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April 2, 2010
 
 
 
AADA testifies at FDA hearing on indoor tanning devices
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American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) President and dermatologist William D. James, MD, FAAD, along with other dermatologists and leading researchers testified before a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel considering changes to the current classification of indoor tanning devices. Currently, the FDA classifies indoor tanning devices as Class 1, the category for items that have minimal potential to cause harm to individuals. Items in Class 1 include adhesive bandages and tongue depressors. More



Patient dissatisfaction with cosmetic surgery avoided by building positive relationships
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The best strategy for dealing with difficult patients is to avoid them in the first place, and success in that regard involves careful patient selection and multipronged efforts to provide the patient with a positive experience from beginning to end, says Howard A. Tobin, M.D. More



Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists sponsors
NCEA Certification prep class on Saturday April 24th

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Co-sponsored by the NCEA
Time: 9:00 am. - 3:00 pm
Where: Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
Cost: $99.00
*Attendees are eligible to save $175.00 if they bring the Candidate Application with completed notarized supporting documents
Are You Ready to Take Your Career to the Next Level?
Becoming a NCEA Certified professional is a voluntary recognition of achievement by your peers, your employer, your patients, and the profession.
Who can take the class?
Estheticians, cosmetologist, nurses and other licensed professionals who are seeking National Certification Credential in Skin Care.

Register Here
To learn more about the skin care certification Click Here



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


Night creams become the skincare industry's next big thing
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For a beauty trick that women have known about for eons, beauty sleep has received remarkably scant attention from the skincare industry beyond old-fashioned cold creams over the years, especially in Canada. But no longer. From "relaxing creams" to "skin regenerators," a growing number of beauty products designed to work their magic while you sleep are hitting the market, gaining momentum even as they're doing the job lying down. 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.

Please visit us at ASDS / ASCDS Booth #718 more




LeAnn Rimes encourages psoriasis patients to "make a change" and better manage their disease
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Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum recording artist and psoriasis patient LeAnn Rimes is calling for people with psoriasis to pledge to better manage their disease as part of the awareness campaign "Stop Hiding from Psoriasis." In partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) and National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), LeAnn is encouraging people to take a stand against psoriasis by taking the Make a Change Pledge. 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


Nose jobs, tummy tucks: After years of war, Iraqis join the cosmetic surgery craze
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Dr. Abbas al-Sahan's patient wasn't a war victim. She didn't have a scar that needed cosmetic surgery. All she wanted was a cute nose. And she got it. Speaking after the surgery, bandages and swelling gone, 23-year-old Sarah Saad Abdul-Hameed was ecstatic. Friends who visited "were surprised with the change in my face," she said. "They compared my nose to Nicole Kidman's!" Even in the worst spasms of violence that followed the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, cosmetic surgery didn't go out of style. Now, as the country has quieted down, nose jobs, Botox and liposuction are all the rage. 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. www.hairmax.com/pro. more


Cosmetic surgery rates show signs of rebounding
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Independent surveys on cosmetic surgery and treatments in the United States, by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, reached similar conclusions: Despite the recession, demand for cosmetic procedures is strong and poised to grow stronger. More

Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. (www.PCIJournal.com) Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 29 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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