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Skin :: American Academy of Dermatology Helps Consumers Make Sun-Smart Choices

With summer is right around the corner, people will be enticed by the sunny, warm weather to spend time more outside. Yet heading outdoors without proper sun protection can lead to sunburn, premature aging and even skin cancer. This year more than 1 million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States and 108,230 of those will be new cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Excessive exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the most important preventable cause of skin cancer.

Wrinkles :: Multiple low-energy plasma skin treatments may help diminish facial wrinkles

A study involving eight patients suggests that multiple low-energy treatments with a plasma skin regeneration tool may help to reduce wrinkles and improve facial appearance with minimal healing time, according to an article in the February issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The multiple treatments have about the same effect as one high-energy session but with less healing time.