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Leprosy in Los Angeles

Many believe that leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease) is a disease that has been long eradicated or only a problem of third world countries, but actually this infectious condition is more common and closer to home than we may think. The Los Angeles County Medical Center of the University of Southern California (LAC+USC) is …

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Anatomic Danger Zones for Facial Injection of Soft Tissue Fillers

Injectable soft tissue fillers are currently very popular in aesthetic dermatology, and are useful for replacing facial volume that is lost during the aging process. With experienced and well-trained injectors, fillers can help patients achieve a youthful, refreshed appearance. However, complications can arise when injectors are not experienced or are using products that have not …

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What is Brotox?

The signs of aging on the face, including the formation of fine lines and wrinkles from skin laxity, can make women feel as though they look older than they are. And many women believe that men age much more gracefully than they do. However, men have concerns too, and the formation of dynamic wrinkles on …

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A rare complication of lidocaine injections in the cheek during dermatologic surgery

All medications have associated side effects, and injected lidocaine that is used as a numbing agent for many dermatologic surgeries is no exception. Normally, lidocaine is very safe and provides effective anesthesia during office-based procedures. However, a rare and benign complication called “transient delayed facial nerve palsy” after lidocaine injection into the cheek has been …

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