NEW YORK, February 1, 2012
Steve Fagien MD has joined us as Aquavit as chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board. As a world-class plastic surgeon he brings more than 25 years of clinical and development experience within the advanced field of facial aesthetics. Dr. Fagien will be involved with product development and clinical formulation of various products in personalized medicine.
Dr. Fagien has published over 300 articles and is the author of “Putterman’s Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery,” an honor bestowed upon him by his former professor and mentor, Dr. Allen Putterman. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida, and completed a fellowship in oculoplastics at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago, where he worked with Dr. Putterman. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Society of Dermatological Surgeons.
His areas of expertise are in aesthetic eyelid plastic surgery, advanced applications of BOTOX® for facial aesthetic enhancement and various forms of injectable soft tissue augmentation agents. Dr. Fagien has more than 25 years of experience with Botulinum toxin type A and instructs courses on the various uses of BOTOX®, as well as injectable fillers in facial aesthetics, for the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has served as Allergan’s Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board for several years.