What’s hot? News From Across the Specialty

In this monthly column, members of the DermWorld Editorial Advisory Workgroup discover exciting news from across the specialty. Dr. Matarasso discusses Collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) and how it affects women of all ages and ethnicities.

To some degree, cellulite affects up to 80% of post-pubertal women of all ages and ethnicities. Collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) is composed of two purified collagenases derived from bacteria that hydrolyze type I and II collagen causing an enzymatic metabolization of the fibrous septae. Disrupting these septae can create a skin-smoothing effect.

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