Navigation Links
PhotoMedex Covers XTRAC Laser Treatment Co-Pay for Children with Psoriasis
Date:8/4/2011

MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PhotoMedex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHMD), an innovator of medical devices, today launches a co-pay reimbursement offer*  to assist the families of children who suffer from psoriasis.  In honor of the National Psoriasis Awareness Month in August (and continuing through November), children, who may not have been able to afford treatments, will have their XTRAC® Excimer Laser (www.XTRACLaser.com) treatment co-pays covered by PhotoMedex.   All major insurance companies reimburse for XTRAC laser treatments, and now with co-pays covered, new hope is available for this underserved population.

For many children, the disease goes beyond the physical painful red dry patches of scaly, thickened skin and can create emotional scars. Nearly 50 percent of children with psoriasis report that they have been bullied because of their disease.  In a National Psoriasis Foundation survey of children with psoriasis, 44 percent reported that they have been bullied by their peers, and 38 percent stated the abuse was a direct result of their psoriasis.  Of those bullied, 65 percent said it caused anxiety, and nearly one-quarter had a decrease in academic performance.

About 20,000 children under the age of 10 are diagnosed with psoriasis every year in the United States. The XTRAC laser treatment provides relief from itching, redness and pain; without the negative side-effects commonly associated with other treatments, ranging from premature aging of healthy skin to the risk of malignancies and tuberculosis. The XTRAC laser is the only clinically proven, FDA-cleared, dermatology excimer laser with independent safety and quality c
'/>"/>

