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May 21, 2010
For young tanners wrinkles are scarier than skin cancer
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What's the most effective way to convince young women to cut back on their indoor tanning, a habit that hikes their risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 75 percent? Warn them that it will cause leathery, wrinkled skin. More

The Warfield Weekly Update available as an iPhone app
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SDSS understands the need to deliver timely, relevant industry news to its members and other professionals. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the Warfield Weekly Update, the association committed itself to delivering this news to members and other professionals. That partnership has now expanded to provide another convenient avenue to receive this information. The Warfield Weekly Update is part of the MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store.

Simply search "MultiBriefs" in the App Store and download the app free of charge. Once the MultiBriefs application is downloaded, you can add the SDSS feed from the "Healthcare and Medical" section. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. And just like the e-mail news brief you've become accustomed to, you may share articles with your colleagues via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. You can even bookmark certain articles as favorites to revisit at a later date. As always, feedback is appreciated and is important to the success of the app. Feel free to rate the application in the App Store.

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

Artefill study shows positive results
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Artefill is a dermal filler manufactured by Suneva Medical and it's used for correction of wrinkles such as the naso-labial folds. In an upcoming article in Dermatalogic Surgery, the Journal of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), Suneva Medical is releasing interim results of an ongoing five year study of safety and patient satisfaction with Artefill. The study highlights the safety profile (adverse events, granuloma incidence) and level of patient satisfaction with Artefill at 18 months into the five year period of the study. More

The weather is getting warmer, don't let discomfort slow you down
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The temperatures are starting to rise and before you know it, you'll soon find yourself re-visiting the sandals and sunscreen... as well as more routine physical activities. Did you know that as the temperatures increase, so do your chances of experiencing sore, raw skin due to chafing? According to a recent survey commissioned by Combe, Inc., nearly 33 million adults experienced chafing in the past year. 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.

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Retinoid use, fracture risk, not linked
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Danish researchers say the use of retinoids—compounds similar to vitamin A—does not appear to raise fracture risks. Previously, retinoids in high doses—used to treat acne, psoriasis and other skin conditions—were associated with bone changes such as decreased bone mineral density, the study says. More

New survey finds many people are not examining their skin for signs of skin cancer or getting screened by a health care provider
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Despite the fact that skin cancer is the only cancer that can be seen on the surface of the skin, a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) reports that a large number of people are not taking the time to examine their skin for any changes that could be warning signs of skin cancer or seeing a health care provider for a skin cancer screening. 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

More would opt for cosmetic procedures if financially able
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A new online survey by Harris Interactive reports that interest in cosmetic surgery is way up among prospective patients and that many more procedures would be occurring if money weren't an issue. The survey, conducted on behalf of cosmetic treatment Web community, based here, polled 2,148 adults. More than two-thirds (69 percent) said were it not for money issues, they would choose to have cosmetic work done. That percentage is up by 15 points from November 2009, indicating rising interest among consumers. 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. more

Canadians dig deep for toddler's 'miracle' surgery
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The dad of an Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, toddler suffering from a rare birth defect says he "knows in his heart" that he and his son will make it to New York City for a miracle treatment, thanks to the generosity of people across Canada. Maddox, two, was born with lymphatic cystic hydroma, a severe and rare malformation on the left side of his face that has so far been untreatable by doctors. More

Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( 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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