AADA testifies at FDA hearing on indoor tanning devices
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
Cosmetic Surgery Times Share
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
Co-sponsored by the NCEA
Time: 9:00 am. - 3:00 pm
Where: Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
*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.
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Night creams become the skincare industry's next big thing
The Globe and Mail Share
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
LeAnn Rimes encourages psoriasis patients to "make a change" and better manage their disease
Medical News Today Share
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
Nose jobs, tummy tucks: After years of war, Iraqis join the cosmetic surgery craze
The Canadian Press Share
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
Cosmetic surgery rates show signs of rebounding
American Medical News Share
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