In Brush, Colorado, Dr. Thomas Bryant, M.D. and Dr. Lawrence Schoelkopf, M.D. of Surgical Associates of Morgan County had an open house at their new East Morgan County Hospital location. They recently relocated from Fort Morgan’s Colorado Plains Medical Center and welcomed community members to stop in to enjoy refreshments while taking advantage of the chance to consult personally with the surgeons on the topics of colonoscopies, varicose vein treatment and laser hair removal.
Full article [brushnewstribune.com]
by Andrea James
The most dynamic trend for the beauty industry in 2008 has been the emergence of new at-home or do-it-yourself (DIY) tools for hair removal.
While the Palomar/Gillette device, the first one cleared by FDA, is still unavailable, two nimble newcomers are stealing the thunder this holiday season.
Silk’n Flash&Go (power level is about 3-5 Joules/cm2)
TRIA Beauty (power level is about 7-22 Joules/cm2)
TRIA beauty has been making a big publicity push. Neither device is cheap, and will set you back $700 to over $900. Still that is cheaper than a course of professional laser treatments.
Note that effectiveness of the lower-power home devices won’t match the pro versions, and there are a ton of products to avoid. Make sure the device you buy is cleared by FDA for at least some evidence of safety and effectiveness. And don’t buy anything on eBay till you read my list of scam products sold primarily on eBay.
Full article [marketwatch.com]
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