Beer, women and psoriasis: Bad brew?
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For women with psoriasis, it may be time to put down that full calorie beer and opt for a lighter brew. New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston indicates that drinking beer can increase the risk of psoriasis by more than 70 percent. More than seven million Americans are afflicted with the auto-immune disease that often causes red patches and extreme itching on the skin. The new study, published in Archives of Dermatology, looked at 82,869 between the ages of 27 and 44. More
What you need to know before adding permanent cosmetics to your practice
Society of Dermatology 8th Annual Meeting
Presented by Marie Piantino
These COA Approved Webinars have been made possible by an Unrestricted Education Grant from Universal Companies, Inc.
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This presentation will explore federal and state regulations of permanent cosmetics to your practice. Equipment considerations including the device and the pigments used for procedures. We will review the precautions and Contract indications as well as possible post-procedure complications. 1.0 CE.
At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Identify regulations that may affect your practice of permanent cosmetics.
2) Compare devices and pigments used for the procedure.
3) Understand the importance of training and safety standards.
4) Evaluate the use of marketing materials to your patients
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
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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.
Dermatologist: Managing textured hair
A U.S. doctor says hair cosmetics may help a woman keep textured hair—which is much more fragile than naturally straight hair—in check. Dr. Victoria Barbosa, assistant professor of dermatology at the Rush University Medical Center, told the summer meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in Chicago how niche products can benefit highly textured hair. More
Stretched out your earlobes? There's cosmetic surgery for that
New York Daily News Share
At least there's one folly of youth that can be reversed: the overstretched earlobe. Cosmetic surgeons are busy these days performing an outpatient operation that reverses gauging, a procedure in which the lobes are deliberately stretched and widened. The half-hour long surgery costs anywhere from $1,500 to $3,000 and is being requested by individuals who might have regrets about having their lobes stretched, according to MSNBC.com. Called otoplasty, or cosmetic surgery on the ear, the operation is often requested by people going on a job interview. More
A facial with a difference
Irish Times Share
A new treatment claims to restore your face to its natural symmetry by easing tension and stress in facial muscles, writes Ruth O'Connor. Never before have we been so bombarded with pictures of celebrities and models that represent the "ideal." In our image-obsessed world, the pursuit of perfection has resulted in a cosmetic surgery industry worth billions and television programs such as Ten Years Younger and The Cosmetic Surgery Show. But if the idea of a nip 'n' tuck is too cut- throat or Botox fills you with dread, a new treatment devised by physical therapist Dylan Crowe might be an option. More
New skin-deep beauty treatments
Minneapolis Star-Tribune Share
Face it: Plastic surgery is out, high-tech beauty treatments are in. According to a recent report by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the number of surgical cosmetic procedures performed fell 17 percent in 2009. Meanwhile, minimally invasive procedures such as facial fillers are on the rise. The latest beauty breakthroughs promise to tighten jowls, lengthen lashes and banish wrinkles—all without a scalpel or the need for downtime. More
Long-term benefits seen with minimally invasive facial rejuvenation
Medscape Today Share
Positive long-term results from a unique percutaneous approach to rejuvenating face-lift surgery had plastic surgeons buzzing at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) 20th Biennial Congress about the growing impact of minimally invasive procedures. More