Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
Which HA filler works best?
Recent research compares the durability of three cross-linked HA fillers, the most common fillers used worldwide.
Pipeline topical reduces epidermolysis bullosa blistering
Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals announced in June 2017 that the first patient had enrolled in its phase 2/3 study assessing the safety and efficacy of its pipeline diacerein 1% ointment to treat epidermolysis bullosa simplex.
The man factor
Are male patients becoming a bigger part of the cosmetic procedure pie? Yes, according to statistics and industry experts, but it’s complicated.
Biosimilar familiarity expands
Dermatologists and some psoriasis patients might soon grapple with switching from a biologic to a biosimilar.
SKs concern patients
A recent study suggests patients are bothered by seborrheic keratoses and are inclined to want the lesions removed. Dermatologist Gary Goldenberg talks about a new option in the pipeline and how best to treat these lesions with available therapies.
Fellowship training in cosmetic surgery
In a specialty that has become a melting pot, cosmetic surgery fellowships help to hone surgical and nonsurgical skills and develop overall expertise.
Patient perspective on labia reduction
Recent research reveals patient motivations behind the growing demand for seeking labiaplasty.
Reduce flank fat without pain, downtime
Nonthermal pulsed ultrasound (UltraShape, Syneron Candela) treatments significantly reduce flank fat, without pain, downtime and apparent risks, according to a study.
The latest in biocellular regeneration
Could these pipeline autologous cell therapies be future game changers for hair growth and skin rejuvenation?
A peek at the pipeline
There is tremendous excitement surrounding IL-23 inhibitors for the treatment of psoriasis. Three are currently in the pipeline.

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