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					    Volume 3, Issue 1                                                                SPRING 2002

 Cosmetic Surgery Center of North
    Carolina is Chosen as National
Training Center for BOTOX Treatment

   The Cosmetic             Botox Results                                        in thousands of            increased sweating.
Surgery Center of                                                                patients to reduce or      This has been found to
North Carolina has                                                               eliminate involuntary      be an extremely safe
been chosen by                                                                   muscle contractions        and effective treatment
Allergan, Inc., the                                                              and spasms. Given by       to stop sweating in the
manufacturer of                                                                  placing small injections   palms and underarms
Botox®, as a national                                                            of the agent into the      for as long as six to
training center to                                                               muscle, BOTOX® has         twelve months in some
instruct physicians                                                              also been FDA              patients.The emotional
how to administer                                                                approved to treat          component associated
Botox® for frown lines                                                           blepharospasm,             with increased
treatment.                                                                       strabismus and cervical    sweating is huge and
   After having                                                                  dystonia.                  Botox® treatment has
undergone three                                                                     The actual treatment    truly changed patients’
phases of investigation,                                                         takes only a few           lives.
Allergan reached             Drs. Charlie Finn and   Dr. Finn.“We hope that      minutes and the
approval by the Food       Sue Ellen Cox are two     this is the first of many   Botox® takes effect in     ON THE INSIDE
and Drug                   of the most               new Botox® indications      four to ten days.
Administration for the     experienced Botox®        in the cosmetic field.”     Gradually over three to    Psoriasis & Vitiligo Treatment
treatment of frown         users in North            Allergan will next seek     five months the Botox®     ..........................................2
lines with Botox®.The      Carolina.They have        FDA approval for the        effect will fade and the
FDA approval               been using Botox® for     use of Botox® for           muscle action will         SkinMedica
announcement for this      cosmetic indications      “crow’s feet” around        return.When the            ..........................................3
indication occurred        for several years. Dr.    the eyes. Drs. Cox and      frown line starts to       Patients Beware
April 15, 2002. In         Cox and Finn were         Finn will begin the         reappear, a simple         ..........................................3
preparation for the        selected to participate   next FDA approval           repeat treatment is all
announcement,              in a physician training   studies for the “crow’s     that is necessary to       Current Events
Allergan chose a few       video for BOTOX®          feet” indication this       maintain the desired       ......................................4-5
select, experienced        treatment and have        spring.                     results. Repeated
                                                                                                            This Bronzer Really Works!
physician practices        been a study center for     BOTOX® is the brand       treatments may act
throughout the nation      Botox® patient            name for a naturally        better than earlier
to serve as training       satisfaction studies.     occurring protein that      treatments.                Our Office Insurance Policies
centers to teach           “We’re very excited       can relax hyperactive          Botox® has also been    ..........................................6
physicians how to treat    about the FDA finally     muscles. It has been        found to be beneficial
patients for frown lines   approving BOTOX® for      used throughout the         for patients who have      AESTHETICIAN SERVICES
with Botox®.               cosmetic use,” states     world for over 10 years     a problem with             ..........................................7
        Effective Psoriasis and Vitiligo
      Treatment with the Revolutionary
     XTRAC Excimer Laser;Plus,Finally a
     Treatment for White Stretch Marks!
   The Cosmetic Surgery          scalp, elbows, knees and          fiber-optic device, the   be treated effectively. The
Center of North Carolina has     lower back.Vitiligo is a          XTRAC delivers high-      treatment sessions take
been selected as one of the      condition in which pigment        exposure doses to site-   about 5-10 minutes. Relief
first sites to offer the FDA-    cells are destroyed, resulting    specific psoriatic skin   may be seen in just 4-10
approved XTRAC Excimer           in irregularly shaped white       plaques and vitiligo skin quick sessions, 2 sessions per
laser.The XTRAC                                                                                          week. Patients
laser allows us to      Xtrac laser to Psoriasis before              Xtrac laser to Psoriasis after will stay free of
offer patients a                                                                                           psoriasis and
new alternative to                                                                                         vitiligo
the conventional                                                                                           outbreaks
approaches for                                                                                             usually for
treating psoriasis,                                                                                        several months.
vitiligo and                                                                                               A few
hypopigmented                                                                                              treatments per
scars.This laser is                                                                                        year will be
also under                                                                                                 necessary to
investigation for                                                                                          remain free of
treatment of                                                                                               symptoms.
hypopigmented stretch
marks and may be                                                                                                     Although this
useful for              Xtrac laser to Vitiligo before              Xtrac laser to Vitiligo      after            is a brand-new
hypopigmentation                                                                                                  procedure
secondary to                                                                                                      without even
eczema or topical                                                                                                 an official
steroid use.We are                                                                                                procedure
very excited about                                                                                                code, we have
being one of the                                                                                                  filed psoriasis
first physicians’                                                                                                 XTRAC
offices to make                                                                                                   treatment
this cutting-edge                                                                                                 sessions with
treatment                                                                                                         some patients’
available in our                                                                                                  insurance to
area.                                                                                                             attempt
                                 patches. Common sites of          patches quickly and             reimbursement.We have
   Patients with mild to         pigment loss occur on the         effectively.We have also        been reimbursed for the
moderate psoriasis and vitiligo  face, body folds, injury sites,   found that white, or            XTRAC laser by some
are good candidates for the      skin surrounding pigmented        hypopigmented, stretch          insurance companies for
XTRAC laser. Psoriasis results   moles, hair and retina of the     marks may also respond to       psoriasis. Please visit us to
from an overproduction of        eyes.                             the XTRAC Excimer laser.        see if you are a good
skin cells leading to                                              This procedure is sought        candidate for the XTRAC
thickening of the skin and         Using a carefully focused       after by many women who         laser.
scaling. Silvery skin plaques    beam of laser light delivered     bear post-pregnancy stretch
most frequently occur on the     through a sophisticated           marks.White scars may also

