TWO NEW PRODUCTS FROM DERMWORX

DermWORK CerumWORX 10% Vitamin C + Biopeptides capsules use single-dose delivery technology to provide the benefits of fresh Vitamin C with every application. In clinical trials reported by the company, CerumWORX increased skin firmness by 34 percent and smoothness by 16 percent with visible effects in only two weeks. CerumWORX, available online and through medical professionals, is a blend of antioxidants and biopeptides that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

AcneWORX Gentle Acne Treatment Cream 2% Salicylic Acid is suitable to be used with other acne medications, the company says. In clinical trials, reported by DermWORX, AcneWORX users showed a 72 percent reduction of noninflammatory acne lesions and a 48 percent reduction in all acne lesions. AcneWORX is available through physicians or online. DermWORX.com

LUTRONIC INTRODUCES NEW HANDPIECE

Lutronic launched its new 585nm Gold Handpiece for the Spectra Q-switched laser in the US. Studies conducted at the company clinic and at international sites have shown that this handpiece significantly reduces the purplish-red color from acne lesions, which can be more distressing to patients than the acne itself, according to the company. A reduction in redness associated with various conditions can be seen after three to 10 treatments. usa.luntronic.com

AVENE TO OFFER HYDRATION KIT

Avene will introduce a limited edition Revitalizing Hydration Kit in October. The collection will include a Thermal Spring Water, a Hydrance RICH Hydrating Cream, a Micellar Lotion Cleanser and Make-up Remover, and a Hydrance Optimale Hydrating Serum. The kit is formulated with hypoallergic, non-comedogenic, and paraben-free ingredients to soothe and rejuvenate dehydrated and overstressed skin. More than 300 studies have shown that the key product clinically proven to provide anti-itching and anti-inflammatory benefits while restoring smooth and soft skin is the Avene Thermal Spring Water. This limited edition kit is packaged in TSA-friendly sizes. aveneusa.com

INNOCUTIS INTRODUCES SITAVIG

Sitavig (50mg acyclovir) Muco-Adhesive Buccal Tablet is now available from Innocutis as a new treatment option for recurrent herpes labialis, offering a unique vehicle and delivery system. Sitavig, licensed from BioAlliance Pharma, uses proprietary Lauriad delivery technology to deliver a high and sustained concentration of acyclovir in saliva and labial mucosa. Sitavig 50mg reduces the occurrence of vesicular lesions, primary or non-primarym, and prevents and delays the recurrence of the next herpes episode. Sitavig 50mg buccal tablet is an alternative option to systemic antiviral treatment for patients with recurrent HL when applied within one hour of occurrence of prodromal symptoms. sitavig.com

SYNERON INTRODUCES NEW HANDPIECE

Syneron Medical Ltd. launched a new handpiece featuring a new 5mm spot size for its Gentle Pro Nd:YAG Laser Series. The introduction of this new FDA-cleared handpiece expands the functionality of the GentleYAG Pro and GentleMax Pro Nd:YAG lasers to treat onychomycosis in addition to its existing capabilities for hair removal and for the treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions. With its precision 5mm handpiece, the Gentle Pro Nd:YAG laser raises the temperature under the nail to a level that is inhospitable to fungus in order to increase the appearance of clear nails. syneron-candela.com

CARMEX COLD SORE TREATMENT FROM CARMA

Carma Laboratories, Inc., launched Carmex Cold Sore Treatment. This product features TriPLEX Formula advanced technology, which combines three different optical brightener and filler technologies that each provide unique appearance-minimizing benefits. The first technology bends light as it approaches the cold sore, the second technology helps fill in unevenness of the cold sore, and the third technology helps correct the skin tone of the cold sore. The formula also contains a blend of silicone elastomers to give the product a smooth, silky feel. carmexcoldsore.com