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Update on acne
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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.

Update on Acne
Presented by James Fulton MD, Ph.D.


Acne remains a teenager's worse four-letter word. This presentation will debunk the acne myths and establish that acne is genetic. Initial treatment is topical and consists of benzoyl peroxide cleansers, alpha hydroxyl toners and vitamin A conditioning lotions. Boosters may include acne surgery, chemical peels, oral antibiotics or isotretinoin. New therapies such as LED lights and Fraxel® lasers will also be discussed. 1.0 CE through March 8th, 2013.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Understand the pathogenesis of acne.
2) Apply treatment decisions based on the grade of acne.
3) Employ boosters as needed to continue the patient's progress.
4) Recognize appropriate light and laser therapies.

To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 - Click here

Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here

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Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation in skin tightening, 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.

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Skin cancer check may come with new hairdo
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A trusted hairdresser may be privvy to your deepest secrets—your age, your real hair color and maybe even the name of your plastic surgeon. Your stylist also may be the first to spot the telltale signs of deadly skin cancer. More

Would you ever try an electricfFacial?
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Fifteen times a week on average, Robert Schwarcz, MD, a New York City–based cosmetic surgeon, injects patients with Botox. For certain individuals he also writes down a phone number on a piece of paper and tells them to make an appointment. It's not for a dermatologist or a colorist with a flair for youthful-looking highlights. The number is for Angela Kulangi, a facialist at Total Skin, a day spa that specializes in electric facials that deliver, via small wet sponges, low levels of microcurrent to stimulate the muscles of the face and neck. "If the patient has been using neurotoxins for more than three years, and if she has genetically thin skin and slim facial musculature, I'll make a gentle suggestion for her to see Angela," says Schwarcz. "I like the idea of providing a plumpness to a nonactive muscle and generating controlled muscular activity." More

Bioengineering to repair and generate healthy skin
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Scientists at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M Carlos III University) are participating in research to study how to make use of the potential for auto regeneration of stem skills from skin, in order to create, in the laboratory, a patient's entire cutaneous surface by means of a combination of biological engineering and tissue engineering techniques. More

Despite warnings, Americans get sunburned
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One-third of U.S. adults and 69 percent of children were sunburned in 2005 despite warning that sunburn increases skin cancer risk, a researcher says. Study leader David Buller of Klein Buendel Inc., examined the prevalence of sunburn, sun protection and indoor tanning behaviors for an article in the report, "Melanoma Surveillance in the United States," scheduled to be published November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. More

Leishmaniasis becomes growing threat within US borders
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Once thought of as an infectious disease of impoverished tropical nations, found only outside U.S. borders, cutaneous leishmaniasis is making its way out of poverty and into the United States. More

Research sheds light on Vitamin D's role in immunity
HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Vitamin D plays a critical role in the body's ability to fight off infections like tuberculosis (TB)—a potentially fatal lung disease, according to a new study. An international team of researchers found that vitamin D, which is a natural hormone, is linked to human immune reactions and might also help protect against cancer and autoimmune diseases. More

10th Anniversary Meeting Registration Open,
March 19 - 21, 2012, in San Diego

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    Meeting Registration Fees:
    Meeting registration fee is for Monday & Tuesday only - Post-conference class requires additional registration fee for Non Members. SDSS Members need only to reserve a spot for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)

                                         Prior to January 19th                                 After January 19th

    SDSS Members                             $300   *or use Installment Plan                 $395

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

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