SOURCE: American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology

February 07, 2012 12:22 ET

Beauty Breakthroughs From the American Academy of Dermatology

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2012) - This kit from the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) features three leading dermatologists' expert opinions on the science behind some of the latest beauty technologies, including anti-aging skin care treatments, lasers and lights, and non-invasive fat removal.

The Academy recommends that patients choose an appropriate medical doctor who is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties to ensure their health and safety during and after cosmetic procedures. Board-certified dermatologists have the medical training and experience required to keep skin healthy and youthful-looking and have pioneered many advances in cosmetic surgery, including tumescent liposuction and laser surgery.

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 17,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or www.aad.org. Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology) or Twitter (@AADskin).

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