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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INTRODUCTIONS 22 MAY/JUNE 2014 | Med Esthetics 10 11 12 13 [ 10 ] TWO-IN-ONE FRACTIONAL RESURFACING The Halo hybrid fractional laser from Sciton allows users to move between nonablative and ablative wavelengths in a single pass. Wavelengths include 1470nm for coagulation and 2940nm for ablation. The 1470nm wavelength delivers between 100µ and 700µ of coagulation to the epidermis and dermis. The 2940nm wavelength delivers from 0µ to 100µ of ablation to the epidermis. The operator can choose one of three coverage-based treatment levels, and the laser will calculate the exact amount of energy necessary to complete an effective treatment. "Halo changes the paradigm," says clinical investigator Chris Robb, MD, PhD. "The unique dual wavelengths deliver an unprecedented ability to customize treatments for each individual. Every patient has different needs in terms of sun damage and downtime. With Halo, I can fi nally have the best of both nonablative and ablative wavelengths. I can precisely dial in the exact treatment for amazing results within the desired downtime." Contact: 888.646.6999, sciton.com. [ 11 ] HYDRATE, SET, PROTECT Formulated to hydrate skin and set mineral makeup for a fl awless fi nish, Jane Iredale POMMISST Hydration Spray protects skin from UV damage and environmental stressors with pomegranate extract, white tea leaf extract and rosemary leaf extract. The environmentally friendly spray is 100% natural, 30% organic and has been awarded ECOCERT's natural and organic cosmetic certifi cation. Contact: 800.762.1132, janeiredale.com. [ 12 ] POSTPROCEDURE CARE Help ease your patients recovery with the SOS COMPLETE Post-Procedure Recovery Kit from Eau Thermale Avène. The kit is indicated for use following ablative and non-ablative laser and light procedures; cosmetic surgery; injections; chemical peels; laser hair removal; and microdermabrasion. The complete regimen includes four clinically proven products formulated to counteract the infl ammation, itching, redness and general sensitivity associated with postprocedure skin. Products include: Avene Thermal Spring Water, Cicalfate Restorative Skin Cream, Tolérance Extrême Cleansing Lotion, Tolérance Extrême Cream, and three packs of 100% sterile Facial Compresses, composed of viscose and polyester fi bers. Contact: 866.412.8363, aveneusa.com. [ 13 ] DELICATE NECK AREA CARE Formulated to improve skin texture and tone in the delicate neck area, NEXAGE Retexturizing Balm from SkinLuma combines hydroxypinacolone retinoate, a gentle retinoid ester, with emollients, antioxidants and peptides. Antioxidant ingredients include vitamins C and E, and ferulic acid. NEXAGE also helps to reduce the appearance of skin redness. Contact: 800.874.9686, skinluma.com. I n t r o d u c t i o n s M E D 5 - 6 1 4 . i n d d 2 2 Introductions MED5-614.indd 22 4 / 1 6 / 1 4 4 : 3 6 P M 4/16/14 4:36 PM

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