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Archive for October, 2010

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New tips on Botox, Restylane, Juvederm

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

I returned from the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery which was held in my hometown, Chicago. The weather was great, despite the reputation, and I am more in love with my city every time I go. This is a  smaller meeting where one can learn a lot from colleagues and keep up with the latest information on derm surgery.

I learned a lot of new tips of how to avoid problems with Botox, Restylane and Juvederm. Luckily, I am pretty conservative and careful and have managed to rarely have complications, but it is always good to see them and have colleagues who are willing to be upfront and honest about things that can go wrong. I also learned a lot more tips on how to make the most of Restylane and Juvederm to make people look younger. There is a new version of Juvederm available in Europe which looks very promising. I’m not so sure about this fat freezing treatment to get rid of fat. Will report back in a year.

Also, it was fun to see my friends, my parents and see Dr. Bennett get “roasted” as he was inducted as President of the ASDS this year. I was an indirect target of these roasts, but luckily nothing negative (I’ll take people calling me “young and hot” any day). Our musically talented colleagues were really entertaining, such as Tom Rohrer, MD from Boston who did a mean spoof rendition of Cake’s “Short Skirt, Long Jacket” and the

It's a Big City

Party like a rock star

Teamwork

Plain White T’s “Hey There Delilah” and  Tim Flynn, MD from NC who could be a Vegas impersonator of Rick James or Jim Belushi if Obamacare does us in.

My girls behaved well on the plane, thank god. These girls are spoiled. All they know are hotel suites so far. Little do they know that dad likes the Red Roof Inn. Mom begs him to upgrade to Hampton Inn to no avail.

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