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Dimisil™ Scar Management System; Celazome® Skin Care products.
The LightPod Era™ 2940-nm laser is for laser peels, gentle resurfacing, acne-scar reduction, and cutaneous lesion removal.
ALTAIR INSTRUMENTS INC
DiamondTome™ Skin Resurfacing System provides a wide variety of treatments, from simple exfoliation to acne scar reduction.
BELLA PRODUCTS INC
Manufactures a line of microdermabrasion machines. Also offers a line of cosmeceuticals and LED photography lights to enhance treatment results.
BIO MED SCIENCES INC
Provides advanced scar-management and wound care options through its comprehensive line of silicone-based dressings.
Offers laser systems for the treatment of unwanted hair, wrinkles, acne, acne scars, vascular and pigmented lesions, skin tightening, tattoos, and skin rejuvenation.
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CARE-TECH LABORATORIES INC
These pharmaceutical manufacturer’s products are designed to combat antibiotic-resistant organisms and replace the use of triple antibiotics by next-generation technology without contraindications, toxicity, and prescriptions.
Develops medical lasers. Products include the CoolTouch CT3PLUS 1320-nm laser for acne and acne scars, and the CoolBreeze™ skin-tightening and wrinkle treatment.
CosMedix offers chirally correct, nontraumatic peels to treat elasma, hyperpigmentation, acne, and acne scarring.
DERMAMED USA INC
Manufactures and distributes MegaPeel microdermabrasion systems, Quadra Q4 intense pulsed-light systems, and dmSkincare.
DermaSweep™ Multi Level Skin Resurfacing System offers three levels of treatment: Micro-Resurfacing™, Epi-Infused™ Micro-Resurfacing, and Hydro-Assisted Dermabrasion. These products treat fine lines, hyperpigmentation, photodamage, acne, surgical scars, and dehydration.
Sells topical nonsteroidal products for dermatologic and surgical use. The products’ key ingredient is a mucopolysaccharide–cartilage complex. Donell™ Skin Savers and Donell Super Skin accelerate wound healing, alleviate inflammation, hydrate the skin, and slow the skin’s aging process.
EDGE SYSTEMS CORP
Products include TNS serum from SkinMedica, delivered exclusively through HydraFacial MD, the HydraFacial line of serum-based multimodality skin-resurfacing systems, crystal and crystal-free microdermabrasion, and LED-based light therapy systems.
ENVIRON SKIN CARE (DISTRIBUTED BY DERMACONCEPTS)
Environ® Skin Care products—which use patented, state-of-the-art biopeptides—include Matrixyl®, Dermaxyl®, and Argireline®; a brigade of pharmaceutical-grade vitamins, and growth factors formulated to effectively penetrate into the skin; a revolutionary, nonablative medical skin-needling instrument; and advanced methods of product penetration, featuring the patented DF Machine®, sonophoresis, and the Cosmetic ROLL-CIT® skin-tightening system.
GENERAL PHYSIOTHERAPY INC
G5® Massage provides treatments for deep muscle massage, cellulite reduction, detoxification, trigger-point therapy, lymphatic drainage, exfoliation, circulatory stimulation, scar tissue reduction, and reflexology.
Manufactures the AccelaFuze Dermal Infusion system, the AccelaGen Medical Microdermabrasion systems, the LipiVage™ fat harvest, wash, and transfer system; and Dermacel® skin care products, among others.
GIO PELLE SKIN CARE
Specializes in postprocedure skin care products and microdermabrasion equipment and accessories.
Manufactures formulas for dermatological, congenital, and accident-caused conditions, as well as preoperative and postoperative product care protocols.
HANSON MEDICAL INC
Scarfade Gel and Laserfade Gel are formulated for reduction of scars and laser erythema. The company’s skin care line can be private labeled at no extra charge.
This biotech firm markets and manufactures medical devices and instruments for neurosurgery and reconstructive surgery.
MATTIOLI ENGINEERING CORP
Ultrapeel by Mattioli Engineering represents one of the most technologically advanced techniques in microdermabrasion, according to the company.
Offers scientifically advanced products exclusively through leading dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medical spas.
Mederma® Skin Care for Scars works for old and new scars resulting from surgery, injury, burns, acne, and stretch marks.
NEWPORT MEDICAL PRODUCTS INC
AC’CENTS, which is specifically designed for breast reconstruction and scar camouflaging, has been used by plastic surgeons and aestheticians for more than 25 years.
NOVALIS MEDICAL LLC
A United States-based global manufacturer and distributor of advanced intense pulsed-light devices used in medical aesthetics.
OPTIMAL-OUTCOME RAPID HEALING SKINCARE
Optimal-Outcome™ Rapid Healing Skincare consists of preprocedure and postprocedure formulas that accelerate healing and minimize downtime, according to the company, with reduced skin damage and improved healing.
PALOMAR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC
Palomar Medical Technologies produces laser and intense pulsed-light systems for aesthetic applications, such as permanent hair reduction, fractional soft-tissue coagulation and skin resurfacing, photofacials for pigmented and vascular lesion removal, fractional skin tightening through soft tissue coagulation, leg veins, and acne.
A leader in skin rejuvenation, Physicians Complex offers the plastic surgeon a complete line of topical antiaging skin care products.
PMT/Permark offers a wide variety of plastic and reconstructive surgery products, including Integra™ and Accuspan™ extremity and breast expanders; facial-compression garments; New Beginnings™ Silicone Gel Shapes™; TruBalance™ surgical instruments; and Micropigmentation, known as permanent makeup or medical tattooing.
SCARGUARD LABS LLC
Manufactures and distributes a line of skin products designed to improve the appearance of hypertrophic scars and keloids, and to lighten darkened scars and other skin discolorations.
A manufacturer of body care products, shampoos, lotions, and skin therapy products.
SKIN SCIENCES INC
The exclusive manufacturer and distributor of SkinRenu® Total Nutrition for the Skin™. It is also the exclusive distributor of Doctor’s Program®, which offers acute management products for various skin conditions and a long-term rejuvenation strategy.
SPECTRUM DESIGNS MEDICAL
Spectrum’s scar-management products include Spectragel®, a silicone topical gel; Spectragel® Laser Care, a new topical formulation that provides a smooth application with improved drying characteristics for sensitive skin; and SpectraFilm, a clear, self adherent silicone gel sheet designed for scar sites covered by clothing.
SYMEDEX MEDICAL LLC
Symedex offers facial and body technologies specifically designed for clinically driven settings. Featured technologies include intense pulsed and erbium lasers, cellulite reduction technology, and other medical-spa products and equipment.
THERAPON SKIN HEALTH
Developed by a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and biomedical/biochemical researcher, these products include patented peptide growth stimulators, lipid restoration, and pigment control, combined to enhance moisture barriers, improve the immune system, restore even color, and reduce wrinkles.
TRANSDERMIS SCAR THERAPY
Transdermis™ Scar Therapy, manufactured by NFI Consumer Products, offers a unique alternative to current scar creams and silicone-based solutions. It utilizes emu oil, which easily and effectively penetrates the skin to heal scars, cuts, burns, and animal bites, according to the company.
See also “Be the Skin Care Specialist” by Cheryl Whitman in the October 2007 issue of PSP.
Vibradermabrasion and Vibrafusion skin therapies can, according to the company, enhance all topical applications. For instance, Vibradermabrasion prepares the skin for any laser- or LED-based nonablative light treatment. n