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Aging has a new enemy
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There is a new wrinkle in the wrinkle wars. For more than a decade, Botox has changed the faces of a nation by erasing pesky frown lines on women, and men, too, who were desperate to turn back time. That's been especially true in looks-conscious Southern California. MORE

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As the Botox-infused needle pierces the skin around Howard Lende's left eye, the resulting wince produces the furrows he has earned over 46 years. More
Polyacrylamide hydrogel shows promise as lasting dermal filler
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The investigational injectable filler 2.5 percent polyacrylamide hydrogel (AquamidR) is as effective and well tolerated as hyaluronic acid (HA, RestylaneR), for the correction of nasolabial folds, according to pivotal data released at the 2009 American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) meeting. More

Tried and true: properly used chemical peels provide dependable results
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Chemical peels can be used safely and effectively for a broad range of indications and in patients of all skin types, but achieving success depends on proper skin preparation and matching the peel depth to the indication, says Suzan Obagi, M.D., director of the UPMC Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Health Center, Sewickley, Pa., and assistant professor of dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. More
Treating diversity: patients of color have unique cosmetic concerns
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Patients of color have a unique set of skin concerns, and those concerns need to be addressed while clinicians are treating patients, according to Andrew Alexis, M.D., M.P.H., a dermatologist at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. More
Performing blepharoplasty: knowledge of ocular anatomy, sufficient training essential
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When performing a procedure like blepharoplasty, it's most important to take into consideration the desires and wishes of the patients, says a dermatological surgeon. More
'Wrinkle tour' puts new perspective on age lines    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Like most people my age, I have a wrinkle collection: laugh lines, crow's feet, a furrowed brow and what an advertisement informed me are "parentheses" around my mouth. According to the American beauty industry, I shouldn't have wrinkles if I want to be beautiful. My answer? Of course I should. They're normal. What aren't normal, though apparently not physically dangerous, are extreme measures to eliminate them. Why have we decided wrinkles are a bad thing? Maybe it's all in how you look at them. More
Lasers: what to choose, what to use
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Since no laser or light source meets every patient's needs, experts say it's crucial to choose technologies that will provide the maximum utility in a given practice setting. More

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Topical skin care products
If you liked Obagi – You’ll Love Dermesse
The Manufacturer and Distributor of the popular Dermesse prescription strength hydroquinone and tretinoin regimen. also offers acne products, un-buffered glycolic acid peels, tretinoin, and back bar sizes. A Private Label program is available for all products. More info
Patients can have bigger dreams when you break costs into smaller pieces.
Today, cosmetic procedures aren’t at the top of many people’s to-do list. Which means fewer booked treatments. ChaseHealthAdvance has payment options that can help you book more treatments and online tools that make managing patient financing fast and easy.
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