Stories from MedEsthetics
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 09:20
Deck: One of the latest mobile apps, Doctella, has special relevance for cosmetic physicians.Byline: By Linda W. LewisMain Image: Patients have been using their smartphones to search for doctors and amass information on health issues for some time. Now physicians are getting involved by offering apps that help streamline communication and improve patient care.No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ArticlesPractice ManagementNewsmakersArticle free tagging: DoctellaPatient Doctor Technologies
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 09:08
The annual Dermatology Summit—taking place at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco on Sunday, January 11, 2015—will host a group of distinguished speakers and panelists, including business leaders from established and emerging companies in dermatology and from the financial community. Advancing Innovation in Dermatology (AID) announced the following program:No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle free tagging: Advancing Innovation in DermatologyAIDArticles: News
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 09:04
Deck: Byline: Main Image: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval—three months ahead of the goal date—to Opdivo (nivolumab), a new treatment for patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma who no longer respond to other drugs. Opdivo inhibits the PD-1 protein on cells, which obstructs the immune system from attacking melanomic tumors. It is intended for: patients who have been treated with ipilimumab; and, in the case of patients whose tumors express the BRAF V600 gene mutation, for use after treatment with ipilimumab and a BRAF inhibitor....
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 09:00
Deck: Byline: Ervin Wheeler, MD, FACS, has joined the La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Center (LJCSC) in San Diego. A board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Wheeler has more than 30 years of experience in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle free tagging: LJCSCArticles: News
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 08:57
Deck: Byline: Richard M. Satava, MD, FACS, will present “The Role of Directed Energy in the Next Revolution of Health Care” as a keynote speaker at Laser 2015, the annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS).No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle free tagging: American Society for Laser Medicine & SurgeryArticles: News
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:36
Main Image: G.M. Collin Hydramucine Optimal Serum moisturizes dehydrated skin for eight hours. The paraben-free formula combines high and low molecular weight hyaluronic acid and increases aquaporin levels to improve water circulation to all skin layers for long-lasting hydration. Contact: 800.341.1531, www.gmcollin.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: skin careG.M. CollinHydramucine Optimal Serum
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:34
Main Image: Valmont’s Eau Micellaire Précieuse from the Elixir des Glaciers line uses rose petal cryoextract—an elixir made from petals frozen and placed in liquid nitrogen—combined with glacial spring water to gently clean and calm skin. It also includes peach tree bud cryoextract to moisturize and stimulate collagen production, and a skin flora-regulating complex for blemish prevention. The complex may be used without water to remove makeup and cleanse skin. Contact: 800.447.8800, www.boutiquevalmont.com/us. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:31
Main Image: Marini Juveneck from Jan Marini Skin Research is specially formulated to reduce wrinkles and refine skin texture on the delicate neck area. Acetyl decapeptide-3 and avena sativa (oat) seed extract lift and firm, while oligopeptide-24 and dipotassium glycyrrhizate improve texture, eliminate crepey skin and brighten skin tone. Additional ingredients include bisabolol and biotin to calm and soothe, and panthenol and hyaluronic acid for extra hydration. Contact: 408.620.3600, www.janmarini.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:28
Main Image: The V30 multi-technology platform by Viora allows you to address multiple aesthetic concerns with one device. The platform includes three handpieces: The V-ST radiofrequency handpiece with CORE technology, which reaches three different frequency depths for face and body skin tightening; the V-Laser Nd:YAG handpiece offers four spot sizes for skin rejuvenation and treatment of vascular lesions; and the V-IPL, which can be used for acne, hair removal, and vascular and pigmented lesions. Contact: 201.332.4100, www.vioramed.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:24
Main Image: Revision Skincare’s limited-edition Refining Mineral Mask blends natural ingredients to minimize the appearance of pores and improve skin radiance. Kaolin, a natural earth clay, clears pores while pumpkin enzymes exfoliate and energize. The complex also includes vitamin E, encapsulated in microspheres to condition skin, and zeolite, a mineral that produces a warming effect. Contact: 800.385.6652, www.revisionskincare.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: skin careRevision SkincareRefining Mineral Mask
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:20
Main Image: Glytone Acne Lotion, an adjunctive anti-acne homecare treatment, is formulated with diglycol to enhance the penetration and delivery of 1% salicylic acid. Carnosine peptide boosts cell renewal and chamomile-derived bisabolol reduces irritation and inflammation. The complex also uses a hydro-gel matrix to retain moisture in the epidermis. Contact: 800.459.8663, www.glytone-usa.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: GlytoneAcne Lotionskin care
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:17
Main Image: Innovative Skincare’s Youth Serum combines growth factors, antioxidants, proteins and a proprietary blend of enzymes to smooth and tighten skin, rebuild collagen and repair skin’s DNA. Ingredients include: Extremozymes—enzymes harvested from organisms that can withstand extreme conditions—to fight aging at a cellular level; coppertripeptide-1, a growth factor found in the body’s natural collagen that stimulates new collagen formation; and pseudoalteromonas ferment extract, an Antarctic Sea glycoprotein that adheres to damaged areas and provides targeted regeneration.No, don't...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:14
Main Image: DermaConcepts’ Light Effects personal use phototherapy LED device targets signs of aging with narrow spectral bandwidth high-intensity red and infrared light. The infrared light stimulates tissue renewal, encourages elastin and collagen production, and improves dermal oxygenation and detoxification. The red light setting reduces redness and inflammation, balances oil production and helps minimize pores. Contact: 508.539.8900, www.dermaconcepts.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: skin careDermaconceptsLight Effects
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:11
Main Image: Minus 10 from Rhonda Allison combines six antiaging formulas to address multiple signs of skin aging. ChronoPeptide A and Peptide 38 use peptides and antioxidants to rebuild healthy skin. Drop of Essence Hydration Drops add moisture with omega 6 fatty acids. Eye & Lip Renew Serum reduces puffiness and lines around the eyes and lips. The kit also includes an anti-glycation serum and an anti-inflammatory tinted day cream. Contact: 866.313.7546, www.rhondaallison.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: skin careRhonda...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 16:08
Main Image: HandDrink Hand Cream from jane iredale rehydrates and rejuvenates dry, aging hands. The non-greasy formula contains SPF 15 to prevent future sun damage; organic rose essential oils to moisturize; and antioxidant apple, green tea and blackberry extracts to protect and brighten skin. Contact: 844.350.1610, www.janeiredale.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: skin careJane IredaleHandDrink
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:13
Main Image: IBM is collaborating with Memorial Sloan Kettering to develop cognitive visual computing that can analyze dermatological images of skin lesions. The technology “learns” by identifying specific patterns in medical images. Their goal is to help physicians identify cancerous lesions earlier in treatment.No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: NewsArticle free tagging: Skin Cancercomputer imaging
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:09
Deck: Byline: Gary D. Monheit, MD, of Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology Center in Birmingham, Alabama, received the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Samuel J. Stegman, MD, Award for Distinguished Service—the society’s highest honor. The tribute recognizes members who have made a substantial contribution to advance ASDS goals in the areas of education, organized service and/or research. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle free tagging: American Society for Dermatologic SurgeryArticles: News
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:06
Deck: Byline: Vivacare, a leading provider of patient education services for medical practices, has launched the Find a Dermatologist Directory to help dermatologists connect with prospective patients. The directory lists dermatologists, physicians assistants and nurse practitioners based in the United States. It features professionals who display Vivacare patient education material on their websites and shares these providers’ expert opinions on dermatology-related topics.No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticle free tagging: Find a DermatologistArticles: News