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Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:08
Considering adding retail products to your practice? Here’s what you need to know about product selection, marketing and managing sales.By Karen AppoldSelling skincare and other products that appeal to your patient base can be an additional revenue stream for your medspa or practice. But for more money to flow in, you’ll need to sell quality merchandise, display products attractively and properly promote them. Michael Lin, MD, offers products that complement the procedures he provides and the medical conditions that he treats at his practice, Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute,...
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/succeeding-retail
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:59
BTL Aesthetics has released long-term data on patients who underwent treatment with the company’s noninvasive, radiofrequency energy-based Vanquish device for body contouring. Thirteen individuals who were part of a one-month follow-up study published in the Journal of Drugs and Dermatology came back four years later to determine if their circumference reductions had sustained long-term. The patients preserved an average 75.2% of the original body contouring effect four years post treatment.
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/long-term-data-vanquish-noninvasive-fat-reduction-treatments
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:56
Patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) who were treated with either oral isotretinoin or acitretin experienced a significant slowing in the progression of the diseases compared to patients treated with finasteride. Researchers Adriana Rakowska, MD, PhD, et al, performed a retrospective analysis of 54 female patients with FFA who were treated with 20mg/day of oral isotretinoin (29 patients), 20mg/day of acitretin (11 patients) or 5mg/day of oral finasteride (14 patients) between 2007 and 2017.
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/oral-retinoids-effective-frontal-fibrosing-alopecia
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:53
eRelevance Corporation, a customer marketing automation service for small- to medium-size businesses, has announced the appointment of Chris Greta as its first chief creative officer. Greta brings more than 35 years of experience in the advertising, branding and creative industries to the position. He founded The Ad Ranch, a full-service agency, which he sold to Catapult Systems. He later formed Slingrock.com, an award-winning interactive, branding, design and marketing agency.
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/greta-named-chief-creative-officer-erelevance
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:17
The 532nm/1,064nm Picoway Resolve picosecond holographic fractional handpiece (Syneron-Candela) improved acne scarring by an average of 28%, according to the results of a study published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (November 2017). Eric Bernstein, MD, et al, treated 31 subjects with either rolling or boxcar-type acne scars using either the 532nm wavelength or 1,064nm. Of the 27 subjects who completed the study, 19 were treated with 1,064nm and eight with 532nm. All underwent four monthly treatments.
http://medestheticsmag.com/picoway-resolve-effective-acne-scars
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:17
The 532nm/1,064nm Picoway Resolve picosecond holographic fractional handpiece (Syneron-Candela) improved acne scarring by an average of 28%, according to the results of a study published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (November 2017). Eric Bernstein, MD, et al, treated 31 subjects with either rolling or boxcar-type acne scars using either the 532nm wavelength or 1,064nm. Of the 27 subjects who completed the study, 19 were treated with 1,064nm and eight with 532nm. All underwent four monthly treatments.
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/picoway-resolve-effective-acne-scars
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:14
Physicians performing ablative laser skin resurfacing and medium-depth chemical peels should be aware of a potential, difficult-to-treat complication: facial erosive pustular dermatosis. Julie E. Mervak, MD, et al, examined the cases of three women who presented with persistent facial erosions after resurfacing procedures—either fully ablative CO2 laser or medium-depth Jessner/TCA chemical peel—for actinic damage, and were subsequently diagnosed with facial erosive pustular dermatosis. The case series was published in JAMA Dermatology (October 2017).
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/facial-erosive-pustular-dermatosis-risk-ablative-skin-resurfacing
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:14
Physicians performing ablative laser skin resurfacing and medium-depth chemical peels should be aware of a potential, difficult-to-treat complication: facial erosive pustular dermatosis. Julie E. Mervak, MD, et al, examined the cases of three women who presented with persistent facial erosions after resurfacing procedures—either fully ablative CO2 laser or medium-depth Jessner/TCA chemical peel—for actinic damage, and were subsequently diagnosed with facial erosive pustular dermatosis. The case series was published in JAMA Dermatology (October 2017).
http://medestheticsmag.com/facial-erosive-pustular-dermatosis-risk-ablative-skin-resurfacing
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:12
Aesthetic device manufacturer Cutera has a new medical advisory board that began meeting in October 2017 under the leadership of Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC, associate professor of clinical dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and associate professor of dermatology at Brown Medical School. The board includes: Neil Sadick, MD, dermatologist, clinical professor of dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College and founder of Sadick Dermatology
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/cutera-announces-new-medical-advisory-board-members
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:12
Aesthetic device manufacturer Cutera has a new medical advisory board that began meeting in October 2017 under the leadership of Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC, associate professor of clinical dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and associate professor of dermatology at Brown Medical School. The board includes: Neil Sadick, MD, dermatologist, clinical professor of dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College and founder of Sadick Dermatology
http://medestheticsmag.com/cutera-announces-new-medical-advisory-board-members
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 13:00
Main Image: Revision Skincare’s new Nectifirm ADVANCED targets the microbiome of the skin to improve the appearance of the neck and décolleté. Using the findings of the National Institute of Health's Human Microbiome Project, the company combined ingredients, such as diglucosyl gallic acid, that work with the skin's own microbiome to enhance natural mechanisms for a brighter, more even skin tone. Additional active ingredients include a proprietary blend of eight peptides to target fine lines and wrinkles, antioxidant Lingonberry extract, and red microalgae to soothe and tighten skin.No,...
