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2014-04-03 04:20:50

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanded Sublative Indication to be Unveiled at AMWC in Monaco Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS), a leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that its proprietary Sublative(TM) technology has received CE Mark indication for the effective treatment of striae (stretch marks) and acne scars. The new treatment protocols are now available on all of the Syneron Sublative compatible systems, which...

2014-03-25 23:01:16

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems and West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, explains the frequent occurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome among professional baseball players. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery spoke recently about why thoracic outlet syndrome is such a common occurrence among major league baseball players,...

2014-03-20 08:28:55

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great news for patients wanting the best possible results from their laser treatment with the lowest possible downtime. Sciton(®), a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the aesthetic medical market, announces Halo, the world's first and only hybrid fractional laser, applying tunable non-ablative and ablative wavelengths in a single pass to maximize results and reduce downtime. Sciton will be premiering Halo...

2014-02-20 08:32:00

Primary Care Physicians will soon be able to test for basal cell carcinoma, the most common cancer in the US GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has signed an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics for distribution of DermCDx(TM) , a brush biopsy test kit that is used to confirm suspected basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common cancer in the US. DermCDx is...

2014-02-12 23:00:52

Dr. Mitchel Goldman, Director of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego and President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, discusses the organizations statistical data for 2013, including an increase in patient treatments. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Mitchel Goldman, commented today on statistical data released by the ASDS for data reported in 2013. The survey was conducted January 2 through 24, 2014...

2014-01-24 23:02:17

Los Angeles, time to get those scars, stretch marks and acne scars removed. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 ABM Medical has announced that it will now offer innovative new skin resurfacing technology via the ICON 1540 fractional laser system. The ICON 1540 system is designed specifically to offer relief to people plagued by mild to severe skin trauma. Patients who are suffering from severe scarring, stretch marks and acne scars will now be able to experience the benefit of laser treatments with...

2013-11-19 23:26:41

PRMA Plastic Surgery continues to advance DIEP flap breast reconstruction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A new study by PRMA Plastic Surgery uncovers a technique that prevents complications in breast reconstruction. The study, published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open in October, finds that the use of a second vein during DIEP flap surgery, a procedure that rebuilds the patient’s breasts after mastectomy using her own tummy skin and fat, can significantly...

2013-11-05 12:28:14

BOSTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olay(®) facial cream's famous motto was "Love the skin you're in." We should, since our largest organ does so much for us. Skin acts as a waterproof insulating shield, guarding the body against extremes of temperature, damaging sunlight and harmful chemicals. It exudes antibacterial substances that prevent infection, and manufactures vitamin D for converting calcium into healthy bones. Skin is also a huge sensor, packed with nerves for keeping the...

2013-09-30 23:24:19

Dr. Christine Brown of Dallas, TX board certified by the American board of Dermatology is now offering ThermiRF skin tightening treatments, a minimally invasive method of tightening sagging skin and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Dr. Christine Brown of Dallas, TX board certified by the American board of Dermatology is now offering ThermiRF skin tightening treatments, a minimally invasive method of tightening sagging skin and...

2013-07-18 16:26:18

Technology Offers a Solution TUCSON, Ariz., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, announced a groundbreaking study in the Journal of Histotechnology that indicates there is a real risk that errors can be made in the processing of patient biopsy tissue in anatomic pathology labs around the world. The Journal reports on the startling outcome of the Stainer Bath Cross Contamination Challenge (SBCCC), developed by Ventana...