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April 16, 2010
New study evaluates effectiveness of vitamins for the treatment of sun-damaged skin
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While everyone knows that getting an adequate daily dose of vitamins and minerals is important in maintaining one's overall health, many question whether or not the vitamins touted in skin care products work in reducing the signs of sun-damaged skin. Now, a new study reviews the currently published scientific literature to determine what evidence exists to support the use of vitamins in skin care products to slow or reverse the effects of sun damage. More

Lipodissolve warning by FDA
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The FDA issued warning letters to spas that administer lipodissolve injections, a nonsurgical version of liposuction, stating that these spas are making false and misleading claims because the drugs used in these treatments have not been proven safe or effective. More

A facelift, revisited
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After almost twenty years and two facelifts, one woman discovers new-generation dermatologic treatments that compliment surgical procedures without having a repeat operation. More

AdvancedMD Medical Billing Software for Dermatology
Average practices experience 30% claims rejection. 10,000 providers use automated and updated Web-based software with the latest payer changes to reduce rejections to 5%, earning them more than $150,000 in additional profits. Demo AdvancedMD software and receive the new MGMA billing guide: "12 Potholes to Getting Paid." more

The National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference
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Who Should Attend?
The National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference is open to all current and future skin care educators.

Why Should I Attend? This event was created for you! NETT will give you the edge, recharge your classroom and rejuvenate your students! If you can only attend one conference this year - this is it!

What Will I Learn? NETT is focusing on topics that will affect you and your student’s future! Providing up-to-date information and the tools to upgrade your knowledge and your esthetics program.

Click Here for Full Program Details.

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.

Please visit us at ASDS / ASCDS Booth #718 more

Triumph, as face transplant is a success
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It sounds like something from a science fiction movie, but this is no film. A team of plastic surgeons in Boston has managed to perform a partial face transplant. The operation, which took seventeen hours, replaced the patient's nose, upper lip and palate. The decision was made to carry out the transplant after previous surgery hadn't achieved the desired effect and the man was still badly disfigured. More

Patient education can be low-key marketing tool
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Sometimes the best way to promote yourself is to educate patients about their health and how you can improve it. But that salesmanship is tricky. If efforts to teach about medical conditions and their treatments look too much like marketing, they will fall flat, experts say. Outside of a usual patient visit, education can mean providing free screenings in the office or at health events, speaking to community groups and linking to health information on a practice's Web site. More

Environ Skin Care
The Environ® Advanced Vitamin Skin Therapy (AVST) range assists skin to mobilize its innate ability to repair and maintain itself. The range consists of five increasing strengths of vitamins A and C, and contains antioxidants (Resveratrol), flavonoids and peptides (Matrixyl™). No fragrance or preservatives are added during manufacture. more

It's not just a guy thing: Treating hair loss in women is focus of Mayo Clinic Health Letter
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Hair loss happens to women, too. The April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers the most common cause of hair loss in women and treatment options. More

HairMax LaserComb® ACTUALLY WORKS!
Physicians worldwide effectively treat genetic hair loss with the HairMax LaserComb as mono, concomitant or adjunctive therapy.  HairMax is clinically proven with published efficacy studies to promote hair growth in males. HairMax is the only laser phototherapy device that has FDA 510(k) Clearance for marketing. Over 92% user satisfaction. more

Complications in hair restoration surgery are often avoidable
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Follicular unit hair transplantation has a favorable safety profile, thanks in part to the remarkable healing qualities of the scalp and use of proper aseptic and surgical techniques. As with all surgeries, however, a number of complications can occur. 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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