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  • Botox maker Allergan sued by Las Vegas surgeon

     
    A Las Vegas plastic surgeon has sued Allergan Inc., accusing the Irvine pharmaceutical company of selling its popular wrinkle treatment Botox in large vials and encouraging physicians to unsafely reuse them. Dr. Julio L. Garcia contends that Allergan sold...
  • Lap-Band maker issues own advertising guidelines

     
    Lap-Band maker Allergan Inc. is distancing itself from surgical centers at the center of a new controversy over misleading advertising of the weigh-loss device. A spokeswoman for the Irvine company said it issued its own voluntary advertising guidelines...
  • FDA's 1-800-GET-THIN warning follows L.A. County official's complaint

     
    The Food and Drug Administration has ordered 1-800-GET-THIN, the company behind the advertising campaign for Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, to take better steps to warn consumers about risks of such procedures. The move comes one year after Los Angeles...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN centers of deceptive advertising

     
    Weight loss surgical centers affiliated with 1-800-GET-THIN have been accused by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for misleading consumers about the risks of the device used to treat obesity....
  • 1-800-GET-THIN warns of Lap-Band death risk

     
    The 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company has placed a prominent warning on its website about the risks of Lap-Band surgery. Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration said it had warned 1-800-GET-THIN that its advertisements for Lap-Band weight-loss...
  • It's a Love/Hate Thing

    It's a Love/Hate Thing
    Taking a prescription drug for a positive cosmetic side effect - at the risk of experiencing other unwanted side effects - may seem risky. But it's a risk many American women have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug...
  • Lash Enhancers Now a Growth Business

    Lash Enhancers Now a Growth Business
    Brooke Shields beams into the camera, her sea-green eyes framed by long, dark lashes, doing the cha-cha and helping a friend blow out birthday candles. In the ubiquitous commercials for the lash-growing product Latisse, the actress and model is saying...
  • Is Latisse Worth the Risks?

    Is Latisse Worth the Risks?
    For about $100 a month, you could have the long, thick, dark eyelashes that you've always wanted. But Latisse, a drug that can treat the new medical condition "inadequate eyelashes," also has a few unpleasant side effects. It may grow excessive hair in...
  • Is New Eyelash Drug for You?

    Is New Eyelash Drug for You?
    If you don't like to wear mascara becauser it makes your eyelashes stick together and leaves black smudges under your eyes, and false eyelashes hold no appeal for you, perhaps you should use the new drug Latisse, approved by the Food and Drug...
  • Republican Party endorses Reno

    The California Republican Party this week endorsed Newport Beach City Council candidate Ed Reno. Reno, who is running for the District 3 seat being vacated by Don Webb, has said his political connections will help him with John Wayne Airport...
  • Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine

    Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine
    The makers of the miracle toxin that erases frown lines by paralyzing facial muscles won the Food and Drug Administration's blessing on Friday to market Botox for the prevention of chronic migraine headaches. The FDA's decision expands the potential...