EndyMed Medical Receives FDA Clearance for the Intensif – Its Breakthrough 3DEEP® Fractional RF MicroNeedle Applicator
EndyMed Medical is proud to have launched the new Intensif applicator at the 72nd Annual American Academy of Dermatology in Denver. The Intensif applicator adds to Endymed’s world leading multisource RF skin treatment system, now allowing non invasive and minimally invasive treatments on one platform.
The FDA cleared Intensif Micro-needle hand-piece works by delivering short pulses of RF energy through an array of 25 sterilized gold plated ultra thin micro-needles. The needles are inserted into the tissue using an extremely accurate computer controlled mechanism. The RF energy heats the papillary and reticular dermis, promoting skin improvement and intensive collagen remodeling. Multiple adjustable parameters such as depth of needle penetration, energy level and pulse duration enable the physician complete control over the course of the treatment, providing maximum results for each patient, regardless of skin type, skin color and impedance.
The Intensif Microneedle handpiece was clinically proven outside the USA to provide a revolutionary collagen remodeling solution for acne scar treatment, deep wrinkle reduction and stretch mark reduction with minimal discomfort and downtime. Read the entire article.
Makeover Your OB/GYN or Family Practice by Incorporating Medical Aesthetics
These days, a woman is no longer content with the idea that the unsightly changes to her body that remain after pregnancy are just badges of motherhood. However, few have the time or resources, or perhaps the courage, for drastic tummy-tucks or other cosmetic surgery. As her doctor and primary consultant on the medical issues surrounding her feminine health, you are in a unique position to provide the trustworthy care and advice she needs when it comes to “mommy makeover” treatments.
The Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America Continuing Medical Education program, in its effort to make sure physicians remain current with OB/GYN clinical procedures, published a white paper in 2010 called Cosmetic Procedures in Gynecology. The report is centered on the growing need for OB/GYN’s to cater to their patients who are interested in non-invasive body contouring, skin tightening, stretch mark and other scar treatments, hair removal, and the like. According to the program, Americans spent $11.7 billion on aesthetic procedures in 2008, a 162% increase from a decade prior. Women make up roughly 92% of the total aesthetic services market, the paper informs. Among mothers, the popularity of such treatments continues to rise.
Many women are more comfortable consulting with their OB/GYN about holistic approaches to their well-being. William F. Rayburn, MD, MBA, writes in the foreword,
“Aesthetic services provided by the obstetrician-gynecologist fill a need not adequately met by other medical offices, provide safer or more efficacious treatments than those available in nonmedical settings, or may [simply] be more convenient.”
Patients typically have high levels of trust in their OB/GYN providers, due to the level of confidentiality inherent in the service, and physicians benefit from increased revenue and first party payments.
Adding or growing your aesthetics practice is a compelling business case, but how do you get started? You might start with an informal poll of your patients, taking a sampling of all demographics and pre- and post-partum, and get an idea of what kinds of treatments they are considering or would like to know more about. Use that insight to then learn how the proper devices can help you can tap into the immensely popular medical aesthetics market. Many patients will be interested in anti-aging and skin improvement treatments such as can be offered with our MD Pen skin needling, and the non-invasive EndyMed RF body contouring and skin tightening systems. Some may want a more dramatic treatment such as our GPSLipo laser lipo procedure. Join our “Medical Aesthetics for OB/GYN and Family Practice” group on LinkedIn or connect with us and let us help you design your aesthetic offerings to fit your practice.
“It’s time to offer your patients a non-ablative option for their skin rejuvenation needs.”
Surgery used to be the only option for issues such as skin laxity, skin texture, acne, scars, photo-damage, fine lines, wrinkles, and unsightly veins. Now there are a range of non invasive and minimally invasive options for body contouring and skin treatment. Read More….