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Turn Back the Clock

January 01, 2004

Philadelphia - Of all the cosmetic procedures that make hands appear younger, sclerotherapy delivers the most dramatic, long-lasting results, according to Lee Schulman, M.D., a phlebologist at Schulman Vein and Laser Center in New York City.

Mixed Reviews

September 01, 2003

Hermosa Beach, Calif. - Though not yet FDA-approved for use in the United States, Reviderm Intra is a hyaluronic gel filler with a shelf life that already may have passed, according to Gail Humble, M.D., medical director of Blue Pacific Aesthetic Medical Group in Hermosa Beach, Calif.

Coming Soon

September 01, 2003

San Francisco - The FDA has its eye on New-Fill (Dermik Laboratories), a polylactic acid filler that experts predict could become a popular treatment for moderate to deep wrinkles and volume loss.

Beyond Dermoscopy

May 01, 2003

San Francisco - Although they have yet to discover a "eureka" wavelength in spectral imaging of atypical nevi, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have noted patterns they predict will enable dermatologists to rule out melanoma in suspect lesions without excision.

Onychomycosis Alternative

May 01, 2003

San Francisco - The key to effectively treating toenail and fingernail onychomycosis may lay in the delivery system rather than in the drug itself, according to preliminary results of an open-label feasibility study of a 4 percent clotrimazole lacquer formulated with the drug delivery technology CPE-215 (15 percent).

Anti-aging's exciting new cosmeceuticals

January 01, 2003

Virginia Beach, Va. - Describing idebenone as the "most potent" antioxidant he's researched to date, David H. McDaniel, M.D., believes the synthetic analog of ubiquinone (coenzyme Q10) represents the first of a new class of cosmeceuticals.