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Prevelle Silk was FDA approved.
Perlane Injectable Gel was FDA approved.
Juvéderm 24HV, Juvéderm 30 & Juvéderm 30HV Gel Implants was FDA approved.
The Restylane Injectable Gel was FDA approved.
Botox Cosmetic was officially approved for fixing frown lines.
the high-energy, short-pulse carbon dioxide (CO,) laser became the most popular method.
Include AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) in the peeling spectrum. Salicylic acid was also popularized to compete with AHA.
Allergen bought the distribution rights to the toxin a year ago—the FDA approved botulinum toxin type A for treating crossed eyes and spasms in the eye muscle.
Dr. David Kent created the Lifestyle Lift.
Bovine collagen had been the only US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), accepted dermal filler more than a decade.
The CO2 laser was the first used to treat wrinkles.
The modern microdermabrasion machine was developed
Doctors had the technology to take fat from patients’ arms and inject it into their faces.
Samuel J. Stegman paved the way for chemical peeling in a scientific and controlled fashion.
Doctors began repositioning the Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System (SMAS). The SMAS is the layer of muscle and tissue below the skin, and until 1974, doctors were performing facelifts by only repositioning the skin.
Many doctors realized that repositioning the skin was important in providing the youthful facelift results people were looking for, but the deeper tissues and muscles also had to be repositioned to provide the excellent, long-lasting results .
Many refinements in technique were made, a refinement in the crease line, and fixation and suspension techniques for lower lid blepharoplasty.
An environment where it was acceptable for dermatologists and plastic surgeons to perform full face peels using TCA or phenol.
A Hungarian professor of medicine named Andre Mester, M.D., discovered that accelerated wound healing occurred with low intensity laser irradiation of wounds. He is considered the father of laser therapy.
Dermatologist Lenn Goldman became the first physician to test the effects of the ruby laser on human skin.
Surgeons achieved the younger appearance on the forehead by scoring or removing some of the small forehead muscles. The most notable muscle is the frontalis muscle which causes frowning and grimacing.
Maiman developed the ruby laser.
Dr. Vernon Brooks discovered that small doses of botulinum relax the muscle temporarily.
Dr. Swanker created the “classic facelift”.
Fat removal (herniated orbital fat) has been included as an integral part of blepharoplasty.
The use of highly refined injectable silicone emerged as a dermal implant.
The concept of stimulated emission introduced by Einstein led to the development of the laser for laser resurfacing
French surgeons began advocating the removal of herniated orbital fat in the upper and lower eyelids for cosmetic reasons.
Erich Lexer, wrote the first documented medical discussion about brow lifts.
Conrad Miller wrote Cosmetic Surgery and the Correction of Featural Imperfections, the first book on cosmetic surgery. His 1924 revised edition contains diagrams of incisions for upper and lower eyelid surgery that are similar to those used today.
Hollander is credited with originally describing a surgical "lift" of the face.
Doctors were using paraffin as filler in the skin until a high incidence of foreign body granuloma formation was discovered.
P.G. Unna published a report on salicylic acid, recorcinol, phenol and TCA (Trichloro Acetic Acid) as agents for skin rejuvenation.
A German man named Kromayer created a turning wheel and other devices to remove the upper layers of skin.
Surgeons in the USA began to write about eyelid surgery.
Edmund Saalfeld published a report on phenols for removing freckles and use of masks and paraffin.
A German chemist by the name Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge is believed to have started with the discovery of phenol chemical peels
Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe gave the phrase blepharoplasty when the technique was used for repairing deformities in the eyelids caused by cancer.