   SkinMedica’s TNS Recovery Complex
      Advances the Science of Beauty
   In the January 2002 Dermatology Times news magazine, Dr.                improvement. Patients report no irritation, discomfort, or
Richard E. Fitzpatrick, associate clinical professor, University of        adverse reactions.
California, San Diego, presents his clinical                                               “Growth factors apparently have a different
research studies on topical growth factors. Dr.                                          mechanism from vitamins A and C for increasing
Fitzpatrick is the founder of SkinMedica, a                                              collagen.Therefore, there may be opportunities
dermatologist-developed skin care product line.                                          to combine the growth factors with other
We carry SkinMedica’s TNS Recovery Complex                                               agents,” says Dr. Fitzpatrick. Currently
(Tissue Nutrient Solution).                                                              SkinMedica is evaluating the combined
   TNS Recovery Complex contains naturally                                               approach of tissue nutrient solutions and
found proteins, amino acids and antioxidants to                                          nonablative procedures.TNS Recovery Complex
stimulate photodamaged skin to repair itself.                                            should be applied twice daily to make fine lines
Studies have shown that the growth factors                                               appear less visible, improve skin texture and
stimulated a 37 percent increase in collagen and                                         repair photodamaged skin.
a 30 percent thickening of epidermis. Over half                                          We offer the TNS Recovery Complex as part as
the patients in the clinical study had wrinkling                                         our Active Lifestyle Facial Rejuvenation Package,
improvement, and almost all had skin texture                                             plus sold individually for $120.00.