SOURCE PhotoMedex, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. PhotoMedexs Itching to Win Contest Offers Free Phototherapy Treatments With the XTRAC Laser to Deserving Psoriasis Patients Nationwide
2. PhotoMedex Launches New Patient-Focused XTRAC Laser Website
3. Cellceutix Discovers Drug Activates Guardian Angel p53 in Fight Against Leukemia
4. Lost and Found: L2FU Recovers 100% of Clinical Trial Patients for Recent Pivotal Study
5. John DeVincenzo, MD, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Discovers First Evidence that RNA-interference Drugs Reduce Human Disease
6. deCODE Discovers a Major Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Dependent on Parent of Origin
7. AvMed Covers H1N1 Flu Vaccine For Members
8. deCODE Discovers Four New Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer
9. CareFirst BCBS Covers eNO Measurement for Diagnosis, Asthma Treatment
10. deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
11. The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia: New Gene-Searching Method Uncovers Possible New Targets for Crohns Disease Drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Apnea Sciences ( www.apneasciences.com ) ... Aliso Viejo , California.  Jimmy ... tremendous growth and worldwide expansion, a new facility with ... the anti snore cure have exceeded our expectations and ... are now in 23 countries and will be increasing ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... MEMPHIS, Tenn. , Dec. 22, 2014   ... only automated, no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that ... GSA Schedule contract through November 2019.   ... to rapidly engage all levels of government purchasers, including ... facilities, as well as Homeland Security contacts purchasing solutions ...
(Date:12/22/2014)...  ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, ... Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective December 22, ... .  "The Board of Directors of ConvaTec thanks Mr. ... past three years," said Magnus Lundberg , the ... that the company is well positioned for the future."  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base 2ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2
... SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27 Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... (ITT) analyses from the COR-I and COR-II Phase 3 trials ... stage Orexigen candidates for the treatment of obesity. These ... findings from a panel discussion on Saturday where the Company ...
... from a phase II study demonstrated that oral ... frequency of bowel movements in patients with opioid-induced ... an oral peripherally-acting opioid antagonist, is an investigational ... of opioid-induced constipation. , (Logo: ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Releases New Efficacy Data for Contrave(R) in Late Breaker Presentations at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society 2Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Releases New Efficacy Data for Contrave(R) in Late Breaker Presentations at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society 3Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Releases New Efficacy Data for Contrave(R) in Late Breaker Presentations at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society 4Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Releases New Efficacy Data for Contrave(R) in Late Breaker Presentations at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society 5Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Releases New Efficacy Data for Contrave(R) in Late Breaker Presentations at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society 6Phase 2 Data From Oral NKTR-118 Presented at American College of Gastroenterology in San Diego 2Phase 2 Data From Oral NKTR-118 Presented at American College of Gastroenterology in San Diego 3Phase 2 Data From Oral NKTR-118 Presented at American College of Gastroenterology in San Diego 4
(Date:12/24/2014)... The 2014 Market Research Report ... in-depth research report on COC industry. For an ... including its definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, ... report also presents product specification, manufacturing process, and ... regions, technology and applications. Analysis also covers upstream ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 24, 2014 Dental implants benefit ... a tooth replacement. They offer the strongest and most ... over other forms of tooth replacement. They will never ... the adjacent teeth for support, and they prevent the ... been told that they are not suitable candidates for ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 24, 2014 Dr. Ronald ... training and experience placing dental implants in a ... about the effects of overusing teeth-whitening treatments. , ... http://www.NewAlbanyImplants.com , Dr. Receveur writes that overusing teeth-whitening ... even irreversible damage to enamel. , “Because ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Longer and colder body cooling ... have brain damage from a lack of oxygen, a new ... newborns with this condition -- called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy -- ... degrees Celsius (92.3 Fahrenheit) for 72 hours, experts say. ... brains of animals, so this study examined if the same ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to ... for Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, Calif. ... healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more ... Medical Center is a community owned, 397-bed, Gold Seal-approved, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:COC/ Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Market: Global 2015-2020 Forecasts & Research Report Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:COC/ Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Market: Global 2015-2020 Forecasts & Research Report Now at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:Innovative Dental Implant Procedure to Gain Momentum in the New Year 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Weighs In On New Trend of Overbleaching Teeth 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Weighs In On New Trend of Overbleaching Teeth 3Health News:Greater Cooling of Oxygen-Deprived Infants Fails to Improve Survival 2Health News:Tri-City Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Compliance Officer 2Health News:Tri-City Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Compliance Officer 3
... Aug. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aamaxan,Transport Group, Inc. ... AAXT),through its subsidiaries, including Shanghai Medical Technology ... a leading provider of Hemodialysis,equipment ("HDE") and ... diagnostic products, throughout Eastern China, today,announced the ...
... (Nasdaq:,MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development ... inflammation and,autoimmune diseases, today announced its financial results ... 30, 2008., Summary of Recent Events:, ... update for the,BiTE(R) antibody blinatumomab (MT103/MEDI-538) at the ...
... - Annual revenue increases 5 percent to ... 76 percent to $3.64 and 11 percent to ... $23 billion, GAAP diluted, earnings per share from continuing operations increase 51 percent ... and 9 percent to $0.97 on a non-GAAP basis ...
... Calif., Aug. 7 The Board of Directors,of Endocare, ... 2008 an unsolicited,proposal from HealthTronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTRN ... common stock for $2.28 per share in cash., ... in consultation with its financial and legal advisors, will ...
... Consulting, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc., today announced the ... which examines current employee benefit trends and strategies. , ... ... division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc., today announced the release of ...
... Advice on Lap-Band Gastric Banding Procedure--Hundreds of Thousands with 30 ... Loss and to Ease Weight-Related Symptoms Including Diabetes, High Blood ... and Sleep Apnea. , ... Dallas ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Shanghai Medical Technology Co., Appoints Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Shanghai Medical Technology Co., Appoints Chief Financial Officer 3Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 8Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 9Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 2Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 3Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 4Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 5Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 6Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 7Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 8Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 9Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 10Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 11Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 12Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 13Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 14Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 15Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 16Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 17Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 18Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 19Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 20Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 21Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 22Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 23Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 24Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 25Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 26
Monitorr ICP external CSF drainage and monitoring system with patient line one way valve....
Skull Traction Tongs for cervical vertebra extension, adjustable pins, eliminates need for preliminary drilling, large pattern, complete with wrench...
Cushing Flat Drill, only Component Parts and Accessories for HUDSON Cranial Drill. 14 mm...
Galt Skull Trephine with adjustable centering point and detachable cross-bar handle, 19.0 mm....
Medicine Products: