Medesthetics

MAY-JUN 2014

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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[ 01 ] HAIR REMOVAL FOR ALL SKIN TYPES The Cutera excel HR combines a 755nm alexandrite and 1064nm Nd:YAG laser for permanent hair reduction on skin types I-VI. The system's truPuls Nd:YAG technology delivers consistent and sustained energy throughout the pulse duration, while sapphire contact cooling protects the epidermis and reduces discomfort. Operators can shift from the alexandrite to Nd:YAG by touchscreen and treat large areas with the system's 18mm spot size. The excel HR includes a variety of pre-sets for different skin types and can also be used for the treatment of pigmented lesions. Contact: 888.428.8372, cutera.com. [ 02 ] THE POWER OF C Obagi Medical's Professional-C Suncare SPF 30 is a dual- function treatment that protects skin against UVA and UVB rays while decreasing the signs of aging with 10% l-ascorbic acid. The lightweight topical is formulated in an anhydrous solution to maintain stability of the vitamin C for new collagen synthesis and improved skin tone. Contact: 800.636.7546, obagi.com. [ 03 ] PAIN-FREE CELLULITE RELIEF Ellman International's PelleFirm System provides a noninvasive, pain-free radiofrequency treatment for skin tightening on the body and temporary improvement in the appearance of cellulite. The system includes two large diameter handpieces that elevate tissue temperature up to 45° C, coupled with mechanical massage heads for cellulite. The device, which can be used on all skin types, is designed for treatment on almost any area of the body and is ideal for the abdomen, arms, buttocks and thighs. The PelleFirm System is powered by the same Pellevé S5 RF Generator that powers the company's Pellevé Wrinkle Reduction handpieces for facial skin tightening. Contact: 800.835.5355, ellman.com. [ 04 ] ANTIAGING EYE CARE Revision Skin Care's new D.E.J. Eye Cream targets the dermal- epidermal junction to improve the overall appearance of skin in the eye area, including the upper eyelid. Leontopodium alpinum meristem cell culture (derived from the edelweiss plant) and palmitoyl hexapeptide-14 help to improve the appearance of fi ne lines and wrinkles, while a blend of antioxidants—including TDH ascorbate, vitamin E and goji fruit extract—brighten and smooth skin. The formulation also features sunfl ower seed oil and a blend of red and brown algae extracts to moisturize skin and reduce rough texture. Contact: 800.385.6652, revisionskincare.com. 1 2 4 INTRODUCTIONS 3 18 MAY/JUNE 2014 | Med Esthetics I n t r o d u c t i o n s M E D 5 - 6 1 4 . i n d d 1 8 Introductions MED5-614.indd 18 4 / 1 6 / 1 4 4 : 3 6 P M 4/16/14 4:36 PM

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