SDSS Meeting at a Glance: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Hotel & Early Bird Registration Extended
7th Annual Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists Meeting
March 9-12, 2009
Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, March 11th
8:15 am Opening Remarks
Master of Ceremonies
8:30 am – 9:20 am
Vic A. Narurkar, M.D. FAAD
Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology
9:30 am - 10:20 am
Ben Johnson, M.D. CEO Osmosis, LLC
An Alternative View on How to Treat Skin Conditions
10:30 am – 11:20 am
Mary Mills Kennedy, Director of Education
Getting Under My Skin: Does it or doesn’t it?
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Thomas Francel, M.D.
Breast Cancer and the Esthetician...What you need to know to help your patients
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Brian Lorenz, National Educator
Iredale Mineral Cosmetic
Camouflage Makeup–Better NOT perfect!
2:30 pm – 3:20 pm
John Kulesza, President & Chief Formulating Chemist
Young Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Eyes Have It: Cosmeceutical Advances
for the Eye Area
3:30 - 4:20 p.m.
Susanne S. Warfield
Good Luck with your National NCEA Certification
Prep Class and see you in 20010!
Can Electrons Act as Antioxidants? A Review and Commentary
from PCI Journal
A number of studies have found and documented immediate physiologic and clinical effects of grounding or earthing the body. The most reasonable hypothesis to explain the beneficial effects of earthing is that a direct earth connection enables both diurnal electrical rhythms and free electrons to flow from the earth to the body. The author proposes that free or mobile electrons from the earth can resolve chronic inflammation by serving as natural antioxidants. More
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Showing a Little Skin on Valentine’s Day Could Be a Lifesaver
While candy, flowers and dinner at a romantic restaurant may seem like great Valentine’s Day gifts, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) recommends that people give the gift of life and health this year and “Screen the One You Love” for skin cancer.
Can I Prevent Premature Skin Aging?
from The Tampa Tribune
Many people are now well-versed in the signs of chronic sun damage and its link to skin cancer. You may have changed your behavior years ago, or perhaps never subjected your skin to excessive sun exposure. More
Botox Can Alleviate Hair Loss
According to recent tests conducted by Dr. Simon Ouiran from Epione, Botox can delay and prevent baldness. Ouiran discovered the hair loss prevention properties of Botox while he was treating his mother from debilitating headaches—a side effect of chemotherapy. The doctor followed the advice of Allergan, the world’s leading Botox manufacturer, by using Botox as a way to alleviate migraines through scalp injections. More
Wrinkles Removed With Protein RHAMM, Study Shows
from Science Daily
Hollywood stars of a certain age take note: Research at Berkeley Lab suggests that a protein linked to the spread of several major human cancers may also hold great potential for the elimination of wrinkles and the rejuvenation of the skin. If this promise bears fruit, controlling concentrations of the RHAMM protein could one day replace surgical procedures or injections with neurotoxins that carry such unpleasant side-effects as muscle paralysis and loss of facial expressions.
Older Men Turning to Cosmetic Surgery
from Private Healthcare UK
Older men are seeking cosmetic surgery in order to compete with younger colleagues, it has been claimed. According to Marie Jenkins, patient coordinator at the Birkdale Clinic's Crosby centre in Liverpool, U.K., cosmetic surgery is being used to give men an edge in the jobs market. As a result, the cosmetic surgery company's centers have witnessed a 75 percent increase in men requesting surgery over the last six months.
Study Demonstrates Restylane(R) Effect Lasted 18 Months In 97 Percent Of Patients With One Repeat Injection
from Medical News Today
Recent clinical data show that Restylane(R) lasted 18 months in 97 percent of patients with one repeat injection. Restylane(R) is the only HA filler with an 18-month FDA-approved duration claim. More
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