Controversy

Long-lasting Hair Removal: Is it Possible ? (For Professionals)

Thursday, August 1st, 2013




Long-lasting Hair Removal: Is it Possible ? (For Professionals) A lot of time and financial resources are spent by the patients for hair removal. It is often believed by the public that hair removal can be complete aften multiple treatment sessions. However this is wrong for many reasons: different lasers achieve different long term results […]

Laser treatment of moles (For Professionals)

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012




Laser treatment of moles A very frequent request is to remove moles (melanocytic nevi) for cosmetic nuisance in particular in visible areas such as the face. Moreover in some cultures (Chinese for example…), the presence of moles on the face is a sign of bad luck. The normal treatment consists of removing the mole (excision) […]

“Paraben-free” doesn’t mean safe (For Professionals)

Friday, April 29th, 2011




Paraben free ! You may probably have heard this many times and lots of physicians prescribe products which do not contain them. But paraben-free products may also contain other dangerous substances, most notably those called phtalates. Parabens (parahydroxybenzoate) and phtalates are preservatives commonly found in many products such as cosmetics, shampoos, sunscreens….and the list goes […]

Mesotherapy: necessary risks ? (For Professionals)

Thursday, May 13th, 2010




Mesotherapy was developed in 1952 by Michel Pistor. The technique was initally targeted at vascular and lymphatic diseases treatment. It consists of the injection with very fines needles of hormones, enzymes, nutrients, pharmaceutical products, homeopathic agents, detergents as well as other products in the subcutaneous fat (hypodermis) of the skin (phosphtatidylcholine injection would not be […]

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