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Aug. 6, 2010

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Susanne S. Warfield to speak at the Spa & Resort/Medical Aesthetics Expo being held at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York City on Wednesday, Sept. 29 - 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Legislative Updates & How New Laser Rulings
May Affect Your Salon or Spa

Plus, this year's event…
• Immerse yourself in spa-focused education
• Connect with thousands of spa and medical professionals
• Spa & Resort is co-locating with HBA Global again
• Stay on the cutting edge of skin care and make up in The Trend Spot
• Come and join Susanne's discussion at "The Retreat" and enjoy this FREE Exhibit Hall Admission ticket! REGISTER NOW
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Skin management programs using advanced technologies
Society of Dermatology 8th Annual Meeting
Presented by Alexandra J. Zani

These COA Approved Webinars have been made possible by an Unrestricted Education Grant from Universal Companies, Inc.

To see the list of COA Accrediated CE Webinars click here

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.

1. Complete the webinar and record the COA# given during the presentation. (Section B).
2. Complete the CE Registration Form (Section A).
3. Complete the Course Evaluation (Section C).
4. Mail the completed CE Registration Form with your paid receipt to:
SDSS CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

To order this CE webinar:

SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 Click here

Non-member Fee: $24.95 Click here

Learn more about becoming a member

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.

TRETIN-X® 0.0375% (Tretinoin) AND LOCOID LIPOCREAM® (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) CREAM
Triax Pharmaceuticals introduces TRETIN-X 0.0375% Cream, a new and exclusive retinoid treatment strength that is just right. MORE Also available is Locoid Lipocream, delivering the efficacy of an ointment with the elegance of a cream in treating corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. MORE

Dermatologists say benefits of volunteering abroad outweigh drawbacks
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Traveling abroad on medical missions poses inherent challenges. But dermatologists who have made such trips year after year say the positives far outweigh the negatives. "Volunteering abroad is an incredibly rewarding experience!" says Wingfield Rehmus, M.D., chairman of the Education and Volunteers Abroad Committee for the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Dermatologists have long been among physicians willing to leave their profitable practices for days and weeks at a time to volunteer in remote places, serving the less fortunate. More

New procedure transfers stem cell-enriched fat to 'reverse' aging
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Working in sales means dealing face-to-face with clients. So when Larry Webb looked in the mirror and noticed he looked "gaunt" due to aging, he began to feel inhibited in his career. "I didn't want people looking at my cheeks, but to look at my eyes," Webb, 65, said. So in an effort to gain a more youthful appearance, the Dallas man underwent Cell Enriched Cosmetic Surgery, an experimental procedure that transfers a combination of fat cells containing stem cells to other areas of the body . The procedure is not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but Caruth estimates it will be within six months. Stem cell fat transfers have been approved and performed in Europe for years, he said. 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.

Please visit us at ASDS / ASCDS Booth #718 more

Reality TV causing teen cosmetic surgery - report
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Appearances are what count most among teenagers lives and some TV shows are exploiting these tender years by offering instant gratification. And teens that have weakness for these kinds of entertainments, according to a RutgersCamden psychologist, are more inclined to get advantage of plastic surgery together with million others every year. More

Could your diet be breaking you out?
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So, is it true? Does fried or fatty food cause your face to break out? Studies have shown that people generally have a misconception about the foods that can cause or worsen acne breakouts. A major review of the effect of diet on acne, published in The International Journal of Dermatology last year, listed chocolate and fatty foods as the most common food blamed. In fact, neither has been confirmed. More

Path that stops cells consuming themselves for energy may help understanding of cancer and aging
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U.S. researchers have discovered a biological path that is essential for maintaining normal means of energy production in cells and may help us better understand metabolic processes in cancer and aging; cells use the path to shuttle calcium in and out of mitochondria, the tiny energy generators inside cells, and when it breaks down, cells consume themselves to get the energy they need. More

Latisse gains popularity among those seeking longer, fuller lashes
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As women become more familiar and comfortable with the idea of a medication that can help give them the kind of lush, long eyelashes they've always wanted, physicians have increasingly found themselves prescribing Latisse (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution 0.03 percent, Allergan) and addressing eyelash issues previously dealt with primarily at the cosmetics counter. More

National Certification for Skin Care Professionals

The path to becoming NCEA Certified begins with knowing if you meet the candidate requirements. Complete the application with supporting documents, and submit for verification. Prepare for and take the Certification Exam. This entire program can be completed in as little as 6-8 weeks. The Training Manual is required to be completed by all Certification Candidates. This interactive manual will guide and assist the candidate through the 6 sections covered on the National Certification Exam. By using the manual properly, the candidate will be able to gauge their present knowledge and learn new skills more effectively. NCEA Certification Program is currently available in the United States and Canada.

For more information visit

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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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