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Jan. 3, 2013




 



Is Botox the new Prozac?
NY Daily News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Feeling blue? Try Botox — at least that's the premise of early research that suggests that Botox could treat depression as well as wrinkles. Dr. Eric Finzi and his team from Chevy Chase Cosmetic Center in Maryland, report that the facial freezer may work because it physically prevents a person from frowning, which can trigger negative emotions and depressions. More



'Lift' your spirits with a new you in 2013
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As you set your New Year's resolution, it's no surprise that the thought of starting 2013 by creating a better image of yourself comes to mind. You are not alone. According to the Confidence Coalition, 90 percent of all women want to change at least one aspect of their physical appearance. So, as you contemplate ways to work towards a better self-appearance in 2013, consider getting a jump start on that goal, with a gift to yourself — a plastic surgery procedure that will give you a fresh face and a shortcut on your path to your resolution. More

Cosmetic surgery firms face ban on giving free advice
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Cosmetic surgery companies face being banned from offering free medical consultations to prospective patients and may be required to obtain a two-stage written consent in a clampdown on the industry in the wake of the PIP breast implant scandal. As part of a review into the cosmetic surgery industry, the government also is considering banning companies from offering two-for-one surgical procedures and time-limited deals. More

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Nanotechnology against acne
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Nanotechnology is finding applications in the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases, particularly skin disease. These applications work in one of two ways: utilizing nanomaterials that have inherent antimicrobial properties; or incorporating known therapeutics into nanoscale vehicles to enhance delivery and improve efficacy. More

Adalimumab may improve quality of life for patients suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa
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Adalimumab may reduce inflammation and pain and improve quality of life for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa. HS is a chronic skin disease that occurs deep in the skin around oil glands and hair follicles causing red, tender bumps that often enlarge, break open and drain foul-smelling pus. HS is associated with pain and scarring, and often is resistant to treatment. More

Plastic surgery trends: When it comes to popular injectables, less can be more
La Jolla Light    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Contemporary plastic surgery trends are a direct reflection of today's society — both in terms of the economic challenges faced by many prospective patients and also the incredible cosmetic advances achieved by medical science in recent years. These days, patients are looking for less-expensive alternatives to invasive plastic surgery — and in doing so, adopting the notion that less can be more. More

Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation in skin tightening, FDA-cleared to treat facial wrinkles without surgery. Using radiowaves, the Pellevé system heats the deep layers of the skin, causing collagen to contract and tighten. After treatment, the skin begins to produce new collagen, improving skin firmness and resulting in a naturally refreshed appearance.

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Calls for reform of the cosmetics industry date back to 2005
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The refusal of successive governments to properly regulate an industry clearly capable of inflicting medical harm — the cosmetic treatments business — is widely regarded as one of the most baffling and inexcusable failures of health policy in recent years. More

How eating rich holiday food can affect your skin
Denina    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It's a bittersweet pill to swallow, but the gift and the curse of the holiday season is the abundance of rich food you'll likely consume in generous amounts. While it absolutely is delicious and a welcomed treat during this time of year, rich holiday food doesn't just wreak havoc on your waistline, it affects your skin too. All is not lost however, because you can still eat the food you crave while caring for your skin in the process. Here you'll find a list of skin conditions caused by holiday foods and what you can do to combat them, all while still enjoying the delicious treats. More

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Vitiligo? Lower risk of skin cancer
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The common skin condition where splotches of lighter skin spread unpredictably over the body may be frustrating. But on the bright side, it lowers the risk of skin cancer threefold. More

Skin care then and now: Product and professional regulations
Skin Inc.    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Laws and regulations provide guidance and shape many aspects of the professional skin care industry. Federal laws, and the regulations put into place to enforce them, dictate how skin care products are made, advertised, used and sold. Professional regulation, and what it entails from state to state, has also become a significant part of the professional skin care industry as a whole. More

 Continuing Education

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Acne is a major source of frustration for patients, and each case is as varied as the patient. By identifying the main causes, role of hormones, and stress in the development and severity of breakouts, the skincare specialist will be able to design comprehensive treatment plans that cater to the individual cutaneous needs of each patient.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Discuss the typical pathology of acne, as well as the potential role of hormones and external factors.
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