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May 28, 2010
Worries on the surface
St. Petersburg Times    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The upcoming Memorial Day weekend signals the official start of summer—and, with longer days and harsher rays, sunburn season. We all know the drill: Wear sunscreen when you go outdoors to help prevent wrinkles and skin cancer. The message has been going out for years. But is anyone listening? More

Use of imaging technology up in dermatology residencies
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In the last decade, use of dermatoscopy in U.S. dermatology residency programs has increased significantly, and there has been a nonsignificant increase in the use of total body photography (TBP), with barriers to imaging use including logistics and insufficient training, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. More

Gold face cream: A costly leap of faith
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Christine Valmy's Golden Collagen facial mask is a visual and tactile delight: gelatinous, face-shaped and thoroughly golden, it arrives in a sheer plastic enclosure that invites you to squish it the way that bubble wrap begs you to pop it. I couldn’t wait to put it on and lie down for the recommended time. Cool and slimy, it feels like Jell-O on the face. The rash that erupted the next day did not. More

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

New survey exposes the most common myths about tanning and sun protection
American Academy of Dermatology    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Half the battle in knowing how to properly protect oneself from skin cancer is being able to separate fact from fiction. Unfortunately, some myths about tanning and sun protection are deep rooted and could mislead people into thinking that tanning is safe—when, in reality, nothing could be further from the truth. Now, a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) sets the record straight on some of the most common myths and what people believe to be true about tanning and sun protection. 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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Optimism not linked to plastic surgery satisfaction
HealthDay via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Baseline pessimism and optimism are not associated with patient satisfaction with facial plastic surgery, and those treated for depression show greater satisfaction than patients not treated for depression, according to research published in the May/June issue of the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. More

Laser treatment helps repair scarred skin
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As we get older, the clock ticks, the body changes, but there one thing that stands the test of time—scars. The rate of healing all depends on genetics, the location of the scar and the type of injury. 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

New method could stop shark oil being used in cosmetics and vaccines
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A new method of analysing squalene and squalane, oils often used in the production of cosmetics and vaccines, can show whether they came originally from the liver oil of deepwater sharks or from olive oil. 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

Emergency Medical Care for Your Salon & Spa
By Susanne S. Warfield with Donald Sudy, M.D.

This book provides an overview of some possible injuries that may occur in a spa or medical spa setting, along with First Aid treatment and risk management & follow-up guidelines. Order today!

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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