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Cellulite Reducer

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Cellulite Reducer

The EndyMed Contour handpiece is FDA cleared for temporary reduction in the appearance of cellulite and temporary improvement of local blood circulation, allowing for faster cell metabolism and fat elimination. It combines 3DEEP radiofrequency with an electronically controlled modulated vacuum (ECMV), modulated massage function, precise digital controls and real-time temperature tissue impedance monitoring to safely contour and tighten.

Contact: 855.363.9633, www.endymed.com.

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Fat Reduction Device

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Fat Reduction Device

Syneron-Candela’s UltraShape Power was recently cleared by the FDA for the noninvasive reduction of abdominal circumference via fat cell destruction. It uses focused, pulsed mechanical ultrasound energy to target and destroy fat, applied to the skin in a proprietary pulse structure to ensure effective fat destruction with no damage to surrounding tissue. The device features a lighter USculpt transducer that allows for improved maneuverability and customized treatment of large and small fat pockets.

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Body Mapping Software

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Body Mapping Software

DermaGraphix 2D body photography software with IntelliStudio from Canfield Imaging Systems allows clinicians to capture both individual photographs and complete body maps via tethered control of a digital SLR camera. Lesion images from a wireless dermatoscope can then be taken and tagged directly to the body photographs. The IntelliPanel provides callibrated, balanced lighting and the DermaGraphix Viewer allows patients to check for changes between visits.

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Rejuvenation for Her

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Rejuvenation for Her

The diVA hybrid fractional laser from Sciton offers immediate vaginal rejuvenation in one three-minute session with no downtime. High Precision Automation (HPA) automatically delivers consistent, independently configurable ablation and coagulation in a single pass, and single-use Strengthened Quartz Dilators (SQDs) expand vaginal tissue and provide 360° of laser delivery. The 1470nm ablative setting outputs up to 1.5J of energy with up to 100ms pulse widths; the nonablative 2940nm wavelength offers up to 2J and 7ms.

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Total Body Aesthetic Imaging

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Total Body Aesthetic Imaging

The Bodystudio ATBM from FotoFinder Systems, an automated total-body mapping and psoriasis documentation device, now includes software for consistent photo documentation of aesthetic treatments. The camera moves automatically up and down based on a patient’s height, taking comprehensive total body images for mole mapping in about four minutes. The new Guided Photography templates for before and after photos of facial or body treatments allow for consistent follow-up, and the FotoFinder Universe app lets providers view all patient images from their iPad.

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Multi-Laser Platform

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Multi-Laser Platform

The Spectrum from Rohrer Aesthetics includes: an 810nm diode laser for hair removal; an Er:YAG laser for antiaging and pigmentation treatments; a Q-switched dual wavelength 1064nm/532nm YAG/KTP for tattoo removal; long-pulsed YAG for vascular reduction; and intense pulsed light (IPL) with four filters for nonablative procedures. It can easily be broken down into two pieces and fits in the trunk of a car for easy transport. Contact: 205.940.2200, www.rohreraesthetics.com.

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Collagen Remodeling

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Collagen Remodeling

EndyMed GLOW is powered by patented 3DEEP radiofrequency (RF) technology, which uses six phase-controlled RF generators to deliver energy to the dermis with minimal epidermal heating. The system, designed for facial and neck skin tightening treatments, comes equipped with two ergonomically designed handpieces to treat different areas of the face, neck and décolletage, and an easy-to-use, intuitive touch-screen interface. Contact: 212.772.0077, www.endymed.com.

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Needling and Skincare Bundle

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Needling and Skincare Bundle

The Advanced CIT Special from Advanced Microneedling Systems—a partnership between Biopelle and Derma Pen—includes an MDerma FDS microneedling device and two Tensage serums. Tensage Intensive Serum 40 uses growth factors to increase collagen deposition and improve healing after both ablative and nonablative treatments, while LMX4 is a nonprescription topical with 4% lidocaine for postprocedure pain management. Contact: 866.424.6735, www.biopelle.net.

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Technology Comes Home

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Home-use devices are hitting their stride with new FDA approvals and growing consumer awareness.
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Technology Comes Home

Home use skincare devices generated an estimated $1 billion worth of retail sales in 2011 with exponential growth expected for the next five years, according to the market research firm Kline and Co. (“At-home Skin Care Devices 2011: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities” www.klinegroup.com). The majority of these devices were developed to address the same concerns voiced daily in medical aesthetic practices, covering the spectrum from acne treatment to hair removal, hair restoration and antiaging.