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2013-06-27 23:43:06

Boston Facial Plastic Surgeon Offers Advanced Laser Treatments Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Boston facial plastic surgeon Dr. Stuart H. Bentkover is pleased to offer his patients advanced skin rejuvenation and tattoo removal treatments with the new RevLite® SI laser from Con-Bio and Cynosure. The RevLite® SI laser from Con-Bio and Cynosure is a new generation Nd:YAG laser device ideal for tattoo removal and skin rejuvenation. This laser system can be used for skin...

2010-11-08 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DEKA Medical announced today the immediate availability of the Excilite-u in the United States for the treatment of Leukoderma, Psoriasis, and Vitiligo. The Excilite-u uses a high intensity Monochromatic Excimer Light of 308nm to stimulate melanocytes in affected areas and restore color to the skin. The system is cleared for use on all parts of the body including hard to treat areas such as hands, elbows and knees. Developed by DEKA in Italy,...

2008-06-27 06:01:54

By Watkins, Jean VITILIGO This man had patchy loss of pigment on his hands and around his mouth. The white macules, of otherwise normal looking skin, were increasing in size and were itching. Vitiligo is said to be an acquired inflammatory disorder in which melanocytes in the skin fail to function. It is a common problem affecting about 1 per cent of the population, 30 per cent of those affected have a family history of the condition, and of these 30 percent may have problems with other...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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