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Topical hyaluronic acid is breaking through dermis
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It may now be possible for patients to experience the benefits of hyaluronic acid fillers without a needle, according to investigators. In a double-blind, controlled study of 100 women with moderate to severe photo-damaged skin, a novel nanotechnology was used to shepherd topical hyaluronic acid through the dermis, essentially overcoming the large particle size hurdle of years past. More



The push for daily sunscreen
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Even the most diligent, well-intentioned daily sunscreen wearers are likely doing it wrong. That's because, for women, protecting yourself from the sun is more complex than just choosing an SPF number. The sunscreen in foundation or tinted moisturizer isn't enough for everyday protection. And the sunscreen in cosmetics mostly offers protection against one type of ultraviolet ray, and makeup isn't applied as thoroughly or frequently as needed. More

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Methotrexate, azathioprine equally efficacious for eczema
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Methotrexate and azathioprine may be equally effective in treating severe atopic eczema in adults, according to a critical appraisal of a study published in the April issue of the British Journal of Dermatology. More

Gel manicure UV warning affects few
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A recent warning came out that left many women wondering what to do about their next trip to the nail salon. Gel manicures are the focus of the fear because the process exposes women to ultraviolet light as the nails are dried. More

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Standard interferon regimen proves superior in high-risk melanoma patients
Dermatology Times via ModernMedicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Adjuvant therapy with high-dose interferon induction administered only for four weeks did not show to improve relapse-free or overall survival in patients with resectable intermediate and high-risk melanoma, according to the results of a recent study discussed at the 2011 International Melanoma Congress in Tampa, Fla. More

Americans stuck on Botox for 10 years now
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Vancouver, B.C., ophthalmologist Jean Carruthers got the first inkling of the power of Botox in 1987, when a patient being treated for facial muscle spasms complained Carruthers had missed a spot. "It's just every time you treat me there, I get this beautiful, untroubled expression," the woman said. And a bell went off in Carruthers' head. More

Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
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When to consider PCOS in female acne patients
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Correctly diagnosed and adequately treated polycystic ovary syndrome can appreciably improve acne in a select group of female patients, according to Dr. Anne W. Lucky. Lucky offered tips on evaluating and treating acne and PCOS at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. She said that PCOS should be considered in female patients with early onset acne, acne that is refractory to conventional therapy, relapse that occurs after treatment with isotretinoin, persistence of acne beyond adolescence or late onset of acne. More

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EMRs offer speed, convenience, but dermatologists aren't rushing to convert
Dermatology Times via ModernMedicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Whether you've converted to an electronic medical record or not, chances are the EMR issue is weighing heavily on your mind. And you're not alone — statistics indicate that many dermatologists are reluctant to make the change, whether because they're too close to retirement, or because the implementation can be troublesome, costly and lengthy. More


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Employment Contract Survey Results
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In the April 6 issue of the Warfield Weekly Update, we asked, "Do you have an employment contract with your physician employer?"

Here's how our readers responded:




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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 over 30 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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