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Sept. 25, 2009
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There is No Such Thing as a "Medical Esthetician License"
from Beauty Schools Directory Blog
As you do your research looking at the field of medical esthetics, you are probably seeing ads for medical esthetic, paramedical and become a medical esthetician. Esthetician training and esthetician licensing varies from state to state, and at the time of this article there was no such license for any of the aforementioned terms. The average number of hours of esthetician licensing training on a national basis is 600. The separation of the esthetician license from the standard cosmetology or hairdressing license has allowed some schools to become licensed to teach only skin care, thereby raising their hours and standards. There currently are only two states – Utah and Virginia – that offer a two-tier Esthetician Masters program for 1200 hours. There are several more states that are in the process of updating their statutes - which is sorely needed – but more on that in another article. More

ChopSaver lip care is now doctor recommended. Originally made for musicians, nothing works better for chronic chapped lips. Learn more here or Call 317-259-1447 for free samples.

Differences Between the Physiologic and Psychologic Effects of Aromatherapy Body Treatment
from PCI Journal
Stress-related and fatigue-related diseases have increased recently. The development of effective methods to prevent such diseases is urgently needed. Aromatherapy is a kind of phytotherapy, which uses essential oils extracts from plants. The effects of odor compounds contained in the essential oils have been clarified scientifically, and aromatherapy has come to be used as a complementary and alternative medicine for mental and physical diseases. In the present study, our aim was to evaluate the effects of aromatherapy body treatment on healthy subjects and to clarify the association between psycologic and psychologic responses to the therapy. More

Tanning May Be Associated With Moles In Very Light-skinned Children
from Science Daily
Very light-skinned children without red hair who tan appear to develop more nevi (birthmarks, moles or other colored spots on the skin) than children who do not tan, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. More

Attention Skin Care Professionals
from NCEA
If you are a skin care professional and want to become more involved in legislative efforts, come to the NCEA meeting November 1-2, 2009 in San Antonio, TX–the first step is your participation! Register for meeting here.

   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.

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PCI Journal Publisher to Teach Certification Prep Classes in Ridgewood, New Jersey
from PCI Journal
Classes will be taught by Susanne S. Warfield, publisher of the PCI Journal for 18 years, and author of 12 books for the skin care industry. Come learn with an industry leader in a warm, inviting relaxed atmosphere.

Where: The Learning Cafe
7 N. Broad Street
Suite 4
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Monday, October 5th (click here to register )

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: Only $99 (Get FREE Records verification onsite - $175 value)

New Study Outlines Surprising Cosmetic Surgery Trend
A recent plastic surgery survey done for a liposuction clinic in the U.K. yielded unexpected results. According to reports found online men interested in cosmetic procedures edged out women with 46.2 percent compared to 45.5 percent. While it is not a large gap, it does suggest a shift in stance among men regarding cosmetic procedures. 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.

Exhibitor Spotlight
SDSS Thanks the Following for Exhibiting at the 7th Annual Meeting
CosMedical Technologies, Inc.

from SDSS
CosMedical Technologies is a leading Dermatologist-formulated private label skin care company. It provides private label skin care to physicians and skin care specialists throughout the United States and in 45 countries worldwide. This extensive product line is developed to increase benefit and decrease risks. State of the art ingredients are utilized in safe and effective formulae. Promote your own practice with your own products with an attractive logo printed in full color. Our company provides information newsletters, staff discount programs, and free samples with orders, plus online webinars and other training opportunities. More

American Institute for Plastic Surgery Is Using Artefill to Fight Patient Wrinkles
from Medical News Today
American Institute for Plastic Surgery, one of the leading plastic surgery centers in the metro-Dallas area, is using Artefill to help patients fight wrinkles for good. More

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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