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The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
NCEA
Registration now open for Miami Beach

Saturday, April 5
Miami Beach Convention Center
Room D-235

Who should attend?

If you are an educator working for a manufacturer/distributor, a teacher at a school or wanting to improve your on-site staff training by understanding learning styles, then this event is for you!

Who should attend?
NETT will give you the edge, recharge your skills and give you the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals.

Cost $125 NCEA members; $149 nonmembers

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Includes:
  • Two-day all inclusive admission to The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa.
  • 5 CEs Approved by the Commission on Accreditation.
  • CE Certificate and Digital Course Materials.
  • Complimentary NCEA Certified Records Verification ($175 value).
  • Certificate of Attendance from the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa.


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    Are lasers the answer for keloids, hypertrophic scars?
    Dermatology Times
    Scars happen. Doing a routine skin biopsy, performing a surgical facial rejuvenation treatment or Mohs surgery — dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons cause scars. But they can also treat them. Dr. Jill Waibel, a dermatologist at Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute in Florida, is passionate about scars and has spent much time treating the scars on military veteran patients.
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    Copper: The anti-aging ingredient of this decade?
    CosmeticsDesign.com USA
    Skin care experts in the United States say that copper will be this decade's most prominent anti-aging ingredient, providing the topical application is small to reduce the risk of toxicity.
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      AVANI is the latest in advanced skin-care

    Formulated from the very best ingredients that nature has to offer, AVANI's Dead Sea mineral-based products have been enriched with plant extracts, essential oils & vitamins to ensure healthy, radiant skin. AVANI's superb & innovative luxurious range of Dead Sea cosmetics offers you excellence in skin-care.
     


    Midface filler Voluma provides long-lasting patient satisfaction
    Skin & Allergy News
    Juvederm Voluma XC continues to show significant results in extended follow-up data from the pivotal phase III trial that earned the product marketing approval from the Food and Drug Administration late last year as the first filler indicated specifically for treating age-related midface volume deficit.
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    Fractional lasers point to future with smart technology
    Dermatology Times
    Smart fractional technology represents an exciting development for medical treatments with fractional lasers, says an expert who spoke at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. Current devices do the equivalent of carpet-bombing their targets, making patterns of injury to the desired depth, according to Dr. R. Rox Anderson, Harvard Medical School, director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine and adjunct professor of health sciences and technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston.
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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    Noninvasive gene expression profile test shown to identify sentinel lymph node negative melanoma patients at high risk of metastasis
    Medical News Today
    Castle Biosciences Inc. has announced study results showing its gene expression profile test — DecisionDx-Melanoma — can identify primary cutaneous melanoma tumors that are likely to metastasize in patients who had a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy. The DecisionDx-Melanoma test completed validation in 2013 and is widely used to determine metastatic risk in stage I and II melanoma patients.
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    Do dermatologists overutilize procedures?
    Dermatology Times
    Dermatology can be the target of some unnecessarily negative attitudes from other medical specialties regarding revenue. But some "questionable behavior" by some in the specialty should cause others to more closely scrutinize what procedures they are selecting to perform, according to the incoming president of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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    New study points to greater need for sun care in minorities
    CosmeticsDesign.com USA
    Latest research from the United States suggests that an increased awareness of skin cancer in minorities should go hand-in-hand with greater use of sun protection.
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    Cosmetic surgery: A guy's guide to facial rejuvenation
    The News-Press
    While men are still the minority when it comes to facial rejuvenation patients, the number of men seeking cosmetic procedures is growing at a fast pace. Men currently represent about 10 percent of the patients seeking cosmetic procedures nationwide, and the number of cosmetic procedures received by men is up 66 percent from 2000, according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
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    Feeling down? Smile. Cheer up. Put on a happy face. No doubt you've dismissed these bromides from friends and loved ones because everyone knows that you can't feel better just by aping a happy look.

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    More patients using online doctor reviews to choose a physician
    Modern Healthcare
    More consumers are turning to physician-rating websites to seek information on their doctors, in the same way as they would when evaluating a new car to buy or a movie to watch, according to a survey released in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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    Beauty World News
    In a recent study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 15.1 million cosmetic surgery procedures were performed in the United States in 2013, up 3 percent since 2012. Americans spend a lot of money on beauty.

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     Continuing Education


    CE Articles from PCIJournal.com
    NCEA
    TREATING ACNE IN SKIN OF COLOR : COA#PCIA0609  Exp. 6/1/2017  This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.   Download article and test.

    Learning objectives
    After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
    1. Describe the treatment modalities used to treat ethnic skin.
    2. Outline and understand the treatment options for acne and PIH.

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    Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. (www.PCIJournal.com) Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has more than 32 years' experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored more than 450 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. She is the recipient of the prestigious Crystal Award for Life Achievement by Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa.More

                        



     

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