Call for Speakers - 10th Annual SDSS Meeting
Due by Sept. 20, 2011
10th Annual Meeting of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists (SDSS)
March 19-21, 2012, in San Diego, Calif.
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Scientific Speaker Days
- Monday, March 19
- Tuesday, March 20
Exhibit Hall Day
- Tuesday, March 20
Don't fancy a facelift? Try the sheep placenta treatment to tackle wrinkles
Daily Mail Share
Some people will do almost anything to look younger. But even they might turn their noses up at the latest treatment on offer. Instead of a new cream or a bit more Botox, its main ingredient is sheep placenta. Devised by a Harley Street doctor, the unusual cure for wrinkles is being touted as an alternative to the facelift. More
8th Annual Meeting webinars available
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE each through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.
Skin Management Programs Using Advanced Technologies
Presented by Alexandra J. Zani
The use of advanced technology can add light years in results for numerous skin conditions, especially rejuvenating aging skin. This presentation will explore skin management programs using examples that include lifestyle and nutrition modifications. Understanding their use and biological effects in the skin, are the first rung in the ladder of success when making the right choice for correcting skin conditions.1.0 CE.
At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the physics of micro current and light based technology.
2) Understand the biological effects of light therapy and micro current in the skin.
3) Explore how these new technologies can make a difference in skin conditions.
4) Demonstrate how to build a new model for skin condition management programs.
To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)
SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 - Click here
Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here
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A safe tan? No way, experts say
HealthDay via U.S. News & World Report Share
Young women say they flock to tanning salons to gain a healthy glow that adds to their natural beauty, protects them from the sun's rays and fills them with self-confidence. Except none of it is true or lasting. More
Human-like collagen made from maize
Cosmetic Surgery Times via Modern Medicine Share
For the first time, the a1 chain of type 1 collagen has been produced in maize, and has demonstrated levels of proline hydroxylation similar to those in human collagen, Medical News Today reports. Most collagen administered aesthetically is animal-derived and can contain infectious agents or be rejected by the body. An alternative is to produce collagen from plants, but systems developed to do this have been unable to make modifications essential for proper functioning in human cells. More
Early- and late-onset psoriasis differ genetically
Skin & Allergy News Share
Early- and late-onset psoriasis are genetically and immunologically distinct diseases that happen to look similar clinically, according to Dr. Christopher E. Griffiths. The class I human leukocyte antigen, HLA-Cw6, is found in 55%-80% of patients with psoriasis beginning before the age of 40. Early-onset disease accounts for 75% of all cases of psoriasis. More
Science seeks ways to take sting out of sunburn
USA Today Share
If you've hit the beach, chances are you've experienced an unfortunate rite of summer: The sunburn. Skin so swollen it hurts to bend. The heat that rises from reddened shoulders. The "ow, ow, ow" from the shower after you'd thought the pain had faded. For all the creams that promise to soothe, there aren't super treatments for a sunburn. Dermatologists say the best bet: Some of the same pills you pop for a headache—like the ibuprofen found in Motrin and Advil, or naproxen brands such as Aleve. More