watch video
VIDEO: Anatomical discoveries in the deep pyriform space
LOS ANGELES — At Plastic Surgery The Meeting, Christopher C. Surek, DO, chief resident of the department of plastic surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center, reviews recent findings regarding the deep pyriform space and its anatomical boundaries in injectable use. Watch video
VIDEO: Data verifies greater risk of surgical site infection in certain patient demographics
LOS ANGELES — James C. Grotting, MD, discusses research presented at Plastic Surgery The Meeting that found certain patient demographics and comorbidities have a higher risk of developing surgical site infections. Watch video