Kybella: Interview with Expert Injector, Dr. Leslie Baumann

In order to get the inside scoop on the hottest new injectable to hit the market since Botox, I talked to Dr. Leslie Baumann, renowned Dermatologist, physician researcher, and author of Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice. Read the transcript from our interview below. Do you have any financial interests/relationships in Kybella or Kythera biopharmaceuticals?  Only that I was one of the researchers for the FDA trial that led to approval. When did you first start injecting Kybella? 4 years ago on the research trial. About how many patients have you injected with Kybella? About 40 so far. [leadpages_leadbox leadbox_id=14670ac46639c5] [/leadpages_leadbox] […]

Kybella: The Cure for the Double Chin

Kybella Treats Double Chin Fat Those of you who are in the know with the latest beauty and skin care trends may or may not have heard about a revolutionary new injectable called Kybella (ATX-101 in the clinical trials). What’s all the hype around this product? It’s basically the new Botox but for double chins. In the medical field we call this “submental fullness,” and the FDA just approved a product to treat moderate to severe double chins. (1) No matter how hard you workout and try to lose weight, sometimes it’s just impossible to get rid of that potato hanging […]

Botulinum Toxin for Cosmetic Use

The History of Botulinum Toxin for Cosmetic Use The FDA approved botulinum toxin for cosmetic uses in 2002. Contrary to popular belief, botulinum toxin has many uses that don’t involve treating wrinkles. Botulinum toxin (BT) was approved for cosmetic use after years of doctors noticing that patients treated with BT had improvement of the wrinkles between their eyebrows (aka the glabellar frown lines). BT was first used in humans in 1977, and it was approved for strabismus in 1979. Eventually, they extended the indications to include blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. Finally, it was available to the rest of us in 2002 for […]