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Jan. 27, 2012
Study: Visible signs of aging improved by Pycnogenol
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Natural supplement Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, was found to improve skin hydration and elasticity in women in a clinical trial published this month in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology. The study was conducted at the Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine (IUF) in Dusseldorf, Germany, and examined 20 healthy women, age 55-68 years. 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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FDA approves actinic keratosis treatment
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical treatment made by Leo Pharma for a skin condition that can lead to cancer, the drug maker said Wednesday. Leo announced the FDA approval of Picato (ingenol mebutate) gel in the 0.015 percent/0.05 percent strength for actinic keratosis, also known as AK, which is a precancerous condition resulting from cumulative sun exposure that has the potential to lead to squamous cell carcinoma. More

What's new in cosmeceuticals
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This presentation will be given by by Monika G. Kiripolsky, MD, FAAD
Sponsored by Biopelle at the 10th Anniversary Meeting, March 19-21

Meeting open to members and nonmembers:
SDSS Meeting Registration Program

This presentation will include an overview of Cosmeceuticals with an in-depth focus on retinoids, DNA repair, growth factors and inflammation control, including a presentation of the latest clinical and pre-clinical data.

CDC study can't explain mysterious crawling-skin disease
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A half-million-dollar study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found no obvious medical explanation for a mysterious and controversial skin disease whose sufferers report a crawling sensation on or under their skin and fibers emerging from it. More

Acupuncture face lift eliminates injections, surgery
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For centuries acupuncture has been used to treat illness and promote health and well-being. Now cosmetic acupuncture is treating the signs of an aging face. Can we say goodbye to Botox injections and plastic surgery? More

Fillers could be next cosmetic scandal
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Experts have issued a warning to patients who use anti-aging injections. They are concerned that people could be putting themselves at risk by using injectable fillers in a market that is largely unregulated in Britain. More

Acne risk higher for overweight teen girls
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Teenage girls who are obese or overweight significantly are more likely to develop acne than their normal-weight peers, a new Norwegian survey suggests. A research team led by Jon Anders Halvorsen, M.D., of the department of dermatology at Oslo University Hospital, conducted a survey of about 3,600 Norwegians ages 18 to 19 to determine whether a link exists between acne and obesity. More

Attend the 10th Anniversary Meeting
Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists
Courtyard Marriott in San Diego
March 19 - 21

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    Meeting Registration Fees:
    Meeting registration fee is for Monday and Tuesday only; post-conference class requires additional registration fee for nonmembers. SDSS Members need only to reserve a spot for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)

    Early-Bird Registration Extended February 10th     After February 10th                     

    SDSS Members                      $300                                        $395

    (add'l member same office)      $180                                         N/A

    Nonmember                           $375                                        $495

    Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 30 years experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored over 400 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More



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