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Aug. 21, 2009
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Surgery Without "Going Under"
from UC San Diego
Every year, 20 million patients in the United States undergo surgery requiring the use of general anesthesia. For some patients, the side effects of "going under" are more uncomfortable than the procedure itself. Common complaints include nausea, vomiting, mental confusion, sore throat, constipation and itching. For patients seeking a targeted approach to pain relief that speeds recovery, regional anesthesia may be the answer. More

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 Originally made for musicians, nothing works better for chronic chapped lips.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
Steve Shiel, Ph.D, Associate Director
P&G Beauty & Grooming Science
Hair Through the Ages and How Age Affects Scalp Skin

Learn how hair and scalp changes during the aging process and the scientific characteristics to look for. Dispel the latest myths and learn what the facts are.

NCEA's 19th Meeting November 1-2, 2009
San Antonio, TX
Click here to register.

   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.

Exhibitor Spotlight
SDSS Thanks the Following for Exhibiting at the 7th Annual Meeting
Action Bag Company

from SDSS
The professional beauty industry's retail packaging and promotion experts! Our products line includes shopping bags, gift cards, ribbons, and more. We feature exclusive products, specialty bags and promotional items developed through effective customer feedback. Extensive capability to custom manufacturer products. Contact us today for your FREE catalog and samples! More

Filling with Comfort: It's All About the Accessories
from Cosmetic Surgery Times
The U.S. FDA has approved a method of mixing Radiesse dermal filler with lidocaine, which in clinical trials has demonstrated an improvement in patient comfort and an increase in patient satisfaction, reports Globe Newswire. More

Is Your Hair Taking a Break? Dermatologists Can Help Women Get to the Root of Hair Loss
from the American Academy of Dermatology
The Food and Drug Administration said it approved a new warning on Allergan Inc.'s (AGN) Botox and a similar product about the possibility of life-threatening breathing and swallowing problems, following up on an earlier announcement about tougher warnings. More

Plastic Surgery More Often Part of Wedding Plans
from The Plastic Surgery Channel
More and more Americans are seeking cosmetic surgery in hopes of improving the rest of their lives, but there has been a growing trend in patients who want work done to improve only one day – their wedding day. 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.

2nd National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference
brought to the industry by the NCEA

May 15-17, 2010
SW Event Center
Hampton Inn Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV

"I was so impressed and empowered by the NETT conference because of the interesting, informative, unbiased education that was provided on a level for instructors which I have not encountered at any-other conference nationwide. The icing on the cake was the networking lunches which were an opportunity for each esthetic instructor to network with other esthetic professionals. I will be attending the NETT conference in May 15-17 2010 and so should you!" Tracy Daly, Aesthetics Program Director at the Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics a division of Atlanta-School of Massage

Who Should Attend? The 2nd National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference is open to all current and future skin care educators. Why Should I Attend? This event was created for you! NETT will give you the edge, recharge your classroom and rejuvenate your students! If you can only attend one conference this year–this is it! What Will I Learn? NETT is focusing on topics that will affect you and your student's future! Providing up-to-date information and the tools to upgrade your knowledge and your esthetics program. To be alerted when NETT Registration opens go to and sign up for NCEA Advance eNewsletter.

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© ( 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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