Welcome to the our Aesthetic Medicine news roundup, 26 March 2021.

News Roundup

UPDATED: AbbVie looks to shed Allergan’s legacy women’s health unit as it hunkers down for Humira biosim doomsday
With the clock ticking on its blockbuster Humira patent in the US, AbbVie is reportedly in talks to sell the $5 billion women’s health portfolio it acquired from Allergan in order to pay off debt and focus on new areas.

World’s First Face Transplant in a Black Patient a Success
Robert Chelsea needed a new face, having lost most of his in a horrific Los Angeles traffic accident years ago.

Women in greater Seoul got fewer beauty treatments last year
About 60 percent of women living in the Seoul metro region reduced their hospital visits to receive cosmetic procedures last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a survey has shown.

Gwyneth Paltrow says women shouldn’t feel ashamed about cosmetic procedures
The 48-year-old Goop co-founder – who is a spokeswoman for anti-wrinkle injections – believes there is unnecessary “shame around surgery” in Hollywood and women feel they have something to prove.

China’s fast-growing cosmetic surgery market calls for regulation
Cases of malpractice have occurred in China’s fast-growing cosmetic surgery market, calling for regulation in the business.

Work-from-Home Trend Increases Demand For Plastic Surgery Procedures: Jet Medical Tourism® Cites New Research For Patient Education
A sudden acceleration in the work-from-home trend that began last year has contributed to a growing demand for plastic surgery procedures across the US and other parts of the world.

Doctors warn about app filters leading to unhealthy practices
Snapchat came into our lives 10 years ago. Since then, an entire generation grew up in a world where filters and selfies ruled.


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