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Oct. 22, 2010
Men can benefit from a little more skin care
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For most men, the skin care bathroom routine is not exactly what you'd call "spa time." According to Dr. Linda Franks of Gramercy Park Dermatology in New York, men may want to spend a little bit more time in the bathroom when it comes to caring for skin. They can yield just as much, if not more skin damage than women do. Cleansing is important, because testosterone gives men oiler skin by nature. Franks says about 25 percent of men still get acne, and to counterbalance that, she suggests finding medicated cleansers. More

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder the world over
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Western culture is increasingly obsessed with physical appearance and beauty, but vanity is nothing new, nor is it limited to just one culture. Moreover, differences in our perception of physical beauty have an enormous impact on the fashion, cosmetics, and weight control industries, and more recently on aesthetic surgery trends. Understanding how culture and region alter the perception of beauty is therefore not only of anthropological and social interest but underpins multibillion dollar industries across the globe. More

Watch out for lime juice or you could get 'Mexican beer dermatitis'
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Beware of the lime slice, if you're a big fan of Mexican beers or a bartender serving them. That beer and the juice of an accompanying lime could create a potent combination for your skin called "Mexican beer dermatitis." Dermatologist Dr. Scott Flugman, of Huntington Hospital in New York, reported in the Archives of Dermatology that a substance in lime juice—if left on the skin and exposed to the sun—can cause the skin to discolor as if you've been stung by a jellyfish. What's worse: The marks can linger for months. More

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. 

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 Dec. 7             After Dec. 7
SDSS                                         $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, N.J. 07450, no later than Jan. 7, 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, Feb. 7
Scientific Program                         8:15 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 8
Sponsored Scientific Program          8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open                           9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Download Exhibit Prospectus

Wednesday, Feb. 9
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 Reviews and Candidate Application Requirements. Go to for complete certification steps.

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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Botox without painful needles? It may be possible
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A company in California is currently conducting clinical trials on a Botox cream; a product if approved by the FDA could some day revolutionize the cosmetics industry. But while Botox without needles may sound great, there are some safety concerns to consider. More

For healthy looking skin, some women turn to lasers
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For many women, aging gracefully means skin that looks healthy and well cared for. But standing in the way can be any number of skin problems—from acne scars to age spots. In his new book, Beautiful Skin Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Better Skin, dermatologist Paul Friedman, director of the DermSurgeryLaser Center in Houston, says lasers and light-based technology have "revolutionized" the treatment of many common skin conditions. More

Cosmetic surgery in China increases by almost $2.98 billion
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According to Euromonitor, the cosmetic surgery in China raised an approximated £1.5 billion ($2.98 billion) and it is estimated to increase more by 20 percent every year. On the other hand, skincare sector of China in 2007 was worth £3.3 billion ($4.65 billion). Skincare companies launch collagen as the new way to treat wrinkles aside from Botox injections and facelifts. 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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