     Patients Beware:Key Messages Regarding Patient
   Complications Resulting From Non-Physician Services
     The American Society for         physicians included burns,             Florida laws, there are virtually   December 2001, Board of
  Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)         splotching, irreversible               no laws requiring physicians        Trustees Report 13, Business
  has launched a patient safety,      pigmentation and scarring.The          or non-physicians to report         Practices of Aestheticians was
  consumer awareness                  services performed by non-             complications.                      presented. It asked the AMA to
  campaign due to an alarming         physicians were laser/light-              The past ASDS President, Dr.     seek legislation restricting
  increase in patient                 based hair removal,                    Harold J. Brody, announced the      salons or spas that do not have
  complications resulting from        microdermabrasion, chemical            Patient Awareness Campaign          a supervising physician from
  services performed by non-          peels, injectable filling agents,      after a member survey               advertising that they can treat
  physicians. It is vital that        and light-based skin                   revealed a dramatic increase in     skin disease.The Board also
  patients research their desired     rejuvenation treatments. Non-          patients seeking corrective         wants to require those salons
  cosmetic services to find out if    physicians are not trained to          treatment for complications.        or spas that do have physician
  the person performing this          diagnose skin disease and              The Society is very concerned       supervision to advertise his or
  service has the best                conditions and should not              that patients know that             her name.
  credentials.The ASDS does           treat skin disorders without           cosmetic skin treatments using         The Cosmetic Surgery
  believe that under appropriate      direct medical supervision.            lasers and light devices,           Center of North Carolina
  circumstances and in accord            Regulatory laws on the use          chemical peels, filling agents,     performs regular certification
  with state regulations              of lasers by non-physicians are        Botox Injections, and               and compliance tests for all
  physicians may delegate             often vague and vary from              microdermabrasion are               personnel who operate lasers
  certain procedures to licensed      state to state. Currently, only 15     surgical procedures carrying        and perform chemical peels
  non-physician personnel, but        states require a physician to          potentially serious side effects.   and microdermabrasion. Our
  the physician must be               operate a laser, while                 These procedures offered at         clinical staff are licensed,
  immediately available on-site       seventeen states allow                 spas, salons and walk-in clinics    certified and reviewed
  to respond promptly to any          physicians to delegate laser           should only be performed by         annually. Dr. Sue Ellen Cox and
  problems or queries.                use to trained non-physician           physicians or under direct          Dr. Charlie Finn administer
     Complications patients           personnel.The amount of                physician supervision.At the        Botox Injections and filling
  suffered resulting from             physician supervision required         annual American Medical             agents themselves. Inquire
  services performed by non-          also varies greatly. Besides new       Association’s meeting held in       within for credentials.

