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March 5, 2010
FDA approves Syneron's anti-wrinkle device
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Skin treatment and aesthetic medical device maker Syneron Medical said Monday its heat-based system has received U.S. regulatory approval to be used to smooth facial wrinkles. The company said the Food and Drug Administration cleared the new indication for eMatrix, which uses radio frequencies to resurface the skin. The device allows physicians to monitor the amount of radio energy used throughout the procedure. More

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Scientific Sessions at Dermatology meeting feature
Marie Piantino

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This presentation will explore federal and state regulations of permanent cosmetics to your practice. Equipment considerations including the device and the pigments used for procedures. We will review the precautions and Contract indications as well as possible post-procedure complications. 1.0 CE (Commission on Accreditation)

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Identify regulations that may affect your practice of permanent cosmetics.
2) Compare devices and pigments used for the procedure.
3) Understand the importance of training and safety standards.
4) Evaluate the use of marketing materials to your patients.

AdvancedMD Medical Billing Software for Dermatology
Average practices experience 30% claims rejection. 10,000 providers use automated and updated Web-based software with the latest payer changes to reduce rejections to 5%, earning them more than $150,000 in additional profits. Demo AdvancedMD software and receive the new MGMA billing guide: "12 Potholes to Getting Paid." more

Medicis ships Restylane, Perlane after FDA nod
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Medicis has begun shipping dermal fillers Restylane-L and Perlane-L (both hyaluronic acid/lidocaine), GlobeNewswire reports. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Jan. 29 approved Restylane-L for implantation into the mid- to deep dermis and Perlane-L for implantation into the deep dermis to superficial subcutis. Both fillers are intended for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles, such as nasolabial folds. More

Innovations in scar prevention, management continue to expand
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While scarless surgery remains a dream for dermatologic and cosmetic surgeons, the next best thing—minimal scarring—is becoming more of a reality than ever. Current innovations in scar prevention and management are paving the way toward smoother, less noticeable scars, according to James M. Spencer, M.D., M.S., associate professor of clinical dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and a practicing dermatologist in St. Petersburg, Fla. More

Pellevé™ Skin Tightening System
Pellevé™ is the newest innovation in skin tightening, recently 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. To learn more please click here.

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Plastic surgeons make pledge to Haiti
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It's been more than a month since the devastating earthquake that killed and injured tens of thousands of people on the island of Haiti. Sadly, in today's media-saturated society, even such heart wrenching events are soon yesterday’s news, as other headlines capture peoples' attention. But, two Dallas-area plastic surgeons are unwilling to forget the traumatic event, having witnessed firsthand the devastation and human suffering it caused. More

Environ Skin Care
The Environ® Advanced Vitamin Skin Therapy (AVST) range assists skin to mobilize its innate ability to repair and maintain itself. The range consists of five increasing strengths of vitamins A and C, and contains antioxidants (Resveratrol), flavonoids and peptides (Matrixyl™). No fragrance or preservatives are added during manufacture. more

Facial aging similar between mothers and daughters
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Across the world, millions of young women have grown up hearing, "You look just like your mother." Now, they can know what to expect in the years to come, thanks to a new study from Loma Linda University Medical Center. Using computer modeling and 3D cameras to examine the faces of 40 mother-daughter pairs, the Plastic Surgery Research team found that mothers and daughters who look similar also age in a strikingly similar pattern. When measuring the changes in the aging female face, they found that volume loss in the lower eyelid began when women were in their mid-30s and progressed steadily through life. If a mother demonstrated this type of sagging, her daughter was likely to, as well. More

HairMax LaserComb® ACTUALLY WORKS!
Physicians worldwide effectively treat genetic hair loss with the HairMax LaserComb as mono, concomitant or adjunctive therapy.  HairMax is clinically proven with published efficacy studies to promote hair growth in males. HairMax is the only laser phototherapy device that has FDA 510(k) Clearance for marketing. Over 92% user satisfaction. more

Aging skin—Assessing cosmetic treatments
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In recent years, dermatologists have developed an array of procedures that claim to remove fine lines, fill in deeper ones, and lighten unsightly pigmented areas or spots caused by age and sun exposure with few side effects and far less recovery time than that required for surgical techniques such as facelifts. While many of these procedures are safe and effective, they can be expensive and some are of dubious value. Skin Care and Repair, a newly updated Special Health Report from Harvard Medical School, provides guidance on which non-surgical cosmetic solutions are most effective for each skin problem. More

Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. and the PCI Publishing division publishes the PCI Journal™, The Medical Journal for Skin Care Professionals© ( Official Journal of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists and the Organ of the Medical Spa Society. She is the leading expert on the business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships working in a medical or spa setting. More


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