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How Does PRP Therapy Work
We’ve known for years that platelets are the part of your blood that’s responsible for clotting. But we’re only beginning to learn about their powerful rejuvenating power and their potential to heal. Platelets are your body’s “first responders.” They initiate a cascade of healing that’s 10 times more powerful than any drug available today. In fact, it’ll be centuries before Big Pharma will be able to come up with a drug that can come close to doing what platelets can do. Platelets work in two ways. First, they contain hundreds of growth factors. These proteins are criti...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - June 22, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

The Anti-Aging Treatments Pain Scale You Need To Know About
For Allure, by Katie Becker. Discomfort and beauty are always in tension, so we teach ourselves the algorithm of: Is it worth it? We learn the calculations between ouch and better skin (or flatter abs, or a firmer jawline, or...). But you can't do the math without knowing what kind of pain you're in for. We went to the people who know best—the patients—to find out exactly what it feels like to be on the receiving end of all those needles, blades, and lasers. *Pain Meter runs on a scale of 1-5. Botox: An injectable neurotoxin used to temporarily paralyze facial muscles and smooth wrinkles The Patient Report: &q...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fractional laser resurfacing plus ALA-PDT upped AK clearance
KISSIMMEE, FLA. – Fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing followed by 30 minutes of aminolevulinic acid plus blue light photodynamic therapy cleared 94% of actinic keratoses, significantly more than ALA-PDT alone, according to the findings of a randomized, single-blinded, split-face study of 20... (Source: Skin and Allergy News)
Source: Skin and Allergy News - April 26, 2015 Category: Dermatology Tags: SAN Conference News SAN Clinical News SAN News SAN Actinic Keratosis SAN Lasers and Treatment Modalities CME-candidate Source Type: news

Laser plus PDT improves AK clearance in organ transplant recipients
Adding an ablative fractional laser to daylight-assisted photodynamic therapy significantly improved the clearance rate of actinic keratoses in organ transplant recipients, compared with daylight PDT alone, conventional PDT alone, or ablative fractional laser alone, based on data from the treatment... (Source: Skin and Allergy News)
Source: Skin and Allergy News - March 10, 2015 Category: Dermatology Tags: SAN Journals SAN Clinical News SAN News SAN Actinic Keratosis Source Type: news

The Best Treatment For Deep Wrinkles, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)
Is there any help for treating deep wrinkles? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Downie says that regardless of your age, the first thing you should do to prevent further skin damage is to start applying a sunscreen of at least SPF 30 everyday. If you want a treatment that's going to give you visible results when it comes to treating deep wrinkles, Dr. Downie recommends an in-office procedure using a fraxel laser. This procedure will leave you red for 1-2 days following, but it works very well as a deep wrinkle treatment. Be sure to have a board-certified dermatologist assess your wrinkles before scheduling any t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fractional laser technology reduces facial acne scarring
Fractional laser technology, often used in the removal of unwanted tattoos, can improve the appearance and texture of facial acne scars, based on data published online Nov.19 in JAMA Dermatology. “The evolution from traditional nanosecond to picosecond lasers has been observed to produce a...googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-cta'); (Source: Skin and Allergy News)
Source: Skin and Allergy News - November 19, 2014 Category: Dermatology Tags: SAN Journals SAN Clinical News SAN News SAN Aesthetic Dermatology CME-candidate Source Type: news

New Laser Takes the Pain Out of Cosmetic Procedures
Sarah Mangiola Equipmed has updated their Dermapen to create the Dermapen 3. This new laser has the same results as a fractional laser without the pain, downtime, and expense of other fractional lasers. Publication Info read more (Source: Articles from MedicalDesign.com)
Source: Articles from MedicalDesign.com - March 28, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Tags: Products Design-Engineering Source Type: news

Military dermatologists making strides in applying treatments for wounded warriors to injured civilians
To aid in the function and appearance of battlefield scars, military dermatologists began experimenting with ablative fractional laser surgery – known to improve the appearance of acne scars. Results over the last seven years have been impressive, and dermatologists now are treating civilians injured from car accidents, fires and job and household accidents with this laser therapy to enhance scar and wound healing. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 21, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fractional Laser Resurfacing Advocated for ScarsFractional Laser Resurfacing Advocated for Scars
A new consensus report examining laser and other scar therapies strongly endorses an ablative fractional laser approach in multidisciplinary treatment of traumatic scars. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 21, 2013 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Fraxel® Dual Laser System Receives New FDA 510(k) Clearance For Treatment Of Skin Pigmentation
Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:SLTM), the global market leader in aesthetic skin treatments, today announced it has received a new FDA 510(k) clearance of its Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 laser system for the treatment of pigmented lesions such as, but not limited to lentigos (age spots), solar lentigos (sun spots) and ephelides (freckles) (Source: Medical Design Online News)
Source: Medical Design Online News - June 25, 2013 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Solta Medical Receives New FDA 510(k) Clearance For Dual Laser System
The Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 laser system has received an additional FDA 510(k) clearance for treatment of pigmented lesions, including lentigos, solar lentigos and ephelides, Solta Medical announced recently (Source: Medical Design Online News)
Source: Medical Design Online News - June 25, 2013 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Fraxel(R) Dual Laser System Receives New FDA 510(k) Clearance For Treatment Of Skin Pigmentation
HAYWARD, Calif., June 20, 2013 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Solta Medical, Inc. (SLTM), the global market leader in aesthetic skin treatments, today announced it has received a new FDA 510(k) clearance of its Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 las... Devices, Dermatology, FDASolta Medical, Fraxel, Dual Laser System (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 20, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cosmetic Surgery Associates Of New York Offers New Fraxel® Laser
Cosmetic Surgery Associates of New York (CSANY) has expanded its repertoire of skin care services with the addition of the Fraxel Dual 1550/1927 laser. The laser is available for skin resurfacing and skin tightening in New York at each of the practice's 4 locations (Source: Medical Design Online News)
Source: Medical Design Online News - April 9, 2013 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news