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/skin-care-advanced-neck-care
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 13:00
Main Image: Revision Skincare’s new Nectifirm ADVANCED targets the microbiome of the skin to improve the appearance of the neck and décolleté. Using the findings of the National Institute of Health's Human Microbiome Project, the company combined ingredients, such as diglucosyl gallic acid, that work with the skin's own microbiome to enhance natural mechanisms for a brighter, more even skin tone. Additional active ingredients include a proprietary blend of eight peptides to target fine lines and wrinkles, antioxidant Lingonberry extract, and red microalgae to soothe and tighten skin.No,...
http://medestheticsmag.com/skin-care-advanced-neck-care
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:58
Main Image: The PICOCARE from Wontech is a picosecond Nd:YAG laser featuring two wavelengths—532nm and 1064nm—for tattoo removal and the treatment of melasma and pigmented lesions. The shorter pulse duration minimizes damage to surrounding tissues while breaking ink particles into smaller pieces for more effective removal. The compact device offers real-time energy feedback, energy output of 600mJ, and 450ps and 750ps pulse durations. Contact: christopher@wtlaser, www.wtlaser.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: picosecond laserWontech
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/aesthetic-device-nd-yag-pico-laser
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:58
Main Image: The PICOCARE from Wontech is a picosecond Nd:YAG laser featuring two wavelengths—532nm and 1064nm—for tattoo removal and the treatment of melasma and pigmented lesions. The shorter pulse duration minimizes damage to surrounding tissues while breaking ink particles into smaller pieces for more effective removal. The compact device offers real-time energy feedback, energy output of 600mJ, and 450ps and 750ps pulse durations. Contact: christopher@wtlaser, www.wtlaser.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: picosecond laserWontech
http://medestheticsmag.com/aesthetic-device-nd-yag-pico-laser
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:56
Main Image: Formulated to clear blemishes and improve acne-prone skin, dm Skincare Salicylic Acid Treatment 30% from Dermamed Solutions dissolves sebum and penetrates the hair follicles to clear pores. The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of the acid help to calm sensitive skin while preventing future breakouts. Additional ingredient Pentavitin adds moisture to keep skin hydrated. Contact: 610.579.6065, www.dermamedsolutions.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: acneSalicylic Acid
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/skin-care-calming-blemish-control
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:56
Main Image: Formulated to clear blemishes and improve acne-prone skin, dm Skincare Salicylic Acid Treatment 30% from Dermamed Solutions dissolves sebum and penetrates the hair follicles to clear pores. The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of the acid help to calm sensitive skin while preventing future breakouts. Additional ingredient Pentavitin adds moisture to keep skin hydrated. Contact: 610.579.6065, www.dermamedsolutions.com. No, don't share this with BeautyEtcArticles: ProductsArticle free tagging: acneSalicylic Acid
http://medestheticsmag.com/skin-care-calming-blemish-control
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:48
Plastic surgeon Randal Haworth, MD, is taking the next step in his career with the launch of a stylish, comprehensive aesthetic care facility.By Inga HansenRandal Haworth, MD, made a name for himself in aesthetics in the early 2000s when he joined Fox television’s reality show, “The Swan.” On the program, he was part of a team of plastic surgeons, stylists and makeup artists who dramatically transformed participants’ appearances. Earlier this year, he transformed his own Beverly Hills, California-based practice when he moved to a new, custom-designed facility that incorporates a full range of...
https://www.medestheticsmag.com/embracing-artistry
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:48
Plastic surgeon Randal Haworth, MD, is taking the next step in his career with the launch of a stylish, comprehensive aesthetic care facility.By Inga HansenRandal Haworth, MD, made a name for himself in aesthetics in the early 2000s when he joined Fox television’s reality show, “The Swan.” On the program, he was part of a team of plastic surgeons, stylists and makeup artists who dramatically transformed participants’ appearances. Earlier this year, he transformed his own Beverly Hills, California-based practice when he moved to a new, custom-designed facility that incorporates a full range of...
http://medestheticsmag.com/embracing-artistry

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