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In My Practice: Combination Therapy With Neurotoxins and Fillers

  • Authors: Sue Ellen Cox, MD
  • CME/CE Released: 8/25/2011
  • Valid for credit through: 8/25/2012, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other physicians and nurses who are involved in aesthetic procedures.

The goal of this activity is to review the principles of combination neurotoxin and filler treatment for facial rejuvenation.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the best practices of safe, effective facial rejuvenation treatment plans combining neurotoxins and dermal fillers


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  • Sue Ellen Cox, MD

    Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Consulting Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Medical Director, Aesthetic Solutions, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


    Disclosure: Sue Ellen Cox, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Allergan, Inc.; Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.; Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
    Received grants for clinical research from: Allergan, Inc.
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: Allergan, Inc.

    Dr. Cox does intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States.

    Dr. Cox does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.


  • Kristin M. Richardson

    Senior Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Kristin M. Richardson has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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  • Laurie E. Scudder, DNP, NP

    Nurse Planner, Continuing Professional Education Department, Medscape, LLC; Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Allied Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC


    Disclosure: Laurie E. Scudder, DNP, NP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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In My Practice: Combination Therapy With Neurotoxins and Fillers

Authors: Sue Ellen Cox, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME/CE Released: 8/25/2011

Valid for credit through: 8/25/2012, 11:59 PM EST



Editor's note:
Medscape Education attempts to use generic names for drugs and devices whenever possible. In this program, the trade names for botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNTA) products and dermal fillers are used for clarity. The use of trade names should not be viewed as an endorsement by Medscape Education of specific products. This program discusses off-label uses of BoNTA products and dermal fillers.

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Supported by an independent educational grant from Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation.

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