NOV-DEC 2013

MedEsthetics—business education for medical practitioners—provides the latest noninvasive cosmetic procedures, treatment trends, product and equipment reviews, legal issues and medical aesthetics industry news.

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INTRODUCTIONS 1 01 HYDRATE AND REJUVENATE MyHERO Ultra Rich Anti-Aging Growth Cream from mybody is an intensive bioactive moisturizing cream formulated to stimulate collagen production and boost skin immunity. Ingredients include SYN-COLL, a wrinkle-reducing peptide that mimics the body's own collagen-producing abilities through Tissue Growth Factor (TGF- ); Revinage, an antiaging and skin lightening complex with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and oil-controlling benefits; and Seplift DPHP, an antiaging complex that stimulates and protects the rebuilding of collagen fibers. Contact: 877.423.1314, 2 02 NONABLATIVE RESURFACING The ResurFX nonablative fractional laser module from Lumenis has received FDA 510(k) clearance for fractional nonablative skin resurfacing. The module, which was designed for use with the company's M22 platform, features a 1565nm fiber laser and CoolScan technology. The scanner uses a proprietary algorithm to place each fractional spot in a controlled, non-sequential manner allowing the tissue to relax between pulses to protect skin from overheating. Users can choose from more than 600 combinations of shape, size and density for optimal treatment and results. "As a dermatologist, I'm always looking for laser treatments that strike the right balance between efficacy and patient comfort," said Arielle N. B. Kauvar, MD, director, New York Laser & Skin Care. "With ResurFX, we have a solution that improves facial and body skin tone and texture with minimal discomfort and downtime." Contact: 408.764.3000, 03 FACE AND BODY 3 Alma Lasers is promoting JuVaShape, a combination body and face treatment plan delivered via its radiofrequency-based vShape platform. The device offers focused RF energy that allows practitioners to dial in the depths of penetration to treat a wide range of skin and body types with virtually no pain or downtime. The noninvasive treatments help to tighten sagging skin and contour problems areas. Contact: 866.414.2562, 04 PRESCRIPTION-STRENGTH LIGHTENING 4 12 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2013 | MedEsthetics Glytone's prescription-only SunVanish Rx features 4% hydroquinone and SPF 25 broad-spectrum sun protection to fade hyperpigmentation and prevent future dark patches. The lightweight, water resistant cream gradually lightens areas of hyperpigmentation for a more even complexion while 7.5% octinoxate and 5% oxybenzone provide broad-spectrum sun protection. "Combining 4% hydroquinone with broad-spectrum sun protection is your best option for both the treatment and prevention of hyperpigmentation," said Joel Schlessinger, MD, president of "For best results I recommend patients apply Glytone SunVanish Rx to cleansed skin where lightening is desired 15 minutes before sun exposure." Contact: 800.459.8663,

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