Kinerase, Aliso Viejo, Calif, offers its Revolutionary Neck Repair Cream with SPF 15, an antiaging cream for the neck and décolletage. The Revolutionary Neck Repair Cream smoothes away roughness, tightens, tones, and protects the skin. Key ingredients such as Pepha®-Tight and Regu®-Shape smooth and tighten the skin. According to the company, over time, the Neck Repair Cream improves the skin’s elasticity, leaving the neck area more resilient and toned, while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Alpha-Arbutin® reduces the appearance of dark spots and evens skin tone, and SPF 15 protects it from further sun damage.
Merz Pharmaceuticals, Greensboro, NC, introduces its Mederma® Cream with SPF 30, which reduces the appearance of scars while protecting them from the sun. Mederma softens, smoothes, and reduces the appearance of old and new scars resulting from surgeries, injuries, accidents, burns, acne, and stretch marks. It is safe for sensitive skin.
Sunnex, Natick, Mass, offers its LED “Cool Touch” light, which features a high-end LED element with a lens that provides better illumination than a regular 20 W halogen light. The light output is more than 200% higher and the energy savings is 40% better compared to a 20 W halogen spotlight. The “Cool Touch” light does not have any heat transmission forward, and the LED is guaranteed to last for 25,000 hours.
PATIENT SCHEDULING SOFTWARE
Atlas Business Solutions, Fargo, ND, offers its Patient Appointment Manager, an appointment-scheduling software that allows users to quickly search for available appointment times by date, time, or practitioner. The waiting list feature keeps track of pending appointments and notifies the scheduler when an appointment can be scheduled. Reports and schedules can be printed or exported to PDF, Word, Excel, or HTML, and sent via e-mail to employees.
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Edge Systems Corp, Signal Hill, Calif, introduces its HydraFacial™ Nectre®, a portable tabletop unit that performs noninvasive skin-resurfacing treatments. HydraFacial treatments are effective on all skin types—even ethnic skin. Nectre exfoliates dead skin cells and extracts impurities with a vacuum-based skin abrasion tip while simultaneously bathing the healthy underlying skin with specially developed active serums that cleanse, exfoliate, and provide antioxidant protection.
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ELECTROSURGICAL SMOKE EVACUATOR
New Leaf Medical, Cleveland, introduces its E-Vac™ electrosurgical smoke evacuator. The patent-pending accessory attaches to most standard electrosurgical pencil assemblies and captures hazardous smoke, odors, gases, and fluids directly at their surgical source before they are released into the operation room. The device accommodates a variety of electrodes and does not require further modifications, electrode adapters, or additional surgical assistance to operate. The E-Vac is packaged sterile and comes 10 per box or 10 boxes per case.
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Galderma Laboratories, Fort Worth, Tex, introduces its Pliaglis™ Cream, a cream-to-peel topical anesthetic for patients receiving in-office superficial dermatological procedures. Pliaglis Cream contains 7% lidocaine and 7% tetracaine. With rapid transdermal diffusion, Pliaglis Cream requires 20 to 30 minutes of drying time for dermatological procedures such as laser hair removal, dermal filler injection, pulsed-dye laser therapy, and facial laser resurfacing. For laser-assisted procedures, Pliaglis Cream must be applied for up to 60 minutes.
MARKETING HOUSE CALL
Practice Builders, Orange, Calif, introduces its Virtual Marketing House Call, a no-travel, all-phone-and-Internet customized marketing plan that includes two private consultations and a 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee. Virtual Marketing House Call is held at the clients’ convenience, without them having to leave their practices.
Medicalia, Daytona Beach, Fla, offers its Medi-Protect Sunscreen with SPF 30 UVA/UVB protection. The sunscreen comforts and cools the skin without leaving a greasy feeling or oily residue. It contains humectant nourishing ingredients and helps the skin heal faster postsurgery. The sunscreen is suitable for all skin types and may be used under makeup.
PhotoMedex, Montgomeryville, Pa, offers its Ti-Silc® and Z-Silc® sun-protection products, which contain micronized titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Ti-Silc and Z-Silc are available in a full range of SPFs for all skin types. Ti-Silc GT™ SPF 60+ protects the skin against free-radical damage and the sun’s harmful rays. Ti-Silc Sheer SPF 45 is a waterproof sunblock that keeps the skin soft and supple. It is lightweight and features a natural melanin tint. Ti-Silc Untinted SPF 45 contains the benefits of Ti-Silc Sheer SPF 45 in an untinted formula. Z-Silc Sunblock SPF 30 is an oil-free, broad-spectrum sunblock that blends naturally on the skin without leaving a pasty white residue. Z-Silc Plus™ SPF 30+ provides postprocedure protection as well.
Lutronic Inc, Princeton Junction, NJ, has received regulatory clearance from the FDA for its eCO2 system. Using proprietary Controlled Chaos Technology (CCT), the fractional CO2 laser resurfaces and coagulates soft tissue, and treats textural irregularities, fine lines, pigmented lesions, vascular dyschromia, and rhytides. The laser features static and dynamic operation modes. Users have the capability to stamp up to a 14- x 14-mm scan area, as well as the option to “feather” the treatment area to reduce the “checkerboard” appearance that is common with currently available fractional CO2 devices.