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Dec. 5, 2008
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Biopelle Educational Grant Deadline Extended to Jan. 9, 2008
from NCEA
Apply for the Biopelle Education Grant and raise your educational and skill sets to meet the demand of today’s skin care professionals. (Value $398). Each Biopelle Educational Grant will provide the recipient with admittance to the March 12th, 2009 National NCEA Certification Prep Class being held at the 7th Annual Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists Meeting at the Marines Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Download application here.

Botulinums on the Horizon
from PCI Journal
Four forms of Botulinum toxin type A are currently being tested in the USA, while 8 forms are being tested around the world. Reloxin (Medicis, Scottsdale, Ariz.), one of the forms tested is expected to hit the U.S. market first. More

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FDA Faults Wrinkle Fillers Over Warnings
from The Wall Street Journal
Product labels on popular cosmetic wrinkle fillers should be strengthened to warn consumers about scarring and other problems that can crop up weeks or years after receiving the treatments, according to a Food and Drug Administration panel. The panel said current product labels on fillers approved to plump certain facial lines are inadequate and only discuss immediate and temporary side effects, such as swelling. While an FDA review of reported adverse events associated with dermal fillers showed many expected side effects like temporary swelling and redness, the agency said "there are a number of adverse events that are serious and unexpected." More

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Laser Skin Welding the Suture of Future for Surgery
from New York Daily News
Doctors of the future may be able to trade their needle and thread for high-tech laser "skin welding." Scientists at Tel Aviv University are testing use of laser beams to seal surgical incisions, allowing skin and internal tissue to heal more quickly after operations and accidents. More

Dry Skin? Don't Let Winter Win
from Washington Post
Dry winter air can cause your skin to crack, chafe, itch and develop dry patches, but there are a number of things you can do to protect your skin, says Jeff Moore, an instructor of pharmaceutics at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. More

Injectable Fillers Straighten Bumps
from The Washington Times
Have you always wanted to get rid of the bump on your nose but been afraid of going under the knife? Now you don't have to. Many facial plastic surgeons are using the same kind of injectable fillers used to smooth wrinkles to straighten the kind of imperfections that used to cost thousands of dollars to fix, not to mention surgical recovery time. More

Combination Treatment May Provide Better Dermal Remodeling Than Laser Therapy Alone
from Cosmetic Surgery Times
It's one thing to see surface changes to post-laser treatment skin; it's quite another to examine it the cellular and molecular level. And recent research looking at this very level may have meaningful implications for the effectiveness of future treatments. More

Greek Noses Unappreciated in Greece
from Balkan Travellers
If various facial features were to be associated with particular countries, Greece would surely get the nose. But – despite having given the name to one of the most popular nose shapes, many Greeks seem to dislike their own. Over 15,000 plastic surgeries are performed each year in Greece, with nose jobs being the most popular type of cosmetic intervention in the country, the Focus News Agency wrote, citing a News In publication. More

Guide to Building a Medical Esthetic Practice
by Susanne S. Warfield

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Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. and the PCI Publishing division publishes the PCI Journal™, The Medical Journal for Skin Care Professionals© ( Official Journal of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists and the Organ of the Medical Spa Society. She is the leading expert on the business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships working in a medical or spa setting. More

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