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Feb. 25, 2011
Psoriasis guidelines call for tailored treatment
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New guidelines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis stress the importance of tailoring therapies to individual patients. The guidelines were issued by the American Academy of Dermatology. More

Canfield Reinvents the Dermatoscope

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Canfield Imaging Systems is the world’s first intelligent dermatoscope. Combined with an iPhone® 4, the DermScope provides highly magnified viewing with standard or cross-polarized lighting. Quickly captures, tags and stores images of suspicious lesions for a more efficient and effective exam.

ROSACEA-Signs, symptoms and subtypes
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COA#PCIA0709 Exp. 7/1/2012
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin
care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the signs and symptoms of rosacea.
2. Outline and understand the subtype classification system.

AAD: Skin biopsy predicts severe cases of mitral valve prolapse
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There could come a day when cardiologists and dermatologists closely confer on patients with suspected severe mitral valve prolapse in an effort to save lives from sudden cardiac death, according to Dr. Paolo Romanelli. More

Skin color, a handy tool for teaching evolution
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Variations in skin color provide one of the best examples of evolution by natural selection acting on the human body and should be used to teach evolution in schools, according to a Penn State anthropologist. More

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.

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Exfoliating, moisturizing can save your skin
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You barely recognize it anymore: Tiny fissures have turned into crevices, and patches of aridity have cropped up. Color has shifted from vibrant to dreary. That dead-of-winter face staring back from the mirror is something less than the best one you've ever put forward. Dermatologist Karen Nern says nearly half of all patients who visit her office this time of year for any reason complain about the state of their skin. It's the cold-months combo of lower humidity, harsh winds and home and office heating that wreaks havoc, says Nern of Vail Dermatology in Colorado. But changing your skin-care regimen between Halloween and Memorial Day can bring about a happier face "pretty quickly," she says. More

Researchers stumble onto hair regrowth
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It has been long known that stress plays a part not just in the graying of hair but in hair loss as well. Over the years, numerous hair-restoration remedies have emerged, ranging from hucksters' "miracle solvents" to legitimate medications such as minoxidil. But even the best of these have shown limited effectiveness. More

Marketplace Product Spotlight of the Month - February 2011
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Claudia's Cool Hats is a small, but innovative company, founded by Claudia Seggel while she was undergoing chemotherapy in 2009 for breast cancer. When she realized "first hand" how hard it was to be without hair and how uncomfortable it was to only have wigs as a solution, she spent the past year and invested her life savings creating a product that could make every woman and child feel "as beautiful on the outside as they have always been on the inside", her mantra. Her wide line of gorgeous, fashionable, casual or chic hats have the finest 100% human hair, available in a wide variety of colors, expertly and permanently attached in a way that her "hats with hair" are soft, comfortable, cool, and easy to wear. There is nothing on the market that comes close to a Claudia's Cool Hat!
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Eczema not helped by water softener
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A study in Britain found that installing a water softener brings no additional relief for children and teens who suffer from eczema, researchers say. Study leader Hywel Williams of The University of Nottingham in England says up to one-fifth of all children of school age, and one in 12 of the adult population, suffer from eczema—dry, scaly, itchy skin—and surveys and anecdotal reports suggested hard water may worsen atopic eczema. More

Facelift patients rate their outcomes
Cosmetic Surgery Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Facelift patients rate themselves as appearing an average of 12 years younger, according to a study conducted by a plastic surgeon here, Medical News Today reports. The vast majority of patients are highly satisfied with their results and claim to have improved self-esteem and better quality of life, according to the report. 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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