Current Events
   Dr. Cox and Dr. Finn have       American Society for             American Society for              Endoscopic Browlift Improves
lectured on their specialties at   Dermatologic Surgery Annual      Dermatologic Surgery Strategic    Visual Fields Presented to the
many different academy             Meeting, Dallas TX, October      Planning Meeting,Atlanta, GA,     American Academy of Facial
meetings and                                    26, 2001.           Feb. 9, 2002.                     Plastic and Reconstructive
functions this past                                                                                   Surgery, Palm Desert, 2001.
year. Both                                      American Board of   “The Future of Fat,”
physicians enjoy                                Dermatology         American Academy of               Rejuvenation of the Upper
giving                                          Recertification     Dermatology Annual Meeting,       Third of the Face, Duke
presentations                                   Examination-        New Orleans, LA, Feb. 22-25,      University Department of
because of the                                  Certification       2002.                             Surgery, Grand Rounds,April
positive,                                       renewed for ten-                                      2001.
informative                                     year period, June   “The Future of Fat,” 9th
interactions it                                 2001.               Annual Winter Sympsosium on       Lower Lid Blepharoplasty:
affords them in                                                     the Latest Advances in Facial     Advances in Facial
the medical                                     CPT Coding          Plastic Surgery,Vail, CO, March   Plastic Surgery,Vail, CO March
community. Both                                 Seminar- Allan      10-14, 2002.                      2002.
physicians attend                               Wirtzer, MD,
many continuing        Dr. Sue Ellen Cox        Greensboro, NC,     “Botox,” 9th Annual Winter        American Academy of Facial
medical education                               August 25, 2001.    Sympsosium on the Latest          Plastic and Reconstructive
events to stay on top of new,                                       Advances in Facial Plastic        Surgery Spring Meeting, Desert
cutting-edge technology. Please    Fat Autograft Muscle Injection   Surgery,Vail, CO March 10-14,     Springs, CA, May 2001.
contact our office if you would    (F.A.M.I.)                       2002.
like the physicians to speak to    Workshop,The Amar                                                  National Botox Meeting, San
your group! 682-2901               Technique, Dermatology           “Long Pulsed Dye Laser            Francisco, CA, Jan 11-13, 2002.
   The presentations given and     Associates, LaJolla, CA,August   Treatment of Vascular
meetings attended by Dr. Cox       12,13, 2001.                     Lesions”9th Annual Winter         Xtrac Excimer Laser Training
were:                                                               Sympsosium on the Latest          Program, Durham, NC January
                                   Southeastern CME                 Advances in Facial Plastic        17, 2002.
   Feature Editor for the          Consortium, Duke University,     Surgery,Vail, CO March 10-14,
Journal of Dermatologic            October 2001.                    2002.                             Candela Vbeam photo contest
Surgery Liposuction Council                                                                           winner, January 2002.
Bulletin, 2001-2002.               American Society for             Allergan, Inc. Botox for Crow’s
                                   Dermatologic Surgery-Annual      Feet Investigator Meeting,        Allergan, Inc. Botox for Crow’s
“Liposuction of the Outer          Meeting, Dallas,TX, October      Marina Del Ray, CA, March 1-2,    Feet Investigator Meeting,
Thighs and Buttocks”,              24-October 28, 2001 .            2002.                             Marina Del Ray, CA, March 1-2,
American Society for                                                                                  2002.
Dermatologic Sur gery Annual       National Botox Meeting, San      American Society for Laser
Meeting, Dearborn, CO,             Francisco, CA, January 11-       Medicine and Surgery National     “Lower Lid blepharoplasty:
November 2-5, 2000.                January 13, 2002                 Meeting,Atlanta, GA,April 12-     A Personal Approach,” 9th
                                                                    14, 2002.                         Annual Winter Sympsosium on
“Fat Redistribution In HIV,       Facial Aesthetic Enhancement                                                   the Latest Advances
Effects and Interaction of        2002, San Francisco, CA,          Allergan Advisory                            in Facial Plastic
Anti-Viral Drugs”,American        January 10-January 14, 2002       Board on                                     Surgery,Vail, CO,
Academy of Dermatology                                              Hyperhidrosis,                               March 10-14, 2002.
Annual Meeting,Washington         Xtrac Excimer Laser Training      Chicago,IL,May
D.C. March 2, 2001.               Program, Durham, NC January       10-11,2002.                               “Facial Plastic
                                  17, 2002.                                                                   Surgery and
“Superficial Peels and                                                Dr.Finn’s recent                        Dermatology: An
Microdermabrasion”,               Cosmetic Dermatology:“How         presentations,                            interdisciplinary
American Society for              to Make Those Mid-Life            teaching                                  Practice,” 9th
Dermatologic Surgery Annual       Sags, Bags, and Spider            engagements and                           Annual Winter
Meeting, Dallas,TX, October       Veins Disappear for Your          meetings were:                            Sympsosium on
26, 2001.                         Patients and Yourself”,The                                                  the Latest Advances
                                  University of North Carolina      The Midface,       Dr. Charlie Finn       in Facial Plastic
“Seroma Formation                 School of Nursing, Chapel Hill,   Duke University                           Surgery,Vail, CO,
Complication of Power             NC, January 17, 2002.             Department of Surgery, Grand    March 10-14, 2002.
Assisted Liposuction”,                                              Rounds,August 2001.             American Academy of Facial

