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Laser Therapy Shown to Be Highly Effective For Scar Prevention and Treatment

Philadelphia, Pa. (November 27, 2013) – Current laser therapy approaches are effective for treating excessive scars resulting from abnormal wound healing, concludes a special topic paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The review by Dr. Qingfeng Li and colleagues […]

More Consumers Opt for Removing Tattoos

That tattoo on your arm of a former flame—the one that seemed like a great idea years ago—is kind of embarrassing today. And your spouse is not too crazy about it either. You may not know that FDA considers the inks used in tattoos to be cosmetics, and the agency takes action to protect consumers […]

Free Photo Facial IPL Advice

Resolutions come in all shapes, sizes and – colors? Banishing brown spots and red blotches through photo facial IPL therapy have made people’s New Year’s to-do lists. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that, in 2010 alone, U.S. consumers spent more than $216 Million pursuing Intense Pulsed Light therapy. IPL therapy is a minimally-invasive […]

PhotoMedex Recognizes World Psoriasis Day

 PhotoMedex, Inc., an innovator of medical devices, including the XTRAC® excimer laser, is offering a special co-pay reimbursement program to increase access to XTRAC psoriasis treatments for children, an underserved population of psoriasis patients. The offer is being presented in recognition of World Psoriasis Day on October 29. Conceived by patients for patients, World Psoriasis Day is a global […]

Psoriasis Sufferer’s Fall Flare-Ups Relieved with XTRAC Excimer Laser

For the 7.5 million Americans suffering from psoriasis, the fall season brings more than just shorter days, less access to sunlight and colder temperatures. The season also brings worsening psoriasis symptoms. With XTRAC® Excimer Laser treatments, psoriasis patients can receive relief from fall flare-ups. Although every season provides its own unique set of challenges for psoriasis patients, […]

Why Mommy Makeovers Help Mothers To Regain Self-Esteem

A “mommy makeover” is a term used for any plastic surgery procedure requested by a woman to restore their post-pregnancy bodies. Many critics would say that mommy makeovers are driven by unrealistic societal expectations of mothers, which includes pop culture’s obsession with how quickly celebrity moms regain their “pre-baby” figures after childbirth. However, New York […]

Think Before You Ink: Many Tattos Require Laser Removal

As the popularity of tattoos continues to grow, so does the concern about potential risks. Some risks, such as the spread of infections through the use of unsterilized needles, have long been known. But what isn’t clear is the safety of tattoo inks. Permanent tattoos are made by using needles to inject colored ink below […]

Adverse Reactions to Tattoos & Permanent Makeup

FDA considers the inks used in intradermal tattoos, including permanent makeup, to be cosmetics and considers the pigments used in the inks to be color additives requiring premarket approval under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. However, because of other public health priorities and a previous lack of evidence of safety concerns, FDA traditionally […]

Laser hair removal for men growing in popularity

What used to be regarded as only the necessity of cyclists and swimmers has now come full circle as more and more men actually like to take care of themselves in every aspect of grooming. And it’s not just hair removal that is bringing men to one treatment clinic, at Complete Laser Care specific facials […]

Cosmetic Surgeons Concerned About DIY Laser Market

The growth of the at-home cosmetic-device market, which includes personal lasers, has some professionals buzzing. At an annual conference hosted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Barry DiBernardo, a New Jersey surgeon, delivered a talk in Seattle about the pros and cons of the DIY market on the ASPS’s “Hot Topics” panel. Read full […]

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