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March 19 - 21, 2012 in San Diego
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Varicose vein treatments: Laser ablation equals surgery
Skin & Allergy News Share
For chronic great saphenous vein insufficiency, endovenous laser ablation is comparably effective and as safe as high ligation with vein stripping, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the Archives of Dermatology. More
Confronting the wrinkles and gray hair
Los Angeles Times Share
From hair-color treatments to Botox to surgical "mommy makeovers," it seems there is no limit to the ways women can try to hold on to their fading youth. But are these healthy self-improvements or simply vain attempts to look younger? More
Non-surgical cosmetic options also have risks
USA Today Share
Many procedures designed to make people look younger don't require cutting, hospitals or even doctors' offices, but should still be done by well-trained medical personnel. f you're squeamish about surgery, several less invasive—and less expensive—procedures can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve skin tone. More
9th Annual Meeting webinars available
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.
Patient Selection and Optimization of Outcomes of Cosmetic Procedures
Presented by Loretta Ciraldo, MD, FAAD
This presentation will give the medically based skincare specialist in-depth insights into patient selection, optimization of outcomes, and possible risks in a number of cosmetic procedures offered in the cosmetic dermatology office. Focus will be on injectable fillers, lasers, peels, and prescription formulations with rejuvenation potential. 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013.
At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Explain the types and patient results of injectable fillers.
2) Discuss current and future development in lasers.
3) Educate their patients about rejuvenation topical prescription formulations.
4) Recognize correct procedure and desired results of peels.
To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)
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Wrinkle stopper: New treatment claims to 'freeze' aging process
More women and some men are turning to cosmetic procedures to maintain a youthful look. One new non-invasive approach being used now in San Antonio promises tighter, younger looking skin. It's called Venus Freeze, which is kind of an ironic name since the process uses heat to "freeze" the aging process. More
Targeting PTEN may prevent skin cancer
Science Daily Share
Scientists believe they have identified a role for PTEN, a known tumor suppressor, in removing DNA damage derived from UVB radiation, a known risk factor for non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. More
Treatment variability found in pediatric psoriasis outpatient health care delivery
Medical News Today Share
According to a report published Online First by Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, most outpatient for pediatric psoriasis in the U.S. who visit dermatologists and pediatricians consist of white children aged 8 years and older, however, treatment approaches seem to vary according to physician specialty and patient age. More