Welcome to the our Aesthetic Medicine news roundup, 28 August 2020.

Botox Battle Rages With Upstart Evolus Backed by Dermatologists
Evolus Inc. is getting support for its legal battle with AbbVie Inc.’s Allergan over a rival to the Botox wrinkle treatment from dermatologists tired of an “800-pound gorilla” controlling the beauty market.

The impact of SARS-CoV-2 restrictions on medical care in Plastic Surgery
BACKGROUND: To manage the expected COVID-19 patient load major restrictions in in- and outpatient treatment had to be made. Depending on local conditions and order supply differences SARS-CoV-2 restrictions had a massive impact on medical care…

‘Skin Decision’ re-thinks the classic makeover show to reveal an overlooked side of plastic surgery
For vanity or medical necessity? To enhance or to correct? Clients or patients? Plastic surgery has traditionally been divided into two separate camps: the cosmetic and the reconstructive.

Co-hosts of the Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Podcast, publish on safety of Combined Revision Rhinoplasty and Breast Implant Surgery
Dr. Jay Calvert, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon from Beverly Hills, and his associate, Dr Millicent Rovelo, have published their experience with simultaneous revision rhinoplasty with rib cartilage harvest and breast Implant surgery.

Zooming in on appearance: Why cosmetic surgery is popular during the pandemic
LA JOLLA – Cosmetic surgery was on an upward trend for several years before the pandemic, and the outbreak of the coronavirus hasn’t hurt its popularity.