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April 29, 2011
 
 
 
Melanoma may be prevented by topical treatment
Medical News Today    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While incidents of melanoma continue to increase despite the use of sunscreen and skin screenings, a topical compound called ISC-4 may prevent melanoma lesion formation, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. More

Canfield Reinvents the Dermatoscope

The revolutionary new DermScope™ from
Canfield Imaging Systems is the world’s first intelligent dermatoscope. Combined with an iPhone® 4, the DermScope provides highly magnified viewing with standard or cross-polarized lighting. Quickly captures, tags and stores images of suspicious lesions for a more efficient and effective exam.
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Study: Botox may deaden perception
USA Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Botox may smooth your wrinkles, but it can dull your ability to understand the emotions of others, a new study suggests. Botox, used in cosmetic and medical procedures for 20 years, paralyzes muscles, hindering certain facial movements, such as frowns, that over time can cause wrinkles. More

Study: Corticosteroid creams safe for kids with eczema
HealthDay via U.S. News & World Report    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Long-term use of topical corticosteroids to treat children with the skin condition known as eczema doesn't cause any major negative side effects, according to a new study. More

Rosacea-Signs, symptoms and subtypes
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COA#PCIA0709 Exp. 7/1/2012
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the signs and symptoms of rosacea.
2. Outline and understand the subtype classification system.
Download CE article here.

View additional CE programs here.


Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation in skin tightening, 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 www.pelleve.com
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FDA OKs follicle-harvesting device
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance to the ARTAS System, a device for harvesting hair follicles from the scalps of men with straight black or brown hair who have been diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia, Medical News Today reports. More

Skin cancer 'hot spots' expose UK sunbathing habits
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Sunbathing habits are seeing levels of malignant melanoma (the most serious type of skin cancer) rising in men and women, with over a third of men who have skin cancer getting it on the trunk of their bodies (38 percent), particularly the back; while the most common place for women is on the legs (42 percent). More

Global spa trends: Are you on course?
Hotel News Now    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In this ever-competitive spa industry, it is more critical now than ever to differentiate your spa from that of your competitors. You need to be a pioneer, leader and trend-setter. You need to know what is important to your current and target guests, and you must provide the facilities, programs, products and services to meet their current and future needs. More

For many Chinese, new wealth and a fresh face
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Even in a blue-striped hospital bathrobe, her face wiped clean of makeup and marked with purple lines by her surgeon, the young woman who called herself Devil embodied an image of beauty widely admired in China: large, luminous eyes, a delicate nose and softly sculpted cheekbones. 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 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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