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  • White Papers // Jan 2006

    Chains' Fresh Bag of Tricks

    In front of a squeaky clean counter, a beauty adviser is helping a woman find the perfect shade of foundation. In another area, a man is having his throat cultured for strep. At another counter, a?young woman is receiving a personalized skin profile utilizing state-of-the-art skin analysis. In the front...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    Consider Serving on Your State Medical Board

    Cosmetic surgeons can provide a unique perspective in the state medical board review process. In addition, there are many personal benefits to becoming involved. The paper talks about the role of State medical boards. The board reviews disciplinary cases and decides if they agree with the administrative law judge's rulings....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    How Surgery Affects Patient Psyche

    This paper talks about a study which indicates that patients experience improved body image after undergoing common cosmetic surgery procedures, but the research did not suggest that participants experience decreased depressive symptoms or improvements in their body image-related quality of life. A year after surgery, 97 percent of patients reported...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    How to Avoid Common Laser Surgery Complications

    The common perception that lasers can remove everything from hair and tattoos to birthmarks without the potential to cause harm is dangerously flawed, according to one experienced laser surgeon. Fixing the problem means getting beyond the marketing hype of laser companies and creating awareness that laser procedures are medical procedures...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Newer Laser Technologies Broaden Application Success

    New uses for laser technology involve devices for resurfacing and LED treatments aimed at improving photodamage and acute sunburn. Perhaps the most exciting new laser is the Fraxel SR (Reliant Technologies), which recently became commercially available. It uses fractional photothermolysis, which is said to provide results on par with those...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Ethnic Skin No Barrier to Laser Treatments

    As laser treatments continue to undergo refinement, many procedures once thought advisable only for Caucasian patients now can benefit ethnic patients as well. Many patients with dark skin go from doctor to doctor (being told) they can't have laser treatments because a lot of doctors believe they are unsafe on...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Incorporating Lasers: A Business-Savvy Decision

    Most lasers of medical interest have purely cosmetic applications. The devices used for those treatments fit into a number of categories and no one laser fills all uses. A few lasers are used for medical procedures that are reimbursed by insurance. Topping that list is the pulsed dye lasers sold...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2005

    The Role of Primary Care in Bariatric Procedures

    Surgical intervention can be a safe and effective approach to achieving and maintaining weight loss for morbidly obese patients who cannot lose weight with conventional dieting. Bariatric surgery does, however, carry the risk of serious complications. With its potential for complications and for successful weight loss along with resolution of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2005

    The Power of Low-Tech Nursing

    Research has shown that touching patients has several benefits. One study found that patients whose hands were held during cataract surgery reported less anxiety and had lower blood epinephrine levels than those who underwent cataract surgery without hand-holding. Another study found that elderly female nursing home residents who received comforting...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2005

    The Role of Primary Care in Bariatric Procedures

    Surgical intervention can be a safe and effective approach to achieving and maintaining weight loss for morbidly obese patients who cannot lose weight with conventional dieting. Bariatric surgery does, however, carry the risk of serious complications. With its potential for complications and for successful weight loss along with resolution of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    How to Avoid Common Laser Surgery Complications

    The common perception that lasers can remove everything from hair and tattoos to birthmarks without the potential to cause harm is dangerously flawed, according to one experienced laser surgeon. Fixing the problem means getting beyond the marketing hype of laser companies and creating awareness that laser procedures are medical procedures...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Newer Laser Technologies Broaden Application Success

    New uses for laser technology involve devices for resurfacing and LED treatments aimed at improving photodamage and acute sunburn. Perhaps the most exciting new laser is the Fraxel SR (Reliant Technologies), which recently became commercially available. It uses fractional photothermolysis, which is said to provide results on par with those...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Ethnic Skin No Barrier to Laser Treatments

    As laser treatments continue to undergo refinement, many procedures once thought advisable only for Caucasian patients now can benefit ethnic patients as well. Many patients with dark skin go from doctor to doctor (being told) they can't have laser treatments because a lot of doctors believe they are unsafe on...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Incorporating Lasers: A Business-Savvy Decision

    Most lasers of medical interest have purely cosmetic applications. The devices used for those treatments fit into a number of categories and no one laser fills all uses. A few lasers are used for medical procedures that are reimbursed by insurance. Topping that list is the pulsed dye lasers sold...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    Consider Serving on Your State Medical Board

    Cosmetic surgeons can provide a unique perspective in the state medical board review process. In addition, there are many personal benefits to becoming involved. The paper talks about the role of State medical boards. The board reviews disciplinary cases and decides if they agree with the administrative law judge's rulings....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    How Surgery Affects Patient Psyche

    This paper talks about a study which indicates that patients experience improved body image after undergoing common cosmetic surgery procedures, but the research did not suggest that participants experience decreased depressive symptoms or improvements in their body image-related quality of life. A year after surgery, 97 percent of patients reported...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2005

    The Power of Low-Tech Nursing

    Research has shown that touching patients has several benefits. One study found that patients whose hands were held during cataract surgery reported less anxiety and had lower blood epinephrine levels than those who underwent cataract surgery without hand-holding. Another study found that elderly female nursing home residents who received comforting...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2006

    Chains' Fresh Bag of Tricks

    In front of a squeaky clean counter, a beauty adviser is helping a woman find the perfect shade of foundation. In another area, a man is having his throat cultured for strep. At another counter, a?young woman is receiving a personalized skin profile utilizing state-of-the-art skin analysis. In the front...

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