DATA LOGGER/PIERCING PROBE MODEL
Dickson, Addison, Ill, announces the availability of its stainless steel data loggers and piercing probe models for monitoring temperatures in any hot or wet cosmetic surgery treatment or storage area. They feature watertight, food-grade HACCP and FDA-compliant stainless steel cases; are temperature resistant up to 275°F/125°C; have extrasturdy, reinforced probes in HT 220 and HT 225 models; contain user-replaceable 1-year batteries; and have USB-enabled high-speed data downloading.
WOUND THERAPY SYSTEM
Smith & Nephew’s United Kingdom-based Wound Management division announces the US launch of its RENASYS™EZ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy system, which allows physicians to use variable pressure control and treat surgical, traumatic, or chronic wounds according to the individual needs of the patient and the characteristics of the patient’s wound. RENASYS EZ can be used with both foam and gauze wound interfaces, and it has a simple control that varies pressure from 40 to 200 mmHg. Other features include an intuitive design and quick-click connectors that can help reduce the risk of error, and multiple safety alarms and a patient lock-out feature that alert clinicians to changes in pressure status or pump function.
Smith & Nephew
SKIN RENEWAL SYSTEM
BioCosmetic Research Labs, Long Island City, NY, offers the Black Opal Skin Renewal System, which is specially formulated for African American skin. Papaya Body Butter blends shea butter and papaya ezymes to nourish the skin while eliminating dryness and flakiness. Nondrying Papaya Gentle Body Exfoliator (pictured) with papaya enzymes gently exfoliates and polishes the skin. Soap-free Papaya Daily Body Wash contains papaya enzymes, together with vitamins A, E, and C, to deeply cleanse, moisturize, and smooth the skin.
BioCosmetic Research Labs
Professional Solutions, Pompano Beach, Fla, introduces SPF 30 Mineral Sunblock, a lightweight, transparent, fragrance-free formula that helps defend against free radical production, helps prevent collagen breakdown, and helps minimize the signs of premature aging and the formulation of dark spots as a result of long-term exposure to UVA and UVB rays. It is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and Rosacea-prone skin, and it is gentle enough to protect the delicate eye area and skin after undergoing aesthetic and clinical procedures.
SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
Biopelle Inc, Ferndale, Mich, introduces Ascorderm®, its new line of skin care products containing vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid), an effective anti-aging treatment. The product line includes three contouring serums, a cleanser, two moisturizers, and an eye cream. They all are oil-free and noncomedogenic, and contain not only vitamin C but also gingko boloba, vitis vinifera extract, and green tea extract.
ABDOMINAL AREA CREAM
Professional Solutions, Pompano Beach, Fla, introduces Alpha Abdo Cream, designed specifically for men to help slim down their abdominal area in a matter of months. It contains a blend of bitter orange extract (rich in hesperitin) and Guarana extract, which according to the company helps prevent preferential fat deposition most commonly found in the male abdominal area.
Cardinal Health, McGaw Park, Ill, introduces Endura Performance Apparel, a new generation of surgical scrubs designed by medical personnel for comfort, performance, image, and durability. The scrubs are made from lightweight, breathable, and flexible fabric to keep wearers cool and comfortable, and are cut following the natural lines of their bodies. They can withstand several washings and feature abrasion- and tear-resistant fabric that helps make them safer and more efficient. Four colors and five sizes are available.
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