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Warfield Weekly Update
Aug. 7, 2009
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Reminder - 8th Annual Meeting March 8-11, 2010 Call For Speakers Due Sept. 15th
from SDSS
SDSS’s goal is to provide attendees with quality, timely education to better manage their business and professional growth, while also providing official continuing education. Download application here.

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 Originally made for musicians, nothing works better for chronic chapped lips.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

Meet the 2009 Faculty
from SDSS
Jan Marini, President & CEO
Jan Marini Skin Research, Inc.
Rosacea – A Growing Skin Concern for the Aging Population

Rosacea is a skin disorder that affects over 14 million Americans. This disease typically strikes individuals over the age of 40. Physicians and Skin Care Professionals are seeing rapidly increasing numbers of patients as the “aging” population continues to grow. This often-baffling disease can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Rosacea is chronic and progressive, often leading to severe disfigurement. It also causes tremendous emotional distress and embarrassment due to the persistent redness and lesions.

NCEA's 19th Meeting November 1-2, 2009
San Antonio, TX


Plan to attend the next NCEA Meeting and have your voice heard!

Key Issues
• Consumer Safety
• Raising Education Standards
• Infection Control
• Safety and use of new technologies

Ways to Become Involved
• Join NCEA
• Respond to NCEA Legislative alerts
• Attend biannual meeting with National Interstate Council of State Boards (NIC) participation
• Become a NCEA State Representative to provide support and testimony at state regulatory board meetings or hearings
• Serve on a State Regulatory Board
• Maintain your membership and get others involved!
Every licensee can be a part of the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations grassroots network. No matter what your advocacy knowledge or expertise, there are ways to become involved. Forward an NCEA email to a colleague, alert the executive office about pending legislation, follow NCEA Standards and share with other professionals. If you have other ideas about advocacy that NCEA membership can do, please contact the executive office at nceaorg@aol.com or call (201) 670-4100.


SPECIAL INVITATION
To all WWU subscribers and Society of Dermatology
of SkinCare Specialists Members
FREE EXHIBIT HALL ENTRANCE
to the Medical Aesthetics Conference & Exposition
September 15-16, 2009
Jacob Javits Convention Center
New York, NY
Because you are one of our most loyal customers, WWU has arranged
to have the $50 admission fee waived for entrance into the show.


Exhibit Hall Hours:
Tuesday, September 15
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, September 16
10:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Register today at no cost!


   Product Showcase:
   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.


Doctors at NYU Attach New Nose to Woman's Bullet-Ravaged Face
from 1010 Wins
Brandy Elias was disfigured in July 2004, after the car she was driving in her homeland of Guyana was fired upon. Although she survived the attack, the bullets tore away her nasal cavity and left her with a shattered cheek and nasal bones. Dr. Mark DeLacure and Dr. Minas Constantinides volunteered their services as part of the "Face to Face project," -- a free program of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. They already performed three surgeries to create her new nose using skin, blood and cartilage from her forearm. More

New Procedure in Columbia 'Zaps' Away Wrinkles
from WIS News 10
No one can avoid it. It's going to happen to each of us: aging. And for years, doctors have been trying to make it possible for people to hang onto their younger looks. But a new procedure now being offered in Columbia will have people buzzing -- literally. More

Cosmetic Op May Cut Migraine Pain
from ABC News
It's a debilitating pain that affects over 10 percent of the population -- some 30 million people in this country. Nearly one in four households have someone afflicted by migraines. And no one knows that better than Theresa Schenk. For two decades, no drug or treatment could help make the pain go away for the Willoughby, Ohio woman. And Schenk is far from alone; for many with migraines, standard treatment just doesn't work. More

Carboxytherapy and Mesotherapy Unproven, Warns the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety
from eMediaWire
The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety today issued a consumer warning about carboxytherapy and mesotherapy injections. These products, touting everything from cellulite treatment to weight loss are not FDA approved, and do not have clinical data that demonstrates results or safety. More

   Product Showcase:
   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." Learn more.


NCEA Esthetician Scholarship Application Due Date September 1st

Esthetician students will be eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship while attending school. These incentive scholarships will be awarded to students that demonstrate good performance in school as well as financial need. A 250-word typed essay of the applicant's financial situation, and their desire to become an esthetician will determine the Scholarship Winner. Applicants must have enrolled and begun classes in an esthetician only training program by the application deadline and maintain at least 80% attendance and 80% grade average. A selection committee comprised of NCEA members will review all applications that meet the basic requirements to be verified by the student’s school. There will be a limit of one scholarship recipient chosen from an individual school each year. To apply, please fill out the form below, attach a short typed explanation of your financial need, as well as your desire to receive the scholarship, and mail to NCEA, P. O. Box 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07451-0484. More




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© (www.PCIJournal.com) 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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