Vision USA a Dentrex Company, Cherry Hill, NJ, presents its 2009 Optical Catalog, which showcases the company’s full line of magnification, safety, and lighting products. These include magnification products that clip on/flip up +1.0 to +4.0, head loupes (Megaview or Megaview LED) 1.7x to 4.0x, Lana Telescopes Loupe 2.5x to 5.0x, Safety Bifocal Glasses (clear, curing orange, amber, smoked, casting/soldering green) +1.0 to +3.0, and Laser Safety Glasses. Visit the company’s Web site to view all the products and download the catalog.
KINERASE SKIN CARE LINE
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Alisa Viejo, Calif, introduces the Kinerase C8 Peptide Intensive Treatment and Kinerase Pro+Therapy C8 Peptide Intensive Treatment, which the company calls next-generation products that target skin damage on every level for noticeably younger-looking skin within 28 days. The firm claims that the products are unique due to the new Snap-8 technology found in the C8 Peptide. This neuron-peptide works to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face, especially those found around the eyes and forehead area, caused by repetitive facial expressions. The new products are being distributed for sale through dermatologists and plastic surgeons.
Professional Solutions, Pompano Beach, Fla, introduces Super Hyaluronic Moisturizing Cream, which contains a combination of hyaluronic acid, squalane, and aquaxyl that helps improve the skin’s hydrous flow. Hyaluronic acid increases smoothness, softens, and decreases wrinkles. Squalene moisturizes the skin and prevents transdermal water loss, and aquaxyl improves water reserves and limits water loss.
TENDER TOUCH EXAM GLOVE
Sempermed, Clearwater, Fla, offers the SemperCare Tender Touch™ nitrile powder-free exam glove as an alternative to natural rubber latex gloves. The glove, which is 4.0 mils in the textured fingertips, delivers the right combination of fit, feel, tactile sensitivity, strength, and value; and provides a comfortable and secure fit to ensure safety and peace of mind. A standard-sized box contains 200 gloves.
Elemé Medical Inc, Merrimack, NH, launches SmoothLipo™, a body-sculpting technology with consistently smooth results for those who want effective body reshaping without major surgery. SmoothLipo is a laser device for minimally invasive laser-assisted lipolysis that contours the body by treating local fat deposits, and it is recommended for areas where skin laxity is a concern and the patient desires firmer and smoother-looking skin. The procedure is fast, and any area of the body can be treated.
RF-ONLY LASER SYSTEM
Syneron Medical Ltd, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, releases the eMatrix™ laser system, which offers fractional RF skin-resurfacing capabilities in hardware that comes in a compact tabletop footprint. eMatrix utilizes Matrix RF™, the world’s first RF-only technology for fractional ablation and skin resurfacing, which delivers visible results similar to other more bulky, ablative systems. According to the company, it enables the clinician to deliver precise outcomes using proprietary, customizable treatment features. The system’s SelectPulse feature enables customization of the depth of ablation and degree of skin resurfacing based on the patient’s needs. Easily select appropriate treatment parameters with the system’s intuitive touch screen interface.
WOUND CARE DEVICE
Canica Design, Almonte, Ontario, Canada, launches SutureSafe®, a noninvasive, adhesive-based wound care device that is applied over the closed incision or wound and creates a low-tension healing environment, which reduces pain and scarring at the incision site. SutureSafe supports the closed incision, over sutures, staples, or glue, and protects the incision from pulling apart in the event of sudden movements such as coughing or sneezing. Two sizes are available: ½ x 4 inches, and 5/8 x 8½ inches.
Henry Schein Medical Systems, Melville, NY, releases MicroMD® EMR Easy, which offers practices the core functionality of EMR systems with minimal upfront expenditures and training time, and enables physicians to move toward a paperless workflow while improving patient care. The system includes functionality such as: e-Prescribing to streamline prescription writing and refills while improving patient safety; e-Superbill to enter the proper assessment and procedure codes during the patient encounter, streamlining the billing process; and Phone Messaging to manage messages and memos electronically and incorporate patient-related messages into the appropriate patient chart.
Kinetic Concepts Inc, San Antonio, launches its new V.A.C.® Simplace™ Dressing kit, which features both a newly designed V.A.C. GranuFoam™ Dressing and a 3M™ Tegaderm™ Dressing made exclusively for use with KCI’s proprietary V.A.C. Therapy System. The new kit helps simplify the V.A.C. Therapy dressing-application process. The V.A.C. GranuFoam Dressing is now spiral-shaped and prescored, reducing the need to cut the foam and making it easy to place on the wound site. And the 3M Tegaderm Dressing conforms to the body and flexes with the skin, and incorporates proprietary adhesives.
PhotoMedex, Montgomeryville, Pa, launches its new and improved NEOVA® Eye Therapy, a Paraben-free formula containing two clinically proven ingredients that help reduce the appearance of bags, fine lines, wrinkles, and dark circles around the eyes. GHK Copper Peptide Complex®, a powerful collagen and elastin promoter, remedies the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and restores firmness. Haloxyl™, a tightening agent, prevents and diminishes the appearance of dark circles.
SEMPERCARE EXAM GLOVE
Sempermed, Clearwater, Fla, offers the SemperCare® copolymer nitrile powder-free exam glove. This nonlatex alternative is made from a manufacturing process called “fusion” bonding, which creates a multilayered glove that combines the comfort and elasticity of latex with the safety of nitrile. The result is better tensile strength and elasticity, a lower modulus for less hand fatigue, greater strength, and a better fit and feel.
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