Fredric Brandt

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Fredric Brandt
Fredric Sheldon Brandt

(1949-06-26)June 26, 1949
DiedApril 5, 2015(2015-04-05) (aged 65)
OccupationPhysician, author
Known forCosmetic dermatology and innovative skin care

Fredric Sheldon Brandt (June 26, 1949 – April 5, 2015) was an American physician, researcher, lecturer, author, and radio host. He was known for using the first botulinum toxin ("botox") and fillers.[1] Brandt was also known for his role[2] in the FDA approval of numerous fillers and botulinum toxins for cosmetic use in the United States.

Brandt committed suicide by hanging himself on April 5, 2015 in his home in Coconut Grove, Florida, aged 65.[3][4] His publicist reported that he had been suffering from depression.[5]

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  1. Bernstein, Jacob (2013-01-17). "A Home Convenient to Both Art and Clouds". New York Times.
  2. "You're never too young for Botox". Daily Mail. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2014.
  3. "Famed dermatologist to the stars dies at 65". Page Six.
  4. "Celebrity Dermatologist Dr. Fredric Brandt Dies at 65". 6 April 2015.
  5. Cohen, Howard (April 6, 2015). "Celebrity skin doctor Fredric Brandt takes his own life at Miami home". Miami Herald. Retrieved April 6, 2015.

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