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Warfield Weekly Update
July 10, 2009
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Online Continuing Education
from NCEA
1. Read the article.
2. Take the test, record your answers in the test answer section (Section B) on CE Registration Form.
3. Complete the CE Registration information (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section C).
4. Mail completed CE Registration Form and fee to: PCI Journal, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.
5. This CE activity is approved through June 1, 2012.

Paramedical Consultants, Inc., publishers of the PCI Journal and WWU have been approved by the NCEA COA.
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CE - COA#PCIA0609

To provide the skin care professional with a review of Treating Acne In Skin of Color.

After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the treatment modalities used to treat ethnic skin.
2. Outline and understand the treatment options for acne and PIH
Download Full CE Article and CE Registration Form here

ChopSaver lip care is now doctor recommended. Originally made for musicians, nothing works better for chronic chapped lips. Learn more here.

Cosmetic Surgery Appeals to Men, Women With Appearance-based Rejection Sensitivity
from Science Daily
Researchers have found that men and women who feel sensitive to rejection based on their physical appearance are more likely to express interest in having cosmetic surgery than those who are less sensitive to appearance-based rejection. This effect is particularly true when people recall negative comments about their physical appearance. More

Treating Wounded Warriors is Motivational and Humbling
from Cosmetic Surgery Times
When asked to offer his craniofacial expertise and operate on soldiers seriously wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, Reza Jarrahy, M.D., was enthusiastic to help. Dr. Jarrahy, who is fellowship trained in pediatric and craniofacial surgery, is well into his work with Operation Mend, a project in which soldiers with serious burns, the need for facial, nasal, lip and eyelid reconstructions and much more, receive free surgeries by UCLA's plastic surgeon faculty. More

Removing Skin Care From Cosmetology License
from NCEA
It is NCEA’s position that skin care should be independent from the cosmetology scope of practice and license. Due to the scientific and technological advancements in the skin care industry today, the Licensed Esthetician with a minimum 600 Hours of training should be performing skin care services.

Due to the advances in technique, product and equipment, the NCEA recognizes the importance of protecting consumers and estheticians.

Bet On Botox And Against Big-Budget Vanity
from Forbes
The cosmetics and beauty industry held up much better than most but the capital intensive device manufactures have dropped mightily. The number of cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States has increased over 50 percent since the start of the century. Nearly 12 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in 2007, with the five most common being breast augmentation, liposuction, nasal surgery, eyelid surgery and abdominoplasty. More

How Safe and Effective Are Sunscreens?
from WebMD
Sunscreens are improving, but three of five brand-name products either don't protect the skin from sun damage sufficiently, contain hazardous chemicals, or both, according to a report by the watchdog organization Environmental Working Group (EWG). More

Study Affirms that a Single Contented Cosmetic Patient Brings in More
from Cosmetic Surgery Times
In these economically trying times, Peter Adamson, M.D., of the University of Toronto, has a formula for successful marketing: provide good patient care. More

Cosmetic Surgeries: What Children Will Do to Look 'Normal'
A decade or two ago, life was simpler for teens who didn't like their looks. Girls pushed socks under their sweaters, and awkward, acne-faced boys hid behind shaggy bangs. And for better or worse, kids grew out of or adapted to their bodies. These days, more youngsters are altering the body parts that give them angst by going under the knife or laser or lipo tube to get the look they want. More

Spa Business Strategies:
A Plan for Success, 2nd Edition

SPA BUSINESS STRATEGIES: A PLAN FOR SUCCESS uses thought-provoking questionnaires, practical examples and targeted worksheets guiding the reader through each facet of business development. It covers important business topics such as the need to develop a clear vision and solid business plan; understanding demographics and identifying their target market; finding the best location or purchasing an existing spa business; planning the physical space or the architecture and design of their spa; purchasing products and equipment; technology and computer systems; developing key marketing tools and strategies; analyzing sales and productivity data; promoting retail and service sales, developing excellent communication and customer service skills, managing customer and employee relations; using financial management tools and compensation strategies that will help them to maintain their business and manage day to day operations at maximum efficiency. For more information and to order Click here!

Biopelle Inc. - Skyscraper

Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. and the PCI Publishing division publishes the PCI Journal™, The Medical Journal for Skin Care Professionals© ( Official Journal of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists and the Organ of the Medical Spa Society. She is the leading expert on the business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships working in a medical or spa setting. More


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