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Primary Care Physicians Believe Dermatologists More Qualified Than Plastic Surgeons

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October 18, 2012

Medscape (10/17, Hitt) reports, "Primary care physicians (PCPs) believe dermatologists to be more qualified than plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, and ophthalmologists to perform a variety of cutaneous cosmetic and surgical procedures, according to a new study" published in the October issue of the journal Dermatologic Surgery and simultaneously presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 2012 ... read more


Anti-Aging Eye Creams Do Work!

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October 9, 2012

Anti-Aging Eye Creams that Soften Crows Feet, Depuff Eyes, Eliminate Dark Circles and Firm Skin   LUMIÈRE Bio-restorative Eye Cream Intensive line smoothing eye cream with PSP® helps improve signs of skin in the delicate eye area. Formulated with 30% more PSP®, a complete protein blend of Human Growth Factors, Cytokines and Interleukins available to ... read more


October Specials & Events!

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October 3, 2012

October Specials Events: Obagi Image Revealer Facial Analysis October 1st – 12th Complimentary evaluations on October 11th! Lash Extravaganza  October 18th Full set $199, Refills 3 for $150 Scare your wrinkles away with Botox, October 25th! Only $75 for new, never injected patients Specials: Dysport: Buy 1 area, get 2nd area 50% off Restylane,Perlane,Juvederm:  Buy ... read more


Indoor Tanning Linked to Skin Cancer

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October 3, 2012

We all know that indoor tanning is dangerous. Check out this case study conducted by the British Medical Journal. Their study found, "these cancers include basal-cell carcinomas and squamous- cell carcinomas, 2 common types on non-melanoma skin cancers. People who have ever used indoor tanning are 29% more likely to develop basal-cell carcinomas than those ... read more


MD Anderson Announces Effort Against 8 Forms Of Cancer, Including Melanoma.

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September 26, 2012

The AP (9/21, Marchione) reports that the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, "the nation's largest cancer center, is launching a massive 'moonshot' effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago." The center "expects to spend as much as $3 billion on ... read more


L'Oreal Warned of False Promotion by FDA

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September 17, 2012

The Wall Street Journal (9/12, B3, Dooren, Glazer, Subscription Publication) reports that in a letter dated Sept. 7, the FDA warned L'Oréal's Lancôme USA subsidiary that its online ads falsely promotes anti-wrinkle products as having medical benefits. Quoting from the Warning Letter, the Journal notes that FDA particularly objected to Lancôme's claim that one of the ... read more


Bacteria In Ink Linked To Outbreak Of Infected Tattoos

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September 7, 2012

The AP (8/23) reports, "An outbreak of infected tattoos has led to an unlikely source: the ink." Now, "with the growing popularity of tattoos, health officials say they are seeing more cases of a nasty skin infection caused by a common bacteria traced to the ink. In the largest outbreak, 19 people in Rochester, NY, ended ... read more


New Melanoma Vaccine Looks Promising

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September 7, 2012

According to an article posted in Dermatology Daily, from the American Academy of Dermatology, reports that a new vaccine from Amgen called TVEC, which harnesses the power of a patient's own immune system, appears to have some effect in controlling melanoma on a local basis when injected directly into a lesion on or under the skin ... read more


5 Easy-to-Miss Sunscreen Spots

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August 6, 2012

1. Around and Between your Eyes. Afraid it will burn? Elta MD Sunscreen is guaranteed to not burn or sting if it gets in your eyes. Twenty percent of skin cancers on the face develop on the eyelids. 2. Lips. Use a waxy lip palm with SPF 30 and apply it often. Even when you ... read more


Study: Basal Cell Carcinoma Should Be Viewed As A Chronic Disease.

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August 3, 2012

HealthDay (8/3, Gray) reports that a 1,100-patient study published online July 19 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology "affirms that basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer, should be viewed as a chronic disease." Not only did researchers find that "a prior history of basal cell carcinoma is the greatest risk for ... read more