Warfield Weekly Update
Feb. 12, 2010

WWU and the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists have arranged special pricing for WWU e-newsletter readers
Register for the Early Bird Non-member and use the coupon code of WWUSDSS to receieve a $90 SAVINGS on the registration. Hurry and register now....Early Bird Registration Ends February 14th.

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Monday, March 8th
Scientific Program: 8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday March 9th
Exhibitor Classrooms: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Exhibits: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday March 10th
Scientific Program: 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday March 10th
Post Conference Classes
* Additional Registration Fee Required

Class 1: Laser Safety for Medical Esthetics Laser Procedures: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Class 2: NCEA Certification Prep Class: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

SDSS Member - Early Bird Registration - Prior to Feb. 14 - $350 (Register Here)

Additional SDSS Member (must be from same office) - $280 (Register Here)

*Non-Member - Early Bird Registration - Prior to Feb. 14 - $450 (Register Here)

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Additional Registration Fee Required
Class 1
Laser Safety for Medical Esthetics Laser Procedures - $199

Class 2
NCEA Certification Prep Class - $99
Prerequisite Training Pack (Manual) for Prep Class - $109More

Scientific Sessions at Dermatology meeting feature
Alexandra J. Zani

The use of advanced technology can add light years in results for numerous skin conditions, especially rejuvenating aging skin. This presentation will explore skin management programs using examples that include lifestyle and nutrition modifications. Understanding their use and biological effects in the skin, are the first rung in the ladder of success when making the right choice for correcting skin conditions.1.0 CE (Commission on Accreditation)

At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the physics of micro current and light based technology.
2) Understand the biological effects of light therapy and micro current in the skin.
3) Explore how these new technologies can make a difference in skin conditions.
4) Demonstrate how to build a new model for skin condition management programs. More

The Warfield Weekly Update now available as an iPhone app
SDSS understands the need to deliver timely, relevant industry news to its members and other skincare professionals. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the Warfield Weekly Update, the association committed itself to delivering this news to members and other skincare professionals. That partnership has now expanded to provide another convenient avenue to receive this information. The Warfield Weekly Update is now part of the new MultiBriefs app, now available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store.

Simply search "MultiBriefs" in the App Store and download the app free of charge. Once the MultiBriefs application is downloaded, you can add the SDSS feed from the "Health and Medical" section. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. And just like the e-mail news brief you’ve become accustomed to, you may share articles with your colleagues via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. You can even bookmark certain articles as favorites to revisit at a later date. As always, feedback is appreciated and is important to the success of the app. Feel free to rate the application in the App Store. More

When the pursuit of beauty calls for a do-over
ABC News
She started with a nose job in her 20s. In her 40s she had a face lift. Now she's back again. A Dallas woman has spent three decades trying to perfect her face. "I noticed that I was sagging again ... sagging through the neckline," she said. "People constantly asked me why I was frowning when I was not frowning." The solution? A second facelift. More

Interest in cosmetic surgery procedures varies depending on where you live
New York Daily News
Interested in a buttock implant? The odds are you're not a New Yorker. But if getting a nose job is on your radar, it's more likely you live in the Northeast, where 55 percent more searches for this operation were performed than in other areas of the country, according to new data released by RealSelf.com. More

When women lose their hair
The New York Times
Hereditary hair loss and thinning hair are common concerns in women, but many popular treatments don’t do any good, writes Lesley Alderman. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 30 million women in this country have hereditary hair loss, compared with 50 million men. But many additional women experience thinning hair that results from menopause or health problems. More

Pros solve your top skin questions
Skin troubles—We've got 'em. And who wants to spend buckets of money on fancy facials and aesthetician visits? Good news: "Often what seems like a serious issue isn't," says New York City dermatologist Francesca Fuco, M.D. " And with so many great over-the-counter treatments available these days, you can usually fix the problem yourself." A doctor telling you not to go to the doctor? You heard right. Sometimes all you need is a new cleanser to tidy things up, or a great makeup trick to draw attention away from a trouble zone. Read on for the best insider tips and fixes from top derms and other beauty pros.More

NPD reports: Anti-aging key skin care motivator for women
Skin Inc.
According to "Women's Skincare In-Depth Consumer Report" by market research company, The NPD Group, Inc., anti-aging continues to be a key motivator for purchase among women skin care users. Seventy-five percent of women skin care users tell NPD they "use skin care products to look the best they can for their age."More