CME: The Science and Rationale for Skin Boosting: Rejuvenating Aging Skin

The Science and Rationale for Skin Boosting: Rejuvenating Aging Skin

The Science and Rationale for Skin Boosting: Rejuvenating Aging Skin

There’s a new aesthetic medicine technique gaining traction outside of the United States.

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Time to complete: 15 minutes


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  • Overview

    The normal process of aging leads to decreased skin tone, firmness, and the appearance of wrinkles. This article will introduce the technique of skin boosting that is commonly utilized outside the United States to improve the overall appearance and health of skin without volumizing.

    Disclaimer: Some products or devices discussed in this activity have not received regulatory approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has stated that “good medical practice and the best interests of the patient require that physicians use legally available drugs, biologics and devices according to their best knowledge and judgement."

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative (TOPEC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TOPEC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.


    Andreas Nikolis, MD, MSc, FRCSC
    Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery
    Universite' de Montreal
    Montreal, Québec, Canada

    Dr. Nikolis receives consulting fees, is a speaker and conducts contracted research for Allergan, Galderma and Merg.

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors: 

    • Ken Brown has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Barry A. Fiedel, PhD has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP has nothing to disclose.
    • Ashley Rosenthal has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Describe the mechanism by which various microinjection techniques with specifically designed products induce new collagen formation and leads to long-lasting improvement in skin appearance.
    • Explain the steps required to confidently and competently perform these injection procedures, including identifying optimal application sites, steps to ensure patient safety and managing patient expectations.

  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, practicing aesthetic dermatologist and other aesthetic medicine practitioners.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Omnia Education is the leading provider of education for women’s health professionals. Our activities are recognized nationwide for providing credible, relevant, and practical information on issues impacting the female patient. Additionally, our unique focus has transformed the CME learning environment, and our ability to help learners recognize and overcome barriers to optimal performance and optimal patient outcomes has positioned us as a leader in women’s health education.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Galderma Laboratories, LLC.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of TOPEC and Omnia Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Omnia Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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    Reproduction of this material is not permitted without written permission from the copyright owner.

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