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Dec. 23, 2011
Update your membership listing this holiday season
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Can your clients find you easily? Are you taking advantage of your Membership Benefits? Individual Member Listing is complimentary for SkinCare Specialists and Associate Individual members. The SDSS does not endorse any product, machine or procedure performed by their members. Please see Code of Ethics for details of what your clients should expect of a SDSS member. Your membership listing includes name, practice/business name, city, state, email and web. Members who want to be listed here should send the listing information to:

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How to market a successful patient event
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This presentation will be given by Claudio Pinto at the 10th Anniversary Meeting - March 19-21, 2012.

Meeting open to members and non-members.
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This presentation will take you step-by-step through the planning, marketing and implementation of a successful patient event. We will discuss various marketing strategies to promote the event as well as the pros and cons of catering the event. You will learn how to utilize vendors to support the event with product giveaways and provide presentations that will benefit and intrigue your patients to come. Advance preparation is key to organize and ensure good attendance of patients–old and new.

Use of sunless tanners may cut exposure to UV radiation
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Women who often use sunless tanners—those creams and sprays that fake a tan—may reduce their sunbathing time and tanning bed use, according to a new study. In the study, nearly 37 percent of people who used sunless tanning products and sunbathed reported they cut down their sunbathing time. And 38 percent who used sunless tanners and tanning beds cut back on the tanning bed sessions. More

Previous cancer may up melanoma risk
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A new study finds that cancer survivors are at increased risk for cutaneous melanoma, one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer. The highest risk is among those previously diagnosed with melanoma. More

Maggots speed up cleaning of stubborn wounds
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Maggots may trump scalpels when it comes to cleaning large wounds that won't heal easily, such as those seen in diabetics, according to French researchers. To allow such wounds to heal, doctors usually remove infected or dead tissue with scalpels or enzymes, a process they call debridement. But that method is time-consuming and doesn't always work. More

National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Partners with International Congress of Esthetics and Spa conferences in 2012
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The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa conferences, Presented by Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa and Dermascope magazines, are recognized as the leading industry events in North America and the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations (NCEA) are pleased to announce a new partnership hosting the National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) conferences in the upcoming year. Every NETT session takes place pre-congress on the Saturday prior to each International Congress of Esthetics and Spa conference. The four annual congresses are held in Miami Beach, Fla, Dallas, Long Beach, Calif., and Philadelphia. More

Combo therapies in psoriasis more effective than monotherapy
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Many combination topical therapies for psoriasis are more effective than topical monotherapies, and adding phototherapy to topical monotherapy generally improves psoriasis clearance, compared to monotherapy alone, according to a meta-analysis published online Dec. 19, in the Archives of Dermatology. More

10th Anniversary Meeting Registration
Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists
March 19 - 21, 2012, in San Diego

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  • 3 full days of educational sessions
  • Top industry speakers
  • Earn COA-approved continuing education credits
  • Set yourself apart and advance your career

    Sign up now and SAVE $50 off the already affordable registration fee of $350.
    Take advantage of the Installment Plan to pay over time
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  • SDSS Meeting Program Registration


    Meeting Registration Fees:
    Meeting registration fee is for Monday & Tuesday only - Post-conference class requires additional registration fee for Non Members. SDSS Members need only to reserve a spot for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)

                                         Prior to January 19th                                 After January 19th

    SDSS Members                             $300   *or use Installment Plan                 $395

    (add'l member same office)           $180                                                        N/A

    Non-Member                                $375                                                      $495

    Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 30 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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