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Sep. 20, 2013

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Who Should Attend? If you are an educator working for a manufacturer/distributor, a teacher at a school or wanting to improve your on-site staff training by understanding learning styles, then this event is for you!

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Fillers don't have to hurt
By Dr. Jonathan Kaplan
Fillers were originally used to just fill in deep creases — like the "parentheses" lines that extend from the nose down to the corners of the mouth — but now can be used to volumize areas of the face, not just lines. Many doctors who perform these injections are very good and clearly competent, but are guilty of a pet peeve of mine — causing excess pain for their patients. Fillers don't have to hurt, and here's why.
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The great breakthroughs in cosmetic dermatology
ADI News
There are plenty of dermatology procedures available at any dermatologist, and these procedures keep changing as soon as new procedures become available. We live in the age of breakthroughs and this is why there are many new procedures that are being tested to cure the different cases.
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  AVANI is the latest in advanced skin-care

Formulated from the very best ingredients that nature has to offer, AVANI's Dead Sea mineral-based products have been enriched with plant extracts, essential oils & vitamins to ensure healthy, radiant skin. AVANI's superb & innovative luxurious range of Dead Sea cosmetics offers you excellence in skin-care.

'How Not to Get Old'
Channel 4
The show "How Not to Get Old" is a documentary series that offers the complete consumer guide to the anti-aging industry. The latest series looks at anti-aging creams and skin peels, the most up-to-date laser treatment and a thousand dollar lip-plumping procedure.
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FDA grants priority review for Tafinlar/Mekinist for melanoma
The FDA has granted priority review status to supplemental new drug applications for combined use of dabrafenib and trametinib in treating adults with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with BRAF V600E or V600K mutation, GlaxoSmithKline announced.
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Top 6 ways to avoid malpractice
Dermatology Times
For many physicians, no matter their specialty, the one thing that keeps them up at night is fear of medical malpractice lawsuits. Elisabeth Madden, partner at Lynch, Gilardi & Grummer law firm in San Francisco, is an attorney with more than 20 years' experience defending healthcare providers. During the 2013 Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology meeting, Madden co-hosted a session about the top ways to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits.
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The 11 biggest retinoid myths
There's plenty of false information floating around about retinoids — or are they called retinols? Wait, aren't they the same thing? And don't they cause sunburn? We sifted through the craziest claims out there with top dermatologists. Here is the whole story.
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The Pellevé® Wrinkle Reduction System by Ellman International is a key product used by clinicians for RF skin tightening. The recently acquired Sandstone lasers and IPL systems meet clinicians’ needs for a variety of aesthetic skin procedures and Surgitron® RF generators are used for precision surgery in soft tissue procedures.
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'The Real Housewives' and other myths about cosmetic surgery
The Huffington Post
Love 'em or hate 'em, reality stars like "The Real Housewives" have come to dominate popular notions of cosmetic surgery. Taut, inflated, unnatural — the perception of cosmetic surgery isn't just informed by the way these characters look, but also the personalities of privilege and vanity by which they're motivated.
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FTC can challenge healthcare practice mergers
Dermatology Times
Dr. Derm owns 15 dermatology practices. Dr. Skin owns 12 similar practices. Recently a venture capitalist bought all of these practices and merged them as one practice. All of the dermatologists were given a 20-mile, two-year restrictive covenant.
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Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Photodamage affects efficacy of skin care products (MedEsthetics)
Topically applying vitamins can help us look younger say skin doctors ( USA)
6 weeks to younger looking skin (MORE)
Can broccoli help prevent skin cancer? (Plastic Surgery Practice)
FDA allows Botox cosmetic for crow's feet (Science World Report)

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Shingles symptoms may be caused by neuronal short circuit
Medical News Today
The pain and itching associated with shingles and herpes may be due to the virus causing a "short circuit" in the nerve cells that reach the skin, Princeton researchers have found.
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Direct mail delivers in the age of the consumer
By Charley Howard
We live and work in the "age of the consumer" where people have access to what they want, when and how they want to receive it. Digital is undoubtedly a major component in the new omnichannel environment. Given its prominence, we may ask: What is direct mail's future? Is mail still relevant? Absolutely! With its ability to engage customers through highly variable and customized content, direct mail remains an important and viable part of virtually any brand's multichannel mix, and that includes working in concert with digital channels.
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Study: Cold sores linked to mutation in gene
Medical News Today
Why some people are troubled by cold sores while others are not has finally been explained by scientists.

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FDA approves topical rosacea drug
Dermatology Times
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Galderma's topical gel Mirvaso (brimonidine 0.33 percent) for the treatment of facial erythema from rosacea.

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Scientists develop silver nanoparticles that can outshine gold USA
Two teams of scientists have developed methods of more effectively creating silver nanoparticles for cosmetics ingredients.

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 Continuing Education
COA-Approved Webinar

Combining Lasers and Esthetic Services

Presented by Terri A. Wojak

About the webinar:
The role of the skincare specialists in pre and post laser care is often essential to the success of the treatment itself. Understanding the patient concerns and educating them on how to best care for their skin and condition is paramount. Skin treatments intra-laser can be helpful for a number of dermatologic treatments and requires evaluation and planning with the physician’s treatment.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Understand types of laser and light therapy treatments.
2) Formulate pre, intra and post care treatment plans.
3) Evaluate patient concerns.
4) Differentiate treatment plans based upon device and indication.

Webinar cost: $19.95 member; $24.95 nonmember. To order this webinar as a member, click here. To order this webinar as a nonmember, click here.

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