Plastic and Reconstructive         be added for wrinkle                 card for which products may        touches on their June wedding
Surgery Annual Symposium,          treatment.                           be best for your type of skin.     arrangements.
New York city, NY, May 1-5,           We have found that                   Collagen users must be skin-       A big welcome to Rachel in
2002.                              BetaLift chemical peels              tested if you haven’t had          Patient Accounts! We greatly
                                   work great on the rough              collagen in over a year.Also,      value Rachel’s superb
                                   bumps on the upper, back             Collagen Corporation now           organizational skills and strong
Medical News                       of the arms, a condition             requires two skin tests prior to   insurance background. Rachel
                                   called keratosis pilaris.We are      administering collagen: the        and Jeff have two adorable
   In February, the FDA            offering Beta Lift peels for         second collagen skin test is       daughters,Amber and
approved the Candela diode         $100.00; smooth your arms for        given four weeks after the         Madison.
laser for the treatment of         your summer blouses!                 first skin test, then the             Again this year Kim Schell
periorbital (around the                                                 patient must wait two              got all worked up over Duke
eyes) wrinkles. The Vbeam                                               more weeks to make sure            basketball, her beach trips, and
non-ablative laser treatment is     Office News                         there is no allergic               her kids’ soccer games. Kim
more comfortable for the                                                reaction.                          now works only until 2:00pm,
patient because fewer pulses          Our new building is under            Dermalogen, a human-            so please schedule earlier if
are necessary to cover the         construction in Chapel Hill!         tissue derived facial filling      you request her!
entire treatment area.The non-     We hope to occupy the space          agent, is no longer being             Karlee’s twin girls, Kirsten
ablative laser procedure           by the end of the year. Please       produced. Patients who have        and Kara, enjoy staying with
provides a healthier               inquire within if you are            been using Dermalogen may          their grandmother during the
appearance by achieving a          interested in leasing space in       enjoy comparable results from      day. Karlee has impressed us
reversal of photoaging, better     the building. 919-682-2901.          other filling agents such as       with how easily she manages
skin tone, smoother surface           We have a new policy that         Collagen, Cymetra, or Fat          her babies while working full-
texture and fine wrinkle           patients being treated for           microtransfer treatments.          time.Wonder Nurse!
reduction.The Vbeam has put        Acne must be seen by the                Again this year, the Cosmetic      Krista just returned from a
the treatment of periorbital       physician every four                 Surgery Center contributed to      trip to Las Vegas with her
wrinkles in the “lunchtime         months. We must monitor the          the annual Heart Gala, which       sister. Next year she hopes to
treatment”category, with little    prescribed medications and           raises funds for heart disease     get to take that trip to Hawaii.
downtime for the patient.          make sure they are working           research.                          Krista is excited about her
Patients must understand that      appropriately for the best care                                         most recent grandchild,
no “down time”means slower         of our patients.                                                        Alexandra.
results, fewer side effects, and      We now have an in-office          Staff News                             Julie has been totally
multiple treatments.The            Skin Scanner which shows                                                consumed with training for
advantages are a decreased         sun-damaged areas using an              Just when you thought it        the Country Music Marathon
risk and that normal activities    ultra-violet light.This is a great   was safe to drink the water,       in Nashville,TN in April. Robb
may be resumed immediately.        tool for evaluating the extent       Jill, our Office Manager, is       and the girls have been very
The disadvantage is that it may    of photodamage and choosing          expecting her first child this     supportive and are excited to
take longer to achieve the         the best treatments, such as         summer! She is not only            cheer her on in Nashville.
desired results.                   microdermabrasion, chemical          working on the office              Patients Cathy W., Susan K., and
   We are currently offering       peel, alpha hydroxy acids,           structure, but also making         others (L.M.) have been real
the Active Lifestyle Facial        tretinoin creams (Retin A/           accommodations at home for         inspirations! Thank you.
Rejuvenation package! This         Renova), and/or laser                the new baby.                         Tammy’s back! Yes, we’re all
intensive, non-invasive            resurfacing.                             Jenny gave birth to her        thrilled to have Tammy here in
procedure package consists of         We participated in the            sweet baby boy Reese in            the afternoons and evenings.
Vbeam laser treatments,            “Relay for Life”race in April,       December 2001. She’s already       She completed her junior year
microdermabrasions and             sponsored by the American            slim and making fashion            at UNC and is close to
Precision peels, and the TNS       Cancer Society.We brought            statements again. Jenny            graduating with her Journalism
Recovery cream, a skin             our Skin Scanner and skin            graduated from the                 degree.
bleaching product, and             cancer literature to the event       International Esthetics Arts
SkinCeuticals sunscreen. By        to help make the public more         Academy in January. See article
combining these services in        aware of the dangers of              on all the wonderful services
the Active Lifestyle Facial        unprotected sun exposure.            she offers!
Rejuvenation package, our             We are now carrying                  Kim Glenn, our
patients will get the best         many more M.D. Forte skin            Patient Coordinator,
results from these procedures      care products! So many               is now a proud
and products rather than           patients have requested these        homeowner with
receiving only a single service.   items and we are very pleased        fiancé Paul.They
The package is offered in a 2-     to be able to offer them. Please     are busy putting
and 4-month cycle. Botox can       check our skin care product          the finishing

                     Our Office Insurance Policies
                    Patients:Stay Informed!
    It is very important that patients know their own            program. If you have an old insurance card, you must
    current benefits, deductibles and co-payments. If a          check with your primary care physician (PCP) to see if
    referral is required from your primary care physician,       that provider is PrimaHealth. We do not belong to the
    please obtain a referral prior to services rendered or you   PrimaHealth product of Cigna and cannot file
    may be stuck paying out-of-pocket. Our office holds          your insurance!
    contracts with the insurance carriers posted at the front
    desk. Please call our office if you have a question about      Prior research of two particular procedures,
    whether we accept your insurance.                            Sclerotherapy (the treatment of leg veins) and Chemical
                                                                 Peels, shows that most insurance companies typically
      We are now a participating provider with Blue              categorize these as cosmetic (not medically necessary).
    Cross Blue Shield! Most plans have a deductible and          Therefore, we do not file claims for Sclerotherapy
    co-payment. Please check your insurance card for             or Chemical Peels. We are willing to discuss this with
    benefits.                                                    you on an individual basis.

