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Pre-election injection: Beauty secrets of Washington, D.C.'s, top politicians
As the country heads into a year of presidential campaigning, you might notice that some candidates look, um, different than they did before. Turns out, plastic surgery and dermatological treatments are just as popular among the media-friendly sweater set as they are in Tinseltown.
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Combination glycolic acid, iontophoresis therapy effective for acne
HealthDay News via Clinical Advisor
Adjuvant combination therapy with chemical peeling using glycolic acid and subsequent iontophoresis with vitamins A, C and E seems to be effective for severe acne vulgaris, according to a letter to the editor published online Aug. 6 in the Journal of Dermatology.
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Details of skin toxicities with targeted drugs in melanoma
American Pharmacists Association
Although many different skin reactions to melanoma drugs are labeled as a "rash," differentiating them could improve treatment. A report published online July 22 in JAMA Dermatology described the cutaneous toxicity seen with BRAF and MEK inhibitors used to treat metastatic melanoma.
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Microwave hair removal is now a thing
The Huffington Post
There is already an extensive list of items — including fruit, silverware and Chinese food takeout containers — that you should never, ever, microwave. You might assume that putting a body part in contact with microwave technology would be a big no-no. But that seems to be exactly what some people are doing in order to rid themselves of unwanted body hair and sweat glands.
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Novel combination therapy effective at treating patients with skin metastases
University of California - Davis Health System via News-Medical.Net
In findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research from University of California, Davis Health System has shown.
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5 recent developments in cosmetic dermatology
Recent developments in cosmetic dermatology include the FDA clearance of Ulthera's Cellfina System for long-term cellulite treatment and Health Canada's approval of Kythera's Belkyra for treating submental fat.
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How to manage patients with dermatologic delusional disorders
Dermatologic delusional disorders are characterized by a fixed false belief that there are parasites or foreign objects on the skin, which manifest as cutaneous dysesthesia or abnormal sensations of the skin. The most common type of dermatologic delusional disorder is parasitosis. The delusion is associated with a sensation of stinging, biting or crawling. Regardless of the controversy surrounding this issue, patients and providers can all agree that dermatologic delusional disorders can be extremely debilitating.
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4 types of telehealth solutions
HIT Consultant
Telehealth represents the next frontier in medical care, and it's something healthcare providers are already feeling the pressure from their digitally connected patients to provide. How much pressure? According to Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, the healthcare-focused arm of Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, that depends on the generation of patient being served.
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 Continuing Education
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Getting Noticed: Using Special Events and Education to Attract Patients

Presented by Patti Biro, BS, MEd

About the webinar:
Well crafted and planned special events and educational forums can drive new patients, help retain current patients and promote referrals. These kinds of events take the mystery out of your services, and provide a friendly and welcoming "low risk" opportunity for potential patients to learn about you. This presentation will cover the seven keys to planning and promoting a successful event to build your esthetic practice. 1.0 CE through Feb. 7, 2017.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) List the three "Ps" of a successful a special event/educational event.
2) Describe two reasons why potential patients resonate with educational seminars.
3) Identify at least two potential partners who can bring value to a special event/education.
4) Review the key benefits for staff when special events/educational events are part of the marketing mix.

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