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Oct. 8, 2010
Hypnosis can improve patients' pain experience
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The pain patients perceive during and after dermatologic or cosmetic procedures can sometimes be difficult to manage. Hypnosis is one technique that can significantly calm patients before and during surgery, as well as substantially reduce—and possibly even eliminate—perioperative pain. More

Feb. 7-9, 2011
9th Annual Meeting
Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists
Inn on Bourbon Hotel in New Orleans, La.

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Meeting Registration Fees:

                                     Prior to December 7th                                 After December 7th

SDSS Members                                $250                               $395                                                     

(add'l member same office)          $180                               N/A                         

Non-Member                              $350                              $495                                    

Registration Cancellation Policy: A written notice of cancellation must be received to the SDSS Executive Office , 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, no later than January 7th, 2011. We will issue your refund less a $100 administrative fee, after the annual meeting.

Hotel Room Rate:  $169
*Rooms MUST be booked through the SDSS Executive office. Download Hotel Registration Form here


Preliminary Meeting Program

Monday, February 7th         

     Scientific Program                        8:15 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday, February 8th

     Sponsored Scientific Program       8:30 am - 4:00 pm
     Exhibit Hall Open                         9:00 am - 4:00 pm     Download Exhibit Prospectus Here

Wednesday, February 9th              

     Post-Conference Classes              9:00 am - 3:00 pm

          Class 1: Laser & Light Therapies - What You Need to Know Before Performing Procedures

                      Additional Fee: $199.00

          Class 2: NCEA Certification Prep Class *Includes FREE Records Verification

                       Additional Fee: $99.00

               Training Manual Fee: $109.00

*Class Prerequisites: Attendees must have completed the NCEA Certification Training Manual Knowledge Reivews and Candidate Application Requirements. Go to for complete certification steps.

TRETIN-X® 0.0375% (Tretinoin) AND LOCOID LIPOCREAM® (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) CREAM
Triax Pharmaceuticals introduces TRETIN-X 0.0375% Cream, a new and exclusive retinoid treatment strength that is just right.  Also available is Locoid Lipocream, delivering the efficacy of an ointment with the elegance of a cream in treating corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. 

Fall is best time to beautify the skin
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While outdoor enthusiasts may enjoy soaking up the summer sun, their time spent under the rays can leave skin damaged come fall. That is why fall months are a great time to repair the harm done by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. More

Wrinkle creams: Worth it or not?
U.S. News & World Report    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
You don't have to venture far into your corner drugstore or local department store to find shelves full of creams and serums promising to add to your store of collagen. Is there any science behind the claims that they'll give you a tighter, more youthful look? Yes, with caveats. Many cosmetic creams have been shown to stimulate production of the key protein in the skin, which is vital to its firmness and elasticity. And though they may not be as powerful against wrinkles as collagen injections, Botox, and plastic surgery, the creams can be worthy alternatives to more invasive procedures, says Maria Tsoukas, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Chicago. They're gentler on the pocketbook, too. More

Scientists find way to refine Botox for new uses
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British scientists have developed a new way of joining and rebuilding molecules and used it to refine the anti-wrinkle treatment Botox in an effort to improve its use for Parkinson's, cerebral palsy and chronic migraine. Researchers at the Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology said their results also open up ways to develop new forms of Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin, commonly known as Botox, which may be used as long-term painkillers. More

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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Day Spa Expo & Business Forum - Atlanta
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Susanne S. Warfield will be lecturing on "Navigating the legislative process to protect your business," Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at the Day Spa Expo & Business Forum in Atlanta. More

FDA OKs Solta device for treating actinic keratosis
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Solta Medical's Fraxel re:store Dual laser has received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for the treatment of actinic keratosis (AKs), PRNewswire reports. According to the company, a six-month clinical study of 21 subjects at several dermatology centers around the country resulted in an 83.5 percent average reduction of AK lesions following treatment with the device's 1,927 nanometer wavelength. More

Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 29 years experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored over 400 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More


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