                                                                   We will always be happy to discuss any statement you
      We have experienced many problems with Vbeam
                                                                 receive from us after your insurance benefits have been
    Laser coverage for birthmarks, rosacea, and other skin
                                                                 paid. Call Rachel at 682-2901. However, for benefits
    conditions. Insurance companies have been inconsistent
                                                                 issues, please contact your carrier first.
    with their claims processing, paying some treatments
    and then denying subsequent sessions, deeming the
    treatments as medically unnecessary. On an individual
    basis, we have filed appeals documenting medical
    necessity. Due to the overwhelming number of
    rejections and appeals, we now require that the
    patient pay for Vbeam Laser treatments at the
    time of service. We will file a claim for you and
    reimburse you after the insurance company pays.                      T RY OUR N EW
                                                                         FANTASY TAN !
    However if you’re your insurance company has been
    reimbursing consistently, we will continue to file your
    Vbeam laser treatment claims for you.

                                                                   The Fantasy Tan is an airbrush system that
      Another procedure that we perform, the Xtrac
    Laser for psoriasis and vitiligo, must be paid for             sprays a very fine mist of self-tanning
    at the time of service by the patient. This is a new
    procedure that is also processed differently by each
                                                                   solution over your entire body in minutes.
    insurance company. We submit documentation with each           The Fantasy Tan typically lasts 5 to 7 days.
    claim, however the insurance company does not always
    warrant Xtrac laser treatments as medically necessary.
                                                                   Come in today to get a natural, streak-free,
      Cigna members beware: if you have PrimaHealth, your          "healthy" tan! Schedule with Jenny, 682-
    benefits do not apply here! Please check your insurance
    card carefully. Cigna has now printed the PrimaHealth          2901 and visit our website for more
    statement on the back of your cards if you have a              information,
    primary care physician who participates with this Cigna

         with Jennifer Jones Jahoo
                                                                                          into the skin. Excellent for all skin types! Sixty minutes $95.00
                                                                                          Add a collagen ampoule to any facial for just $10.00 more!
                                                                                          GLYCOLIC GLOW
                                                                                          A superficial alpha-hydroxy acid peel that gently exfoliates
                                                                                          outer skin cells, cleanse pores and improving the appearance
                                                                                          of your skin, leaving it healthier, smoother, tighter. Since a
                                                                                          series of peels is more beneficial than just one alone, ask us
                                                                                          about our special series - six peels are needed for maximum
                                                                                          results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$80.00

                                                                                          BETA LIFT PEEL
                                                                                          A salicylic acid peel that delivers outstanding results by lifting
                                                                                          damaged skin cells off the surface of the skin and stimulating
                                                                                          the process of the renewal.This uplifting treatment has
                                                                                          excellent penetration into the pores making it an excellent
                                                                                          acne treatment and helps even out pigmentation. . . .$100.00

