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Nov. 18, 2011
Concierge esthetics
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This presentation will be given by Tina Marie Zillman at the 10th Anniversary Meeting - March 19-21, 2012

Having flawless skin and aging gracefully is the desire of most all patients that visit a skin care practice. These results cannot be achieved with cookie-cutter protocols and a one-fits-all procedures. Additionally, the skin changes with age, product use, prescription uses and nutrition. As an "Esthetic Concierge," we can build a relation with our patients and deliver the best results possible. After all, aging gracefully in today's society is hard work!

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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Facial disfigurements negatively impact job applicants
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People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston. More

NCAA athletes not using sunscreen
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Despite high levels of sun exposure, nearly half of collegiate athletes don't use sunscreen, according to a recent survey. The anonymous survey of 290 athletes from two universities—one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast—found that 96 percent of respondents believed sunscreen would help protect them from skin cancer. Yet, 43 percent of the athletes surveyed reported never using sunscreen, 31 percent reported only using sunscreen 1-3 days per week, 18 percent reported using sunscreen 4-6 days per week, and 8 percent reported using sunscreen every day of the week. More

Erase those laugh lines—with your own skin cells
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Maybe you're iffy on the idea of using a facial filler like Restalyne or Juvederm. But what if the stuff that was erasing your wrinkles came from your own skin? That's the idea behind laViv, the first cellular therapy to remove laugh lines to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. More

When vitiligo and psoriasis coexist, keep looking
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Comorbid vitiligo and psoriasis is a red flag signaling the need to dig deeper looking for potentially associated diseases, including cardiovascular, autoimmune, or psychiatric diagnoses. A study of 154 Italian vitiligo patients showed that a family history of cardiovascular disease was present in none of 54 participants with vitiligo alone compared to one-third of the 19 patients with both vitiligo and psoriasis, Dr. Silvia Moretti reported at the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. More

Study suggests Caucasians who avoid sun exposure more likely to be vitamin D deficient
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Light-skinned people who avoid the sun are twice as likely to suffer from vitamin D deficiency as those who do not, according to a study of nearly 6,000 people by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Surprisingly, the use of sunscreen did not significantly affect blood levels of vitamin D, perhaps because users were applying too little or too infrequently, the researchers speculate. More

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

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    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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    Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 30 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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