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Soft Tissue Augmentation: Biologics

Dr. Carruthers discusses the biodegradable agents which are being used for tissue augmentation from a practical clinical view point.

Alastair Carruthers, FRCPC
Dr. Alastair Carruthers is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of British Columbia. He has lectured worldwide on a variety of subjects pertaining to cosmetic ophthalmology, including the cosmetic use of the BOTOX® procedure, which he founded with his wife Jean, in 1987. Since this time, he and Jean have remained at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. They are now also researching the cosmetic use of the newest therapeutic neurotoxin, botulinum type B, commercially produced as MyoBloc.