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  Topic: Dr.T : What Are UV Spots and How Do You Treat Them?
davpet

Replies: 3
Views: 6945

PostForum: Skin Protection / UV damage / Sunscreens   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:14 am   Subject: Dr.T : What Are UV Spots and How Do You Treat Them?
Here is the definition VISIA gives on their website:

UV Spots: UV spots occur when melanin coagulates below the skin surface as a result of sun damage. UV spots are generally INVISIBLE under normal ...
  Topic: Dr.T : What Are UV Spots and How Do You Treat Them?
davpet

Replies: 3
Views: 6945

PostForum: Skin Protection / UV damage / Sunscreens   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 4:36 pm   Subject: Dr.T : What Are UV Spots and How Do You Treat Them?
I had a VISIA complexion analysis done the other day(canfieldsci.com/Imaging_Systems/Products/VISIA.html). All my scores were good for my age, except for the UV Spots - i had 97 of a possible 120 spot ...
  Topic: TriPollar Stop : New Home RF Device for Skin Tightening
davpet

Replies: 12
Views: 20569

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 5:51 pm   Subject: TriPollar Stop : New Home RF Device for Skin Tightening
Judging by the way the device looks...it's basically just a massage which brings oxygen into the skin cells. You can do the same thing for your face by using proper facial exercises.

No, it doesn ...
  Topic: Consumer watchdog find home LED anti-aging devices ineffecti
davpet

Replies: 1
Views: 4301

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:21 am   Subject: Consumer watchdog find home LED anti-aging devices ineffecti
cosmeticsdesign.com/Products-Markets/Consumer-wat

"Tests carried out on five hand held LED anti-aging lights by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute claim that the results showed little effect ...
  Topic: TriPollar Stop : New Home RF Device for Skin Tightening
davpet

Replies: 12
Views: 20569

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:57 am   Subject: TriPollar Stop : New Home RF Device for Skin Tightening
Has anyone tried this?

The before and after pics on the website are quite impressive. It is based on the professional TriPollar range. There also seems to be a lot of science to support it?

stop ...
  Topic: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
davpet

Replies: 13
Views: 18489

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:44 am   Subject: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
Wow ... Palomar made a home device that erases wrinkles, releases it for couple of hundreds and looses hudreds of thousands cause plastic surgeons don't need its lasers anymore for the same purpose .. ...
  Topic: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
davpet

Replies: 13
Views: 18489

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:18 am   Subject: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
Clearance from FDA does NOT mean the device is effective, just means it is safe to use in analogy to other similar devices.

Yes it does.

For FDA approval, you have to prove safety AND clinical e ...
  Topic: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
davpet

Replies: 13
Views: 18489

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:15 am   Subject: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
And do you know what the typical plastic surgeons 'cynical response' is at conferences when an LED 'rejuvenation' device is presented?

"I can't figure out which pic is 'before' and which 'after' . ...
  Topic: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
davpet

Replies: 13
Views: 18489

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:38 am   Subject: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
Orangehrzn, I thought of you when i saw this clip : youtube.com/watch?v=6pUSIjdvTIY

Hello McFly, this a laser not an LED.
  Topic: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
davpet

Replies: 13
Views: 18489

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:42 am   Subject: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
Clearance from FDA does NOT mean the device is effective, just means it is safe to use in analogy to other similar devices.

I'm sure it won't remove a single wrinkle, it's just another gadjet with ...
  Topic: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
davpet

Replies: 13
Views: 18489

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:16 pm   Subject: NEWS : FDA Approves a Home Use Wrinkle Removal Laser Device
finance.yahoo.com/news/Palomar-Receives-FDA-prnews-3875123975.html?x=0&.v=1

"BURLINGTON, Mass., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: PMTI - News), a leadi ...
  Topic: Dr.T : Elidel (Pimecrolimus) for Retin-A Irritation ?
davpet

Replies: 6
Views: 9363

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:41 am   Subject: Dr.T : Elidel (Pimecrolimus) for Retin-A Irritation ?
Why are you then considering Triluma, which is formulates to treat melasma/hyderpigmentation and contains hydroquinone?

I am not considering Tri-Luma. I am considering using Elidel with Retin-A.
...
  Topic: Dr.T : Elidel (Pimecrolimus) for Retin-A Irritation ?
davpet

Replies: 6
Views: 9363

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:38 pm   Subject: Dr.T : Elidel (Pimecrolimus) for Retin-A Irritation ?
What condition are you trying to improve? Tri-Luma is generally used for hyperpigmentaion.

I am trying to improve fine lines, and not pigmentation.
  Topic: Dr. T: topical vitamin c every day=overkill?
davpet

Replies: 5
Views: 8827

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:30 am   Subject: Dr. T: topical vitamin c every day=overkill?
Could you post the reference to the research article you are talking about?


Is this the study perhaps...

"Topical L-Ascorbic Acid: Percutaneous Absorption Studies

Background.

Reactive ox ...
  Topic: Dr.T : Elidel (Pimecrolimus) for Retin-A Irritation ?
davpet

Replies: 6
Views: 9363

PostForum: Retinoids / Vitamin A   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:47 am   Subject: Dr.T : Elidel (Pimecrolimus) for Retin-A Irritation ?
Pimecrolimus works by blocking the release of TNF-alpha as far as I recall. This inhibits fewer inflammatory pathways than steroids do. However, it is an interesting idea and might have some merit. B ...
 
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