Demand for Cosmetic and Surgical Procedures in Dermatologic Surgery Rising Rapidly
from Science Daily
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the Laser and Skin Cancer Center of Indiana, (Carmel, Indiana), found that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of procedures performed and patient demand for dermatologic health care since 2000.
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Night Creams in Sync with the Body’s Clock?
from The New York Times
These days, even resting hours are meant to be productive. Build more muscle then burn extra calories while you sleep. Invest wisely, and get rich as you snooze. And if beauty marketers are to be believed, no woman should let a night pass without slathering on a face cream dedicated to repairing her skin from dusk till dawn. More
Attention Skin Care Professionals
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.
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Better Laser for Treating Facial Spider Veins Identified by BUSM Researchers
from Medical News Today
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have concluded that the 940nm wavelength laser is superior for treating facial spider veins (telangiectasias) as compared to the 532nm wavelength laser. The findings, which appear in the recent issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, are the first time these lasers were tested against each other for superiority. More
Eating Chocolate Can Significantly Protect the Skin from UV Light
from the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
Cocoa beans fresh from the tree are exceptionally rich in flavanols. Unfortunately, during conventional chocolate making, this high antioxidant capacity is greatly reduced due to manufacturing processes.Aim To evaluate the photoprotective potential of chocolate consumption, comparing a conventional dark chocolate to a specially produced chocolate with preserved high flavanol (HF) levels. More
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A Prep Class is an interactive study group that allows the candidate to further their knowledge development. Its an excellent way to "brush-up" on skills, develop a nurturing mentor relationship with their instructor, and provides more interaction than if the candidate only used the self-study method.
Utilizing the training manual format, the instructor will review study objectives and knowledge reviews, provide interactive verbal quizzes, and conclude the class with a sample written test. This sample test provides the candidate with an overview of how a test question will appear on the examination.
Botox Sales Could Top $1 Billion a Year
from The Plastic Surgery Channel
Drug company Allergan may experience a billion dollar boost – by selling Botox to cure migraine headaches. More