Online Skin Cancer Detection Training Course Improves Physicians Skill Levels

The findings are published online in the November/December issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine at http://www.jabfm.org/content/26/6/648.full “We all know the demands on a physician’s time. But this online course shows that we can empower primary care physicians to know when they themselves can take care of some of these patients and have the confidence in doing so, and not drive up the cost of utilization with unnecessary referrals to a dermatologist,” says Melody Eide, M.D., a Henry Ford dermatologist and the study’s lead author. Each year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers has increased by nearly 77 percent between 1992 and 2006. Meanwhile, incidence rates of melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer – have been increasing for at least 30 years. It is estimated that one in 50 Americans will develop melanoma by 2015.
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Online is all about numbers. You can measure everything and a lot of people have gotten more savvy with that. It is no longer a space with people who dont know what they are doing. The barriers to success are going to be tougher and tougher. The nice part is that you are not limited by the number of doors like you are in the retail environment, but you are limited by where you can advertise and promote your product.
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Long Island Skin Care Patients Achieve Youthful Tightened Skin Without Surgery

Ultherapy , sometimes referred to as Ulthera, involves the use of ultrasound waves to heat underlying skin layers of the face and neck. This heating technique is designed to stimulate collagen growth, focusing on areas of skin that are showing signs of age. LIPSG physician assistants note that, since the patient’s natural collagen is growing and replenishing the skin, wrinkles and areas of inelastic skin can ultimately become smoother and tighter, with results that should continue to improve over the next few months. As an added benefit, the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group highlights that, unlike more aggressive surgical alternatives, Ultherapy has virtually no recovery period and may allow patients to return to their normal activities the same day as their procedure. “Ulthera will not affect your summer plans.
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