Jenny works under Dr. Sue Ellen Cox and Dr. Charlie Finn’s                                PRECISION CHEMICAL PEEL
supervision. She completed the Aesthetician program from the                              A glycolic acid peel that is followed by liquid Retin-A.This
International Academy of Aesthetic Arts in December 2001.                                 intensive treatment is good for improving superficial lines and
Jenny is certified to perform all the procedures listed below.                            congested pores, restoring your skin’s natural radiance.This
When we move into our new building, Jenny will be able to                                 unique treatment is excellent for clearing acne breakouts and
offer even more spa services.                                                             also helps fade age spots, leaving your skin smooth and soft to
                                                                                          the touch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$120.00
A thorough surface exfoliation, steaming, deep pore cleansing                             ACNE TREATMENT PROGRAM
with extraction, customized masque and high frequency                                     This unique program consists of steaming open pores, then a
current to help control acne, improve your skin’s clarity and                             glycolic acid peel to remove dead skin cells, followed by acne
prevent future breakouts. Excellent for Teenagers!                                        surgery to remove stubborn blackheads and whiteheads.A
Fifty minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$65.00   home care regimen will also be developed for each individual
                                                                                          and regular follow-up visits scheduled with our dermatologist,
REJUVENATING FACIAL                                                                       Dr. Sue Ellen Cox.
This renewing therapy is customized just for your skin type.                              Steaming and Peel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$70.00
Includes deep cleansing, exfoliation, steam, relaxing facial and                          Acne Surgery, will be billed separately to insurance . .$110.00
shoulder massage.A customized masque treatment is followed
by an SPF protectant with rejuvenating antioxidants.                                      MICRODERMABRASIONS
Sixty-five minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$75.00      A non-invasive/non surgical power peel that uses a highly
                                                                                          controlled spray of aluminum oxide crystals to remove the
HEALING FACIAL                                                                            outer layer of the skin. Skin resurfacing produces smoother,
Our mini facial is ideal for sensitive or mature skin.This facial                         younger looking skin and can treat any skin type.This
is best for all pre-operative and post-operative cosmetic                                 procedure is a great preparation for chemical peels as well as
procedure patients.This gentle conditioning facial cleanses                               for using products containing AHA or PHA.
and soothes the skin, including a gentle massage followed by a                            Thirty minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$145.00
customized masque treatment with an intense moisturizing                                  Package of Power Peels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 for $600.00
rehydration therapy.
Thirty minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00      OBAGI
                                                                                          An intense six week skin care system that is designed to
CRYOGENIC MASK                                                                            correct skin discolorations such as melasma, photo-aged skin
An outstanding treatment with immediate results! First a                                  and hyper pigmentation. Requires a consultation and is
marine enzyme peel is applied to provoke a gentle exfoliation.                            prescribed under the supervision of a physician. Find out if
Next, the algae based masque is mixed with essential oils and                             you are a candidate.
vitamins and applied to the skin. Relax under the pleasant                                Regimen consists of 6 at-home products . . . . . . . . . . .$250.00
cooling sensation as the masque hardens and ingredients seep
                                                                                                                                                          continues on back

JANE IREDALE MINERAL COSMETICS                                                                   SUNLESS TANNING BUFF
This mineral based cosmetic line offers unsurpassed coverage                                     This treatment begins with an invigorating dry brushing to
and protection. It is a non-toxic, hypoallergenic concealer,                                     stimulate circulation.An enzyme scrub or body gomnage is
foundation, powder and sun block all in one. It can be worn                                      applied to slough off dead skin cells followed by light massage
by patients with sensitive skin and is our make-up of choice                                     with hydrating cream.An excellent pre treatment for the Sun
for our patients with rosacea and post laser resurfacing.                                        Sense sunless tanner!
Consultation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40.00           Thirty minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45.00
(goes towards purchase of products)                                                              SUN SENSE
                                                                                                 Sunless tanning is a smart and healthy way to capture the look
WAXING                                                                                           of a tan without exposing yourself to the sun’s harmful rays,
A temporary method of hair removal for any part of the body.                                     which cause premature aging! We carry several self-tanning
Eyebrow shaping includes tweezing for that perfect shape                                         products and will even “paint” an application on for you to
that suits your face!                                                                            achieve an even coat.These self-tanners are safe for use during
Eyebrows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.00
                                                                                                 Safe Tan is an aloe vera-based moisturizing tanner that is
Lip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8.00   painted onto your body with a brush. Cosmetic colors, along
Chin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10.00       with plant extracts, help create your own individualized tan
Bikini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$30.00       shade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$50.00
Underarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20.00
Lower leg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40.00          FANTASY TAN is an airbrushed sunless tanner
Full leg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$60.00       application! See details on page 6. Packages available.
Full leg with Bikini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$75.00             Call our office for more information, 682-2901.
Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$50.00       Fake Bake is a fruit acid based self tanner applied to the
                                                                                                 body and face for that smart, sun goddess look.
                                                                                                 BUFF and BRONZE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$80.00

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    2609 N. Duke St., Suite 306
       Durham, NC 27701

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