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At long last, the much anticipated Jeuveau (TM) from Evolus received a nod from the US FDA.
Evolus (EOLS) is a relatively new medical aesthetics company with a stellar team of aesthetics industry veterans to their credit, who have brought the first 900 kDA botulinum toxin (DWP-450) – touted to be the same as BOTOX (Allergan) – to market. It hails from Daewong Bio Inc in Seoul, South Korea, which is fast become the de facto capital of all things aesthetic in Asia, and Evolus has exclusive rights to this toxin for the US market.
According to New York City plastic surgeon Z. Paul Lorenc, MD, who was an investigator for the Phase II and Phase III studies for Evolus, “We found that the safe
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I got my first muscle-relaxing toxin injections at the tender age of 26 (I’m now this close to turning 42). I was a magazine editor in New York City at the time so exotic trips, fine dining and even designer handbags were constantly being bestowed on me (gratis, of course), so I didn’t bat an eye before accepting an invitation to the penthouse of the then-brand-new W Times Square to meet a prominent dermatologist and experience the effects of neurotoxin injections first-hand. In my defense, I have very strong facial muscles that were already starting to cause the appearance of an “11” between my eyebrows—and I was so happy with the wrinkle-smoothing results that I’ve been getting
The daughter and granddaughter of physicians, you could say that Dr. Emily Pollard was genetically predetermined to be a surgeon. But that would diminish her incredible accomplishments and career. Double board certified in plastic surgery and general surgery, Dr. Pollard specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, breast surgery, body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and women’s health issues at her practice in Philadelphia. She is also recognized for her experience in addressing the unique needs of women and men of different ethnic backgrounds.
Inspired by her father, a surgeon, Dr. Pollard graduated from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, and completed her general
Aesthetic nurse injector Leslie Fletcher, RN, MEP-C, knows her way around a needle. She has worked with world-renowned, celebrity dermatologists and plastic surgeons who utilize dermal fillers such as Juvederm®, Restylane®, and Perlane® in their practices. Recognizing that these dermal fillers revolutionized how we address the signs of age, Leslie became determined to create a methodology that would maximize their potential. Well trained in medical science, including the bone, muscle, fat, and collagen structure that compose the facial armature, Leslie also looked into using the principles of architectural engineering, construction, and design for the rational to back her theories. Thes
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