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Dr. Omer Ibrahim, board-certified, fellowship trained Dermatologist, completed his undergraduate training at the University of Cincinnati, graduating summa cum laude with dual degrees in Spanish and Chemistry. He received his medical education at Yale University School of Medicine, after which he completed his dermatology residency at Cleveland Clinic where he served as Chief Resident during his final year.
Following his completion of a prestigious fellowship in cosmetic, laser and dermatologic surgery at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, Dr. Ibrahim joined Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology team.
Dr. Ibrahim is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and an active member
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Patti is a true pioneer in skincare, having launched over 400 products for good known brands such as Avon, Elizabeth Arden, Guerlain and Peter Thomas Roth. She has been at the forefront of revolutionary product developments, having recognized the power of glycolic acid and acquiring the exclusive rights to commercialize it before most beauty insiders discovered its benefits.
Patti jumped at the opportunity to create an anti-aging skincare line better than anything she had created before. By dissolving only dead skin, Aquabeautine XL® provides the same benefits as other leading anti-aging products, without the harsh side effects. Patti secured the exclusive global rights to use the enzyme
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Formulated with lactic acid that is unbuffered, the Cool Peels are cream based and come in 4 different strengths from subtle to strong. “They are recommended for treatment of sun damage, uneven skin tone or texture, fine lines and problematic skin conditions,” said Carol Trow; B.Sc., RN and co-owner of DermaConcepts, the U.S. distributor of Environ products. The recommended peel strength depends upon the skin condition being addressed
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