01
MAR
2020

Ballet News – Insulated Needles

Ballet News: The Insulated Needle Development Remember back when the Ballet Insulated needle was first made available? Seems only yesterday that you could finally get it from all Ballet Distributors. That initial design took three years of intense activity. Here is the story of...
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13
DEC
2019

“… switching from a two-piece to a one-piece probe did take a while… But the effort was definitely worth it!”

We will be devoting this issue of the Ballet News to Edwina Morris and the innovative insulated needle treatment developed at Allana in 1980. The procedure is ow taught exclusively at the New York Institute of Electrolysis. I’d also like to say thanks for her help in...
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12
DEC
2019

The Hound and The Hair

The Hound and the Hair Published 5 Dec, 2018 When Dr. Charles Michel suggested using needles and current to remove people’s ingrown eyelashes, I’m sure that there were many doubters. Yet here we are over 100 years later removing hair permanently. Well, Ardeth Koop uses...
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11
DEC
2019

I Can See Now

I Can See Now Joan Millay has been an electrologist for multiple decades. She went into private practice right after school, and she has been working since then in Palm Bay, Florida. Joan has a busy practice: she has an office manager and two treatment rooms, and her assistant...
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11
DEC
2019

Over Ten Years of Ballet News

Over the past ten years, we have done stories in the Ballet News about practicing electrologists on subjects ranging from advertising to the treatment of melanin-rich skin. We still keep in touch with our interviewees and this month we wanted to share some of their pearls of...
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2019 Gold Probe Award at AEA Meeting
22
OCT
2019

2019 Gold Probe Award Winner is Vicki Widmyer, CPE, OCE

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2019 Gold Probe Award Winner is Vickie Widmyer, CPE, OCE While the Ballet Gold Probe Award is sponsored by Synoptic Products and Ballet Technologies, the selection of the winner is done solely by the Executive Board of the American Electrology Association. Vickie Widmyer, Sara...
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Epilation in action
22
OCT
2019

A Win/Win Situation for Electrologists: Working with Dermatologists2

A Win/Win Situation for Electrologists: Working with Dermatologists Published 13 Nov, 2018 When an electrologist works closely with a dermatologist, who benefits?  Both do!  A well trained electrologist may spot conditions among her clients that need the attention of a doctor;...
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Epilation in action
22
OCT
2019

A Win/Win Situation for Electrologists: Working with Dermatologists

A Win/Win Situation for Electrologists: Working with Dermatologists Published 13 Nov, 2018 When an electrologist works closely with a dermatologist, who benefits?  Both do!  A well trained electrologist may spot conditions among her clients that need the attention of a doctor;...
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20
AUG
2019

Myth vs Reality on Needle Flexibility

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Myth vs Reality on Needle Flexibility​ Published 22 May, 2018 Myth: Flexible needle equals a good insertion Reality: Good training and a well-made needle tip equal a good insertion. The relative flexibility of the needle is unimportant. Myth: A stiff needle will pierce the...
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