Eye Pads

The Eye*C*U Eye Care Unit by Earth Therapeutics® soothes tired, strained eyes with its orange and cucumber eye pads and Herba-Gel Eye Compress. Rejuvenal-C orange eye pads contain vitamin C, gingko biloba, green tea, and orange extract. The Rejuvenal-C eye pads give the eyes a citrus boost and help them look fresh and rested. The Recover-E cucumber eye pads contain an infusion of cucumber, aloe vera, vitamin E, and chamomile, which provide a soothing sensation. The Herba-Gel Eye Compress is a lime-colored mask that is placed over strained eyelids to reduce swelling. It can be heated up or chilled according to patients’ needs.

Earth Therapeutics Ltd
163 E Bethpage Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
(800) 789-3579

Treatment Tip

Thermage introduces the Therma­Tip™ STC (smoothing, tightening, and contouring) treatment tip, which saves treatment time and improves results. The ThermaTip STC features modified temperature parameters that allow a greater volume of tissue to be heated while protecting the epidermis. Increased heat delivery in the dermal layer improves smoothing and tightening at the superficial level of the skin while maintaining Thermage’s depth of heating to contour tissue. According to the company, when used with the ThermaCool® NXT™ system, a complete Face by Thermage™ procedure can be performed in less than 45 minutes.

Thermage Inc
25881 Industrial Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545-2991
(510) 782-2286

Bruise Treatment

Arnika Forte™ by DermAvance Pharmaceuticals is a system for the treatment of bruising and swelling associated with surgical procedures and dermal filler injections. Arnika Forte includes homepathetic arnica montana 30x, bromelain, antioxidants, and bioflavonoids. The bioflavonoids and antioxidants provide nutritional support for capillary function to speed the healing process and minimize bruising and swelling. Arnika Forte capsules are all natural, contain no lactose, and are free of dyes and artificial colors.

DermAvance Pharmaceuticals Inc
1055 WestLakes Dr, Third Floor
Berwyn, PA 19312
(888) 444-4489

Acne Laser

Aesthera Corp introduces the Isolaz™ for deep pore therapy. Powered by photo­pneumatic technology, the Isolaz destroys acne-causing bacteria with a combination of pneumatic energy and laser light. The Isolaz is the only system that is FDA-cleared to treat comedonal and pustular acne. The Isolaz also treats mild to moderate inflammatory acne and acne vulgaris. According to the company, patients that undergo treatment with the laser do not experience side effects that are commonly associated with lasers and acne treatments, such as redness, peeling, or sun sensitivity. Isolaz treatments are fast and can be performed in 10 minutes. Treatments performed with the laser do not require topical anesthetics. The Isolaz is also FDA-cleared for the treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions as well as permanent hair reduction.

Aesthera Corp
6634 Owens Dr
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(877) 275-4779

Fractional Laser

The MiXto SX CO2 skin-resurfacing laser by Lasering USA features a focused beam to deliver uniform tissue ablation to the deep dermis, causing immediate contraction and tissue tightening. According to the company, MiXto produces collagen in 6 to 12 weeks. The MiXto SX offers MicroSpot Fractional technology combined with a high-speed scanner to deliver 0.3-mm spots in continuous wave mode. With the MiXto SX, most procedures are done without anesthesia in 20 minutes or less. The high-speed MiXto SX scanner divides the treatment area into four quadrants and skips the beam from quadrant to quadrant so that each strike is separated by the longest possible interval. The process is repeated until the entire area is treated.

Lasering USA
2246 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94583
(866) 471-0469

Web Search Engine

MEDeDEX.com is an industry-specific Internet search engine that includes medical equipment and supply vendors. The site offers the benefits of Dextor Desktop, a free online business card filing system allowing medical professionals to customize their contacts based on their clinical expertise and the companies with whom they regularly do business. Visit the Web site and sign up for free.

PO Box 159
Three Rivers, MI 49093
(888) 765-3339

Credit Card Processing

ClienTrak! Spa and Salon Soft­ware provides credit card processing that allows medical spas and practices to keep more of their money by offering low rates and seamless integration into the ClienTrak! management system. With one click and one swipe, users can create more sales and save up to 0.5% per transaction. ClienTrak! credit card processing can also be used as a stand-alone option with any checkout system.

Clien­Trak! Salon and Spa Software
159 Perry Hwy, Suite 107
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
(800) 373-1684


Micro-Massaging Shapewear and Hosiery by Solidea USA is a legwear product line that eliminates and prevents cellulite for a bump-free, lump-free appearance. The Panty Silhouette reduces cellulite, stimulates blood circulation, and tones the skin to reveal a shapely silhouette. According to the company, clinical tests confirm that, via natural movements of the body, the Panty Silhouette encourages draining of excess fluids so that there is diminished cellulite on the abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks.

Solidea USA
4201 First Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(800) 221-2520

Pulsed-Dye Laser

The Regenlite by Genesis Biosystems is a pulsed-dye laser that provides nonablative skin treatment. The Regenlite features two modes of operation—the rejuvenation mode and the vascular mode. The rejuvenation mode provides treatment for acne vulgaris, including cystic acne; performs dermal remodeling and skin tightening; reduces lines and wrinkles; improves irregular pigmentation; and stimulates collagen. In the vascular mode, the laser provides treatment for port wine stains, rosacea, telangiectasias, angiomas, and psoriasis; and removes warts and veruccas. According to the company, all treatments are performed quickly with no patient discomfort.

Genesis Biosystems Inc
1500 Eagle Court
Lewisville, TX 75057
(888) 577-7335

Publicity E-Book

Operation Publicity: The Essential Guide for Doctors Who Want to Maximize Publicity for Their Practices, Procedures, and Products by Diana Laverdure, vice president of Reeves Laverdure Public Relations, Boca Raton, Fla, and president of PRoActive Publicity, is an online book that provides physicians hundreds of in-depth, easy-to-follow strategies for creating a successful practice by generating an ongoing stream of local and national media coverage. The book provides information about the publicity process—from determining what is newsworthy about your practice to communicating story angles to the press to conducting media interviews and writing expert articles. Operation Publicity is available as an immediate PDF download.

PRoActive Publicity
7000 W Palmetto Park Rd, Suite 302
Boca Raton, FL 33433
(561) 391-8717

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