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

Saturday, May 3
Arlington Convention Center
Dallas, Texas

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.


  • Click "Read More" for more information about the convention and class offerings.
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    Drugs that reverse fibrosis in scleroderma step closer
    Medical News Today
    Researchers say they have discovered a promising target for new drugs that might be able to reverse the fibrosis process in systemic sclerosis or scleroderma — a rare disease that cuts short the lives of many patients and for which there is no cure or effective treatment.
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    Investigational drug PV-10 decreases melanoma cells in tumors
    Dermatology Times
    An investigational drug being studied for the treatment of melanoma has demonstrated a decrease of melanoma cells in both injected tumors and noninjected bystander tumors in mice. PV-10, a 10 percent solution of rose bengal being studied by Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, was tested in eight patients with melanoma, according to a news release.
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    Botox treatments for men grow in popularity
    Financial Times
    It's more than 25 years since Botox burst on to the scene as a way of combating wrinkles, and men are signing up for the treatment in growing numbers. "From 2011 to 2013, men having Botox rose more than 200 percent in my clinics and the number continues to rise," says Dr. Patrick Bowler, medical director of Courthouse Clinics in the U.K. "Now 20 percent of my clients are male."
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    Is Botox safe in pregnancy?
    Made for Mums
    According to the National Health Service, Botox or Botulinum toxin type A is not recommended for use in pregnancy or breastfeeding, as there is no definitive evidence or research into its effects. However, a U.S. survey of doctors using Botox found that of the 396 physicians who responded, 12 had used Botox on pregnant women and reported no adverse effects.
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    New hope for people with chronic skin conditions
    WJXT-TV
    Over 7 million Americans live with psoriasis, a chronic skin condition that can have a major impact on their quality of life. While there is no cure, doctors are experimenting with Botox, a popular cosmetic treatment, that may help ease flare ups. It's something that's helping Lisa Encinca. More than 30 years ago she had her first outbreak of psoriasis.
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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    More brides relying on cosmetic procedures for perfection on their big day
    Chattanooga Times Free Press
    Like every bride-to-be, Jennifer White wanted to look flawless on the day she tied the knot with Marco Kuysten. "A bride thinks everything has to be perfect — perfect dress, perfect hair, perfect flowers — but there was one thing that wasn't perfect: my eyes. It's a family trait that the skin is baggy below the eyes," says the former Ringgold, Ga., resident, now living in Atlanta.
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    Researchers say atopic dermatitis is lifelong condition
    Dermatology Times
    Children with atopic dermatitis, or eczema, don't necessarily grow out of the disease, as was previously believed, according to a new study. Conventional wisdom has long held that childhood eczema clears up by adolescence. According to a new study published in JAMA Dermatology, this isn't the case.
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    Molecular function of the 'hairless' gene may explain why mutations contribute to the pathogenesis of a rare form of hair loss
    Medical News Today
    A new research report appearing in the April 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal explains why people with a rare balding condition called "atrichia with papular lesions" lose their hair, and it identifies a strategy for reversing this hair loss. Specifically, the report shows for the first time that the "human hairless gene" imparts an essential role in hair biology by regulating a subset of other hair genes.
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    Many dermatology doctors-in-training don't report errors
    Reuters
    Many doctors who are training to be dermatologists have committed errors or seen other doctors commit errors, according to a new study. What's more, those doctors-in-training, known as residents, don't often report the errors or speak up to prevent them, researchers found. "What can be taken from this paper isn't gloom and doom," Dr. Erik Stratman told Reuters Health. "Part of medicine in today's world is finding where you can improve and working on those areas to get better," he said.
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    Self-tanning products: What you need to know
    Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
    After a cold and long winter, people are craving a little sun before summer arrives. But with numerous studies showing exposure to UV radiation — whether from the sun or tanning beds — increases a person's risk of developing skin cancer, how can we safely achieve a gorgeous golden hue? Dr. Manny Alvarez answers questions about the safety of self-tanning products.
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    Are lasers the answer for keloids, hypertrophic scars?
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     Continuing Education


    CE Articles from PCIJournal.com
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    TRIGGERS & TREATMENT OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS: COA #PCIA0809   Exp. 8/1/2017  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 atopic dermatitis.
    2. Outline and understand the triggers that can exacerbate the disease.

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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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