Welcome to the our Aesthetic Medicine news roundup, 4 December 2020.


Basal cell carcinomas may carry high likelihood of recurrence
Recurrent basal cell carcinomas and primary basal cell carcinomas have a high likelihood of recurrence, according to a presentation at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology virtual congress.

Partnership sees Additional Plastic Surgery Services at Top End Hospitals
NT Government Department of Health is working in partnership with the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons to facilitate additional plastic surgery procedures at the Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) and Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH).

Body dysmorphic disorder can lead to cycle of seeking excessive cosmetic surgery
For the most part, cosmetic surgeons treat patients with reasonable goals who want to look better, refreshed or rejuvenated.

Medytox botox products safe to sell after court approves injunction order
A regional court on Monday accepted an injunction request by Medytox against health authorities’ measures to revoke marketing licenses of Meditoxin and Coretox, allowing the South Korean botulinum toxin maker to continue selling those botox products until a full court trial comes to an end one or two years later.

Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists Say It’s Smart to Ask These Questions Before Getting Injectables
Last month, the Dermatologic Surgery journal published a report that even though the majority of providers believe they pose a big threat to patient safety, counterfeit medical devices and injectables may be more prevalent than most patients think.