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Keep it simple when it comes to skin care
USA Today Share
The array is dizzying. Dozens of face-washing "enhancers" are being touted in the fall fashion mags as vital for the nightly cleaning ritual: pre-wash makeup removers, post-wash scrubbing pads, exfoliating gels, toners to restore pH balance and on and on. More
Is it safe to remove hair with wax while taking isotretinoin?
Waxing can cause permanent scars in people taking isotretinoin. To avoid scarring, you must not wax while taking isotretinoin and for 6 months after you stop taking isotretinoin. This applies to hot wax and cold wax. More
The top 3 skin conditions with a mind connection
Ottawa Citizen Share
Admittedly, the marriage of mind and skin makes for strange medical bedfellows. But their interconnectedness is increasingly being recognized by both specialists and family physicians. In 1996, the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology estimated that at least a third of dermatology patients need to have emotional factors managed along with skin conditions. More
Not all isotretinoin prescribing meets safety standards
Skin & Allergy News Share
Not all dermatologists comply with recommendations for use of isotretinoin in females of childbearing potential, according to a study in the September issue of the International Journal of Dermatology. The finding was especially significant in countries with restrictions on abortion. More
FTC cracks whip on mobile app marketers promising effective acne treatment
Mobile Marketing Watch Share
The Federal Trade Commission is aiming to clear the complexion of the mobile application world. That is, the FTC is looking to eradicate the smartphone application realm of misleading apps professing to treat or cure acne. And the effort is already paying off. More
Signals that prompt hair growth discovered, may pave way for baldness treatment
Medical News Today Share
Molecular signals that trigger hair growth have been discovered by scientists from Yale University, according to an article published in Cell. The authors say their study may eventually lead to effective treatments for baldness. They found that in laboratory mice, molecular signals from stem cells inside the skin's fatty layer were needed to bring about hair growth. More
9th Annual Meeting webinars available
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE through Feb. 7, 2014. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.
Combining Lasers and Esthetic Services
Presented by Terri A. Wojak
The role of the skincare specialist in pre and post laser care is often essential to the success of the treatment itself. Understanding the patient concerns and educating them on how to best care for their skin and condition is paramount. Skin treatments intra- laser can be helpful for a number of dermatologic treatments and requires evaluation and planning with the physician’s treatment. 1.0 CE through February 7, 2014.
At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Understand types of laser and light therapy treatments.
2) Formulate pre, intra and post care treatment plans.
3) Evaluate patient concerns.
4) Differentiate treatment plans based upon device and indication.
To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)
SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 - Click here
Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here
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