Skin care's new favorite ingredient: Hyaluronic acid
Los Angeles Times Share
The beauty business loves a good buzz word, and when its marketing genies find an ingredient that the public responds to, they'll ask their scientists to add it to just about everything. Think of collagen, green tea, peptides and vitamin C. The latest is hyaluronic acid, a substance that plumps and softens skin and has been added to products including lip gloss, eye shadows and moisturizers—and almost everything else in the beauty aisle. Hyaluronic acid is also the key component of several injectable wrinkle fillers. More
Medspa treatments 'could extend life of cosmetic surgery'
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A cosmetic surgeon has suggested that patients who have undergone surgery on their face could follow some simple steps in order to improve their results. Dr Daryl Hoffman, who performs facial enhancement procedures, recommended medspa treatments to his patients. "Procedures like face lifts and eyelid surgery already create results that last many years, but every patient wants to make sure those benefits last as long as possible," said the doctor. More
Patient Selection and Optimization of Outcomes
of Cosmetic Procedures
Society of Dermatology 8th Annual Meeting Share
These COA Approved Webinars have been made possible by an Unrestricted Education Grant from Universal Companies, Inc.
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Presented by Loretta Ciraldo, MD, FAAD
This presentation will give the medically based skincare specialist in-depth insights into patient selection, optimization of outcomes, and possible risks in a number of cosmetic procedures offered in the cosmetic dermatology office. Focus will be on injectable fillers, lasers, peels, and prescription formulations with rejuvenation potential. 1.0 CE.
At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Explain the types and patient results of injectable fillers.
2) Discuss current and future development in lasers.
3) Educate their patients about rejuvenation topical prescription formulations.
4) Recognize correct procedure and desired results of peels.
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PROVIDER ACCREDITATION The Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists (SDSS), 8th Annual Meeting that was held March 8-11, 2010 in Miami Beach, FL, provides this Continuing Education (CE) activity. The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved this webinar for 1.0 CE through March 8th, 2013. For more information on the COA, please click here. More
Understanding female hair loss
American Health & Beauty Share
Hair is an important part of how women define themselves. It is as critical to a woman's personal style as the way she dresses. Though it's not often discussed, women are not immune to hair loss. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), it's a growing problem, impacting 30 million women in the United States. Over 36 percent of American women experience hair loss that is unrelated to pregnancy, medical treatments, or other known causes. More
Should you 'fix' the family nose?
Los Angeles Times Share
Julie Zimerle has always thought her prominent family nose looked great—on her father and brother. Built-in character and all that. But the blue-eyed beauty with a big smile and a small face always felt a bit like a human toucan when seen from the side. More
New parasite could be late summer beach pest
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Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have discovered a new sea anemone that is thought to have established itself in Swedish waters. Larvae from similar anemones causes skin problems for sea bathers in the USA. More
Long-pulsed lasers, small spot size reduces lentigine treatment risks in Asian skin
Cosmetic Surgery Times Share
Results of a retrospective study comparing outcomes using four different pigment-specific lasers to treat freckles and lentigines in Asian patients are consistent with principles of cutaneous laser surgery. They also underscore the importance of considering both the pulse duration and laser spot size to optimize the benefit-to-risk ratio when treating these benign melanocytic lesions in darker skin, according to researchers at the 2010 annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. More