PULSED DYE LASER
Genesis Biosystems, Lewisville, Tex, introduces its Regenlite for sale in the United States. Regenlite is a pulsed dye laser that provides nonablative skin treatment. It features two modes of operation—the rejuvenation mode and the vascular mode. In the rejuvenation mode, the Regenlite provides treatment for Acne Vulgaris, including cystic acne. In the vascular mode, the laser treats port wine stains, rosacea, telangiectasias, angiomas, and psoriasis; and removes warts and veruccas. The laser may also be used for dermal remodeling and skin tightening; reducing lines and wrinkles; improving irregular pigmentation; and stimulating collagen for the treatment of acne scars, and traumatic and surgical scarring.
The Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift Serum by Elemis, Coral Gables, Fla, contains a concentration of the marine extract padina pavonica and minerals quartz and rhodochrosite that together improve cellular performance and natural cell defense mechanisms against the signs of aging. Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift Serum is light and imparts a lifting and firming effect on the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
PREOPERATIVE HAIR RAZOR
Personna Medical introduces its DermaGard® Safety Prep Razor. The wrapped blade ensures that the razor will never touch the patient’s skin, reducing the number of infections caused by conventional prep razors. The Safety Prep Razor prevents nicks, cuts, and chafing. It features combs that lift and separate the hair.
American Safety Razor
Colorescience introduces its Fire Element Pressed Colore Palette, an eyeshadow compact infused with micavitamins A and E, and zinc oxide for sun protection. The Fire Element Pressed Colore Palette includes three colors: ash, white imbued with light reflective golden flecks; flame, a sheer, shimmering pink to coordinate with any pink, red, or peach; and embers, a matte, royal violet with a hint of bronze sparkle. The eyeshadows are easily glided on and are long-lasting.
Procyte introduces its Neova® Manganese Skin Brightening Serum, a formula that uses GHK Manganese Peptide Complex™ to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and UV-induced photoaging in 12 weeks, according to the company. The lightweight, nonirritating, antioxidant serum improves overall skin clarity and texture without hydroquinone.
The NIA 24™ Intensive Recovery Complex by Niadyne, Research Triangle Park, NC, moisturizes and reactivates the skin’s regenerative powers to brighten, tighten, and firm distressed skin. Used morning or night, NIA 24 Intensive Recovery Complex reinforces the skin by strengthening the skin barrier to accelerate repair, increase resistance to damage, and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also lifts the appearance of discolorations, locks in multilevel moisture and reduces transepidermal water loss, and protects the skin against free radicals.